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Net neutrality next, biggest target for new FCC chairman - Greensboro News & Record

32 min 30 sec ago

Greensboro News & Record

Net neutrality next, biggest target for new FCC chairman
Greensboro News & Record
FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2015, file photo, Federal Communication Commission Commissioner Ajit Pai speaks during an open hearing and vote on "Net Neutrality" in Washington. Tech companies are readying for a showdown with a Republican-controlled ...
Democrats must have a better response on net neutrality than simply 'No'The Hill (blog)
The Tech Community Voices Its Support for Net NeutralityEntrepreneur

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Larry Page highlights new businesses, says he's having a 'good time,' in Alphabet shareholder letter - CNBC

1 hour 46 min ago

CNBC

Larry Page highlights new businesses, says he's having a 'good time,' in Alphabet shareholder letter
CNBC
Google may be Larry Page's best-known project, but it's Alphabet's "other bets" that took the spotlight in his 2016 shareholder letter. "The new structure has helped entrepreneurs build and run companies with the autonomy and speed they need," he wrote.
Tech earnings extravaganza: Amazon, Microsoft, Alphabet and Expedia set to report todayGeekWire

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Ford Sharpening Sales Pitch as Driverless Car Wager Underwhelms - Bloomberg

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Bloomberg

Ford Sharpening Sales Pitch as Driverless Car Wager Underwhelms
Bloomberg
Ford Motor Co. has work to do convincing investors that its bet on self-driving cars and robo-taxis will pay off for shareholders now enduring a profit drop to go along with a stock-price slump. First-quarter adjusted earnings fell by 42 percent ...

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Apple is in talks to launch its own Venmo - Recode

4 hours 22 min ago

Recode

Apple is in talks to launch its own Venmo
Recode
Apple's on-again, off-again flirtation with building its own money-transfer service appears to be back on. The company has recently held discussions with payments industry partners about introducing its own Venmo competitor, according to multiple ...
Apple in talks to launch money-transfer service: RecodeBusiness Insider

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Penn Station work will disrupt train service for months. Here are details. - NJ.com

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NJ.com

Penn Station work will disrupt train service for months. Here are details.
NJ.com
Amtrak officials on Thursday announced a "series of major track and switch renewal projects" which they say will make Penn Station "more efficient, safe and better able to serve its passengers." The program will cost tens of million of dollars, said ...
Amtrak plans major repairs at NYC's Penn StationUSA TODAY
Amtrak Plans to Close Several Penn Station Tracks for Major RepairsNew York Times

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Too few listings pinch real estate in March; Pending home sales slip 0.8% - CNBC

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CNBC

Too few listings pinch real estate in March; Pending home sales slip 0.8%
CNBC
A monthly measure of signed contracts to buy existing homes slipped 0.8 percent in March from February. The so-called pending home sales index from the National Association of Realtors is just 0.8 percent higher than it was in March 2016. "Home ...

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Brigham and Women's offers buyouts to 1600 workers - The Boston Globe

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The Boston Globe

Brigham and Women's offers buyouts to 1600 workers
The Boston Globe
Brigham and Women's Hospital, one of Boston's largest employers, said Thursday that it is offering voluntary buyouts to 1,600 workers to rein in costs amid a challenging period in the health care industry. The hospital is profitable, Brigham officials ...

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Comcast taps a surprising source of growth - CBS News

5 hours 52 min ago

CBS News

Comcast taps a surprising source of growth
CBS News
NEW YORK - One of Comcast's (CMCSA) fastest-growing businesses hasn't been selling cable or internet subscriptions -- or making movies and TV shows, or selling TV ads. It has been theme parks. Since 2011, when Comcast first took over NBCUniversal's ...

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US durable goods orders rose 0.7% in March vs. 1.2% increase expected - CNBC

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CNBC

US durable goods orders rose 0.7% in March vs. 1.2% increase expected
CNBC
New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods rose less than expected in March, but a second straight monthly increase in shipments suggested business investment accelerated in the first quarter amid a recovering energy sector. The Commerce Department ...
Durable-goods orders rise 0.7% in March to mark third gain in a rowMarketWatch
Stock Futures Higher as Positive Earnings Offset Weaker Durable Goods OrdersTheStreet.com
U.S. Durable-Goods Orders Rose Less Than Forecast in MarchBloomberg
U.S. News & World Report
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US weekly jobless claims total 257000 vs 242000 estimate - CNBC

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CNBC

US weekly jobless claims total 257000 vs 242000 estimate
CNBC
Job seekers attend the CUNY Big Apple Job and Internship Fair at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York . The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, but the four-week average of claims fell to a ...
Jobless claims jump to one-month high of 257000MarketWatch
US Unemployment Claims Tick Up but Remain at Low LevelNew York Times

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Words to Watch: How to Detect Shifts by Europe's Central Bank - New York Times

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New York Times

Words to Watch: How to Detect Shifts by Europe's Central Bank
New York Times
The headquarters of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt. The bank's governing council meets on Thursday. Credit Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters. FRANKFURT — With crucial elections approaching in France, the European Central Bank opted on Thursday ...
EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Threaten To Snap Win Streak, With Draghi On DeckFox Business

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Under Armour shares surge on smaller-than-expected loss - CNBC

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CNBC

Under Armour shares surge on smaller-than-expected loss
CNBC
The company reported a loss of 1 cent per share, topping analysts' expectations of a loss of 4 cents per share, according to Thomson Reuters. Revenue came in at $1.12 billion for the quarter, beating a $1.11 billion estimate, according to analysts ...
Under Armour Surges After Posting Smaller Loss Than FearedBloomberg
Under Armour posts its first ever lossMarketWatch
Under Armour loses less money than expected, stock spikesBusiness Insider
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ECB Keeps Policy Settings Unchanged Awaiting Political Clarity - Bloomberg

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Financial Times

ECB Keeps Policy Settings Unchanged Awaiting Political Clarity
Bloomberg
The European Central Bank kept interest rates unchanged at record lows and maintained its quantitative-easing program as officials monitor the economic recovery and the risk of political turbulence in the region. The Governing Council reaffirmed its ...
European Central Bank keeps stimulus on hold as risks loomWashington Post
European markets lower; ECB rate on hold; Deutsche Bank down 3.2%CNBC
ECB keeps interest rates, guidance unchanged as expectedReuters
Nasdaq -MarketWatch -New York Daily News -New York Times
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Ford first quarter profits fall 35% to $1.6B - Detroit Free Press

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Detroit Free Press

Ford first quarter profits fall 35% to $1.6B
Detroit Free Press
Ford's profits sank 35% during the first quarter to $1.6 billion as higher costs for warranties, recalls and materials eroded profits. The Dearborn automaker also faced a tough comparison to the first three months of last year and is facing a falling ...
Ford's profit dips 35% on recall costsMarketWatch
Ford beats earnings and revenue expectationsCNBC
Ford's revenue up 4 percent in early 2017 but profits dipMLive.com
Business Insider -New York Daily News -Nasdaq
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Kia invests $1 billion to build cars in India - CNNMoney

7 hours 33 min ago

CNNMoney

Kia invests $1 billion to build cars in India
CNNMoney
South Korean automaker Kia Motors on Thursday became the latest company to try and grab a slice of the pie, announcing a $1.1 billion investment in a manufacturing plant in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Construction is due to begin later this ...

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FX: Gearing Up For ECB - Nasdaq

7 hours 33 min ago

Nasdaq

FX: Gearing Up For ECB
Nasdaq
Currencies were calm and steady and did not react much to a generally unchanged statement from the Bank of Japan in quiet Asian and early European trade as markets geared up for the ECB press conference later in the day. The one exception was the ...

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Exxon Mobil Fined $21 Million For Violating Clean Air Act 16386 Times - Huffington Post

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Huffington Post

Exxon Mobil Fined $21 Million For Violating Clean Air Act 16386 Times
Huffington Post
“We believe it's the largest penalty resulting from a citizen suit in U.S. history,” one of the plaintiffs said. By Nick Visser. Credit: Jessica Rinaldi / Reuters. A judge found Exxon Mobil illegally released more than 10 million pounds of pollutants ...

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WATCH: Milwaukee Man Gets Kicked Off Delta Flight After Using the Restroom - PEOPLE.com

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PEOPLE.com

WATCH: Milwaukee Man Gets Kicked Off Delta Flight After Using the Restroom
PEOPLE.com
A man was removed from his delayed Milwaukee-bound Delta Airlines flight after an emergency run to the bathroom. While waiting for nearly two hours for flight 2035 to take off the tarmac in Atlanta on Apr. 18, Kima Hamilton of Milwaukee, Wisconsin got ...
Stingl: Urgent trip to restroom gets man kicked off Delta flightMilwaukee Journal Sentinel

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United plans overhaul of customer policies after dragging incident - WLS-TV

13 hours 35 min ago

WLS-TV

United plans overhaul of customer policies after dragging incident
WLS-TV
United Airlines announced several changes on Thursday to its policies and the way it handles passengers after a doctor was dragged off a flight to make room for a crew member. Among the "substantial changes" announced are increased customer ...

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United Takes Added Steps to Win Back Customers and Avoid More Ugly Events - New York Times

13 hours 38 min ago

New York Times

United Takes Added Steps to Win Back Customers and Avoid More Ugly Events
New York Times
United Airlines on Thursday gave its fullest account yet of a violent episode on one of its planes. Credit Scott Olson/Getty Images. United Airlines, still trying to regain its footing more than two weeks after a video showed a police officer violently ...
United dragging report: 'Our review shows that many things went wrong that day'Washington Post
United Airlines' policy changes include paying bumped passengers up to $10000Los Angeles Times
United pledges new protections for fliers in wake of passenger-dragging incidentUSA TODAY
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