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Starbucks computer glitch means free drinks

Starbucks stores across the U.S. and Canada were hit by a computer glitch Friday and some stores responded by giving away free drinks until the system was fixed.

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GM's Mary Barra makes way more than last guy in the job

GM is turning gender pay inequality on its head.

Mary Barra, first female CEO of GM, got paid $16.2 million for 2014, which is 78% more than her male predecessor Dan Akerson.

Akerson's pay had been limited by the fact that GM executive pay was subject...

"Avengers" actors take over Times Square on Good Morning America, April 24, 2015

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'Avengers' sequel opens internationally, flying towards record U.S. debut

Avengers assemble! That's the rallying cry that movie theaters are hearing around the world this week as the highly anticipated "Avengers: Age of Ultron" debuts in many markets internationally.

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Airlines saved $3.4 billion. You saved 66 cents

Low fuel costs has been a windfall for the nation's airlines. But their passengers got virtually none of the savings.

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Comcast says it's over: It won't try to merge with Time Warner Cable

It's over. Comcast formally withdrew from its pending $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable on Friday morning -- after the companies failed to convince regulators the deal would be good for consumers.

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Children's pajamas recalled due to fire risk

About 32,000 pairs of high-end children's pajamas are being recalled due to the risk of fire.

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Amazon lifts curtain on secretive $5 billion cloud business

Amazon is back to its big spending, big revenue, money losing ways.

The online retail giant reported a loss Thursday for the first three months of the year, after briefly jumping into the black during the holiday shopping season. Yet sales soared from...

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Microsoft: The post-Windows company?

Who cares about Windows 10? Microsoft might not even need it.

That's an exaggeration, but Microsoft keeps finding new ways to prove that it is built to survive the "post-PC" world.

Sales of Windows tanked last quarter, falling 19% for business customer...

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Tesla's Elon Musk didn't take a salary in 2014

Billionaire Elon Musk is working for free. Sort of.

The Tesla chief executive's total compensation package in 2014 was $35,360, according to a regulatory filing. That would only get you half way to buying a Tesla Model S.

But the founder of the electr...

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It's expensive to be poor

Low-income Americans are spending far more than they earn, forcing many to dip into savings, lean on family or go into debt.

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