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BlackBerry Maker To Focus On Corporate Customers

The decision by Research in Motion follows its failure to break into consumer markets dominated by iPhones and androids. Last quarter, the company lost $125 million. Analysts say BlackBerry's main problem is its trouble running third-party applications.
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Senator By Day, Telemarketer By Night

Lawmakers have two jobs: making laws, and raising money. "I think most Americans would be shocked ... if they knew how much time a United States Senator spends raising money," says Sen. Dick Durbin.
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New Law Raises Funding Hopes For Startups, Worries Over Fraud

The Jobs Act could make it easier for tech startups to raise money by allowing anyone — not just millionaires — to invest. But many are concerned it will also lead to a new wave of financial fraud. "I think we can expect to see ... African princes inventing cold fusion any second now," says one entrepreneur.
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Auditor Finds 'Serious Issues' At Apple Supplier Foxconn

Some employees, the audit found, worked seven days in a row without the required 24 hours off.
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West Virginia Mine Superintendent Pleads Guilty To Fraud

Gary May is the highest-ranking Massey Energy official so far charged after an investigation into operations at the mine where a blast killed 29 men in April 2010.
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Supreme Court To Decide Health Care Law's Fate

An unprecedented three days of Supreme Court hearings on the constitutionality of President Obama's health care law have concluded. Wednesday's proceedings had sessions in the morning and the afternoon, taking on two separate questions related to the law.

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