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  1. Wheeler Talks Net Neutrality at House HearingRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Roll Call

    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler testified before the House Small Business Committee Wednesday in a pretty toned-down hearing, where he talked about a number of issues, including net neutrality. "It is clear that there must be an open Internet," Wheeler said.

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  2. Dow ends at record after Fed maintains low ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The Dow Jones industrial average is closing at a record high after the Federal Reserve maintained its stance on record-low interest rates. The Dow rose 24 points, or 0.2 percent, to close at 17,156 Wednesday, surpassing its previous high from July by 18 points.

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  3. Encyclopaedia Britannica sees digital growth, aims to draw new usersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, which shelved its venerable print edition in favor of a digital-only version more than two years ago, is looking to reclaim its legacy as the household reference of choice. The 246-year-old, privately held company is shifting its virtual encyclopedia toward a free, advertising-supported model, believing it is poised to click with a new generation of online knowledge consumers.

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  4. Elon Musk: NASA Contract Next Step for SpaceXRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Fox News

    NASA's contract with SpaceX will take the space-transportation company to a new frontier, according to CEO Elon Musk. In an exclusive interview with FBN's Liz Claman, Musk called the $2.6 billion contract a "vital step" in SpaceX's progress.

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  5. Dow Closes at Record High on Fed DecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Fox News

    The Dow Jones industrial average is closing at a record high after the Federal Reserve maintained its stance on record-low interest rates. The Dow rose 24 points, or 0.2 percent, to close at 17,156 Wednesday, surpassing its previous high from July by 18 points.

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  6. 12 Things To Know About Scotland's Independence VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Fox News

    Below is a cheat sheet to use to follow what a "yes" vote tomorrow would mean for Scotland to secede from the U.K. Sources include Wall Street houses, including Societe Generale, as well as the University of Glasgow, and the National Institute of Economic and Social Research . Yes vote increases likelihood U.K. leaves the European Union: Westminster officials are already saying a yes vote means they may have to summon another referendum vote about leaving the European Union.

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  7. Wrong Assumptions Create Lousy Results - Sony, McDonald's, Radio Shack, SearsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I'm an expert in business growth and overcoming organizational obstacles to success and a public speaker at conferences and management meetings on how to grow your organization. I'm a workshop leader for companies wanting to find their next growth engine, an author of "Create Marketplace Disruption: How to Stay Ahead of the Competition" , a contributing editor for "International Journal of Innovation Science" and a leadership columnist for CIOMagazine and ComputerWorld.

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  8. Yellen: Fed balance sheet to take years to shrinkRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SFGate

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says "it could take until the end of the decade" to shrink the Fed's record investment portfolio to more normal levels. The Fed's response to the 2008 financial crisis has swollen its balance sheet to more than $4.4 trillion from less than $1 trillion roughly six years ago.

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  9. Fed increases estimate for key rate at end of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SFGate

    Federal Reserve policymakers have slightly increased their estimate of what the Fed's benchmark interest rate should be at the end of 2015 compared with their estimate three months ago. The Fed has kept its benchmark rate at a record-low level near zero since 2008 to try to boost economic growth.

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  10. Drag queens dress down Facebook over namesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SFGate

    San Francisco drag queens are sparring with Facebook over its policy requiring people to use their real names, rather than drag names such as Pollo Del Mar and Heklina. In recent weeks, Facebook has been deleting the profiles of self-described drag queens and other performers who use stage names because they did not comply with the social networking site's requirement that users go by their "real names" on the site.

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  11. VistaVu Grows 233 Percent Year over Year to Secure #9 Spot on CRN's Fast Growth 150Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SFGate

    Houston, Texas - September 17, 2014 - Reinforcing its position as a leading provider of energy services business management solutions built on SAP, VistaVu Solutions announced today that it has ranked #9 on the CRN Fast Growth 150 list . The Fast Growth 150 list recognizes the fastest growing solution providers, based on their two-year growth-rate of their annual gross revenue, from calendar year 2011 to calendar year 2013.

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  12. Monroe College School of Hospitality Management and the Culinary Arts ...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SFGate

    Monroe College School of Hospitality Management and the Culinary Arts Hosts 9th Annual Chef's Legacy Fundraising Event on September 22 Monroe College, a national leader in urban and international education, today announced that its School of Hospitality Management and the Culinary Arts will be hosting the ninth annual "Chef's Legacy" fundraising event to provide scholarship assistance to students participating in the culinary art's study abroad program in Italy. The event honors the memory of Chef Craig Rutman, the first director of Monroe's Culinary Arts Program, who launched Monroe's Study Abroad Program in 2005.

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  13. Fed signals plan to keep key interest rate at record lowRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low because a broad range of U.S. economic measures remain subpar. The Fed said it intends to keep its benchmark rate near zero as long as inflation remains under control, until it sees consistent gains in wage growth, long-term unemployment and other gauges of the job market.

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  14. An Effective Referee for the InternetRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Switched

    With football season upon us, we are reminded of what makes a competitive contest: clear rules, a level playing field and an effective referee. And we know what we want in a referee -- someone with a clearly and narrowly defined role, who intervenes only when necessary, calling penalties with discretion and without unduly slowing play, who allows the competitive contest to play out.

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  15. FCC Chews on the Mobile Net Neutrality QuestionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | E-Commerce Times

    As the FCC deliberates over Net neutrality rule-making, one of the thornier issues is whether the mobile broadband should be regulated. Consumers have been moving toward a mobile-first mentality -- in fact, for many people, Internet access has become mobile-only.

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  16. Iggy Azalea Sues Ex-Boyfriend for Releasing Early Music, Forging ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    The pop superstar claims that the guy who has come forward with a purported sex tape copied the contents of her computer when they were living together Being a celebrity isn't always a pleasant experience. One issue that arises is how to deal with acquaintances who predate the fame.

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  17. Why Canadian Solar (CSIQ) Stock Is Gaining TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    The firm expects the company's solar project development to rise through the rest of this year due in part to increased business in China. China's residential solar market is expected to get a boost as the Chinese government increases solar energy subsidies.

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  18. Why Credit Suisse (CS) Stock Is Lower TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    The Swiss bank in recent weeks received a letter from the Federal Reserve demanding the bank immediately address problems with its underwriting and sale of leveraged loans, or high-interest-rate loans used by private-equity firms and others to finance purchases of companies, among other uses, the Journal said. TheStreet Ratings team rates CREDIT SUISSE GROUP as a Sell with a ratings score of D+.

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  19. One Factor Driving Sirius XM (SIRI) Stock Up TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    "Sirius XM reported mixed financial results for the second quarter of 2014, with its bottom line on par with the Zacks Consensus Estimate and the top line ahead of the same. Despite strong revenues, adjusted EBITDA, free cash flow and higher ARPU, Sirius XM is largely dependent on the future of the U.S. auto industry, which at present is poised for strong growth," the firm wrote.

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  20. How Will Tesla Motors (TSLA) Stock Be Affected By This Analyst Forecast?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    "We believe Tesla faces a challenge in reaching implied 4Q delivery guidance of ~13k. Even assuming a ramp of deliveries in NA and some growth in Europe, meeting 4Q guidance likely requires Asia deliveries of 5,700-6,300 units .

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