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Puerto Rico Headed For Default As Congress Tackles Relief Plan

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

The U.S. territory is expected to default May 1 on a debt payment of nearly half a billion dollars. Scott Simon examines the impact of a default with Wall Street Journal correspondent Nick Timiraos.

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Apple’s Lousy Week Could Signal Times Of Trouble For Tech Giant

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

Apple got hit with a lot of bad news this week. First, the company posted its first quarterly revenue drop since 2003. And then billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn revealed that he has dumped all of his shares in Apple. NPR explores whether the company is really in trouble or if is this all just a bump in the road.

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K-Tel Founder And Infomercial Icon Philip Kives Dies At 87

Friday, April 29th, 2016

He started the company in the 1960s and struck gold pitching gadgets such as the Veg-O-Matic food slicer.

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Why Chobani Gave Employees A Financial Stake In Company’s Future

Friday, April 29th, 2016

Workers at the yogurt-maker got a potential windfall when the company said it would give them shares that could be worth up to 10 percent of the firm. It reflects a rising trend in employee ownership.

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Yahoo’s Security Chief On Encryption Debate: What Is The Greater Good?

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

When Bob Lord talks about encryption, he invokes the imagery of a whisper — the idea that you should be able to recreate the most private means of physical communication in the digital world as well.

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