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  • Microsoft expands ad-free Bing search for schools

    Microsoft expands ad-free Bing search for schools

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:24:53 GMT
    Microsoft is expanding a program that gives schools the ability to prevent ads from appearing in search results when they use its Bing search engine. The program, launched in a pilot program earlier this year, is...More >>
    Microsoft is expanding a program that gives schools the ability to prevent ads from appearing in search results when they use its Bing search engine. The program, launched in a pilot program earlier this year, is now...More >>
  • Labor Dept. cuts levels of allowable coal dust

    Labor Dept. cuts levels of allowable coal dust

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:24:42 GMT
    The Obama administration said Wednesday it is cutting the amount of coal dust allowed in coal mines in an effort to help reduce black lung disease.More >>
    The Obama administration said Wednesday it is cutting the amount of coal dust allowed in coal mines in an effort to help reduce black lung disease.More >>
  • US stocks edge lower after a six-day rise

    US stocks edge lower after a six-day rise

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:24:40 GMT
    By The Associated Press U.S. stock futures barely budged in pre-market trading Wednesday as positive earnings news from U.S. companies was offset by a disappointing economic report from China.More >>
    The stock market slipped Wednesday, after rising for six straight days, as investors worked through another round of quarterly earnings reports from U.S. companies. Intuitive Surgical was among those announcing...More >>
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