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Why failure is so important to career success

Failure is not a dirty word. Yet for too many professionals, it's seen as something that should never happen to you - and if it does, you should be ashamed of it. Well, that's wrong.

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America's highest paid CEO earns $285 million

Apparently GoPro's "extreme" culture even applies to how much money it pays its founder and CEO.

Nick Woodman, the surfer turned billionaire, is about to become the highest paid executive in America.

The 39-year-old GoPro CEO was awarded a package of...

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Verizon FIOS to let you pick, choose cable channels

Verizon FIOS will start letting customers opt in -- and out -- of the cable channels they get as part of their pay television service -- the first move by a major provider toward a la carte service.

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Report: Comcast, Time Warner Cable merger in doubt

A Bloomberg report on Friday cast new doubts on Comcast's long-gestating bid to buy Time Warner Cable.

The news wire, citing anonymous sources, reported that "staff attorneys at the Justice Department's antitrust division are nearing a recommendation ...

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No more credit checks for NYC job seekers

Job seekers in New York City can now rest assured that their credit history won't impact their employment prospects.

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S'Mores Frappuccino coming to Starbucks

Combine the innocence of a childhood treat with the marketing genius of Starbucks and you get the S'Mores Frappuccino.

The specialty drink will hit stores on April 28. Bottles of the specialty flavor have been for sale in some grocery stores since las...

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Here's the only pot stock worth owning

The marijuana business is attracting a lot of interest from entrepreneurs, venture capitalists -- and consumers -- in states where pot is legal for recreational and/or medicinal use.

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Apple could be America's first $1 trillion company

Just 18 years ago Apple flirted with bankruptcy. Now it's trying to become America's first $1 trillion company.

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Pa. unemployment rate ticked up slightly in March

The number of Pennsylvanians without work increased slightly in March, but the rate is still below the national average.

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This stock is the big winner as oil rebounds

Forget ExxonMobil and Chevron. The big winner from the recent snap back in oil prices is Transocean.

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Bloomberg screens go dark worldwide

Thousands of Bloomberg screens around the world went dark for hours Friday, leaving traders without access to market data, news and dealing systems.

The global outage began just as the London trading day was beginning, and forced the postponement of a...

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IBM warns Louisiana over 'religious freedom' bill

IBM has sent a letter to the governor of Louisiana warning that a pending religious freedom bill would create a hostile environment for the tech company's employees.

"A bill that legally protects discrimination based on same-sex marriage status will c...

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Dow tumbles 279 points as stocks nosedive globally

Investors probably wish the weekend had started early. Stock markets around the world are ugly Friday.

The Dow tumbled nearly 280 points. The tech-heavy Nasdaq finished the day down 1.5%. You know it's bad when the best performing sector in the S&P 5...

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