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How to create the next Silicon Valley

Build research-friendly colleges... and get some money.
Posted In: startups, Google, stanford

Will Netflix customers pick up the tab?

Netflix breaks down and pays Comcast directly for faster access. Who’s next to collect -- Verizon, AT&T? More to the point, who picks up the check? Us?
Posted In: netflix, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, net neutrality

Foster care is costly, and some states send more kids to relatives

Family care outside of the foster system is cheaper, but some children may lose out on services and oversight.
Posted In: foster care

A woman quit her job on TV: Good news for the economy?

So was no one at the Department of Labor watching the Superbowl?
Posted In: quitting your job, Economy, workplace culture

Early bird alert! You can file your taxes starting today!

Plus, 10 simple reasons to file your taxes early.
Posted In: income tax

Legal pot businesses would love to take cash to the bank

The Obama administration is considering regulations that will encourage banks to take legal marijuana business money. What are those businesses doing now, if they can’t deposit into banks?
Posted In: marijuana

Who says liberal arts majors can't make a good living?

A group of colleges and universities have launched a campaign on behalf of the liberal arts and the earnings potential of people who major in them.
Posted In: liberal arts

Banks aim for diversity at the top. Can they do more?

Plus a poll: Do you think your bank cares about diversity?
Posted In: banking, diversity

Barnes and Noble hopes to turn the page on falling sales

Between competition from Amazon, and the less-than-tremendous success of its Nook, Barnes and Noble is in a tough spot.
Posted In: Books, e-readers, Nook, Kindle

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