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Why so many part-time workers isn’t all bad

Most of the jobs created during the recovery have been full-time jobs, but the number of part-time workers out there remains high. Is that a bad …

IBM spends $3 billion to push the far future of computer chips

Big Blue sets a five-year plan to figure out the manufacturing technology for the great-grandchild of today's chip tech -- and the even more different generations beyond that.<p>IBM will invest $3 billion over five years to develop processors with much smaller, more tightly packed electronics than …

This brain-melting 1325-hp Shelby-built turbine Indycar is for sale

It's everything we love about 1960s Indycars, with a Shelby connection.<p>This is pretty much the only piece of evidence you'd need to prove that the late 1960s were the greatest era for Indy—and it doesn't matter that it actually sucked on the track. That's because Ol' Shel himself turned a wrench on …

Facebook jacks up ad prices as advertisers learn the game

Where social media sites are concerned, advertisers see Facebook as by far the biggest game in town. And for good reason. Facebook ads are working far better than they used to.<p>A report last month says that Facebook users are clicking ads far more these days. Clickthrough rates (CTR) in the first …

British regulators fine Barclays £26-million for gold price fix

Barclays PLC has been sanctioned by British regulators in a case that raises questions about how the price of gold is set. On Friday, Britain's Financial Conduct Authority, FCA, fined Barclays £26-million, or $48-million, for failing to control a trader who managed influence the price of gold in …