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Business and Money

What you need to know to navigate the economy and your career. Edited by Terry Ponick

Pre-Holiday stock action: Nothing to see here, folks

WASHINGTON, July 3, 2017 – While the media had a weekend-long hissy fit over President Trump’s CNN-trashing WWE Smackdown parody .gif video, Wall Street ignored all the noise and hit the irrational exuberance button again, but on low volume. The Dow closed up 129.64 points to stand at 21,479, after hitting another all-time high of ...

Can social media help you catch the bus?

Sharing transit data could allow riders — even those who don’t often use public transportation — to research transit options using Snapchat, Facebook or other social media platforms they already use frequently.


Cyber boot camp creates superheroes of the future

SAN DIEGO, June 26, 2017 — Millions of American teens plan to spend the summer enjoying the adventure of their favorite superheroes at the movie theater, in video games, or in graphic novels. A select few will spend part of their summer becoming superheroes themselves in real life: cyber superheroes ready to defend against hackers ...