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Apple iPhones allow extraction of deep personal data, researcher finds

SAN FRANCISCO - Personal data including text messages, contact lists and photos can be extracted from iPhones through previously unpublicized techniques by Apple Inc employees, the company acknowledged this week.

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FBI investigates Ford engineer after listening devices found

DETROIT - A former Ford Motor Co engineer is being investigated by the FBI after listening devices were found in meeting rooms at company offices, the automaker said on Friday.

25 Jul 2014

Fox seen selling CNN rather than spinning off despite tax bill

NEW YORK - If Twenty-First Century Fox succeeds in buying Time Warner Inc, it's likely to sell CNN and pay billions of dollars in taxes rather than go through the headaches of spinning the cable news channel off to shareholders of the merged company, according to people familiar with the matter.

25 Jul 2014

BSkyB to pay $9 billion to create Sky Europe

LONDON/PARIS - Britain's BSkyB has agreed to pay $9 billion to buy the Rupert Murdoch's pay-TV companies in Germany and Italy, taking its hunt for growth into Europe by creating a media powerhouse with 20 million customers. | Video

U.S. sets anti-dumping duties on solar imports from China, Taiwan

WASHINGTON - The United States on Friday set new import duties on solar products from China and Taiwan after the Commerce Department found that the solar panels and cells are being sold too cheaply on the U.S. market.

Tyson Foods to shut three factories, cut 950 jobs

- Tyson Foods Inc said it will discontinue operations at three of its factories which make processed meat products such as sausages and hot dogs, affecting about 950 people.

25 Jul 2014

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Millennials: forever renters or just delayed homeowners?

The White House wants to help you move out of your parents’ basement. That was the message from Jason Furman, the chairman of the White House’s Council of Economic Advisers, at the Zillow Housing Forum in Washington yesterday.