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Facebook’s version of privacy still collects plenty of data

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 5:21pm
The company’s business model isn’t changing — it’s still collecting your info for ads.
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What happened to the rom-com?

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 4:54pm
Wesley Morris, writer and New York Times critic, reflects on its seeming demise.
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Why stock buybacks soared at the end of 2018

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 4:22pm
There are several reasons for the frenzy.
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Why Tesla's raising a new round of cash

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 4:19pm
The fundraising comes at a pivotal time for the company.
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The master craftsmen tasked with repairing Notre Dame

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 4:15pm
The specialist skills have been passed down from generation to generation.
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Is Britain's fast train project worth the investment?

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 3:14pm
Rocketing cost projections are scaring off some observers.
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Worker productivity is booming. Why is inflation so tame?

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 2:51pm
Additional production isn't translating to additional income.
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A race to the finish: The Kentucky Derby, by the numbers

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 8:53pm
Get your pastels and mint juleps ready, the hottest horse race of the year is on the horizon.
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Why it's the "nonfarm" payrolls report

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 6:37pm
The Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly report doesn't count jobs down on the farm. We explain why.
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How will the tech IPO boom change Bay Area real estate?

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 6:23pm
If you have to ask, you can't afford it.
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After falling for years, the number of uninsured children is rising

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 5:52pm
The study estimates that some 4 million U.S. kids are now uninsured.
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Fiat Chrysler follows GM, Ford in ending monthly sales reports

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 5:44pm
Fiat Chrysler is following the lead of GM and Ford and moving to quarterly sales reports.
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Digital disruption drives textbook publishers McGraw-Hill and Cengage to merge

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 4:57pm
The combined company plans to invest in digital books.
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Why people food companies are buying pet food companies

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 4:32pm
General Mills last year bought Blue Buffalo Pet Products for $8 billion.
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Instagram gets commercial

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 4:28pm
Users will soon be able to make purchases without leaving the app.
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More seniors are working — some by choice, others by necessity

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 3:05pm
Americans aged 65 and older are more likely to keep working into old age.
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Rising demand for plant protein feeds growth of the humble pea

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 2:37pm
The versatile legume can be found in pasta, milk, pet food and the “Beyond Burger.”
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Condom sales lag as millennials have less sex

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 12:54pm
The country’s biggest brands — Trojan, Durex and Lifestyles — have taken most of the hit.
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Schools struggle to address rising student homelessness

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 12:32pm
More than 1.3 million students were identified as homeless nationwide in 2017, according to federal data.
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