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CVS Goes Cold Turkey; May Pressure Rivals, Or Not

It has long been gospel among retailers that tobacco pulls so much business into stores, with smokers also picking up water, gum or a bag of chips, that dumping it would be a sales killer.

04/09/2014

A Thursday blog post from the social media company’s global legal policy chief, Jeremy Kessel, states that privacy and transparency with Twitter customers is eroded by restrictions put on how much information they can disclose on government requests for information. (Photo Credit: Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

Twitter Tweaks Website to Attract New Users

As Twitter looks to broaden its appeal beyond its 241 million users, the company is introducing a redesign of profile pages that includes bigger photos, more user controls and a distinct resemblance to Facebook.

04/09/2014

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US Bacon Prices Rise After Virus Kills Baby Pigs

A virus never before seen in the U.S. has killed millions of baby pigs in less than a year, and with little known about how it spreads or how to stop it, it’s threatening pork production and pushing up prices by 10 percent or more.

04/08/2014

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Only 2 Midsize SUVs Get Top Rating in Crash Tests

Only two of nine midsize SUVs got the highest rating in crash tests done by an insurance industry group.

04/08/2014

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High-Tech Items Giving Deaf-Blind Online Access

Tanisha Verdejo loves to surf the Internet for shopping deals. She chats on Facebook, learns about new recipes and enjoys sending emails to friends and family.

04/08/2014

The director of the International Air Transport Association said Monday he wants to see a globally agreed upon tracking standard in place by the end of this year, which also takes into consideration the cost on airlines, in order to avoid another disappearance like that of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Airlines Push For Continuous Global Tracking System

The director of the International Air Transport Association said Monday he wants to see a globally agreed upon tracking standard in place by the end of this year, which also takes into consideration the cost on airlines, in order to avoid another disappearance like that of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

04/07/2014

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Craft Beer Reaches For the Skies on US Airlines

Attention passengers, craft beer has reached 35,000 feet.

04/01/2014

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GM, Safety Agency Face Congress Over Recalls

If GM knew it had a problem, why wasn’t something done to fix it?

03/31/2014

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Sally Beauty’s Security Breach Grows in Scope

Sally Beauty says a security breach in March may have affected more of its customers than it earlier estimated.

03/28/2014

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Apple Says Multicultural iPhone Emojis Are Coming Soon

It’s no secret that the iPhone emoji catalog doesn’t exactly resemble a United Colors of Benetton ad.

03/27/2014

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