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  • Facebook tests 'Buy' button

    Facebook is testing a "Buy" button in its latest effort to help businesses boost their sales through the world's biggest online social network.

    July 20, 2014

  • Amazon rolls 'Netflix-for-Books' style service

    July 20, 2014

  • Microsoft cutting 18,000 jobs

    Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its history Thursday, saying it will cut 18,000 jobs or 14 percent of its workforce as it streamlines its Nokia mobile device business to focus on using the Windows Phone operating system.

    July 17, 2014

  • Whataburger celebrates grand opening in Claremore

    Whataburger Restaurants known for custom-made, always-fresh burgers, will host a grand opening celebration on today from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at its newest location at 400 S. Lynn Riggs Blvd. in Claremore.

    July 10, 2014

  • Study shows how drilling wastewater causes quakes

    A new study explains how just four wells forcing massive amounts of drilling wastewater into the ground are probably shaking up Oklahoma.

    July 3, 2014

  • Hobby Lobby Supreme Court rules in favor of Hobby Lobby on contraception

    The Supreme Court ruled Monday that some corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.

    June 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Court: Public union can’t make nonmembers pay fees

    The Supreme Court dealt a blow to public sector unions Monday, ruling that thousands of home health care workers in Illinois cannot be required to pay fees that help cover the union’s costs of collective bargaining.

     

    June 30, 2014

  • Screen Shot 2014-06-18 at 4.29.43 PM.png Amazon enters smartphone wars with Fire Phone

    Amazon.com stepped into the smartphone ring Tuesday with the Fire Phone. Playing up Amazon's devotion to the individual customer and the media ecosystem it has built with its Prime subscription service, chief executive Jeff Bezos said that Amazon's growing universe of services set the phone apart.

    June 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • 20140614-AMX-RETIRE-GENX14.jpg Lean retirement looms for Generation X

    When their working years end, Gen-Xers might have to live on just half of their pre-retirement income, compared with 60 percent for the Baby Boom generation, Pew said last year.

    June 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • small-business-lending.jpg How 8,500 large companies will become small businesses overnight

    When the clock strikes midnight on Sunday, July 13, thousands of relatively large companies will — poof — suddenly become small businesses. It's not magic. It's just the federal government at work.

    June 18, 2014 1 Photo

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