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    When Apple stores opened their doors nearly 15 years ago, they looked like nothing else in U.S. malls. Now it is making a foray into an upscale world, where tradition and fashion have long trumped function and cutting-edge technology.Apple is offering a watch priced at $349 that is aimed at the shoppers who buy iPads or replace their smartphones every few years.

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    That in itself was an unusual move, yet the most interesting detail in the announcement may be the company's new policy that kicks in once the leave is over.For the first six months after returning from maternity leave, new mothers at Vodafone (VOD) will be able to work just 30 hours a week but continue to earn their full-time salaries. What Vodafone (VOD) is doing is saying...

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    Apple is hoping its new smartwatch will become a genre-defining device, much as the iPhone did with smartphones a decade ago. But unlike that groundbreaking technology, the Apple Watch will need to beat expectations in a huge way if it's to set the tone for the rest of the industry. And therein lies a big opportunity for the company that can come up with a better...

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    Apple is hoping its new smartwatch will become a genre-defining device, much as the iPhone did with smartphones a decade ago. But unlike that groundbreaking technology, the Apple Watch will need to beat expectations in a huge way if it's to set the tone for the rest of the industry. And therein lies a big opportunity for the company that can come up with a better...

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    Apple is hoping its new smartwatch will become a genre-defining device, much as the iPhone did with smartphones a decade ago. But unlike that groundbreaking technology, the Apple Watch will need to beat expectations in a huge way if it's to set the tone for the rest of the industry. And therein lies a big opportunity for the company that can come up with a better...

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    Apple is hoping its new smartwatch will become a genre-defining device, much as the iPhone did with smartphones a decade ago. But unlike that groundbreaking technology, the Apple Watch will need to beat expectations in a huge way if it's to set the tone for the rest of the industry. And therein lies a big opportunity for the company that can come up with a better...

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    Apple Inc. (AAPL) is expected to unveil details about its Apple Watch on Monday. Consumers, analysts and thieves will be watching the news closely. The gadget will be a major product launch in line with the iPhone in 2007 and the iPad in 2010, and Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook is surely hoping it will become a blockbuster.

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    Don't make the mistakes as Hillary Clinton and Amy Pascal did. NEW YORK-- While Hillary Clinton is in the hot seat for using personal email for official state matters and Amy Pascal has been ousted from Sony Corp. (SNE) in a separate email controversy-- lawyers and software companies are making a killing. The business of e-discovery, or the process of collecting digital data like email when a company is being sued or investigated, is quickly turning into a billion-dollar industry, with...

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    When Apple stores first opened their doors nearly 15 years ago, they looked like nothing else in American malls. Now they are making a foray into an upscale world where tradition and fashion have long trumped function and cutting-edge technology.Apple is offering a watch priced at $349 that is aimed much more at the same shoppers who buy iPads or replace their...

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    Apple CEO Tim Cook thinks the company's forthcoming Apple Watch can be the first in the smartwatch category to change people's lives. The wider developer community is still looking for the killer wearable device, said Ted Bahr, founder of the Wearables TechCon convention. Monday, Apple (AAPL) is expected to provide more particulars surrounding the watch at its media event in San Francisco.

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    Hundreds of millions of Windows PC users are vulnerable to attacks exploiting the recently uncovered "Freak" security vulnerability, which was initially believed to only threaten mobile devices and Mac computers, Microsoft Corp warned.

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    Hundreds of millions of Windows PC users are vulnerable to attacks exploiting the recently uncovered "Freak" security vulnerability, which was initially believed to only threaten mobile devices and Mac computers, Microsoft Corp warned.

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    There's the Apple Watch and then there's everything else. In addition to Apple (AAPL), established smartwatch makers including Pebble, Samsung, LG  and Motorola are all in the process of developing and introducing new models. Jim Cramer's charitable trust Action Alerts PLUS is long AAPL and the AAP team just reiterated its $150 price target. Apple's (AAPL) announcement should be groundbreaking moment.

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    The Bureau of Labor Statistics releases its figures on employment for the month of February Friday morning, and economists will be watching closely for signs of any increase in wages. Bill McBride believes American workers will start seeing raises this year, pointing to the falling unemployment rate, the major announcements by Wal-Mart (WMT) and other retailers...

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    Apple Inc (AAPL) and Google Inc said on Tuesday that they have developed fixes to mitigate the newly uncovered 'Freak' security flaw affecting mobile devices and Mac computers. The vulnerability in web encryption technology could enable attackers to spy on communications of users of Apple's Safari browser and Google Inc's Android browser, according to researchers who uncovered the flaw.

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    Shares of Finisar (FNSR) are soaring, sharply up 8.21% to $22 on very heavy volume in midday trading Friday, following the release of the network equipment maker's upbeat fiscal third quarter earnings results and current quarter outlook. For the third quarter, the company posted earnings of 25 cents per share, in-line with analysts' estimates.

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    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission plans to vote on March 26 on whether to drop Neustar Inc (NSR) in favor of Ericsson AB subsidiary Telcordia Technologies as a contractor that helps telephone carriers route calls and text messages. The FCC on Friday published the tentative agenda for its next meeting, which included the item.

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    Etsy serves as a marketplace for homemade goods, vintage items, and crafts, which leads to some unique offerings in its shops. If you browse beyond the colorful scarves and beautiful pieces of art, you will stumble across hidden gems like cat caves and iPads for your dolls. A Polly Pocket. In case you want to relive your childhood. Perler bead art. Looking for another blast from the past?