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Obama’s Affordable Care Act Looking a Bit Unaffordable

Re­pub­lic­ans have long blamed Pres­id­ent Obama’s sig­na­ture health care ini­ti­at­ive for in­creas­ing in­sur­ance costs, dub­bing it the …

The Devil’s Drug: The True Story of Meth in New Mexico

In anticipation of the new season of Breaking Bad, Nick Romeo travels to New Mexico to separate fact from fiction about the meth trade in New Mexico. …

Trade Commission Says Samsung Violated Apple Patents And Will Block Some Phones From Being Imported To U.S.

Specifically, the ITC said Samsung violates the so-called "Steve Jobs Patent" that covers a lot of the swiping gestures used on touchscreen phones. The ITC also said Samsung violated a patent that has to do with the iPhone's headphone jack.<p>The news comes a few days after President Barack Obama …

Apple’s patent win won’t affect many current Samsung devices

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Apple(s aapl) on Friday celebrated a partial victory in its patent case against Samsung. The U.S. International Trade …

Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

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Wall Street

Will `Swipe Fees' Move To Checking Accounts After Court Win For Merchants?

Merchants claimed victory Wednesday after a federal judge in Washington rejected the Federal Reserve’s price caps on the interchange fees banks charge merchants for processing debit-card transactions.<p>The merchants have cleverly called these “swipe fees,” to give consumers the impression they pay …

In Just A Few Hours We Will See The Depth Of China's Economic Slowdown

China will release it's official PMI at 9 p.m. ET. Economists polled by Bloomberg are looking for manufacturing to slow to 49.8 in July, from 50.1 the previous month.<p>If PMI falls below the contractionary level of 50, this will be the first time it has done so since September 2012.<p>This is followed …

XKeyscore: NSA tool collects 'nearly everything a user does on the internet'

A top secret National Security Agency program allows analysts to search with no prior authorization through vast databases containing emails, online chats and the browsing histories of millions of individuals, according to documents provided by whistleblower Edward Snowden.<p>The NSA boasts in …

Housing market heats up -- and it's just getting started

If you tried to buy a home in Phoenix a year ago, you probably would have been able to land it for well under the asking price.<p>Those days are gone. In a city that was hit hard after the housing bubble burst in 2007, you’re more likely to encounter a bidding war for that split-level ranch on the …

Real Estate

Summer To Do List: Tank The Economy

<b>What are you doing</b> for the rest of the summer? If only your plans were as solid as House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's. After a relaxing vacation in August, he's coming back to Washington after Labor Day with one big priority: tank the U.S. economy.<p>He and House Speaker John Boehner are promising …

Study Finds Only 28 Percent of Millionaires Think They're Rich

If you had investments worth a million dollars, would you consider yourself rich? How about $5 million? Well, hold on to your wallet because a new …

Washington and big box retailers in high stakes showdown

Wal-Mart has a reputation to protect: Its legendary, bare-knuckled labor tactics.<p>That's why the world’s largest retailer has threatened to scrap at least three of six stores planned for the nation’s capital if the city signs into law a bill requiring big-box stores to pay workers at least $12.50 an …

Iconic Black and White Photographs, Colorized

A sizable number of history's most unforgettable images were photographed in black and white. Now, through the digital process of colorization, we …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …