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Treasury Announces New Steps To Reduce Corporate Tax Dodges

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 5:28pm

The Treasury said corporations were increasingly moving their parent companies overseas to dodge U.S. taxes. The Treasury said the practice erodes the tax base.

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Giving Chickens Bacteria ... To Keep Them Antibiotic Free

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 4:11pm

What does it take to get chickens off antibiotics? According to Perdue Farms, an added dose of the "good bacteria" known as probiotics can help crowd out the harmful microbes that make a chicken sick.

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It's 10:10. Do You Know What Time That Is?

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 3:24pm

Ever wonder why watch ads always display the same time, 10:10, and why Apple's new watch is a minute early? NPR's All Tech Considered ponders the tradition of watch times in advertising.

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Some Tech Firms Capitalize On Privacy

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 3:24pm

Steve Henn of NPR's Planet Money team profiles some entrepreneurs who are working on a novel business model to start up a new tech company. It's pay for service. What a concept.

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Why Raising Money To Fight Ebola Is Hard

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 3:24pm

Donors like being a part of a recovery story. It's hard to tell that kind of story about Ebola.

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Congress Uses Recent Issues To Attack NFL's Tax Exempt Status

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 3:33am

Domestic violence and child abuse allegations against NFL stars have put the country's most-watched sports league in the congressional spotlight.

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Rockefeller Brothers Fund Forsakes Its Legacy

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 3:32am

On Monday, at the U.N. climate change conference in New York, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and several dozen other groups will announce their divestment from fossil fuels.

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Why Jewelry Stores Hide The Price Tags

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 2:28am

In most stores, you can see how much everything costs. Why do jewelry stores hide the price tags?

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Marvel's New Hero Wants To Save The World — And The Citrus Industry

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 4:38am

Captain Citrus was sponsored by Florida's orange growers, whose profits are being hurt by disease and declining consumer demand for orange juice. They hope the comic character will boost sales.

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Drivers, Passengers Say Uber App Doesn't Always Yield Best Routes

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 4:30am

People love Uber, but they often complain the Uber app's built-in navigation doesn't give its drivers the best directions. The company says the app helps drivers and passengers travel efficiently.

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Drivers, Passengers Say Uber App Doesn't Always Yield Best Routes

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 4:30am

People love Uber, but they often complain the Uber app's built-in navigation doesn't give its drivers the best directions. The company says the app helps drivers and passengers travel efficiently.

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All's Fair In Love And (The Rubber Used To Make) Condoms

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 7:37pm

Thistle extract, carrot dye and fair trade labels aren't just for tea. Condoms with fair trade and vegan certifications are moving into a market dominated by Trojan and Durex.

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In San Diego, A Bootcamp For Data Junkies

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 3:55pm

Natasha Balac runs a two-day boot camp out of the San Diego Supercomputer Center for people from all types of industries to learn the tools and algorithms to help them analyze data and spot patterns in their work.

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Beyond Charity: Turning The Soup Kitchen Upside Down

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 6:03am

For 25 years, DC Central Kitchen has been a place for the hungry to feed themselves and learn new skills. Now a bustling social enterprise, it's inspired similar programs across the nation.

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Tech Week: Smartphone Privacy, Cyberstalking, Alibaba's Big Debut

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 4:12am

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba makes the biggest debut on the NYSE ever. The details, and the other tech stories that piqued our interest, are in this week's roundup.

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With Alibaba IPO, Yahoo Reaps A Big Reward From Risky Bet

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 4:11am

Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang made a smart move when his company invested in a Chinese e-commerce firm called Alibaba in 2005. With this week's Alibaba IPO, Yahoo will gain nearly $8 billion.

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With Alibaba IPO, Yahoo Reaps A Big Reward From Risky Bet

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 4:11am

Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang made a smart move when his company invested in a Chinese e-commerce firm called Alibaba in 2005. With this week's Alibaba IPO, Yahoo will gain nearly $8 billion.

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What's In A Name? For Alibaba, It's 'Treasure'

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 3:15pm

Why does a Chinese company have an Arabic name? Melissa Block and Robert Siegel take us back to the San Francisco coffee shop where company CEO Jack Ma reportedly came up with the name.

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With IPO, Alibaba Hopes To Compete In The West

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 3:15pm

Shares of Chinese Internet giant Alibaba started trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday. The company raised more than $20 billion with its initial public offering, shattering a U.S. record set by Visa in 2008.

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To Foil Russia's Food Ban, Imported Ingredients Go Incognito

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 2:40pm

Russia's ban on imported foods hasn't stopped its trendiest restaurants from sourcing top-quality ingredients like Italian cheese and Norwegian fish. How? Just slap on a "made in Belarus" label.

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