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    US stocks close higher for third day in a row on positive data

    04/16/2014 10:32 PM EDT
    Investors drove stock prices to their highest level in a week Wednesday, encouraged by a crop of corporate earnings and reassuring U.S. and Chinese economic data. Major U.S. stock indexes notched their third day of gains in a row. Yahoo and Delta Air Lines were among the companies posting big gains. 
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    US stock market rebounds after choppy day; even tech stocks bounce
    04/15/2014 10:24 PM EDT - A stock market swoon turned into a comeback Tuesday. Stocks managed a late-afternoon rebound for the second time in two days as investors seemed to brush off a report of lower confidence among homebuilders and simmering tensions in the Ukraine. The late rally even gave a lift to tech stocks like Google and Intel, which had weighed on the market much of the day. Full Story

    US stocks recover ground on retail sales gain
    04/14/2014 10:53 PM EDT - U.S. stocks mounted a modest rally on Monday, helping investors recover some of the ground lost after a rough finish last week. Investors were bracing for another round of discouraging earnings and a third consecutive loss for the stock market. But the market pushed higher from the get-go Monday, receiving a boost from solid earnings from Citigroup and a strong pickup in retail sales last Full Story

    Stocks fall again on investor jitters over earnings, tech rout
    04/11/2014 10:16 PM EDT - NEW YORK -- Investors drove the stock market lower for a second straight day Friday as they grew anxious that earnings growth was faltering. Weaker results at JPMorgan Chase dragged bank stocks lower. And big drops in once-soaring tech stocks pushed the Nasdaq composite down for a third week. "Not stepping in" "The market has been trying to come back, but each time the selling Full Story

    David Butler named editor-in-chief of Digital First Media
    04/11/2014 10:16 PM EDT - NEW YORK - Digital First Media Friday named David J. Butler the company's editor-in-chief.Butler, editor of the San Jose Mercury News and its sister papers in the (San Francisco) Bay Area News Group, will oversee news and content operations at the Company's 75 daily newspapers as well as all weekly and digital newsgathering operations, according to a press release. Full Story

    Protecting your passwords after Heartbleed
    04/11/2014 05:20 PM EDT - You've probably heard about Heartbleed by now. It's big, bad wolf of an Internet security problem. And though it's mainly server managers who have to take steps to fix it, you can manage your passwords to help protect yourself. Full Story

    Investors flee tech stocks again, pummeling Nasdaq
    04/10/2014 10:00 PM EDT - NEW YORK -- The high-flyers are laying the stock market low -- once again. Investors turned against biotech, Internet and other once-soaring stocks on Thursday, driving the Nasdaq composite index to its worst day since 2011. The sell-off in tech names dragged down the broader market and left all the major U. Full Story

    US stock market rallies on Fed minutes, positive earnings news
    04/09/2014 10:24 PM EDT - NEW YORK -- Once again, it was the Federal Reserve to the rescue for the stock market. Major U.S. indexes rose broadly Wednesday, helped by a report out of the nation’s central bank that showed Fed policymakers want to be absolutely certain the U.S. economy had recovered before starting to raise interest rates. Full Story

    Twitter tweaks website to attract new users
    04/09/2014 05:59 PM EDT - As Twitter looks to broaden its appeal beyond its 241 million users, the company is introducing a redesign of profile pages that includes bigger photos, more user controls and a distinct resemblance to Facebook. Full Story

    US stocks rise for the first time in four days
    04/08/2014 10:02 PM EDT - NEW YORK -- Maybe the sell-off was a little overdone. That was the sentiment on Wall Street Tuesday as the stock market broke a three-day losing streak. The gain pushed the Standard & Poor’s 500 index back into positive territory for the year. The rebound was driven partly by bargain-hunting as investors picked up stocks that hold fallen the most in the slump over the previous Full Story

    This opera singer treated Paris commuters to a surprise performance

    At times, opera singer Christophe Ménager likes to treat commuters in the Paris metro to a performance. In this comedic piece of opera, he clearly enjoys singing to passers-by. Full Story
    Gmail makes sending mobile photos easier

    Now, you can insert an assortment of pictures or photo albums directly into email, resize them within the message and make sharing with friends and family less of a time-consuming process overall. Full Story
    'Bears': Survival is the bare necessity (review)

    Wildlife documentary pros Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey follow their well-established format of anthropomorphizing animals with human names, motivations and emotions, while still providing educational information and visuals so stunning, you'll wonder how they were shot. Full Story