Features By Sally Herships

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How to speed up plane boarding? Ask an astrophysicist

Airlines endlessly try to engineer procedures to speed up boarding and reduce costly delays. A scientist thinks he has the solution.
Posted In: airline industry, Science, math
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Ex-JPMorgan employees charged. Who else should be worried by the London Whale?

Thanks to cooperation from Bruno Iksil, a.k.a. the London Whale, the Justice Department's charged two people for allegedly hiding the size of JPMorgan's $6 billion trading loss.
Posted In: JP Morgan, JPMorgan Chase, London Whale
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Is Washington getting tougher on bad bank behavior?

Big banks are in the cross hairs of the Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission, as authorities push for tougher punishment for misbehavior.
Posted In: JPMorgan Chase, Banks
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Jeff Bezos' prime target: Prestige?

What does Jeff Bezos get out of his purchase of the Washington Post for $250 million? (Besides a struggling media business, of course).
Posted In: washington post, New York Times, media, Amazon, jeff bezos
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CBS blackout? 4 tips and tricks to get your fix

Some savvy Time Warner Cable customers have schemed out ways to watch CBS and Showtime during the cable dispute. What are they?
Posted In: CBS, Time Warner, Good Wife, NFL, television
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Hot Pockets heat up with effort to lure foodies

The handheld, sandwich-like pastry is relaunching with healthier, higher-quality ingredients to appeal to millennials.
Posted In: Hot Pockets, marketing, Food
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Is manufacturing growth creating 'decent wage' jobs?

Manufacturing activity grew last month to its highest level in two years. But is it producing jobs you can raise a family on?
Posted In: manufacturing
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Study: Black and Latino students missing out on selective colleges

A new study finds that America's higher education system perpetuates white advantages.
Posted In: higher education, college
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The smartphone killed the camera. Is the GPS unit next?

Garmin and other GPS companies are struggling to sell consumer GPS units in an iPhone world.
Posted In: gps, iPhone, apple, Garmin, smartphone
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Why homeless kids are harder to count

The Urban Institute looks to make counting homeless youth more effective.
Posted In: homeless, youth, public policy

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