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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Malaysia to pay US firm up to $70M if it finds...

Malaysia’s government said Wednesday it will pay U.S. company Ocean Infinity up to $70 million if it can find the wreckage or black boxes of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 within three months, in a renewed bid to solve the plane’s disappearance nearly four years ago.

ESPN reaches 28.4 million with football championship

It was second only to the Ohio State-Oregon championship game in 2015 as the most-watched telecast ever on cable television, the company said.

LeBron James, Diddy join criticism of H&M over sweater ad

The sweatshirt reads “Coolest monkey in the jungle.”

US employers posted fewer jobs in November for 2nd month

Job openings are still 4.4 percent higher than a year ago. With the economy expanding at a solid pace and businesses confident about future demand, hiring is likely to remain solid going forward.

New tech gadgets are following the sound of your voice

While major tech companies such as Apple and Google typically don’t make big announcements at CES, their technologies will be powering products and services from startups and other small companies. Expect more gadgets using Google’s Android operating software and Google’s digital assistant, for instance, and products that work with Apple’s HomeKit, a smart-home system getting a boost with the coming launch of Apple’s HomePod smart speaker.

Pot industry frets, then shrugs off Sessions’ new policy

This week’s announcement that the U.S. Justice Department was ditching its hands-off approach to states that have legalized marijuana initially sent some in the industry into a tailspin, just days after California’s $7 billion recreational weed market opened for business.

Wall Street’s love of tax cuts drove Dow to 25,000 mark

The Dow Jones industrial average surged past 25,000 Thursday, a strong signal of investor enthusiasm for President Donald Trump’s $1.5 trillion tax cut. The milestone comes less than a year after the Dow topped 20,000.

Takata adds 3.3 million air bag inflators to massive recall

The most recent recalls include Honda, Toyota, Audi, BMW, Daimler Vans, Fiat Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Jaguar-Land Rover, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru and Tesla.

Dunkin’ Donuts scaling back 10 percent of food, drink menu

America will soon run on (a little less) Dunkin'

Your paycheck may be going up soon because of tax cuts

Millions of working Americans should start seeing fatter paychecks as early as next month, Republican leaders say, as a result of the recently passed tax law.
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