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HP recalls 6 million laptop power cords

HP issued a voluntary recall, explaining that a recently discovered overheating issue made the cords a “fire and burn hazard.”
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Will robots take over the workforce? 4 predictions from experts

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OKCupid's experiment is lazy, unethical and a creative failure

By letting their engineers experiment on users, OKCupid and Facebook showed an astounding lack of imagination.
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Why summer Fridays are good for business

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How Apple's victory over Samsung will affect you

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Why do McDonald's burgers look different from their advertisements?

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  • Time Warner Cable says outages largely resolved

    Time Warner Cable says outages largely resolved

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:51:23 GMT
    Time Warner Cable says a problem that occurred during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours on Wednesday morning.More >>
    Time Warner Cable said Wednesday that service was largely restored after a problem during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours.More >>
  • SEC adopts rules on loan-backed securities

    SEC adopts rules on loan-backed securities

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:48:53 GMT
    Financial firms that sell securities backed by loans, like the kind that fueled the 2008 financial crisis, will have to give investors details on borrowers' credit record and income under action taken Wednesday...More >>
    Financial firms that sell securities backed by loans, like the kind that fueled the 2008 financial crisis, will have to give investors details on borrowers' credit record and income under action taken Wednesday by...More >>
  • GM to move Cadillac SRX production to Tenn.

    GM to move Cadillac SRX production to Tenn.

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:38:22 GMT
    The United Auto Workers union says General Motors will move production of the next-generation Cadillac SRX crossover SUV from Mexico to Spring Hill, Tennessee.More >>
    General Motors is moving production of the next-generation Cadillac SRX crossover SUV from Mexico to a factory in Spring Hill, Tennessee.More >>
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