Albert Comeau

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HTC First vs HTC M4: should you wait to drop Facebook Home?

There are two HTC smartphones headed to the market in the next few weeks, the First of which is called the HTC First – fully equipped with Facebook …

U.S. jobs data send Europe stocks to one-month low

An earlier version of this story misstated the number of months since U.S. employment growth was lower than in March. The story has been …

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Consumers Like Social Responsibility--but They Aren't Sure What a Social Enterprise Is

A sizable and growing number of consumers want to buy socially responsible products and services.<p>But many don’t know what a social enterprise is.<p>And a lot don’t have any intention of buying from a socially responsible company.<p>Those are the mixed bag of results of a just-released poll surveying …

Kabul's Economy Is Worse Than Its Security Issues

Contrary to what you might expect, Afghans are more worried about money than violence.<p>Last month, President Hamid Karzai issued a fierce rebuke of the United States. As if having imbibed the volatility of his surroundings, he accused American forces of inflaming fears of violence regarding the 2014 …

Facebook Home is beautiful, but what if your friends aren't?

A constant stream of friends' bad (and irrelevant) photos could turn your next phone into a minefield<p>Facebook Home, a lock screen and launcher replacement for Android, looks <i>very</i> good. In fact, maybe it looks too good.<p>In the social network’s promo trailer for Home, you first witness a woman picking …

Job Growth Slows Sharply, But Unemployment Rate Dips

From 'Morning Edition': NPR's Yuki Noguchi talks with David Greene about the latest employment report<p><b>Listen · 3:42</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b><p>There were just 88,000 jobs added to private and public payrolls in March, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates.<p>But the nation's jobless rate still edged …