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Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 07:54 AM CDT

The Man Who Created Emoji Says He Saw Nuance in Pictures

The Man Who Created Emoji Says He Saw Nuance in Pictures

The tiny smiley faces, hearts, knife-and-fork or clenched fist have become a global language for mobile phone messages. They are displayed in the Museum of Modern Art in New York. They star in a new Hollywood...

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 09:42 AM CDT

Taco Bell Plans New Locations That Will Serve Alcohol

Taco Bell Plans New Locations That Will Serve Alcohol

Taco bell plans to serve alcohol at 300 new locations as part of its expansion into urban markets, the fast food chain announced Tuesday. The company will build new "Cantina style" locations throughout the...

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 10:58 AM CDT

T-Mobile, Sprint in Talks About a Merger: Sources

T-Mobile, Sprint in Talks About a Merger: Sources

T-Mobile and Sprint are in active talks about a merger, though negotiators are still weeks away from finalizing a deal to unite the nation's No. 3 and No. 4 wireless carriers, people close to the situation told...

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 05:47 AM CDT

Toys R Us Files for Bankruptcy But Keeps Stores Open

Toys R Us Files for Bankruptcy But Keeps Stores Open

Toys R Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season — and says its stores will...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 06:55 PM CDT

Two Equifax Executives Retire After Data Breach Disclosure

Two Equifax Executives Retire After Data Breach Disclosure

Equifax said Friday that its top information and security executives were retiring, effective immediately, as the company reels from its disclosure last week that it suffered a data breach potentially affecting...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 02:12 AM CDT

Google Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Gender Pay

Google Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Gender Pay

Google faces a new lawsuit accusing it of gender-based pay discrimination. A lawyer representing three female former Google employees is seeking class action status for the claim. The suit, filed Thursday in...

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 at 09:47 AM CDT

FTC Probing Equifax After Massive Data Breach

FTC Probing Equifax After Massive Data Breach

Equifax, already facing lawsuits in the wake of its disclosure last week that it exposed vital data like Social Security numbers of about 143 million Americans, is the subject of a Federal Trade Commission...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 07:46 AM CDT

Target Bumps Up Holiday Hiring By 40 Percent This Year

Target Bumps Up Holiday Hiring By 40 Percent This Year

Target is hiring 100,000 people to work during the hectic holiday shopping season, up 40 percent from last year. The retailer said Wednesday that the seasonal hires, an increase of 30,000 workers from the...

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 at 07:45 AM CDT

Target Announces New Brand With 'Fixer Upper' Stars

As Target continues to release new brands in its stores this fall, the company...View gallery

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Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 at 07:19 PM CDT

New Lawsuits, Gestures to Customers in Equifax Data Breach

New Lawsuits, Gestures to Customers in Equifax Data Breach

Equifax faces new lawsuits and is trying to make new gestures to customers in the wake of its disclosure last week that it exposed vital data like Social Security numbers of about 143 million Americans. It's...

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