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Russian tycoon wants to move mind to machine

June 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Dr. Hiroshi Ishiguro holds a model of a Telenoid as he addresses the Global Future 2045 Congress, Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Lincoln Center in New York. Some of humanity’s best brains are gathering in New York to discuss how our minds can outlive our bodies. The conference is funded by a Russian billionaire with [&hellip...

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Couple find calling in bringing smiles to others

June 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this April 27, 2013 photo, children smile at Judy and Gary Kopff as they make their way to a fundraiser for the childhood cancer charity, St. Baldrick’s Foundation, in Bethesda, Md. The two, now retired, volunteer their time in hospitals and...

IRS scandals threaten funding for health care law

June 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rep. Hal Rogers, R-Ky., right, talks with House Financial Services and General Government subcommittee Chairman Rep. Ander Crenshaw, R-Fla., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, June 3, 2013, at the start of a hearing...

Secret to Prism program: Even bigger data seizure

June 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 31, 2008, file photo President Bush waves after signing a 15-day extension of the Protect America Act after a speech in Las Vegas. Sternly prodding Congress, Bush told lawmakers they were jeopardizing the nation’s safety by...

Analysis: Albany’s session ends with lots of flash

June 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- In this Monday, June 3, 2013, file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a meeting for his Tax-Free New York plan at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering at the University at Albany, in Albany, N.Y. New York’s end-of-session...

Google launches Internet-beaming balloons

June 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Tania Gilchrist stands outside her home below a red Google Internet receiver after agreeing to participate in Google’s balloon testing program in Christchurch, New Zealand, Friday, June 14, 2013. Google is testing balloons which sail in the stratosphere...

Whole Foods revises employee language policy

June 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A Whole Foods Market in Albuquerque, N.M. is shown Thursday June 6, 2013 during lunch time. Two employees at this Albuquerque store say they were suspended last month after complaining about being told they couldn’t speak Spanish to each other while on...

Less US urgency at G-8 in call for European growth

June 15, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this May 19, 2012, file photo, President Barack Obama, third from left, participates in a luncheon at the G-8 Summit at Camp David, Md. A year after Obama made an emphatic pitch to Europe’s economic powers to focus more on economic growth...

Investor in Grand Canyon Skywalk dies at 51

June 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This March 20, 2007 file photo shows people walking on the Skywalk during the First Walk event at the Grand Canyon on the Hualapai Indian Reservation at Grand Canyon West, Ariz. David Jin the Chinese tour operator and Las Vegas businessman and...

Calif. Legislature passes $96.3B Democratic budget

June 14, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

RETRANSMISSION TO CORRECT NAME OF CITY FROM SANTA CLARA TO SANTA CLARITA – As the Assembly debated the state budget, Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, looks over some papers at the Capitol in Friday, June 14, 2013 in Sacramento, Calif. By a 54-25...