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US tech giants may find their future shaped by Europe

Oct 17, 2017

The likes of Facebook, Google and Apple are facing an uncomfortable truth: Europe's culture of tough corporate oversight, not America's light-touch regulation, may soon rule their industry

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Redesign, move, declutter _ businesses fix workspace issues

Oct 11, 2017

An uncomfortable workplace, due to space, noise or aesthetics, can hurt morale and make it harder to work

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Hurricanes cause rare monthly US job loss but rebound likely

Oct 6, 2017

US loses 33,000 jobs after hurricanes slam Texas, Florida; first decline in nearly seven years

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Learning curve: Hard lessons for businesses in hurricanes

Oct 4, 2017

Hurricanes of the past few months have given many small business owners new lessons about disaster preparation

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Rapper Kendrick Lamar among headliners at Forbes summit

Sep 30, 2017

Rapper Kendrick Lamar and Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman are among the celebrities, athletes and business leaders heading to Boston for this year's Forbes' Under 30 Summit

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Consumer Affairs

Education agency blasted amid student loan scam crackdown

Oct 20, 2017

Critics say the Department of Education fails to act against student loan scams that other federal agencies and state attorneys general are targeting in a national sweep

Central Europe tackles issue of lower quality consumer goods

Oct 13, 2017

The leaders of four Central European countries have cautiously welcomed European Union proposals to address their concerns that multinationals sell lower-quality versions of their foods to consumers in Central and Eastern Europe

The Latest: Catalan parliament speaker slams session block

Oct 5, 2017

Catalan parliament speaker Carme Forcadell says the suspension by Spanish courts of a planned plenary session to consider a declaration of independence is a "violation of freedom of speech"

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