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In North Korea, Hackers Are Handpicked to Be Part of Elite Spy Agency
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In North Korea, Hackers Are Handpicked to Be Part of Elite Spy Agency

North Korea has reportedly poured resources into a sophisticated cyber-warfare cell called Bureau 121.
Barnes & Noble Buys Microsoft's Stake in Nook Media, Ending Two-Year Partnership
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Barnes & Noble Buys Microsoft's Stake in Nook Media, Ending Two-Year Partnership

The company said it would buy Microsoft's stake in Nook Media for $62.4 million in cash and about 2.7 million in shares.
With Latest Jobs Report Beating Forecasts, Fed May Raise Interest Rates
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With Latest Jobs Report Beating Forecasts, Fed May Raise Interest Rates

U.S. employers added the largest number of workers in nearly three years in November and wage gains picked up.
For Older Graduates, Going to College Still Pays
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For Older Graduates, Going to College Still Pays

A new Gallup poll finds that waiting to earn a degree until age 25 or older does not hamper a graduate's subsequent income.
Donald Trump Has Fired Himself From the Crowdfunding Business
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Donald Trump Has Fired Himself From the Crowdfunding Business

His relationship with FundAnything has apparently come to a self-inflicted end.
States Sue Obama Administration on Immigration
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States Sue Obama Administration on Immigration

Seventeen states say the Obama administration acted illegally by issuing an executive order to ease the threat of deportation for millions of immigrants.
3 Workplace Trends to Watch for in 2015 -- And Beyond
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3 Workplace Trends to Watch for in 2015 -- And Beyond

Artificial intelligence will rock the job market, your company will need a Chief of Work, and cubicle farms will disappear.
Cyber Monday Set a Record as the Biggest Online Sales Day in the U.S.
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Cyber Monday Set a Record as the Biggest Online Sales Day in the U.S.

Despite dismal forecasts, ecommerce sales on the Monday after Thanksgiving topped $2 billion.
Supreme Court to Determine Workplace Pregnancy Protections for Moms-to-Be
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Supreme Court to Determine Workplace Pregnancy Protections for Moms-to-Be

The court will hear a discrimination case that seeks to make clear what accommodations employers must make to expecting mothers.
Apple Stock Tumbles Amid Unusual Trading
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Apple Stock Tumbles Amid Unusual Trading

The stock briefly suffered its largest price drop in at least three months.
How Retailers Shot Themselves in the Foot With Early Black Friday Deals
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How Retailers Shot Themselves in the Foot With Early Black Friday Deals

Earlier deals this year by large retailers severely damaged Black Friday as a shopping occasion, but also created other big problems for these stores.
Will Fewer Customers Be Shopping on Cyber Monday This Year?
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Will Fewer Customers Be Shopping on Cyber Monday This Year?

In a report, the National Retail Federation says it expects fewer people will take advantage of Cyber Monday's digital deals.
U.S. Holiday Weekend Store Sales Fizzle
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U.S. Holiday Weekend Store Sales Fizzle

Early holiday promotions and rising online shopping took a toll on in-store sales during the Thanksgiving weekend as shoppers on average spent 6.4 percent less than they did a year earlier.
Uber May Soon Be Worth 1-1/2 Twitters
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Uber May Soon Be Worth 1-1/2 Twitters

The ridesharing company is reportedly raising new financing that would value it at $40 billion.
How One St. Louis Business Owner Stays Open After the Ferguson Riots
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How One St. Louis Business Owner Stays Open After the Ferguson Riots

Entrepreneurs are trying to make the best of a bad situation.
Twitter Reportedly in Talks to Acquire Shots, the Bieber-Backed Selfie App
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Twitter Reportedly in Talks to Acquire Shots, the Bieber-Backed Selfie App

This could be the acquisition Twitter's CFO accidentally tweeted about on Monday.
BlackBerry to Pay iPhone Users Up to $550 to Switch Phones
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BlackBerry to Pay iPhone Users Up to $550 to Switch Phones

The Canadian company just announced a new trade-in program that will offer iPhone owners up to $550 for their device if they purchase a Blackberry Passport.
U.S. Is Losing the Global Startup Race
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U.S. Is Losing the Global Startup Race

Obama's executive actions on immigration don't focus on a key startup problem: Few skilled workers.
People Are Still Afraid to Shop Online. Here's What Businesses Can Do to Protect Them.
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People Are Still Afraid to Shop Online. Here's What Businesses Can Do to Protect Them.

The majority of consumers are concerned about safety when they purchase online, according to a recent study.
U.S. Chain Restaurants Will Be Required to Disclose Calorie Counts on Menus
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U.S. Chain Restaurants Will Be Required to Disclose Calorie Counts on Menus

Sweeping new rules form the FDA aim to make people more aware of the risks of obesity posed by fatty, sugary foods.
Former Tinder Employees Are Launching a Rival Dating App
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Former Tinder Employees Are Launching a Rival Dating App

It's called Bumble, and it's being marketed as Tinder minus the creep factor.
EU Lawmakers to Vote on Google Break-Up Motion
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EU Lawmakers to Vote on Google Break-Up Motion

While parliament has no power to dismember a firm, the vote highlights the underlining, widespread concern among EU politicians about American dominance of the Internet industry.
Apple's $450 Million eBook Settlement Gets Final Court Approval
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Apple's $450 Million eBook Settlement Gets Final Court Approval

The deal resolves claims it harmed consumers by conspiring with five publishers to raise e-book prices.
FCC Chief Says Any New Internet Rules Must Withstand Lawsuits
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FCC Chief Says Any New Internet Rules Must Withstand Lawsuits

U.S. regulators expect Internet service providers to sue the government over any changes in the way they are regulated and must reevaluate any proposals to make sure they stand up in court.
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