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Flu risk cut by 'vigorous exercise'

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Monday, March 17, 2014

BBC: New data suggests that a minimum of two and a half hours of vigorous exercise per week decreases the chance of developing influenza.

 

Facebook CEO phoned Obama about NSA

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Friday, March 14, 2014

CNET: Mark Zuckerberg feels the National Security Agency overstepped its boundaries.

 

Science supports '5-second rule' for dropped food

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Friday, March 14, 2014

Forbes: A new study found some truth to the "five-second rule," which suggests it's safe to consume food that has touched the floor as long as its within the five-second limit.

 

Amazon increases Prime fee

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Thursday, March 13, 2014

CNET: Amazon will raise the membership price for Prime premium service from $79 to $99 per year.

 

U.S. plan for reduced drug sentences

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Thursday, March 13, 2014

BBC: U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder supports a proposal to shorten prison sentences for most drug dealers.

 

Overtime pay to reach more workers

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Bloomberg: Under President Barack Obama's executive order, some U.S. workers deemed ineligible for overtime compensation will be able to collect extra pay.

 

Google buys Green Throttle Games

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

BBC: Google purchased the games controller firm for an undisclosed amount.

 

Cancer to become No. 1 killer in U.S.

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

CNN: A new report from the American Society of Clinical Oncology states cancer as the leading cause of death in 16 years.

 

Bitcoin firm wins brief U.S. bankruptcy protection

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

BBC: Mt. Gox filed for bankruptcy in Japan in February after losing about $473 million work of customers' bitcoins.

 

Rival banana firms to merge

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Monday, March 10, 2014

BBC: Irish fruit firm Fyffes and U.S. brand Chiquita will merge to create the world's largest banana company, worth about $1 billion.

 

Blood test predicts Alzheimer's disease

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Monday, March 10, 2014

CNN: Researchers have developed a blood test that will predict whether a healthy person will develop the disease.

 

Cerberus Capital to buy Safeway

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Friday, March 07, 2014

Reuters: Cerberus Capital Management will acquire the second-largest U.S. mainstream grocery store operator for about $9.4 billion.

 

U.S. adds 175,000 jobs

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Friday, March 07, 2014

WSJ: The U.S. labor force grew as people joined the workforce, but so did the number of unemployed.

 
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