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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Bombardier Seen Slowing CSeries Again on Tests: Corporate Canada

Bombardier Inc.'s proposed CSeries jet, already two years late, is stirring concern among analysts that the company will miss its target to get the plane in service by the second half of 2015. The initial delivery of the planemaker's biggest-ever model will probably be postponed for a third time, pushing the commercial debut to 2016, according to nine analysts, investors and consultants tracking the program.

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Related Topix: Bombardier, Aerospace-Defense, Financial Markets, Fairfax, VA

2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

California Fatal Pipe Explosion Brings More Scandal for PG&E

A deadly pipeline explosion that shattered a California town four years ago continues to rip through the state agency weighing a record penalty for the disaster. The president of the California Public Utilities Commission asked his chief of staff to resign and recused himself from the case after "inappropriate e-mail exchanges" with PG&E Corp. raised questions about bias, according to a statement from the commission yesterday.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, Explosion, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

6 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Cover Girl 'Game Face' ad becomes part of NFL scandal

Protesters calling for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell 's ouster in the wake of the Ray Rice domestic abuse scandal have seized upon a digitally altered Cover Girl ad picturing a female football fan with a black eye to bring a striking visual to their mission. Baltimore County-based Cover Girl, the official beauty sponsor of the NFL, has a "Get Your Game Face On" ad campaign featuring heavily made-up models wearing the jersey and colors of each of the 32 teams in the National Football League.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ray Rice, NFL Players, NFL Football, Baltimore Ravens

10 hrs ago | NewsFactor

Net Neutrality a Hot Topic as FCC Meets

With the passage of Monday's deadline for public input on the issue of Net neutrality, the Federal Communications Commission had fielded more than 3 million comments and was still processing more. On Tuesday morning, the agency was also accepting questions via e-mail ahead of its first roundtable discussion on the issue.

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Related Topix: Federal Communications Commission, Internet Service Providers

10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

5The Internet isn't killing media anymore. It's helping it make a killing in profits.

The media and entertainment industry is no longer being killed by the Internet. It's now getting rich off it.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Universal Studios, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Inside #22Kill, a star-studded campaign to fight veteran suicide

Michael Jernigan, a Marine Corps veteran and wounded warrior, poses for a photograph with actor and military consultant R. Lee Ermey, who starred in the movie "Full Metal Jacket." Photo courtesy Honor Courage Commitment Inc.) When Michael Jernigan medically retired from the Marine Corps in 2005 as a corporal, it was less than two years after an improvised explosive device blast in Iraq on Aug. 22, 2004, had taken both of his eyes and left him disfigured.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, R. Lee Ermey, Life, Veteran Affairs

14 hrs ago | SFGate

UPS expects to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers

UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers to help with package deliveries during the busy holiday season. The company did not immediately say how the hiring compares with previous years.

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14 hrs ago | CIO

Net Neutrality's Hollow Promise to Startups

Meet iHolo. This innovative startup sells a tiny cube that hooks into smartphones and projects a holographic image above the screen.

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Related Topix: Federal Communications Commission, Internet Service Providers

15 hrs ago | Fox News

RadioShack Attack - " And This One's Looking Fatal

When it comes to retailing, "quaint" don't cut it, and doesn't RadioShack know it? It seems no matter what it does to stand out in a big box store world, this small box store's world just keeps getting smaller and smaller. Only this week, RadioShack's chief financial officer resigned, after arriving back in February from Dollar General with great fanfare and anticipation.

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16 hrs ago | WTAX-AM Springfield

FCC sees record feedback on a net neutralitya

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has received a record 3 million comments from consumers, advocates, companies and lawmakers on proposed new Internet traffic, or "net neutrality," rules as the deadline to formally weigh in approached on Monday. The comments, whose flow has tested and at times overwhelmed the FCC's systems, continued to be received as the deadline for submissions to the official record approached at the end of the day, said FCC spokeswoman Kim Hart.

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Related Topix: Federal Communications Commission, Telecom, Internet Service Providers, Black Entertainment, Janet Jackson, Pop/Rock

19 hrs ago | SFGate

Ruby Ribbon Launches Its First Cause Collection To Support The Fight Against Breast Cancer

Ruby Ribbon, a fashion company with products sold exclusively through technology-empowered Independent Stylists, announced today that it will team with its sales force to raise funds for breast cancer research and treatment. During the month of October, the sale of seven designated products - including versions of the company's award-winning shapewear - will benefit City of Hope, a world leader in breast cancer research and treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Sales, Internet, Science / Technology

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Forbes.com

Technical Trading: Gold Rallies, But Is It A Dead Cat Bounce?

"Kitco" is a familiar name to many people who visit our world-famous, award-winning website www.kitco.com. With its compelling combination of an online precious metals store, live spot prices, expert market commentaries, up-to-the-minute news and usable market information, our website attracts nearly a million visits every day.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Award

SFGate

PayPal Uses Apple's Nude Selfie Scandal To Take A Shot At Apple Pay

PayPal has been doing just that with social media. Tweets like this one show PayPal highlighting the security of their payment platform in light of the iCloud hacking scandal : Apple has tried to stress the security of Apple Pay since announcing it last Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, iCloud

Fast Company

Enhanced FBI Database Lets Authorities Search Criminal And Non-Criminal Biometrics

Next Generation Identifier, which took three years to develop , replaces the bureau's fingerprint identification system and adds two services: Rap Back lets authorities receive notifications of criminal history for individuals holding certain positions of trust , and the Interstate Photo System facial recognition system lets law enforcement officials perform image searches for criminals. Next Generation Identifier is estimated to process 55,000 photos daily and is on track to include 52 million images of faces by 2015.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

CIO

Google wants to fly drones above New Mexico

On Friday, the company asked the Federal Communications Commission for permission to use two blocks of frequencies for the tests, which are scheduled to last about six months and begin in October. They will be conducted above an area of more than 1,400 square kilometers in the center of New Mexico to the east of Albuquerque.

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Related Topix: Federal Communications Commission, Environment, Science

SFGate

US stocks mostly lower as investors wait on Fed

U.S. stocks are mostly lower at midday as investors wait for the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting that starts on Tuesday. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 12 points, or 0.1 percent, to 16,999 as of noon Eastern time Monday.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets

The Washington Post

Sixty years after his death, the herald of the Harlem Renaissance is finally interred

A crowd assembled under gray skies and drizzle this weekend to remember a man none of them had ever met but whose contributions to American culture resonate through 20th-century history- and whose ashes had been stored for decades in a container the size of a coffee can. Sixty years after his death, on what would have been his 129th birthday, Alain Locke's strange posthumous journey came to an end Saturday at Congressional Cemetery.

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Related Topix: Howard University

LA Daily News

Microsoft to buy Minecraft maker for $2.5 billion

The technology company said it will buy Stockholm-based game maker Mojang. Minecraft, which lets users build in and explore a virtual world, has been downloaded 100 million times on PC alone since its launch in 2009.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Minecraft, Video Games, X360, Microsoft Xbox

Ananova

LG Execs 'Destroyed' Samsung Washing Machines

Samsung has demanded an investigation after it accused senior executives at LG Electronics of deliberately "destroying" high-end washing machines at stores in Germany. The company claims its rival vandalised machines in Berlin, with one of the alleged incidents taking place before the massive IFA consumer electronics show earlier this month.

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Related Topix: LG Electronics, Electronics, World News, Germany

SFGate

Heineken rejects SABMiller takeover bid

In a statement issued late Sunday night, the Dutch brewer said the Heineken family informed SABMiller it intends "to preserve the heritage and identity of Heineken as an independent company." Heineken is the world's third largest brewer while SABMiller, producer of brands including Miller Genuine Draft and Grolsch, is the second largest.

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