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If You've Ignored Bitcoin Up Until Now, This One's For You

If the idea of a crypto-currency confuses you to the point of avoiding the topic altogether, you're missing out on some good stuff worthy of a Dan Brown novel.
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Lobbyists Amp Up Efforts To Sell Washington On E-Cigarettes

As they wait for the Food and Drug Administration to propose regulations for the nascent e-cigarette industry, lobbyists frame the product as way to move tobacco smokers "down ladder of risk."
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iOS 6 Users Left In The Lurch After Security Flaw Discovered

Apple recently found a critical bug in its mobile and desktop systems. Unfortunately, the security fix won't help you if you haven't updated your mobile device to iOS 7.
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Senate Report: Credit Suisse Bank Helped Americans Evade Taxes

The bank's CEO appeared before a Senate panel Wednesday to testify about secret Swiss bank accounts opened by U.S. citizens. At its peak, some 22,000 Americans had accounts at the bank.
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When It Comes To Women's Writing, How Do Publications Stack Up?

For the fourth year in a row, VIDA has tallied the gender breakdown in prominent literary journals. Some outlets, like The New York Times Book Review, have grown more equal; others, not so much.
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Delta Changes Course On Frequent Flier Miles

Delta Airlines is the first major carrier to tie frequent flier points to how much you pay — not how far you fly. This means in most cases, a first-class tickets will earn the most points.
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'Got Milk' Campaign Runs Dry

The milk industry has a new slogan: "Milk Life." Instead of featuring celebrities with milk mustaches, the campaign reminds consumers that milk is a source of energy and protein.
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Critics Question FDA's Approval Of Zohydro

Prominent universities and drug addiction organizations are asking the FDA to reconsider its approval of a controversial painkiller called Zohydro. It's 10 times more powerful than OxyContin.
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Industry Wipes Away 'Got Milk?' Mustache After Sales Take Spill

The milk industry has a new slogan: "Milk Life." Instead of celebrities and milk mustaches, the new campaign reminds consumers that milk is a source of energy and protein.
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Massive Digital Heist Allegedly Hits Bitcoin Market

MtGox, the leading bitcoin exchange, has stopped doing business amid reports it was hit by a massive theft. The troubles at the exchange could prove to be a pivotal moment for the virtual currency.

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