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  1. High Technology Moving To Pittsburgh's North ShoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | CBS Local

    PITTSBURGH - When you think North Shore, you think sports at PNC Park or Heinz Field, or maybe a great concert and some good restaurants, but do you think high tech? Russo says you will soon see high-tech companies on the North Shore, thanks to Faros Properties which recently purchased and has ambitious plans for what was once Allegheny Center Mall , renamed Nova Place. "They see the vision," Russo told KDKA money editor Jon Delano.

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  2. Pittsburgh Business Times Names NoWait Company "Coolest Place To Work"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2015 | CBS Local

    PITTSBURGH - One of Pittsburgh's coolest working environments, says the Pittsburgh Business Times, is a new start-up company in Oakland called NoWait that created an app to get you seated quickly at crowded restaurants that won't take reservations. "You use our app to find the next available seating time at restaurants around you, and put your name into that list before you ever have to arrive," said Robb Myer, a co-founder of NoWait.

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  3. FCC requires consumer protections in telephone transition to IPRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2015 | ComputerWorld

    Telecom carriers must get permission from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to replace their copper networks with Internet Protocol-based systems if the change will result in discontinued or reduced voice services for customers. The FCC also voted Thursday to require telecom carriers planning to retire traditional telephone networks to notify both residential and business customers three months in advance and to notify connecting carriers six months in advance.

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  4. FCC looks to protect customers during voice switch to IPRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2015 | ComputerWorld

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission may require the country's telecom carriers to warn residential and business customers about their plans to abandon old, copper telephone networks for IP-based systems. A proposal from FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler would also require telecom carriers retiring their copper networks to offer customers the option of purchasing battery backup systems so that they don't lose voice service during an electrical power outage, officials said Friday.

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  5. Brasch WordsQUESTIONS Remain in Government's Anti-Cigarette CampaignRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2011 | American Reporter

    Beginning September 2012, every cigarette manufacturer must display one of nine government-approved graphics on the top half, both front and back, of every cigarette pack. Among the warnings is a picture of a pair of healthy lungs next to a pair of cancerous lungs, with the notice: "Cigarettes cause fatal lung disease."

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  6. The Banking CrisisPLAYING the FedRead the original story

    Friday | American Reporter

    As some of the world's largest financial institutions are marched one by one to the Federal Reserve's lending window to pick up bailouts, bridge loans, cheap cash and the rest of our money, the orderly queue is getting ready to go wild. Washington Mutual is next in line, followed by Morgan Stanley and then Goldman Sachs - but who's the last before the Fed goes broke? As unregulated short sellers usher each of these venerable if terribly compromised institutions to their costly death, Americans who pay the taxes that get turned over to them still aren't asking many questions.

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  7. Strong quake hits Taiwan, killing 3; 221 rescued from rubbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SFGate

    Rescue workers search a toppled building after an earthquake in Tainan, Taiwan, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday, toppling at least one high-rise residential building and trapping people inside.

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  8. Mississippi incentives for $1.45B tire plant could top $600MRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SFGate

    An Associated Press analysis finds that the package of state aid and tax abatements to attract a $1.45 billion, 2,500-job Continental AG tire plant to Hinds County is worth approximately $600 million, and probably more. The numbers continued to emerge Friday as four local government bodies approved agreements with the German tire maker.

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  9. Wolverton: Battle for net neutrality isn't overRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SiliconValley.com

    If you thought the fight over net neutrality ended when the Federal Communications Commission issued its strong new "Open Internet" rules last year, think again. The new rules are under attack.

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  10. WI Supreme Court hopeful Kloppenburg begins TV ads in MilwaukeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WKOW-TV

    The group Justice at Stake announced findings Friday that show Kloppenburg's campaign has signed contracts for at least $24,930 in television advertising set to begin Saturday in Milwaukee. Justice at Stake is a nonpartisan group that focuses on keeping courts impartial.

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  11. Suncor Wins Over Majority of Canadian Oil Sands ShareholdersRead the original story

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Suncor Energy Ltd. said Canadian Oil Sands Ltd. shareholders holding more than two-thirds of the stock tendered their shares in a takeover that will make the biggest oil-sands producer also the largest owner of the Syncrude project in norther Alberta. A total of 72.9 percent of shares were tendered, and the offer will be extended to Feb. 22 to allow those who didn't have enough time to do so, Suncor said in a statement after the offer expired Friday.

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  12. Twitter Shuts Down 125,000 Accounts for Promoting TerrorismRead the original story

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Twitter Inc. said it suspended more than 125,000 accounts since the middle of last year for promoting or threatening terrorism, marking its progress after several meetings with high-level government officials about the spread of influence from the Islamic State. The company said Friday in a blog post that it also has increased the size of its teams that review reports of terrorist activity on the social-media website and has cooperated with law enforcement when it suspects from tweets that users are involved in terrorist activities.

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  13. Right-wing money starts pouring in for Rebecca Bradley's Supreme Court bidRead the original story

    Friday | Wisconsin Gazette

    It surprises no one that Bradley is attracting dark money from right-wing groups fighting for the corporate takeover of the U.S. government. The conservative Wisconsin Alliance for Reform has spent at least $234,660 on a statewide ad buy supporting Justice Rebecca Bradley, according to research released by Justice at Stake and the Brennan Center for Justice.

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  14. Playing a Stressed-Out Market; The Day the Market Died: Best of KassRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TheStreet.com

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  15. Data suggest troubled company may have difficulty meeting near-term obligations.Read the original story

    Friday | TheStreet.com

    As if Chesapeake Energy doesn't have enough problems, here's one more: Will it be able to cover a $500 million note that comes due next month? As of the company's third-quarter earnings release, Chesapeake's current ratio is 0.78 -- short-term assets vs. liabilities -- which suggests the company may have difficulty meeting near-term obligations. Technically, the company has enough cash to cover the note, based on figures Chesapeake provided in a December presentation.

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  16. Bridgewater's Leaders Call for Votes on Each Other, WSJ SaysRead the original story

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Ray Dalio, founder of the world's most profitable hedge fund Bridgewater Associates, is spatting with co-Chief Executive Officer Greg Jensen over each other's behavior and asking employees to vote on the matter, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. Dalio, whose efforts to promote a culture of honesty include recording conversations and requiring employees to publicly talk about their mistakes and weaknesses, called on management and stakeholder committees at the $154 billion hedge fund to vote on Jensen's integrity, the Journal wrote, citing unnamed people familiar with the matter.

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  17. Argentina Reaches Partial Debt Deal as Singer Accord ElusiveRead the original story

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Argentina reached preliminary accords with two of the six biggest creditors that successfully sued the country over its $95 billion default in 2001. There was no deal with billionaire Paul Singer's Elliott Management, which had led the group of creditors litigating against Argentina, according to statements released by the court-appointed mediator and the government Friday.

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  18. Cause for optimism in so-so jobs reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | San Jose Mercury News

    At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer -- 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a brighter picture of the job market emerges: A sub-5 percent unemployment rate.

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  19. Google Wants To Wirelessly Charge Their Self-Driving CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Ubergizmo

    Google's experiment with their self-driving car has certainly come a long way from being made legal in California a few years back, and it seems that the tech giant wants their autonomous vehicles to live an untethered life, too, as there are plans to include wireless charging capability for their self-driving vehicles. IEEE Spectrum has apparently stumbled upon not one, but a couple of FCC filings concerning Google's entrance into resonant magnetic induction, which could spell the beginning of such an idea for their self-driving cars.

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  20. Sidney Epstein, former Chicago engineering firm chairman, dies at 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chicago Tribune

    Sidney Epstein, shown in 2006 visiting a Chicago bank building his father designed in the 1920s, joined the family firm after serving in the Army during World War II. Sidney Epstein, shown in 2006 visiting a Chicago bank building his father designed in the 1920s, joined the family firm after serving in the Army during World War II.

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