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Home Depot says 53 million emails stolen

Along with stealing 56 million credit cards from Home Depot, hackers also got their hands on more than 53 million email addresses, the world's largest home-improvement chain said Thursday.<p>Home Depot said it discovered the email thefts after a joint investigation with law enforcement and independent …

California loses 9,800 jobs in September but jobless rate falls to 7.3%

California officials said employers in the state cut their payrolls by 9,800 jobs last month, a drop that baffled economists, who say the figure belies the underlying strength of the state's economy.<p>Experts widely viewed the disappointing jobs numbers as a statistical anomaly, particularly since …

Trees vs. Humans: In California Drought, Nature Gets to Water First

It seems like a sin of nature that trees may be adding to the misery of California's extreme drought.<p>But that may be the case, according to researchers from the University of California. The problem is with forests that have grown denser with trees and brush over time in California's Sierra Nevada …

iPhone glass maker to cut 727 jobs in Arizona

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A manufacturer of sapphire glass that Apple Inc. uses in iPhones plans to eliminate 727 jobs at an Arizona plant.<p>GT Advanced …

Why millennials are shunning cars

There's a lot of evidence that millennials don't drive as much — or care as much for cars in general — as previous generations their own age did. They're less likely to get driver's licenses. They tend to take fewer car trips, and when they do, those trips are shorter. They're also more likely than …

4 Ways Cameras Are Changing Healthcare

When discussing innovation in healthcare technology, much of the terminology is exotic-sounding and futuristic. Recent examples from this column include: functional MRIs to detect lies, active cancellation of tremor (ACT) to stabilize food utensils for Parkinson’s patients, and virtual assistant …

Americans prefer male bosses, even though women are better for business

A new Gallup poll found that American men and women prefer a male boss to a female one.<p>Though the popularity of women bosses has improved since the 1950s, it hasn’t changed much in this century. Instead, the number of people who say they prefer men has decreased, and “no preference” has increased …

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