Technology

Must Read Money Stories for Wednesday, Feb. 25

Key moves on Keystone. Welp, he did it. As expected, President Obama vetoed legislation passed by the Republican-led Congress that would have paved the way for an oil pipeline stretching from Canada to Texas. Politico has the scoop on what

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Must Read Money Stories for Tuesday, Feb. 24

PawSox on the move? A small Rhode Island town’s beloved minor league baseball team — an affiliate of the Boston Red Sox — might be moving to Providence, according to the Boston Globe. The paper writes that the Pawtucket Red

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Must Read Money Stories for Friday, Feb. 20

Mark your calendar. This Apple car thing is starting to sound pretty solid. After previous reports that the maker of the iPhone has been poaching talent from both Tesla and electric car battery companies, Bloomberg is now reporting a release

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Must Read Money Stories, Thursday, Feb. 19

Spreading the wealth. The Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro area is one of the most successful communities in America; its median household income is higher than New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, and it’s in America’s top 10 for college graduation and

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Technology And Money: Apple, Arizona And An Economic Development Tango

For the past couple of years, Mesa, AZ, has proudly been able to proclaim its stature as an Apple manufacturing site. But amid the hoopla of the Super Bowl in Phoenix, Apple’s plans to produce sapphire screens for iPhones at

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Must Read Money Stories For Tuesday, February 17

Fifty Shades craze in the South. America’s bible belt — known for its social conservatism — is going crazy for Mr. Grey’s bondage. Early ticket sales sold 2.8 times faster than expected on Fandango in Arkansas, according to the Economist,

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Transportation And Money: All About “Freemium” Airport Wi-Fi

There’s a word you now need to know about wi-fi at the airport: freemium. These days, travelers expect Wi-Fi to be robust enough to handle their myriad devices — and it must be free. But that doesn’t mean you’ll get

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Must Read Money Stories For Tuesday, Feb. 10

Get on the couch. There’s a new way to cope with your money stress: Financial therapy. The New York Times’ Paul Sullivan visited the Financial Therapy Clinic at Kansas State University recently, where his stress level was analyzed during a

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Must Read Money Stories For Monday, Feb. 9

Alibaba pays up for smartphone maker. The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba agreed to pay $590 million to purchase minority stake in the smartphone maker Meizu, Forbes reports. The companies have yet to announce how much the minority stake will be, but they

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Amazon retail stores: a reversal of strategy?

Amazon transformed the book world, and then the retail world, by taking what was in brick and mortar stores and selling it online. But now, Amazon might be pulling a strategy reversal. On Tuesday, Amazon and Purdue University announced the

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