Effie Bowden

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Retailers worry that delayed tax refunds could keep wallets closed

It's bad news for retailers and consumers: Those big tax refunds they're counting on to boost sales and pad bank accounts are going to take a little longer.<p>Due to the government shutdown, the IRS will delay the start of the tax filing season by one to two weeks. The original start date of Jan. 21 …

China trying to stop patients from killing doctors

China plans to beef up security in its hospitals to prevent the deaths of doctors and nurses in attacks by patients' relatives who become violent in their anger over the cost and quality of care.<p>BEIJING – China plans to beef up security in its hospitals to prevent the deaths of doctors and nurses …

The Obamacare Tech Mess? It's A Familiar Government Story

By this point, it's all but a universally acknowledged truth that the launch of the HealthCare.gov website has been a failure.<p>That's bad news for President Obama and his health care law. But it's not exceptional when it comes to big government software programs and platforms.<p>Earlier this year, …

Digital after death: A grave concern

People fight over everything.<p>Think for a minute about what you have stored on the internet.<p>The obvious things probably come to mind first — photos on Facebook, music from iTunes. Then there are presentations, business plans, scientific research or even just personal messages or essays stored in the …