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Why the dollar will spoil the 5% GDP party in 2015

All of a sudden, the U.S. economy appears to be cashing in.<p>On Tuesday, the government reported that GDP rose 5% in the third quarter. That is 1.1 …

A Backlash Brews Against Low Pay On The Factory Floor

Forty years ago, a manufacturing job was often a ticket into the middle class. That's not the case today. Wages for manufacturing jobs are plummeting, and some states are questioning whether competing for those jobs is still worth it.<p>For Cynthia Hunter, a $9-per-hour manufacturing job offer meant …

Power of Prayer: What Happens to Your Brain When You Pray?

A doctor at a Philadelphia hospital says prayer is not a cure for cancer — but can sometimes be as important as science in helping patients heal.<p>Dr. Andrew Newberg of Thomas Jefferson Hospital has been studying the effect of prayer on the human brain for more than 20 years, injecting radioactive …

6 Smart Tax Moves to Take Before the End of the Year

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's a busy time of year. It’s wise, though, to set aside some quality time to consider tax moves that can help your business.<p>Here are six things you should do as soon as possible:<p>1. Stock up on supplies<p>Self-employed taxpayers who use the …

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Apple Might Release 3 New iPhone Models Next Year

But the fruit company might one-up itself in 2015 with yet <i>another</i> model to be released alongside the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus successors.<p>Cowen and Company analyst Timothy Arcuri claims Apple has been working on a new 4-inch iPhone model that might release in 2015, Apple Insider reports.<p>Arcuri …

It's Alarmingly Easy To Take North Korea's Internet Offline

But it appears likely that the country's paltry web infrastructure — which consists of a mere four networks and just over 1,000 IP addresses — was the target of a distributed denial of service attack (DDOS) conceivably motivated in some way by the events surrounding last month's Sony breach and the …

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Google, Wireless Industry Not Down With Marriott’s Wi-Fi Blocking Plan

History isn’t on the hotel industry’s side as it tries to convince regulators to let it block personal hotspots.<p>Microsoft and Google don’t agree on much, but they’ve presented a united front against the hotel industry, which is trying to convince government regulators to give them the option of …

5 Ways People Kill Their Career Potential...And May Not Realize It

As researchers who study appreciation and value creation in the workplace, it would be easy for us to write an article about killing career potential (both yours and your coworkers) by being a jerk at work. But, that’s not the only thing that kills potential.<p>We were curious about the opposite of …