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Facebook Changed Your Primary Email Address, But Says It Warned You

Facebook has removed its users' primary email addresses and replaced them with @facebook handles. The company says it warned you, and that you can easily change your email information back.
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Facebook Names Sheryl Sandberg To Board

Sandberg, the company's chief operating officer, becomes the first woman on Facebook's board of directors. There had been public calls for the company to add a woman to its board, but Facebook didn't say whether Monday's move was related to those demands.
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Could Kaiser Permanente's Low-Cost Health Care Be Even Cheaper?

Kaiser Permanente is often cited as an example of a health maintenance organization that keeps costs reined in. In fact, portions of the Affordable Care Act were crafted with the Kaiser model in mind. But critics say the price gap between Kaiser and other insurance companies has narrowed, and the reasons are unclear.
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9 Powerful Moments In The Day Of A Viral Web Editor At BuzzFeed

Every day, all day BuzzFeed scours the Web for click-happy material like photos of corgis and Ryan Gosling. We spend a day with Matt Stopera, one of the minds behind the popular social news site, and see what goes into making content viral.
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Dropping Legal Barriers Doesn't Guarantee Interstate Insurance Sales

Soon any health insurer in Georgia can sell policies it offers in other states to Georgians. But there's no sign that companies will be taking advantage of the opportunity created by a new state law that supporters hoped would spur competition and lower prices.
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Struggling Dairy Farmers Find A 'Moo' Business Model

Ten small-scale milk farmers in Maine formed a cooperative to face mounting market pressures, but can an alternative business model save the family industry? A new documentary premiered in Silver Spring, Md. last Friday tells the story.
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Worried By The Debt Crisis, Soccer Distracts Europe

Beset by economic problems caused by the eurozone financial crisis, Europeans have been turning to one of their favorite sports, soccer, for a distraction. Over the weekend, they were watching the quarterfinals of the Euro 2012 soccer championships.
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Japanese Firm Offers 'Wetsuit' For Smartphones

If your phone ends up in a swimming pool, a Japanese company is hoping to help your device survive such encounters. It's made a thin plastic cover that slips over smartphones like a wetsuit. The company says its cover makes an iPhone or Samsung Galaxy waterproof up to 30 feet underwater and it can still accept calls.

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