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An Insider's View Of 19th-Century Paris (Even The Urinals)

A city under construction — and destruction — is currently on view at the National Gallery of Art in Washington. "Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris" is a collection of 19th-century photographs of one of the world's most beloved cities as it transitioned from medieval architectural hodgepodge …

Burger King Takes Aim At McDonald's With Lower-Fat French Fries

When Burger King customers step up to the counter, one out of every two orders the classic French fries, paying $1.59 for a regular carton of salty, greasy goodness.<p>The chain is betting that many of these fast food fans won’t mind paying 30 cents more for a small order of their brand new …

Qatar Airways Requires Female Workers To Get Permission Before Marrying

The company's standard hiring contract also mandates that women tell a supervisor if they become pregnant and gives the airline the right to fire them upon the discovery.<p>The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF), which represents around 4.5 million transport workers in 150 countries, …

Wal-Mart rides wave of 'Made in America' to polish its image

Wal-Mart Stores Inc, whose focus on low-cost sourcing helped to fuel the offshoring of U.S. manufacturing, has been promoting a patriotic new image in recent months.<p>The Bentonville, Arkansas-based company says it is "leading an American renewal in manufacturing" and "bringing jobs back to the U.S." …

Manufacturing

At the open: BlackBerry sinks further below Fairfax deal price

The Toronto stock market was higher Wednesday as mining stocks rose alongside metal prices. But an impending deadline for dealing with the U.S. debt ceiling continued to cast a shadow over trading.<p>And BlackBerry Ltd. was weighing on the Canadian stock market. Shares were down more than 2 per cent …

The lessons aren’t in the laundry, Herbalife edition

2013-09-25T14:24:04.000Z<p>By: Dan McCrum<p>We like a lot of what Bronte Capital’s John Hempton writes, but we think he has got two things quite wrong: New …

Microsoft's Surface 2: New tablet, same problems

What's the definition of insanity? Trying the same thing several times and expecting a different outcome. While we wouldn't suggest that Microsoft's finest minds are in need of urgent medical care, it does seem as if the company's executives have failed to heed the lessons doled out this summer. …

With “Autofill,” Facebook Is Making It Easier For You To Buy Stuff On Your Smartphone

Facebook rolled out a limited trial of its new mobile payments service yesterday with a select list of retailers and users. Autofill connects whatever payment details users have entered into their Facebook to the details that an online retailer requires, effectively simplifying the process of …

Mobile Payments

BlackBerry? Like, so not cool, say young users

The company logo is see at the Blackberry campus in Waterloo.<p>LONDON (Reuters) - If you want to know how BlackBerry lost its mojo in a major consumer market, spend some time with a bunch of British teens.<p>The phone that once so dominated the UK youth market that its messaging service BBM was even …

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