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After Big Gain, Markets Look To Rise Again; All Eyes On Bernanke

The Federal Reserve chairman talks about the outlook for the economy this morning. Investors will listen closely for clues to the Fed's plans.
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HBO Says 'No' To Streaming Service Request

Fans who were hoping to watch shows on the web without having to go through a cable or satellite providers, got a swift response to their request from HBO: No. An Internet campaign asked people to tweet how much they would be willing to pay for a standalone HBO GO streaming service.
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Big Data Needs May Create Thousands Of Tech Jobs

The need to store digital information is growing. Tens of thousands of new jobs are expected to be created over the next six years to take full advantage of that ocean of information known as big data.
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Google Shows Map Features, Apple Likely To Follow

Google has announced new features in its mapping service such as 3D and offline maps. The unveiling came just days before Apple is expected to announce its own mapping software.
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Nasdaq To Pay For Botched Facebook Trades

The Nasdaq stock exchange will pay $40 million in compensation for troubled trades that occurred during Facebook's initial public offering. Nasdaq clients lost millions of dollars because of computer glitches. The opening trade was delayed by more than 30 minutes, and many investors were unsure if their trades had gone through.
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How The Housing Industry Affects Students' Future

New research shows that booms and busts in the housing industry help determine where high school students apply for college. Booms trigger applications to better colleges, busts to lesser quality schools.

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