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(NEW YORK) -- You might be familiar with Microsoft Office's suite of programs, including Microsoft Word, but did you know there is a world championship for Microsoft Word?This week, Dominique Howard, 21, a receptionist at JPMorgan Chase in New York City, became the first woman to win the title in the competition's 13-year history.When asked on a Yo...
Posted 2014-08-01 15:03:18
(NEW YORK) -- Stocks fell again on Friday after a steep plunge on Thursday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 68.97 points, ending the day at 16,493.31. The Nasdaq fell 17.13 points to 4,352.64, while the S&P 500 fell 5.45 points, closing at 1,925.22. Unusually generous incentives and big discounts helped United States auto sales shine in J...
(NEW YORK) -- Why did the pedestrians cross the road? Before they got to the other side, they likely pressed crosswalk buttons. But in Dallas and New York City, walkers who pushed the metal buttons likely pushed placebos that did nothing to influence traffic patterns.Only about 9 percent of crosswalk buttons in New York actually work, a New York Ci...
(NEW YORK) -- Uber and Lyft customers might be getting a bit more than a ride home from some of their drivers. Users of the secret-sharing app Whisper are sharing purported tales of trysts with their civilian chauffeurs -- some saying they went so far as to have consensual sex with the driver they hired. Others -- both drivers and customers -- ju...
Posted 2014-08-01 12:34:58
(NEW YORK) -- Move over, Barbie, and make room for Marie Curie.Miss Possible, an Illinois-based start-up, hopes to inspire girls with a new line of dolls. The goal of these dolls is to encourage girls to explore science, engineering and leadership.The idea for the company grew out of a perceived need. University of Illinois alumna Supriya Hobbs and...
(NEW YORK) -- What does Amazon's newest addition to its board of directors signal? A desire for the Seattle-based tech company to get a seat next to Hollywood's power players? A stronger commitment to women in the boardroom?Amazon gets all of the above with Judith "Judy" McGrath, the former chief executive officer and chair of Viacom's MTV Networks...
(NEW YORK) -- Facebook users who tried accessing their accounts on Friday were greeted with the message: "Sorry, something went wrong. We're working on getting this fixed as soon as we can."A message posted on Facebook's developer's portal around 12 p.m. ET said the social network "is currently experiencing an issue that is affecting all API and we...
Posted 2014-08-01 10:51:48
(NEW YORK) -- U.S. auto sales increased in July with the major auto manufacturers reporting heavy sales growth over the last year.  Consumers were attracted to enticing summer sales incentives like rebates and big discounts, the Wall Street Journal reports.July sales were up for General Motors, Chrysler, Ford and Nissan, which all reported gai...
(WASHINGTON) -- Issues with ignition switches have led General Motors to recall millions of vehicles. And now, the problem is affecting some motorcycles.Harley-Davidson is recalling approximately 3,361 bikes because certain calibrations could lead to engine vibrations that move the ignition switch from "on" to "accessory only." "If the vibration ca...
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. economy created 209,000 jobs in July, the Labor Department reported Friday. The latest unemployment figures came in just below economists expectations last month.  July marked the sixth straight month where more than 200,000 jobs were added. The unemployment rate inched up to 6.2 percent, a suggestion that more pe...

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