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Google Settles Over Safari Privacy Breach; Will Pay Record $22.5M Fine

The FTC came down on the company for putting "cookies" on computers after it told Safari users that wouldn't be done.
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Paying For College: Financial Aid In America, In 2 Graphics

Tuition has gone through the roof in the past decade. But so has financial aid.
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Canning Factories On Wheels Rev Up The Beer 'Canvolution'

The canned beer revolution is well under way, led by craft breweries that have adopted a cans-are-better philosophy and are winning over beer snobs nationwide. Now, cans are coming to even the tiniest microbreweries, thanks to mobile canning services.
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Jobless Claims Dipped Last Week; Still In Range They've Been In All Year

They've been another indicator of modest, at best, improvement in the labor market.
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Retailers Go For Gold By Evoking Olympic Games

More than 20 percent of online retailers have referred to the Olympics in their promotional materials in recent weeks. But unless they're official sponsors, they can't directly use trademarked Olympic symbols or even the word Olympics. So many have had to get creative, using language such as go for the gold, podium or world-class to catch the attention of fans.
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How Other Networks Compete Against Olympic Games

NBC's coverage of the London Olympics is a ratings hit. This can present a problem for other networks looking to lure viewers — especially those dedicated to broadcasting sports. Steve Inskeep, talks to media reporter John Ourand of the Sports Business Daily about counter-programming the Olympics, and what sports networks like ESPN are showing instead.
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Text Champion Repeats Title

Austin Wierschke, 16, has maintained his place atop the pantheon of texters. The competition took place Wednesday in New York City's Times Square. There were 11 competitors.

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