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Another SAC Manager Found Guilty Of Insider Trading

Mathew Martoma, a former portfolio manager at the hedge fund, was found guilty of helping his employer reap hundreds of millions dollars in illegal profits.
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Author: When It Comes To High-Speed Internet, U.S. 'Falling Way Behind'

The U.S. needs to start treating the Internet like electricity or railroads, law professor and author Susan Crawford says. "We can't create a level playing field for all Americans or indeed compete on the world stage without having some form of government involvement," she says.
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Most Smokers Don't Buy Their Cigarettes At CVS

The CVS drugstore chain's decision to stop selling tobacco products drew praise as an important public health step. But, we wondered, how many people buy cigarettes at drugstores? Not as many as we thought.
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Subway Phasing Out Bread Additive After Blogger Flags Health Concerns

Just a few days after a food blogger created a buzz with an online petition raising questions about the safety of a food additive commonly used in commercial baking, sandwich giant Subway has announced plans to phase it out of its fresh-baked breads.
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Sony Will Shed 5,000 Jobs And Its PC Business

The embattled entertainment and electronics company also said it had annual loss of $1 billion. Analysts fear the restructuring may be too little too late for the company.
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Luxury Carmaker Aston Martin Cites Fake Chinese Plastics In Recall

The company uses plastics supplied by DuPont for a key part, but it instead received counterfeit material labeled with DuPont's name. About 75 percent of cars built after 2007 are affected.
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Oh, So That's What Goes Into A McDonald's Chicken McNugget

Allegations of mystery meat have long dodged the fast-food giant's crispy chunks of chicken. Now, McDonald's Canada is taking a viral approach to dispelling the rumors with a video that reveals exactly how its McNuggets are made.
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GM Posts Disappointing Fourth-Quarter Earnings

The Detroit automaker's earnings fell far short of Wall Street expectations and were in sharp contrast to its chief rivals, Ford and Chrysler.
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Weekly Jobless Claims Dip; Will Unemployment Rate Do The Same?

Fewer Americans applied for unemployment insurance last week. But Friday's much-anticipated report on payroll growth and unemployment in January may not offer particularly good news, economists say.
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A Venture Capitalist Is Betting A Pair Of Socks (And $50 Million) On Bitcoin's Future

A leading investor thinks bitcoin is going to change the world. A prominent writer disagrees. They make a bet about what we'll be using for money in 2019.

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