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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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Why summer Fridays are good for business

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Google Free Zone brings the Internet to feature phones for free

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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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  • Fuel price hike looms for Indonesia's new leader

    Fuel price hike looms for Indonesia's new leader

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 3:11 AM EDT2014-09-03 07:11:45 GMT
    The first item on the to-do list of Indonesia's president-elect is one that successive leaders have struggled with, and could be his toughest: how to wean the country off fuel subsidies that make gasoline...More >
    The first item on the to-do list of Indonesia's president-elect is one that successive leaders have struggled with, and could be his toughest: how to wean the country off fuel subsidies that make gasoline almost as...More >
  • Asian stock markets rise as dollar gains

    Asian stock markets rise as dollar gains

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 2:22 AM EDT2014-09-03 06:22:09 GMT
    Asian stock markets rose Wednesday, lifted by new signs of strength in the U.S. economy and expectations that Europe's central bank will provide more support to the flagging region. A report showing solid...More >
    Asian stock markets rose Wednesday, lifted by new signs of strength in the U.S. economy and expectations that Europe's central bank will provide more support to the flagging region. A report showing solid growth in...More >
  • Openings to resume in Detroit bankruptcy trial

    Openings to resume in Detroit bankruptcy trial

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 2:11 AM EDT2014-09-03 06:11:54 GMT
    An attorney for Detroit is set to resume his opening statement at the city's historic bankruptcy trial, after saying on the first day that Detroit needs the restructuring to survive.More >
    An attorney for Detroit is set to resume his opening statement at the city's historic bankruptcy trial, after saying on the first day that Detroit needs the restructuring to survive.More >
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