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    1. Macy's Says Hackers Accessed Online Customers' Credit Card Data

      Macy's Says Hackers Accessed Online Customers' Credit Card Data

      Macy’s Inc. said hackers obtained names and passwords of online customers and potentially were able to access data including their credit card numbers and expiration dates.

      The data breach impacted one-half of one-percent of customers who were registered on Macys.com or Bloomingdales.com, spokeswoman Blair Rosenberg said Tuesday. Customer login and password data were taken from websites not related to Macy’s or Bloomingdale’s and were then used to access profiles on those sites, the company said.

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    2. Microsoft Urges Congress to Regulate Use of Facial Recognition

      Microsoft Urges Congress to Regulate Use of Facial Recognition

      Amid a growing call for regulations to limit the use of facial recognition technology, Microsoft on Friday became the first tech giant to join the chorus.

      In a lengthy blog post about the potential and the risks of facial recognition, Bradford L. Smith, the company’s president, compared the technology to products like medicines and cars that are highly regulated, and he urged Congress to study it and oversee its use.

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    3. Dow Trades Higher After Big U.S. Banks Post Mixed Earnings

      Dow Trades Higher After Big U.S. Banks Post Mixed Earnings

      Here Are 3 Hot Things to Know About Stocks Right Now
      The Dow Jones Industrial Average  traded higher Friday and was on track for its best week since early June.
      JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) , the biggest U.S. bank, rose slightly after posting second-quarter profit of $2.29 a share, 7 cents ahead of estimates.
      The Nasdaq  posted gains after closing Thursday at 7,823, a record high and the first since June 20.

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    4. Build-A-Bear Workshop Is Caught Off Guard for Its 'Pay Your Age' Promo and Forced to Turn Away Customers

      Build-A-Bear Workshop Is Caught Off Guard for Its 'Pay Your Age' Promo and Forced to Turn Away Customers

      The company says it experienced 'unprecedented' customer turnout and provides a lesson on preparation for entrepreneurs.

      Build-A-Bear Workshop generated buzz on social media leading up to Thursday’s “Pay Your Age” sale, calling the upcoming promotion its “biggest deal EVER.”

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    5. Texas tops new ranking of best states for business

      Texas tops new ranking of best states for business

      Texas is open for business, according to a new report from CNBC evaluating the economic climate of each state in the nation.

      Researchers scored each of the 50 states on 60 metrics, which were developed with help from business, policy, and government experts. Those metrics informed 10 categories, like workforce, business friendliness, cost of living, infrastructure, and access to capital. Texas’ booming economy, educated and productive workforce, and transportation infrastructure buoyed the Lone Star State to the top of the list.

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    6. 2017 Year in Review: Promotional Products Industry

      2017 Year in Review: Promotional Products Industry

      2017 has been a year of highs and lows. From the infamous Equifax breach that exposed half the country’s personal information, to the once in a lifetime experience of seeing the hauntingly beautiful solar eclipse, to a string of unfortunate natural disasters, only one thing is certain: the promotional products industry has weathered all the storms and is ready to take a look back at our collective successes of the year.

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    7. OC Fair 2019: Here is what you need to know about hours, getting discounts, entering competitions and all the fun – Orange County Register

      OC Fair 2019: Here is what you need to know about hours, getting discounts, entering competitions and all the fun – Orange County Register

      News Local News OC Fair 2018: Here is what you need to know about hours, getting discounts, entering competitions and all the fun By Heather McRea | hmcrea@scng.com | Orange County Register 5:24 5:25 pm The 2018 OC Fair will again feature a large midway section with carnival games and rides. (Register file photo) Winning a prize at the OC Fair is always a fun challenge.

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    8. Insurers Question California Commissioner’s Authority to Make Comp Writers Report Federal Tax Savings

      Insurers Question California Commissioner’s Authority to Make Comp Writers Report Federal Tax Savings

      The insurance industry is wondering whether a new requirement from California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones that workers’ compensation insurers report federal income tax savings is legal. Jones wants insurers licensed to write workers’ comp in California to report the tax savings in an annual rate filing. He issued the order in light of the recent revision to the Federal Tax Schedule for 2018, which reduced the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent.

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    9. Advertising - The Big Industry Picture

      Advertising - The Big Industry Picture

      U.S. advertising and marketing revenues increased 3.2 percent in 2017 to $470.52 billion, as slower growth in traditional media due to the lack of major political and sporting events was offset by stronger growth in digital and alternative media, according to PQ Media (www.pqmedia.com). Digital media growth was fueled mainly by mobile channels, such as smart technology, videogames and social media, accentuated by expanding non-traditional media like influencer marketing, content marketing and branded entertainment. 

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    10. Is buying healthcare in groups the best option for small US businesses? | Business

      Is buying healthcare in groups the best option for small US businesses? | Business

      T he number of small businesses offering employees group healthcare fell to a historic low last year. If you’re running a small business, that’s probably no surprise: healthcare is a significant cost and it’s a struggle to provide affordable health insurance for your employees. But there may be another, potentially better option for controlling these costs.

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    11. 3 Money Tasks You Shouldn’T Tackle On Your Own

      3 Money Tasks You Shouldn’T Tackle On Your Own

      No one cares as much about your money as you do, but never asking for help can be dangerous — and expensive. In a previous column, I detailed the hazards of trying to do your own estate plan and how problems often aren’t apparent until it’s too late to fix them. The following financial tasks also are more complex than they may seem, and the consequences for ignorance can be severe. Hiring expert help may ultimately save you a bundle.

      Handling an IRS audit .........

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    12. The U.S. Payroll Tax in 2018: What You Need to Know

      The U.S. Payroll Tax in 2018: What You Need to Know

      If you look at your pay stub, you'll notice that in addition to paying federal and state (if applicable) income taxes, there's a separate tax to cover Social Security and Medicare expenditures. This is known as the "payroll tax," but might be listed on your pay stub as FICA taxes, or may even be broken down into Social Security (OASDI) and Medicare components. 

      Here's a quick guide to the United States payroll tax in 2018 -- how much it is, what it covers, and why it could change in the coming years. 

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