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Friday, Feb 1, 2019 at 09:04 AM EST

US Employers Added Robust 304K Jobs; Joblessness Ticks Up

US Employers Added Robust 304K Jobs; Joblessness Ticks Up

U.S. employers shrugged off last month's partial government shutdown and engaged in a burst of hiring in January, adding 304,000 jobs, the most in nearly a year. The healthy gain the government reported Friday...

Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019 at 05:53 PM EST

Foxconn Factory Jobs Touted by Trump Will Not Come to Pass

Foxconn Factory Jobs Touted by Trump Will Not Come to Pass

Electronics giant Foxconn reversed course and announced Wednesday that the huge Wisconsin plant that was supposed to bring a bounty of blue-collar factory jobs back to the Midwest — and was lured with billions...

Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019 at 05:48 PM EST

Stocks Jump After Fed Indicates Patience on Rate Increases

Stocks Jump After Fed Indicates Patience on Rate Increases

Stocks powered higher Wednesday after the Federal Reserve signaled it could hold off on interest rate increases in the coming months, citing muted inflation. The Fed's announcement allays one of the biggest...

Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019 at 03:55 AM EST

For US-China Trade Talks, Hopes Are High, Expectations Low

For US-China Trade Talks, Hopes Are High, Expectations Low

U.S. and Chinese negotiators start two days of high-level talks Wednesday aimed at settling a six-month trade war that has weakened both sides, shaken financial markets and clouded the outlook for the global...

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019 at 06:55 PM EST

Walgreens, CVS Offering Ways to Fix Your Teeth in Stores

Walgreens, CVS Offering Ways to Fix Your Teeth in Stores

You can already get checked and treated for strep throat at many drugstores. You can now get your teeth cleaned and straightened at some. CVS Health is running a pilot with SmileDirectClub to fit people for the...

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019 at 06:22 PM EST

Israeli Co. That Claims Cancer Cure Faces Years of Testing

Israeli Co. That Claims Cancer Cure Faces Years of Testing

An Israeli biotech company said preliminary research on mice gives it hope of developing a cancer cure “within a year’s time” — but it still has years of testing ahead of it before it could get U.S. approval...

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019 at 10:01 AM EST

Apple FaceTime Bug Lets You Hear People Who Haven't Answered

Apple FaceTime Bug Lets You Hear People Who Haven't Answered

There's a FaceTime bug that lets you hear through someone else's iPhone, even if they haven't answered your phone call. It was previously reported on Twitter by user Benji Mobb and covered by 9to5Mac.

Monday, Jan 28, 2019 at 11:44 AM EST

The New Tax Law Has a Bunch of Changes. Here’s What You Need to Know as Filing Season Begins

The New Tax Law Has a Bunch of Changes. Here’s What You Need to Know as Filing Season Begins

It’s time to sharpen your pencils and work on that 2018 income tax return. Just make sure you understand the new tax law first. After one year under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the overhaul of the federal...

Friday, Jan 25, 2019 at 06:13 PM EST

Facebook Allowed 'Friendly Fraud' to Profit From Kids: Memos

Facebook Allowed 'Friendly Fraud' to Profit From Kids: Memos

Facebook allowed children to rack up huge bills on digital games while the company rejected recommendations for addressing what it dubbed "friendly fraud," according to newly released court documents. The...

Thursday, Jan 24, 2019 at 11:42 AM EST

'The Milkman Model': Big Brand Names Try Reusable Containers

'The Milkman Model': Big Brand Names Try Reusable Containers

A new shopping platform announced Thursday at the World Economic Forum aims to change the way we buy many brand-name products. Loop, as the platform is called, would do away with disposable containers for...

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