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  1. Congress voted to repeal Web privacy rules. Now, Congress should replace them.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 min ago | The Washington Post

    Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events THEY SAY the Internet never forgets, and remembering is particularly profitable for broadband providers such as Comcast and Verizon: Collecting consumer information can allow Internet companies to tailor advertisements to individual customers. Out of concern for user privacy, the Federal Communications Commission promulgated rules last year restricting how companies could use that information.

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  2. RPT-Tofu trailblazer: Soymeal leads China charge into commodities derivativesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Reuters

    BEIJING, March 30 Soymeal, a chief ingredient in tofu, is set to provide rich nutrition of another kind: China is using the animal feed staple to blaze a trail in commodities derivatives, fuelling its appetite for global investment hub status along the way. On Friday, Dalian Commodities Exchange, one of four futures centres in China, will roll out a soymeal option, the country's first exchange-traded product of its kind in commodities.

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  3. Oculus Founder Exits Facebook After Criticism on Election MemesRead the original story

    14 min ago | The Washington Post

    Facebook Inc. said Palmer Luckey, the 24-year-old founder of Oculus, has left the social network's virtual reality unit. Facebook bought Oculus for about $2 billion in 2014.

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  4. Wall Street's WhatsApp Secret: Illegal Texting Is Out of ControlRead the original story

    14 min ago | The Washington Post

    All that -- and, on occasion, even legally dubious information -- is increasingly being trafficked over the new private lines of Wall Street: encrypted messaging services like WhatsApp and Signal. From traders to bankers and money managers, just about everyone in finance is embracing these apps as an easy, and virtually untraceable, way to circumvent compliance, get around the HR police and keep bosses in the dark.

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  5. Overnight Tech: GOP faces backlash over internet privacy repeal |...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | The Hill

    GOP FACES BACKLASH OVER INTERNET PRIVACY: Congressional Republicans are facing widespread outrage after advancing a bill that will overturn privacy protections for internet users. The bill narrowly passed the Senate by two votes and the House by 10. Now it heads to the White House, where President Trump is expected to sign it.

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  6. BRIEF-Pine Brook to buy Triumph Capital Advisors from Triumph BancorpRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Reuters

    Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. WASHINGTON, March 30 The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Thursday it would vote in April to reverse a 2016 rule adopted by the Obama administration that limits the number of television stations some companies can buy.

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  7. Congress's vote to eviscerate Internet privacy could give the FBI massive powerRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | The Washington Post

    Paul Ohm is a professor at Georgetown University Law Center and faculty director of the Georgetown Center on Privacy and Technology. Many are outraged about congressional efforts to eviscerate Internet privacy regulations set by the Federal Communications Commission under President Barack Obama.

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  8. U.S. Broadband Privacy Rules: We will Fight to Protect User PrivacyRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Mozilla

    In the U.S., Congress voted to overturn rules that the Federal Communications Commission created to protect the privacy of broadband customers. Mozilla supported the creation and enactment of these rules because strong rules are necessary to promote transparency, respect user privacy and support user control.

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  9. These People Are Quietly Betting Sears Goes Up in Flames Real SoonRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | TheStreet.com

    Shares of Sears have exploded 44% in the past two weeks, while its credit-default swaps -- which is what some investors pay to insure against a debt default within the next 12 months -- has more than doubled in the same period, according to data compiled by Bloomberg . Higher CDS prices indicate some investors are growing concerned about a Sears default.

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  10. Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey Leaving FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | TheStreet.com

    After co-founding virtual reality developer Oculus with Nate Mitchell, Palmer Luckey went on to sell it to Facebook in a $2 billion deal that left Luckey about $700 million the richer. Facebook did not immediately respond to inquiries.

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  11. Why Wal-Mart Shareholders Have Something to Worry AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Fox News

    Well, it's the king of brick-and-mortar retail. When it comes to online sales, it's still well behind Amazon.com .

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  12. Why Intel Now Has a Huge Advantage in Self-Driving CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Fox News

    On the one hand, it's a big player in personal computers, which isn't exactly a growth market . And it has been seen as lagging rivals in the emerging artificial-intelligence space.

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  13. VW Group is rolling out an amazing self-driving electric SUV...Read the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | SFGate

    On Wednesday, koda announced plans to unveiled an all-new electric crossover SUV concept called the Vision E at the 2017 Shanghai Motor Show. Unfortunately for US car buyers, koda, a subsidiary of Volkswagen Group, is not available on this side of the Atlantic.

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  14. In separatist-backed eastern Ukraine, entrepreneurs are...Read the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | SFGate

    When the McDonald's in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk shuttered due to war and Western sanctions, some local entrepreneurs opened a nearly-identical restaurant that they call "DonMak." The fast food joint, which we first spotted over at Vice , serves burgers, fries, and meals that come with a toy for children - all sheathed in DonMak packaging, which looks suspiciously like McDonald's.

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  15. ConocoPhillips and PrivateBancorp climb; Lululemon plungesRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | SFGate

    The company agreed to sell most of its Canadian assets to Cenovus Energy for $13.2 billion in cash and stock. CIBC raised the price it is paying to buy the bank holding company to $4.9 billion in cash and stock.

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  16. Trump Should Reward Middle Class With Tax Cuts: Former Ge Ceo Jack WelchRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fox News

    Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch thinks President Trump can right the ship after his bruising implosion of the health care bill, especially if he targets tax reform. "Focus, focus.

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  17. Starbucks to test mobile order and pay-only store at headquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fox News

    Starbucks Corp will open a dedicated mobile order and pay store next week in its Seattle headquarters building as it tests how to best serve convenience-oriented customers, the company said in a letter to employees on Thursday. The coffee chain has been looking for ways to ease bottlenecks at cafe drink delivery stations, which suffered peak-hour backups due to a pileup of mobile drink orders.

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  18. Some Gordmans department stores bought by rival chainRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fox News

    Another department store operator has won the chance to buy about half of Gordmans' more than 100 stores out of bankruptcy. Stage Stores Inc. said Thursday that it was the winning bidder for Gordmans' assets, and it plans to buy and run at least 50 stores and one of Gordmans' distribution centers.

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  19. Investors bottom fish municipal bonds tied to Westinghouse bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fox News

    The sell-off of municipal bonds tied to the bankruptcy filing of Westinghouse Electric Co paused on Thursday as investors reconsidered concerns on the likelihood that construction of four U.S. nuclear power plants hit by billions in cost overruns will be completed. The four reactors are part of two projects known as V.C. Summer in South Carolina, which is majority-owned by SCANA Corp and Vogtle in Georgia, which is owned by a group of utilities led by Southern Co .

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  20. 4 Top Dividend Stocks in the Auto IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fox News

    Big technology-driven changes are coming to the industry, and not all of the current auto giants will adapt to the new self-driving world. That said, there are some automakers that are taking strong steps to thrive amid the coming technological changes -- and that pay a good dividend right now.

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