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Facebook will loosen policy for drag queens

Facebook issued an apology for its "real name" policy -- and announced that it will loosen restrictions for the drag community.

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GM promises higher profits, dividends

General Motors announced aggressive profit and sales targets in a meeting with investors Wednesday, and pledged to return more money to shareholders through increasing dividends.

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Corvette Z06 among fastest cars on earth

General Motors' new Chevrolet Corvette Z06, expected to go on sale early next year, can launch itself from a dead stop to 60 miles an hour in less time than it probably took you to read this sentence.

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Skittish investors cause stocks to plummet

This isn't September 2008. No Wall Street firms are in danger of going belly up.

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Wall Street still hires mostly white men

Perhaps it's no surprise, but first-year bankers at Wall Street's biggest firms are a very white and male bunch.

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GM says parts are ready to fix recalled small cars

General Motors CEO Mary Barra told investors Wednesday that GM will rely on new models and a big push to sell more cars in China to boost profits in coming years, as the company tries to shift the spotlight from a mishandled recall of older small…

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Vast majority of iPhone 6 buyers are rich, white men

Who's buying the iPhone 6 so far? Mostly rich, white guys.

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BuzzFeed: Diversity is a priority

Taking a page from tech giants like Twitter and Facebook, BuzzFeed just released statistics about the diversity of its workforce and it's not overwhelmingly male.

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FBI: Hackers stole $100M of US military, Xbox tech

Federal officials have accused four men of hacking into computer networks of the U.S. military and Microsoft and stealing more than $100 million worth of software.

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