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  1. Self-Driving Cars Could Cut Down on Accidents, Study SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Wall Street Journal

    ... up to $190 billion in damages and health-costs annually and save thousands of lives, according to a new report by consulting firm McKinsey & Co. The study, compiled after interviews with dozens of industry officials, predicts mass adoption of ...

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  2. Justice Department, Hundreds of Companies Back Gay MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Voice of America

    Members of the Human Rights Campaign deliver "People's Brief" with more than 200,000 signatures in support of marriage equality to the Supreme Court in Washington, March 6, 2015. The U.S. Department of Justice and more than 300 companies have filed legal briefs at the Supreme Court in support of gay marriage.

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  3. Jobs Report: Which End Is Up?Read the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | FITSNews

    The number of working age Americans not participating in the labor force surged by 354,000 in February to a record 92,898,000, according to the U.S. Department of Labor . As a result, the U.S. labor participation rate inched down to 62.8 percent - just off of its 37-year low.

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  4. RETC Hires Brian Heard as Director of Business DevelopmentRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | PR Log

    a provider of tax reduction services for real estate and personal property owners and a leader in the property tax consulting industry, recently hired Brian Heard as director of business development. He will be responsible for acquiring new business ...

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  5. Dow reshuffle: Apple joins blue-chip index, AT&T gets bootedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    In another victory of sorts for the popular and profitable iPhone giant, Apple will replace AT&T in the venerable Dow Jones industrial average on March 19, the manager of the index announced Friday. FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, file photo, the Apple logo is illuminated in the entrance to the Fifth Avenue Apple store, in New York.

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  6. How the Dow Jones industrial average worksRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Silver City Sun-News

    Apple will be joining the Dow Jones industrial average, an elite club of 30 major U.S. companies, on March 19, replacing AT&T. Here's a look at the famous barometer of the U.S. stock market and how it works.

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  7. How the Internet is changing your neighborhood bankRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    How the Internet is changing your neighborhood bank Banks have been reducing their branch counts. Those that survive will do different things.

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  8. 5 Takeaways From the February Jobs ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    First the good news: Nonfarm payrolls increased 295,000 in February, continuing a 12-month string of monthly job gains in excess of 200,000. The pace of hiring is picking up, as evidenced by the rising six-month average on payroll increases.

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  9. SBT, Scrooge, Intellij and You By @VictorOps | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... Inc., has appointed David Frost as vice president of professional services. David joins Skytap from Deloitte Consulting where he served as Managing Director leading SAP, Cloud, and Advanced Technology Services. At Skytap, David will head the ...

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  10. Layoffs hit field services companies as drillers cut productionRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

    A study released last month by the outplacement firm of Challenger, Gray and Christmas showed the oil & gas industry lost 21,000 jobs in January. Field services companies, which support oil and gas field operations on a contractual basis, were hit particularly hard since demand

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  11. Apple will replace AT&T in the Dow Jones industrial averageRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    In this Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, file photo, the Apple logo is illuminated in the entrance to the Fifth Avenue Apple store, in New York. Apple will replace AT&T in the Dow Jones industrial average after the close of trading on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, the manager of the index announced early Friday, March 6. Apple will start trading as part of the 30-stock Dow at the opening of trading the next day.

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  12. Goldman Shareholders' Hope for Bigger Payout Dashed by FedRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The Fed projected Thursday that Goldman Sachs's total risk- based capital ratio would fall to 8.1 percent in a severe economic downturn, weaker than what the central bank estimated in last year's test and barely above the 8 percent minimum. The figure was below Goldman Sachs's own calculation of 13 percent, as well as those of analysts including Credit Suisse Group AG's Susan Roth Katzke, who estimated 11.3 percent.

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  13. BlackBerry Can't Shake Handset Habit in Software TurnaroundRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The Waterloo, Ontario-based company debuted the Leap touch- screen phone at the Mobile World Congress on Tuesday, and said it has plans for three more devices this year. That's in addition to the Passport and Classic, two keyboard-equipped phones announced in the second half of 2014.

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  14. The sorry history of the near-destruction of investment banking at RBSRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    George Mathewson and Fred Goodwin Chief Executive arrive at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre for RBS Group Annual General Meeting April 26, 2002. It is an epic, global retreat from investment banking worldwide.

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  15. Here comes the Baker Hughes rig count ...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    The number of US oil rigs in use fell by 64 last week to 922, according to the latest data from Baker Hughes. Friday's rig data comes on the heels of the February jobs report, which showed that nonfarm payrolls grew by 295,000 in February as the unemployment rate fell to 5.5%.

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  16. US rig count plummets to lowest since April 2011Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    Combined oil and gas rigs fell by 75 to 1,192, the lowest since the week ending December 31, 2009. By drilling region, the biggest decline came from Texas' Permian shale basin, where 22 rigs were shut down, while 8 rigs were shut down in the Eagle Ford basin.

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  17. Initial public offerings scheduled to debut next weekRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Canadian Business Magazine

    The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include IPO ETF manager Renaissance Capital, and SEC filings.

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  18. Insurance companies fretting losing money on driverless carsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Autoblog

    Assuming autonomous vehicles hit the roads in the coming years, the auto industry as a whole could be in store for some massive changes. The ramifications could even trickle down to often ignored parts of the car economy like insurance companies and part suppliers.

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  19. BrandVoice: How To Win The Finance Talent You NeedRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Forbes.com

    Each By 2020, the digital universe will have grown by a factor of 10-from 4.4 trillion gigabytes of data to 44 trillion. The amount of data in the world more than doubles every two years, according to analyst firm IDC.

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  20. VC-backed digital advertising company MaxPoint goes publicRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | PE Hub

    MaxPoint Interactive Inc has debuted its IPO of 6.5 million shares after pricing it at $11.50 per share. The stock began trading Friday on the NYSE under the ticker symbol "MXPT."

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