By 2022, fifth-generation cellular networks will power as many as 9 percent of mobile data connections across North America, compared with 4 percent in Asia, according to a projection by network equipment maker Cisco.
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Getting a tax refund isn’t bad if you wouldn’t otherwise save the money. But remember: Just because something has worked in the past doesn't mean you should keep doing it.
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In the social media era, it's easier than ever to watch your friends and neighbors spend money. That “visibility bias” may be partly to blame for the falling savings rate, new research finds.
A model wears a Burberry design featuring a noose for drawstrings during Fashion Week in London on Feb. 17. (Invision/AP)
A model wears a Burberry design featuring a noose for drawstrings during Fashion Week in London on Feb. 17. (Invision/AP)
The company removed the item from its collection. Two top executives issued apologies.
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A midcareer public servant’s supervisor worked hard to keep that employee after funding for the job ended. But when a management position opened, the boss chose someone less experienced.

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Companies are using wearables to help employees get fit and save on health care, all while getting access to troves of individual data.

The billionaire is organizing a big charity concert to raise humanitarian aid, but will Venezuela's president let his people benefit?

Confidentiality agreements and shell companies make it nearly impossible for some communities to know, let alone protest or debate, who is using their land, resources and tax dollars.

Investigators found the former North Carolina congressman was not "candid" in his responses and discounted his explanation that he was attempting to mentor the woman and had done nothing wrong.

The platform has become something of a haven for a small but vocal community of parents who reject wisdom about immunizations and opt out of having their children vaccinated.

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The company's very public contest put a spotlight on a typically quiet process.

Congress is voting on sweeping legislation to avert a government shutdown set to start at the end of Friday.

The plan foundered in the face of vocal opposition from activists, politicians.

On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo lunar landing, the space race has been reinvigorated by China, India and private space companies, which are locked in a high-stakes contest for scientific discoveries on moon.

The fine would be the largest the agency has ever imposed on a technology company, but the two sides have not yet agreed on an exact amount. Facebook has expressed initial concern with the FTC’s demands, one of the people said. If talks break down, the FTC could take the matter to court in what would likely be a bruising legal fight.

Senior Treasury officials said Thursday that fewer Americans will get tax refunds this year and the average refund will be lower.

The FTC received 21,368 reports of romance scams in 2018, up from about 13,000 reports the previous year.

In a shake-up at Activision Blizzard, the industry grapples with Fortnite’s free gaming model.

The 30-year fixed-rate average fell to 4.37 percent.

Members of Congress are complaining directly to wireless carrier leaders.

The banking industry, having spotted a potentially lucrative untapped market, has pushed lawmakers for years to tackle the issue, to no avail. They may finally be getting somewhere.

University of Maryland researchers say a new temperature-regulating fabric could help people save energy and reduce the costs of air conditioning and heating.

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