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Apple CEO Tim Cook announces the iPhone 6 during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple: Record 4M Orders of iPhones on 1st Day

Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new, larger iPhones in the first 24 hours, exceeding its initial supply, the company said Monday.

09/15/2014

United Way Worldwide says that it will now accept bitcoin donations. (Photo: George Frey/Getty Images)

United Way to Accept Donations in Bitcoin Currency

One of the world’s largest charities says it will begin accepting donations in the virtual currency bitcoin.

09/15/2014

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Senior Americans Burdened With Student Debt

Rosemary Anderson could be 81 by the time she pays off her student loans. After struggling with divorce, health problems and an underwater home mortgage, the 57-year-old anticipates there could come a day when her Social Security benefits will be docked to make the payments.

09/10/2014

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on Sept. 12, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Ready to Reveal Its Next Big Thing

Apple is poised to reveal its next big thing in a crucial attempt to prove its technological tastemakers still have the power to mesmerize the masses.

09/08/2014

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Fast Food Protests Expected in Push for Higher Pay

Hundreds of workers from McDonald’s, Taco Bell, Wendy’s and other fast-food chains are expected to walk off their jobs Thursday, according to labor organizers of the latest national protest to push the companies to pay their employees at least $15 an hour.

09/04/2014

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Federal Regulators Set Rules For Big Banks To Prevent Future Crisis

Federal regulators are set to require big banks to keep enough high-quality assets on hand to survive during a severe downturn, the latest move under the congressional mandate to lessen the likelihood of another financial meltdown.

09/03/2014

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CVS Changes Name, Stops Tobacco Sales Early

As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.

09/03/2014

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Home Depot Breach Affected 56M Debit, Credit Cards

Home Depot said Thursday that a data breach that lasted for months at its stores in the U.S. and Canada affected 56 million debit and credit cards, far more than a pre-Christmas 2013 attack on Target customers.

09/02/2014

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It’s No Longer Safe To Recline Your Airplane Seat

Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers.

09/02/2014

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Hershey Takes Wraps Off New Corporate Logo

The Hershey Company is rolling out a new corporate logo that features a freshly stylized version of one of its most famous chocolate products.

08/29/2014

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