From the Wires

Jobless rate continues to drop

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Friday, May 08, 2015

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Employers in America added 223,000 jobs in April.

 

Whole Foods targets millennials

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Thursday, May 07, 2015

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Whole Foods plans on opening a new chain of stores geared toward younger shoppers.

 

Intel CEO: Diversity push more difficult than rocket science

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Thursday, May 07, 2015

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Intel CEO Brian Krzanich gave a speech about the difficulties of diversifying the tech industry while unveiling new programs.

 

Daimler launches self-driving semi truck in Nevada

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Wednesday, May 06, 2015

ASSOCIATED PRESS: A rig that Daimler Trucks is calling "Inspiration" the first self-driving semi-truck to hit the roads.

 

Comcast aims to fix reputation by hiring customer service reps

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Wednesday, May 06, 2015

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Comcast will hire thousands in an attempt to bolster customer service.

 

Airline earnings are in the bag

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Tuesday, May 05, 2015

ASSOCIATED PRESS: U.S. airline companies are making billions from bag and reservation-change charges.

 

Trade deficit reaches six-year high

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Tuesday, May 05, 2015

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Cars and cellphones were the driving force behind the American trade deficit ballooning to $51.4 billion.

 

Comcast reaching tipping point in Internet subscribers

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Monday, May 04, 2015

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Number of Internet subscribers now outranks cable television subscribers.

 

SurveyMonkey CEO dies

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Monday, May 04, 2015

BLOOMBERG: David Goldberg unexpectedly passed away Friday at 47.

 

Labor groups hope franchisees will join fight against fast-food companies

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Friday, May 01, 2015

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Website launched in hopes of creating union between workers, franchisees.

 

Special fee to ship oil proposed

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Friday, May 01, 2015

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Older tanks carrying flammable material would be subject to a fee, while new models would get a tax break.

 

Jeff Bezos launches spaceship

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Thursday, April 30, 2015

FORBES: The Amazon CEO conducted a test flight of his New Shepard space explorer Wednesday.

 

General Motors pledges $5.4B in US plants

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Thursday, April 30, 2015

REUTERS: GM will invest $5.4 billion in manufacturing plants in the United States over the next three years.

 
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