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    Beyond GoPro: Skiers and snowboarders can measure everything with apps, hardware

    10/20/2014 02:17 PM EDT
    A growing number of mobile apps, high-tech goggles and other digital devices that can measure with precision all of a skier or snowboarder's moves down a mountain, allowing winter sport athletes to push their limits with gadgets -- possibly even Google Glass -- that offer a wealth of data about their technique on the trail. 
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    Retirement Planner: Dusting off some stock market history
    10/17/2014 07:52 PM EDT - At the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, I struck up a conversation with someone who had cobbled together a car out of what looked like 50-gallon aluminum drums welded together -- with a bubble windshield on the front and a huge engine on the back. Full Story

    Health insurance enrollment returning
    10/19/2014 11:54 AM EDT - The health care overhaul makes renewing insurance so easy you don't have to do a thing. Full Story

    Here's what's been happening in markets this month
    10/18/2014 09:06 AM EDT - What a difference a month makes. On Sept. 18, the U.S. stock market reached a record high after a mostly uneventful summer. Full Story

    Educate yourself during Medicare open enrollment
    10/17/2014 09:08 PM EDT - Keeping the wallet healthy during Medicare's open enrollment period, which runs now to Dec. 7, is no small task.  Full Story

    Netflix stock tanks after subscriber growth comes up short
    10/16/2014 03:50 PM EDT - Netflix shares sank Thursday on slower subscriber growth and fears of increased competition ahead. Full Story

    Facebook creates 'Safety Check' tool for disasters
    10/16/2014 03:48 PM EDT - Facebook is launching a tool that lets users notify friends and family that they are safe during or after natural disasters.
     
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    Stocks plunge on Wall Street
    10/15/2014 09:50 PM EDT - NEW YORK -- Fear drove Wall Street to one of its most dramatic, dizzying days in years on Wednesday. Investors fled stocks and poured into bonds as worries about a global economic slowdown intensified. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 460 points in afternoon trading, all three U. Full Story

    Quinn: Women and pay raises — how to have the conversation
    10/14/2014 05:29 PM EDT - Raises are in the news -- how to ask, when to ask and even whether to ask. We may idealize the image of the self-assured worker who saunters into the boss's office, advocates for him- or herself and comes out with a nice salary bump, but not everyone agrees that's the way to do it.  Full Story

    Drop in energy stocks stymies market rebound
    10/14/2014 10:22 PM EDT - A slump in energy stocks stymied a rebound in U.S. indexes Tuesday as the price of oil plunged the most in two years. The decline in oil prices followed forecasts for weaker global demand this year and next, a sign of slowing economic growth. Chevron fell 2 percent, helping to drag down the Dow Jones industrial average in the waning moments of trading. Full Story

    Convicted murderer sues state over prison porn ban

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A convicted murderer sentenced to more than a half-century behind bars is suing the state of Connecticut, saying its ban on pornography in prison violates his constitutional rights. Full Story
    Smithsonian aims to raise $1.5B to improve museums

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian Institution has embarked on a major campaign to raise $1.5 billion and increase private support for the world's largest museum and research complex to fund programs in history, science, art and culture. Full Story