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What your employees are really doing on that conference call

The joy of conference calls is that you can do them from anywhere with a phone line or an internet connection--no more being chained to boardrooms or flying across the country to attend meetings.

HP recalls 6 million laptop power cords

HP issued a voluntary recall, explaining that a recently discovered overheating issue made the cords a “fire and burn hazard.”

Will robots take over the workforce? 4 predictions from experts

The robots are coming--and they want jobs. Here's what the experts say will happen by the year 2025.

Why summer Fridays are good for business

Want to boost morale? Flexible working hours, at least during the summer, could help.

Why did the man behind Windows jump ship, and who’s left to steer?

What does Steven Sinofsky's abrupt departure from Microsoft mean for Windows … and the way the company will compete with Apple and Google?

Google Free Zone brings the Internet to feature phones for free

Google Free Zone enables feature phone users use mail, Web search and Google+ for free. Is it generosity at work, a savvy market grab, or both?

How Apple's victory over Samsung will affect you

Digital Trends goes over the many ways Apple's $1 billion victory over Samsung could hurt Android users, and a few ways it could help.

Why do McDonald's burgers look different from their advertisements?

McDonald's Director of Marketing tackles a popular fan question by taking you behind the scenes of an advertisement photoshoot.

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  • Commission rejects London mayor's plan for airport

    Commission rejects London mayor's plan for airport

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:01 AM EDT2014-09-02 09:01:17 GMT
    Britain's Airport Commission has rejected a plan to build a four-runway airport in the Thames Estuary, describing it as more problematic and more expensive than other options.
    Britain's Airport Commission has rejected a plan to build a four-runway airport in the Thames Estuary, describing it as more problematic and more expensive than other options.
  • Euro continues descent ahead of ECB meeting

    Euro continues descent ahead of ECB meeting

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 4:41 AM EDT2014-09-02 08:41:07 GMT
    The euro has fallen to a one-year low against the dollar as Europe's single currency remains under pressure ahead of this week's policy meeting of the European Central Bank.
    The euro has fallen to a one-year low against the dollar as Europe's single currency remains under pressure ahead of this week's policy meeting of the European Central Bank.
  • Court halts ridesharing service Uber in Germany

    Court halts ridesharing service Uber in Germany

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 4:22 AM EDT2014-09-02 08:22:08 GMT
    A court has issued an injunction barring ridesharing service Uber from operating in Germany, the latest shot in a fight with the country's taxi drivers.
    A court has issued an injunction barring ridesharing service Uber from operating in Germany, the latest shot in a fight with the country's taxi drivers.
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