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Home Depot to Hire 80,000 New Employees Nationwide by Spring
February 4, 2016

Tim Boyle/Getty Images(ATLANTA) — With its busiest selling season on the horizon, The Home Depot is hiring more than 80,000 associates…

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On Facebook's 12th Anniversary, a Look at Just How Close We're All Connected
February 4, 2016

iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(MENLO PARK, Calif.) — On Facebook’s 12th birthday, the social network’s team revealed Thursday just how closely the site’s 1.6…

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New Jobless Claims Jumped to 285,000 Last Week
February 4, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Labor Department says 8,000 more Americans submitted initial filings for unemployment benefits last week. According to the…

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Mark Zuckerberg Plans to Capture Baby Max's Milestones with Virtual Reality Video
February 4, 2016

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(MENLO PARK, Calif.) — Mark Zuckerberg is just back from paternity leave, but the doting new father has a…

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Market Roars Back on Wednesday
February 3, 2016

tarabird/iStock/ThinkStock(NEW YORK) —  The stock market roared back on Wednesday after Tuesday’s nearly 300 point loss on the Dow. The Dow…

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Microsoft Buys SwiftKey, Company that Predicts What You Want to Type
February 3, 2016

SwiftKey(NEW YORK) — Microsoft is diving head first into the world of artificial intelligence with its acquisition of SwiftKey, the company…

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Zika Virus Prompts Automaker Tata to Rename Its New Car
February 3, 2016

Tata Motors(NEW DELHI) — The Zika virus has prompted Indian automaker Tata Motors to rename its soon-to-be-released hatchback vehicle, which had…

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GM Reports Record Net Income for 2015
February 3, 2016

General Motors(DETROIT) — General Motors Co. (GM) announced Wednesday that it earned a record net income of $9.7 billion in 2015….

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Kik Messaging App: A Guide for Parents
February 3, 2016

Kik(NEW YORK) — The team behind Kik, a popular messaging app among teens, said it is cooperating with the FBI in…

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Microsoft Recalls AC Power Cords Due to Shock Hazard
February 3, 2016

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission(ROCKVILLE, Md.) — The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced Tuesday Microsoft is recalling about 2.25…

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