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Internal Probe Decries GM's 'Incompetence And Neglect'

An internal probe of how General Motors handled an ignition switch defect has found "a pattern of incompetence and neglect" at GM. On Thursday, CEO Mary Barra announced the dismissal of 15 employees, many of whom were executives and senior managers.
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Sprint Might Finally Get Its Way With Possible T-Mobile Deal

Reports say that a merger between Sprint and T-Mobile is at hand. Sprint has made no secret of its designs on its smaller rival; why are the companies considering a deal now?
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A Privacy Capitalist Wins Big After Snowden

The NSA scandal has hurt some companies, but there are also some tech winners, including an American who has been cashing in on the political hype. Mike Janke's firm sells privacy devices and apps.
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Sprint Is Reportedly Close To Deal To Buy T-Mobile For $32 Billion

If the sale goes through, T-Mobile would join Sprint as the second U.S. wireless company acquired by Japan's Softbank. It would unite America's third- and fourth-ranked carriers.
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Couple Goes High-Tech And Low Cost For Their Big Day

Putting on a wedding in New York City can be financial suicide. But one young couple, profiled in Fast Company, say they priced their upcoming celebration at just $10,000 by using online startups.
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GM CEO Announces Firings In Wake Of Report On Recall Failings

Mary Barra announced Thursday that 15 employees have been fired and others disciplined over the company's failure to disclose a defect with ignition switches that is linked to at least 13 deaths.
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Chicago Conference Is The Latest In Tech Sexism Hall Of Shame

Creating another sore spot for an industry under scrutiny for lack of inclusiveness, Techweek Chicago sends out a party invite featuring scantily clad women in provocative poses, then apologizes.
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GM Review Found 'History Of Failures' In Ignition Switch Debacle, CEO Says

Saying an internal inquiry into a long-delayed recall left her "deeply saddened and disturbed," GM CEO Mary Barra says the company has fired 15 people in response to the report.
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A Master's In Media...From Conde Nast?

Architectural Digest, Wired, Vogue, Gourmet...why a magazine brand is getting into the education business.
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Does King Street Need An Ice Rink? Waterfront Plan Still Catching Criticism

Alexandria city leaders are moving forward with a plan to dramatically alter the city's waterfront, but the plan still faces opposition, including the part of the plan that would install an ice rink at the foot of King Street.

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