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Microsoft CEO's Comments Reflect A Larger Workplace Problem

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 4:04pm

On Thursday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said it is good karma in some instances when women do not ask for a raise. Melissa Block talks to Maria Klawe, who was interviewing him, about the reaction.

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U.S. Gas Prices Continue To Slide Downward

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 3:05pm

On Friday, the price for benchmark crude oil in the U.S. fell below $85 a barrel. Oil production is outstripping demand by a wide margin and analysts say that situation may continue for a while.

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Microsoft CEO Nadella's Remarks Add To Tech's Sexism Problem

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 1:36pm

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is facing public criticism after his comments suggesting that women should not ask for raises. But they also underscore questions about tech's male-dominated culture.

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Reviving A Southern Industry, From Cotton Field To Clothing Rack

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 3:53am

Garment-making once thrived in the South. Two acclaimed designers are trying to bring it back with a field-to-garment concept, creating a clothing line from their own organic cotton grown in Alabama.

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Microsoft CEO Backtracks On Suggestion That Women Shouldn't Ask For Raises

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 7:52pm

During a talk at a conference about women in technology, Satya Nadella said those women who don't ask for raises would be compensated by "karma."

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Stock Market Has Wild Week Of Ups And Downs

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 3:14pm

The stock market has been on a tear this week in both directions. The Dow was down more than 270 points on Tuesday and up by a similar amount Wednesday. On Thursday, it was down by more than 300 points in mid-afternoon.

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How College Students Battled Textbook Publishers To A Draw, In 3 Graphs

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 2:35pm

The price of new textbooks has gone through the roof. But what students spend on books has barely budged.

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Customers Can Keep The Tip — Which Might Please Restaurant Workers

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 12:58pm

A handful of restaurants are experimenting with no-tipping models, guaranteeing their servers a base level of pay. So far, satisfaction is up and turnover is down.

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