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Grocery Chains Safeway And Albertson's Announce Merger Deal

Private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management is offering $9.4 billion for Safeway, the nation's second-largest grocery, and plans to combine it with Albertson's, acquired a year ago.
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'Newsweek' Says It Found Bitcoin's Founder: 4 Things To Know

For years, Reddit, tech blogs and mainstream media outlets have speculated about the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto. Newsweek says it finally has the answer, but many people are criticizing the story.
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In Pennsylvania, Gas Company Complaints Grab Statewide Attention

One of the biggest natural gas companies in the U.S. is facing legal trouble over allegations it cheats landowners out of royalty money. Chesapeake Energy has faced similar accusations across the U.S.
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Does Raising The Minimum Wage Kill Jobs?

Multiple economists have studied the fast-food industry to answer the question. They've found very different answers.
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SXSW Tech Preview: Snooping, Wearables And More 3-D Printing

It's spring break for tech geeks as an estimated 30,000 take part in the SXSW Interactive Festival. The director, Hugh Forrest, expects surveillance, privacy and wearable devices to be hot topics.
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U.S. Anchor For Russian TV Quits, Says Network 'Whitewashes' Crimea

American host Liz Wahl said she had no interest in being part of the Kremlin-backed Russia Today channel because it "whitewashes the actions of Putin."
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U.S. Judge Sides With Chevron In Amazon Pollution Case

He ruled the $9.5 billion verdict against Chevron for oil pollution in the Amazon was obtained illegally and is unenforceable. For more, David Green talks to Paul Barrett of Bloomberg Businessweek.
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Target's Technology Executive Resigns After Data Breach

Beth Jacob was the retailer's chief information officer and executive vice president of technology. Her resignation follows the massive data breach that affected about 70 million customers last year.
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2 San Francisco Bars Ban Google Glass

The ban on Google's wearable computer is meant to preserve the privacy of other customers, who may worry about sneaky recordings. Plus, the new technology is already a prime target for thieves.
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New England Governors Back Obama's Minimum Wage Hike Plan

Obama took his push for a higher national minimum wage to Connecticut. The message was welcomed by the governors he appeared with, but back in Washington there isn't much political momentum.

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