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Disney to take on Silicon Valley with Fox merger

8 hours 21 min ago
The Walt Disney Company is buying 21st Century Fox assets in a deal worth more than $52 billion.
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Disney announces deal with Fox

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 6:38pm
A look at the ways Disney will now have an advantage in the streaming landscape.
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The GOP tax plan moves closer to being done

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 5:12pm
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45. "A Wrinkle in Time" and the battle against rhythmic cyclical hopelessness

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 4:54pm
Madeleine L'Engle's classic young adult novel is a story about love, patience and persistence (which is what it took to get the book published).
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What tech can — and can't — do to prevent and put out wildfires

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 4:52pm
A Berkeley lab is using drones and LiDAR to map fire fuel and understand how it burns.
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How Condé Nast went from magazine publisher to entertainment company

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 1:53pm
President Dawn Ostroff explains how video franchises like "73 Questions" are made.
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Federal Reserve raises interest rates ahead of the tax reform deal

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 1:35pm
It's a third time this year that the Fed has increased interest rates.
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This holiday season, some companies are rethinking that open bar at the office party

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:15pm
Amidst news of sexual harassment scandals, some companies are canceling holiday parties while others limit alcohol or hire monitors to patrol the party.
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How the end of Saudi Arabia's cinema ban could open the door for female filmmakers

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:42am
Filmmaker Hajar al-Naim explains what the lift could mean for women and talks about the the first time she entered a movie theater.
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Ajit Pai's new internet

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 6:40pm
The FCC is expected to vote to eliminate net neutrality. We talked to the chairman about what the internet might look like if that happens.
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What tech companies are saying about the repeal of net neutrality rules

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 6:17pm
In a 3-to-2 vote, the FCC ruled to roll back net neutrality policy established under the Obama administration.
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The Treasury Department's tax plan analysis is one page long. Really.

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 5:59pm
Is empirical analysis dead? We ask Politico's Ben White.
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Puerto Rico’s hurricane damage derails debt repayment plan

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 5:29pm
Economists say the island is economically crippled for the foreseeable future.
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Westfield mall owner agrees to sale

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 5:15pm
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How Condé Nast became an entertainment company

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 4:57pm
Dawn Ostroff is President of Condé Nast Entertainment and she's charged with getting the publisher to think beyond magazines.
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What the merger of CVS and Aetna could mean for customers

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 3:43pm
With access to Aetna's 47 million customers, CVS wants to transform its stores into "health care hubs."
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