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I tried edible marijuana and felt n...

I tried edible marijuana and felt nothing

Charles Passy put pot to the Maureen Dowd test.
Japan kicks its ?loophole herb? dru...

Japan kicks its ?loophole herb? drug habit

The rise and fall of Japan?s ?dappo habu? ? a previously legal psychedelic drug whose name literally means ?loophole herb? ? offer an interesting tale of how the country is tightening its control of intoxicants, even as the U.S. and other nations are decriminalizing illicit substances such as marijuana.
Paul B. Farrell: Silicon Valley can...

Paul B. Farrell: Silicon Valley can?t save the world ? and it?s not even trying

Silicon Valley has a bad case of megalomania, a neurological combo of arrogance, overconfidence, aggressiveness, self-importance and narcissism.
Slide Show: 10 retailers closing th...

Slide Show: 10 retailers closing the most stores

With the growth of e-commerce still outpacing the overall growth of retail sales, retailers are continuing to close brick-and-mortar outlets.
Market Snapshot: Health care, finan...

Market Snapshot: Health care, financial stocks looking best going into tough earnings season

Health care and financial earnings are looking to be some of the few relative bright spots in what promises to be a dreary reporting season.
Movers & Shakers: AAR, Cal-Maine, A...

Movers & Shakers: AAR, Cal-Maine, American Realty Capital earnings in focus

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Monday?s session are AAR, Cal-Maine Foods, and American Realty Capital Properties.

BBC

Greece's creditors mull new reforms

Greece's creditors mull new reforms

Greece's creditors are studying new reform plans put forward by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' government in a bid to secure further bailout funds.
Best Buy closes Canada's Future Sho...

Best Buy closes Canada's Future Shop

US consumer electronics chain Best Buy is closing its Canadian subsidiary, Future Shop, and converting 65 of its 131 stores into Best Buy outlets.
Benefit cuts 'not yet decided'

Benefit cuts 'not yet decided'

The work and pensions secretary says the Conservatives are not keeping plans for £12bn of benefit cuts secret - saying no final decisions have been made.
Graphene light bulb set for shops

Graphene light bulb set for shops

A light bulb made with graphene - said by its UK developers to be the first commercially viable consumer product using the super-strong carbon - is to go on sale later this year.
Apple boss 'to donate $800m fortune...

Apple boss 'to donate $800m fortune'

Apple CEO Tim Cook says he will give away most of his $800m (£537m) fortune to good causes before he dies.
Silicon Valley firm wins bias case

Silicon Valley firm wins bias case

A California jury has found that a venture capital firm did not discriminate against a female employee in a closely watched case in Silicon Valley.

Reuters

Singapore stands still as nation bi...

Singapore stands still as nation bids farewell to founding father Lee

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Grieving Singaporeans were joined by world leaders on Sunday to pay their final respects to the country's first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, as the nation came to a near-halt to honor its "founding father".
Germanwings crash co-pilot may have...

Germanwings crash co-pilot may have had detached retina: newspaper

BERLIN (Reuters) - The co-pilot suspected of crashing a passenger jet in the Alps may have been suffering from a detached retina but investigators are unsure whether his vision problems had physical or psychological causes, a German newspaper said on Sunday.
Thousands of Tunisians, leaders mar...

Thousands of Tunisians, leaders march after Bardo attack

TUNIS (Reuters) - World leaders joined tens of thousands of Tunisians on Sunday to march in solidarity against Islamist militants, a day after security forces killed members of a group blamed for a deadly museum attack.
Fighting and air strikes across Yem...

Fighting and air strikes across Yemen, dialogue remains distant

ADEN (Reuters) - Yemeni fighters loyal to the Saudi-backed President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi clashed with Iranian-allied Houthi fighters on Sunday in downtown Aden, the absent leader's last major foothold in the country.
Iran, powers explore nuclear compro...

Iran, powers explore nuclear compromises as Israel hopes for failure

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Iran and six major powers were exploring possible compromises to break an impasse in nuclear negotiations on Sunday, but officials cautioned they were unable to move on several sticking points.
Former HP CEO Fiorina: chances of p...

Former HP CEO Fiorina: chances of presidential bid 'higher than 90 percent'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Hewlett-Packard Co Chief Executive Carly Fiorina on Sunday said the chances of her running for U.S. presidency were "very high" and she would announce her plans in late April-early May.

NewYorkTimes

Australia to Join Regional Developm...

Australia to Join Regional Development Bank Led by China

The decision to join the bank is an about-face for the nation, which had earlier agreed with the Obama administration?s requests to stay aloof from the bank.
Athletes Finding Their Voice in Der...

Athletes Finding Their Voice in Derek Jeter?s Digital Venture

The way David Ortiz?s first-person essay quickly went viral showed the growing reach of The Players? Tribune, especially when an athlete has something provocative to say.
News Analysis: After Kleiner Trial,...

News Analysis: After Kleiner Trial, Expect Less Shooting From the Hip in Silicon Valley

A recurring issue was who originated investment ideas at the venture capital firm and the lack of documentation to support claims.
Technophoria: A Wi-Fi Barbie Doll W...

Technophoria: A Wi-Fi Barbie Doll With the Soul of Siri

Companies like Mattel are readying electronic toys that will use Web connections to talk back to children, raising some concerns about privacy.
The Haggler: The Mystery of the Mis...

The Haggler: The Mystery of the Missing Mask

An $800 custom mask is damaged in transit, and the artist?s claim for compensation from UPS is denied because of a packaging mix-up.
Preoccupations: Make Way for Genera...

Preoccupations: Make Way for Generation Z

Born from the mid-1990s through the early 2000s, its members are independent, curious, mature, driven and ready to change the world.

ABC

Ellen Pao Loses Big Silicon Valley ...

Ellen Pao Loses Big Silicon Valley Sex-Bias Case

Silicon Valley's biggest sex discrimination case has awarded one of the most prominent venture capital firms with a resounding victory.
Apple CEO Tim Cook Opposes Indiana ...

Apple CEO Tim Cook Opposes Indiana 'Religious Freedom' Law

Apple CEO Tim Cook is joining a growing chorus of business leaders who are opposed to legislation that may allow businesses to refuse service to gay customers for religio
Why Customer Service Reps Might Del...

Why Customer Service Reps Might Deliberately Make Experiences Worse

Two former representatives say they used tactics like purposely transferring customers from department to department.
How a Federal Data Breach Law Could...

How a Federal Data Breach Law Could Actually Hurt Some Consumers

With each passing brand name mega-breach???Home Depot, Target, JPMorgan Chase, Anthem???it becomes ever more urgent for government and industry to get on the same page about
Duke Energy CEO Loses $600K in Pay ...

Duke Energy CEO Loses $600K in Pay Over Coal Ash Pollution

Duke Energy CEO's $8M pay package docked $600M over coal ash carrying heavy metals into river
Best Buy Closes Canadian Future Sho...

Best Buy Closes Canadian Future Shop Brand, 1,500 Lose Jobs

Best Buy lays off 1,500 workers in Canada, shutters Future Shop brand and closes 66 locations

InternetNews

Tech Stocks Gain Despite HP's Plung...

Tech Stocks Gain Despite HP's Plunge

HP investors had a bad day, but the rest of the tech sector fared well.
HP CEO Hurd Quits After Harassment ...

HP CEO Hurd Quits After Harassment Investigation

As the executive who oversaw its turnaround departs, the tech titan rushes to reassure customers and shareholders.
FCC Drops Closed-Door Net Neutralit...

FCC Drops Closed-Door Net Neutrality Talks

In the wake of reported sideline talks between two rivals, the FCC says it lacks a "robust framework to preserve the openness and freedom of the Internet."
Microsoft-Salesforce Deal: Who Won?

Microsoft-Salesforce Deal: Who Won?

What's behind the settlement between a rising power in the cloud and software-as-a-service and software colossus Microsoft, which is trying to make its own inroads into the area?
Say What? The Week's Top Five IT Qu...

Say What? The Week's Top Five IT Quotes

Google Wave crashes, fighting to keep mainframe skills alive, beware the Outernet and more.
Android Passes RIM as Top Mobile OS...

Android Passes RIM as Top Mobile OS in 2Q

Google's Android operating systems hustled past RIM's BlackBerry OS in the second quarter, a byproduct of the release of several new 4G smartphones and wider carrier coverage for the devices.

FoxNews

Neil?s Spiel: Fast food marketing l...

Neil?s Spiel: Fast food marketing lesson for President Obama

Neil?s Spiel: Fast food marketing lesson for President Obama

Burgers vs. bureaucracy

The genius of Steve Jobs

The genius of Steve Jobs

The genius of Steve Jobs

?Becoming Steve Jobs?

Turning a passion for fitness into ...

Turning a passion for fitness into a successful business

Turning a passion for fitness into a successful business

College dropout millionaire

Why Chicago?s tech scene is poised ...

Why Chicago?s tech scene is poised for growth

Why Chicago?s tech scene is poised for growth

Chicago?s tech scene

Helping college students find tempo...

Helping college students find temporary jobs

Helping college students find temporary jobs

Linking employers, students

Why is GameStop betting on tech bra...

Why is GameStop betting on tech brands?

Why is GameStop betting on tech brands?

Leveling up on tech

CNN

Forget Florida. The best states to ...

Forget Florida. The best states to retire in

Forget Florida. Residents of these states are happy, safe, and have good health care -- all for the right price.
Indiana backlash: Opposition to ant...

Indiana backlash: Opposition to anti-gay law grows

CEO Bill Oesterle says Indiana campus expansion on hold after Governor Mike Pence passed a law giving businesses the right to refuse service to LGBT people.
The U.S. economy is showing cracks

The U.S. economy is showing cracks

America's job market is surging ahead, but consumers and businesses still aren't spending much.
4 reasons to sell your home now

4 reasons to sell your home now

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19 stocks to buy now

19 stocks to buy now

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University of Phoenix has lost half...

University of Phoenix has lost half its students

The largest for-profit university in the United States is losing money, students and credibility quickly.

WallStreet Journal

Fears Push Car Makers Deep Into Sil...

Fears Push Car Makers Deep Into Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley is becoming the nexus of an emerging car industry that has giants like Mercedes-Benz, Ford and others racing to tap the region?s know-how.
Tycoon Li's Horizons Ventures Bets ...

Tycoon Li's Horizons Ventures Bets on Tech Startups

Li Ka-shing?s venture-capital fund, run by his longtime companion Solina Chau, is accelerating investments from Israel to Silicon Valley.
Motorola Has a Hit---in Brazil

Motorola Has a Hit---in Brazil

The Moto G has become the best-selling smartphone in Brazil, helping Motorola double its market share to 18% of unit shipments. The Moto G?s runaway popularity indicates the extent to which lower-priced, midtier cellphones will be increasingly important for vendors globally.
Dufry Nears World Duty Free Deal

Dufry Nears World Duty Free Deal

Swiss airport retailer Dufry said it has agreed to buy Italy?s World Duty Free in a deal that values the latter at about $3.9 billion, including debt.
ChemChina Won't Rule Out Pumping Up...

ChemChina Won't Rule Out Pumping Up Pirelli Offer

The Chinese chemical company behind a bid to buy tire maker Pirelli?in a potential $7.7 billion deal?won?t rule out an improved offer, even as it suggested it had limited financial firepower to offer more.
Best Buy to Shutter Canadian Future...

Best Buy to Shutter Canadian Future Shop Chain

Best Buy Co. said it would shutter its Canadian chain Future Shop to focus attention on its namesake brand, a move that will cut about 1,500 jobs across the country.

Washington Post

On Leadership: Testing, testing. Wh...

On Leadership: Testing, testing. Who?s happy at work? An interview with Google?s Laszlo Bock

Laszlo Bock runs "people operations" at Google, an apt title for a human resources department that seems far more like a data-driven laboratory than a mere home for HR administrivia. Only one third of the people he hires for the department have a traditional HR background. The remainder are strategy consultants or hold advanced degrees in subjects as wide ranging as organizational psychology and physics.Read full article >>
Wonkblog: Chart: the average cost o...

Wonkblog: Chart: the average cost of room service in 15 U.S. cities

If you're thinking about ordering a club sandwich through room service in New York City, perhaps you should think again. The graph below by Dadaviz's Jody Sieradzki charts the average price of a sandwich, water, peanuts, soda and vodka through hotel room service and mini bars, using data from TripAdvisor.Read full article >>
Wonkblog: No, inequality actually d...

Wonkblog: No, inequality actually doesn?t help everyone

People tend to think about inequality in Manichean terms. It's either all good or all bad, when reality is a lot more banal than that. Some inequality is good, but that doesn't mean more is always better.Read full article >>
Yellen says rate increase may be wa...

Yellen says rate increase may be warranted later in year

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen said Friday that any increase in rock-bottom interest rates to ?more normal? levels would be gradual and that rates would remain low ?for some time? while the economy continues to recover.Read full article >>
Jury finds no gender discrimination...

Jury finds no gender discrimination against Ellen Pao in case that captivated Silicon Valley

A San Francisco jury found Friday that a prestigious venture capital firm did not discriminate against a former junior partner because of her gender, concluding a month-long trial that, despite its outcome, launched a wide-ranging discussion about how women are treated in Silicon Valley.Read full article >>
Why putting off retirement savings ...

Why putting off retirement savings until you make more money is a big mistake

People in their 20s have a list of excuses for putting off saving for retirement: Their paychecks are too small. They don?t know how long they?ll stay with a company. Why worry now about something that feels a million years away?Read full article >>

CBS Stock Market

Stocks to Watch: DuPont, Nike, KB H...

Stocks to Watch: DuPont, Nike, KB Home are stocks to watch

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Friday?s session are DuPont, Nike, and KB Home.
Stocks to Watch: Bed Bath & Beyond,...

Stocks to Watch: Bed Bath & Beyond, GoPro, Nike are stocks to watch

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Thursday?s session are Bed Bath & Beyond, GoPro, and Nike.
Stocks to Watch: Google, Barnes & N...

Stocks to Watch: Google, Barnes & Noble are stocks to watch Wednesday

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Wednesday?s session are Google Inc., and Barnes and Noble Inc.
Stocks to Watch: Wisconsin Energy, ...

Stocks to Watch: Wisconsin Energy, Oracle, GE are stocks to watch

Wisconsin Energy Corp., Oracle Corp., and General Electric Co. may all see active trading after deals, or talk of deals.
Stocks to Watch: Stocks to watch: O...

Stocks to Watch: Stocks to watch: Oracle, Smith & Wesson, Family Dollar

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Friday?s session are Oracle, Smith & Wesson, and Family Dollar.
Stocks to Watch: BlackBerry, Oracle...

Stocks to Watch: BlackBerry, Oracle, Kroger are stocks to watch

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Thursday?s session are BlackBerry, Oracle, and Kroger.

BBC Stock Market

Greece's creditors mull new reforms

Greece's creditors mull new reforms

Greece's creditors are studying new reform plans put forward by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' government in a bid to secure further bailout funds.
Best Buy closes Canada's Future Sho...

Best Buy closes Canada's Future Shop

US consumer electronics chain Best Buy is closing its Canadian subsidiary, Future Shop, and converting 65 of its 131 stores into Best Buy outlets.
Silicon Valley firm wins bias case

Silicon Valley firm wins bias case

A California jury has found that a venture capital firm did not discriminate against a female employee in a closely watched case in Silicon Valley.
Apple boss criticises 'anti-gay' la...

Apple boss criticises 'anti-gay' law

Tim Cook criticises a 'religious freedom law' in the US state of Indiana, which it is argued could allow companies to discriminate against gay and lesbian customers.
Japan economy at brink of deflation

Japan economy at brink of deflation

Annual core consumer inflation in Japan, the world's third-largest economy, stopped rising for the first time in nearly two years in February.
Brazil's economy grew 0.1% in 2014

Brazil's economy grew 0.1% in 2014

Brazil, the world's seventh largest economy, narrowly avoided contracting in 2014 with a growth rate of just 0.1% for the year.

Reuters Stock Market

U.S. small business borrowing slows...

U.S. small business borrowing slows in February

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. small businesses borrowing hit a five month low in February, in the latest indication of slower economic growth in the first quarter after an unusually harsh winter.

NewYorkTimes Stock Market

Germanwings Crash Raises Questions ...

Germanwings Crash Raises Questions About Shifting Ideas of Pilot Fitness

Aviation experts say that most screening programs in Europe and the United States are based on an honor system that relies on pilots volunteering information about their mental health.
Australia to Join Regional Developm...

Australia to Join Regional Development Bank Led by China

The decision to join the bank is an about-face for the nation, which had earlier agreed with the Obama administration?s requests to stay aloof from the bank.
Political Economy: Greeks Need Thei...

Political Economy: Greeks Need Their Leader to Be Tough

The new prime minister might consider dumping his party's left wing to make the reforms necessary to satisfy eurozone creditors.
China Central Bank Governor Warns o...

China Central Bank Governor Warns of Deflation Risk

Zhou Xiaochuan says China must keep a close eye on slowing inflation amid structural overhauls.
Germanwings Crash Raises Questions ...

Germanwings Crash Raises Questions About Shifting Ideas of Pilot Fitness

Aviation experts say that most screening programs in Europe and the United States are based on an honor system that relies on pilots volunteering information about their mental health.
Germanwings Pilot Andreas Lubitz So...

Germanwings Pilot Andreas Lubitz Sought Treatment for Vision Problems Before Crash, Authorities Say

The revelation adds a new element to the portrait of the German co-pilot, who officials say was also being treated for psychological issues.

Internet Stock Market News

Microsoft Inks UC Deal With Polycom

Microsoft Inks UC Deal With Polycom

Under a multi-year agreement unveiled Monday, Polycom will begin shipping integrated unified communications solutions built on Microsoft's Communications Server 14.
IT Earnings Way Up at Job Site Elan...

IT Earnings Way Up at Job Site Elance

Google App Engine, HTML5, search engine optimization and social media marketing are among the fastest movers on Elance's list of hot job opportunities available online.
Google, Verizon Posit Net Neutralit...

Google, Verizon Posit Net Neutrality Accord

The two Internet and communications giants have put aside their differences to hammer what could be a palatable legislative solution to the net neutrality brouhaha.
Tech Stocks Gain Despite HP's Plung...

Tech Stocks Gain Despite HP's Plunge

HP investors had a bad day, but the rest of the tech sector fared well.
New Federal Data Breach Bill Debuts...

New Federal Data Breach Bill Debuts in Senate

The new bill is getting early support from prominent Democrats and could require enterprises meet tighter security measures and new notification rules.
Cisco Unveils Top 10 Web Malware Th...

Cisco Unveils Top 10 Web Malware Threats

Contaminated websites are still a threat, but Cisco's latest security report suggests that are plenty of other Web-borne malware scams that can cost you or your company dearly.

CNN Stock Market

The U.S. economy is showing cracks

The U.S. economy is showing cracks

America's job market is surging ahead, but consumers and businesses still aren't spending much.
The activist nun reforming profit-p...

The activist nun reforming profit-prisons

For-profit prisons and immigrant detention centers are targeted for reform by activist investors.
Janet Yellen: U.S. economy not good...

Janet Yellen: U.S. economy not good enough yet

Read full story for latest details.
19 stocks to buy now

19 stocks to buy now

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3 things I learned investing thousa...

3 things I learned investing thousands of dollars

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WrestleMania 31 is coming. Time to ...

WrestleMania 31 is coming. Time to buy WWE stock?

The WWE is about to host its Super Bowl. The stock has surged this year, but is it really a good buy?

WallStreet Journal

Fears Push Car Makers Deep Into Sil...

Fears Push Car Makers Deep Into Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley is becoming the nexus of an emerging car industry that has giants like Mercedes-Benz, Ford and others racing to tap the region?s know-how.
Tycoon Li's Horizons Ventures Bets ...

Tycoon Li's Horizons Ventures Bets on Tech Startups

Li Ka-shing?s venture-capital fund, run by his longtime companion Solina Chau, is accelerating investments from Israel to Silicon Valley.
Motorola Has a Hit---in Brazil

Motorola Has a Hit---in Brazil

The Moto G has become the best-selling smartphone in Brazil, helping Motorola double its market share to 18% of unit shipments. The Moto G?s runaway popularity indicates the extent to which lower-priced, midtier cellphones will be increasingly important for vendors globally.
Dufry Nears World Duty Free Deal

Dufry Nears World Duty Free Deal

Swiss airport retailer Dufry said it has agreed to buy Italy?s World Duty Free in a deal that values the latter at about $3.9 billion, including debt.
ChemChina Won't Rule Out Pumping Up...

ChemChina Won't Rule Out Pumping Up Pirelli Offer

The Chinese chemical company behind a bid to buy tire maker Pirelli?in a potential $7.7 billion deal?won?t rule out an improved offer, even as it suggested it had limited financial firepower to offer more.
Best Buy to Shutter Canadian Future...

Best Buy to Shutter Canadian Future Shop Chain

Best Buy Co. said it would shutter its Canadian chain Future Shop to focus attention on its namesake brand, a move that will cut about 1,500 jobs across the country.

Washington Post

Asia stocks inch higher despite wor...

Asia stocks inch higher despite world woes

BANGKOK -- Most Asian markets took cues from Wall Street on Thursday and edged higher despite serious challenges to the global economy, including Japan's struggle to contain an earthquake-spawned nuclear crisis, Portugal's unresolved financial problems and uprisings in the Middle East.
Toyota to curb N. America productio...

Toyota to curb N. America production after quake

TOKYO -- Toyota Motor Corp., the world's biggest automaker, said Thursday it expects to halt production at some of its factories in North America due to shortages of parts from Japan following a devastating earthquake.
Boeing: US gets the tanker it wante...

Boeing: US gets the tanker it wanted, nothing more

-- A Boeing executive said on Wednesday that the Air Force will get the tanker it ordered - and no more.
Watchdog: FAA improves for-hire air...

Watchdog: FAA improves for-hire aircraft oversight

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Aviation Administration has significantly improved its safety oversight of for-hire aircraft companies but hasn't followed through on recommendations regarding air tours and illegal operators, a government watchdog said Wednesday.
Big BMW sedan adds hybrid

Big BMW sedan adds hybrid

-- Gasoline-electric hybrid versions of BMW's big, 2011 BMW 7-Series sedans come with the federal government's lowest fuel economy rating of all regular-production hybrids.
Asia stocks mixed amid uncertainty ...

Asia stocks mixed amid uncertainty in Japan, Libya

BANGKOK -- Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday following a retreat on Wall Street as the staggering toll exacted by Japan's worst-ever earthquake came into sharper focus and uncertainties grew about the outcome of Western military action against Libya.

ABC Stock Market

Ellen Pao Loses Big Silicon Valley ...

Ellen Pao Loses Big Silicon Valley Sex-Bias Case

Silicon Valley's biggest sex discrimination case has awarded one of the most prominent venture capital firms with a resounding victory.
Apple CEO Tim Cook Opposes Indiana ...

Apple CEO Tim Cook Opposes Indiana 'Religious Freedom' Law

Apple CEO Tim Cook is joining a growing chorus of business leaders who are opposed to legislation that may allow businesses to refuse service to gay customers for religio
Why Customer Service Reps Might Del...

Why Customer Service Reps Might Deliberately Make Experiences Worse

Two former representatives say they used tactics like purposely transferring customers from department to department.
How a Federal Data Breach Law Could...

How a Federal Data Breach Law Could Actually Hurt Some Consumers

With each passing brand name mega-breach???Home Depot, Target, JPMorgan Chase, Anthem???it becomes ever more urgent for government and industry to get on the same page about
Duke Energy CEO Loses $600K in Pay ...

Duke Energy CEO Loses $600K in Pay Over Coal Ash Pollution

Duke Energy CEO's $8M pay package docked $600M over coal ash carrying heavy metals into river
Best Buy Closes Canadian Future Sho...

Best Buy Closes Canadian Future Shop Brand, 1,500 Lose Jobs

Best Buy lays off 1,500 workers in Canada, shutters Future Shop brand and closes 66 locations

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