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15 days: One topic Trump and Clinton camps seem to agree on

by J Jennings Moss CLINTON OHIO

NEW YORK — This presidential election is all about opposites, and there's not much in which Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton agree. But over the weekend, Trump and Tim Kaine, Clinton's running mate, voiced concerns over the same thing — AT&T's $85.4 billion merger with Time Warner.

Trump said Saturday he wouldn't approve the deal if he gets elected. Given the GOP nominee's hatred for most of  ...

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by Gina Hall Bitcoin

SAN FRANCISCO — Blockchain technology took a big step forward on Monday when Wells Fargo & Co. and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia engaged in the first cross-border transaction between banks using blockchain applications.

Working with blockchain startup Skuchain, Australian cotton trader Brighann Cotton Marketing purchased a shipment of cotton headed for the Chinese port city of Qingdao from  ...

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Trash these 15 behaviors if you want to be a success

by Harvey Mackay six

Success isn’t always about dominating the landscape. Sometimes, to be successful, you have to be prepared to give up some counterproductive behaviors that are holding you back — and you may not even realize you’re guilty.

Old habits are hard to break. And if you don’t even realize that you are practicing some of these behaviors, you may not see a problem.

But if others perceive you as a  ...

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Inside the last phase of Adobe's renovated HQ (PHOTOS)

by Scott Ard

SILICON VALLEY — Earlier this summer, the Business Journal toured the first two phases of the renovations to Adobe's headquarters and produced two products: a series of 360-degree photos and a standard slideshow taken from those same photos.

This month, we were the first media to go back to Adobe to check out the final phase of the project in downtown San Jose, California, and it was equally  ...

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Here's how tech companies use data to attack gender pay inequality

by Annie Gaus Gender differences in salaries

SAN FRANCISCO — Talking about one's salary used to be taboo. Now, amidst broader scrutiny into pay equity, some tech companies are using data to bring that conversation out of the shadows.

Recent studies have suggested that, despite San Francisco's liberal reputation, stubborn pay disparities persist within the local tech industry. Driven in part by lower expectations that compound over time,

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The one sentence your LinkedIn profile must have

by John Nemo LinkedIn

Once upon a time, someone wiser than I am told me a marketing truth I never forgot: A confused prospect never buys.

In sales and marketing, clarity is king.

This is especially true in the 21st century, when our ultra-connected, always on, stream-of-consciousness lives as we scroll through one social media profile and update after another gives marketers precious few seconds to grab our  ...

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This guy is creating the Dave & Buster’s of virtual reality

by Matthew Richardson Virtual Reality

ORLANDO — One entrepreneur wants you to fully experience virtual reality, even if you don't have a fancy headset.

At Orlando Tech Association's meet-up on Oct. 20 at the Church Street Exchange building in downtown Orlando, Marcello Miranda introduced his company HubVR and his plans to create a virtual reality entertainment center.

Miranda, owner of HubVR, said while virtual reality is gaining  ...

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