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By The Numbers: Federal Report Says 'Extreme Long-Term Unemployment' Remained High In 2014

March 19, 2015 9:56 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A new report from the federal Labor Department says the nation's level of "extreme long-term unemployment" remained high in 2014 despite a strong year for hiring.

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Lawmakers Hope To Designate, Fund 'Manufacturing Universities'

March 19, 2015 9:46 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Wednesday introduced legislation that would provide 25 universities with federal funding to bolster programs relating to manufacturing.

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Saudi Arabia Looks To U.S. To Develop Shale Deposits

March 19, 2015 9:19 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Saudi Arabia has a long history of recruiting skilled workers from the West to develop its vast oil reserves. The country, however, also possesses shale oil deposits, and observers say the current oil market provides an opportunity for the Saudis to begin developing those resources.

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Midsize Truck Myth: Why Chevy's New Urban Pickup Is Huge

March 18, 2015 12:17 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Since the Chevrolet Colorado went on sale last year it's been flying off dealership lots. The truck is important, because it fills a segment that Detroit had been ignoring for years: midsize trucks. 

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Whiskey Sales Soar, Lead Spirits Industry

March 18, 2015 12:14 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

The founder and CEO of 2 Gingers, Kieran Folliard, discusses rising U.S. whiskey sales.

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A Drone That Throws Flames, Sprays Graffiti

March 18, 2015 12:10 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Tyrone the Drone can spray graffiti and produce fire from the sky. Laurie Segall reports.

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FDA Software Validation: What To Do To Validate Quality Computer Systems

March 18, 2015 12:03 pm | by Penny Goss | Articles | Comments

A look at the top five most common software validation and documentation questions asked by others in FDA regulated industries and best practices for meeting the guidelines.

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Descendant Of Company Founder Put In Charge Of Old Forester

March 18, 2015 10:37 am | by Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press | News | Comments

Liquor producer Brown-Forman Corp. is putting a descendant of its founder in charge of its original whiskey, the latest sign that it intends to rejuvenate the long-struggling Old Forester bourbon brand.

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Ford GT Supercar Will Be Company's Most Expensive Ever

March 18, 2015 10:33 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Ford GT supercar will be Ford Motor Co.'s priciest vehicle ever when it goes on sale next year.

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Kraft Recalls 6.5 Million Boxes Of Mac And Cheese

March 18, 2015 10:29 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Kraft Foods is recalling about 6.5 million boxes cases of original flavor Kraft Macaroni & Cheese because some of the boxes contain small pieces of metal.

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Ford, Microsoft Announce Cloud-Based System For New Vehicles

March 18, 2015 10:19 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Ford Motor Company and Microsoft on Tuesday announced a partnership to implement a cloud-based system on new Ford models starting later this year.

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More States Targeting Microbeads

March 18, 2015 10:08 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Personal care products that contain tiny plastic pellets are increasingly in the crosshairs of state lawmakers amid concerns over their environmental impact.

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Italian Companies To Generate Bioplastic From Potatoes

March 18, 2015 9:53 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Two Italian companies recently announced plans to process potato byproducts into plastic materials.

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One View Mobile Analytics Cloud Platform For Consumer-Oriented Industries

March 18, 2015 8:35 am | by Sage Clarity | Product Releases | Comments

Sage Clarity LLC has expanded the availability of its One View for Supply Chain Metrics suite of apps to various consumer-oriented industries.

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Tesla To ‘End Range Anxiety’

March 17, 2015 12:01 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | News | Comments

Elon Musk, Tesla's co-founder and CEO, announced this week on Twitter that the company will reveal a firmware update for its Model S sedan later this week. The purpose of this update will supposedly "end range anxiety."

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March Madness Could Cost Employers Nearly $2 Billion

March 17, 2015 11:52 am | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

With March Madness now in full swing, workplaces will lose time and money due to employees filling out brackets, checking scores, and watching games during work hours over the next few weeks, especially this Thursday and Friday.

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Tiny Blue Bubbles Designed To Help Save The Planet

March 17, 2015 11:46 am | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

A team of engineers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory may have found a way to capture CO2 from power plants, using tiny blue capsules that look like fish eggs.

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Growing Controversy Over Craft Beer Trademarks

March 17, 2015 11:43 am | by CBS News | Videos | Comments

Naming beer is harder than you might think. Passionate brewers are going up against each other over something as simple as the name and image. 

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Satya Nadella On Microsoft's Future

March 17, 2015 11:39 am | by CNNMoney | Videos | Comments

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella talks to CNN's Maggie Lake about the company's future in a world driven by data.

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Does Your Current ERP System Cost More Than It Delivers?

March 17, 2015 11:36 am | by Bob McKee | Articles | Comments

How to know when it’s time to replace your homegrown ERP system.

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