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Gift Guide: Home Products Come with Connectivity

| By Anick Jesdanun | Friday Dec 19, 2014
Do you really need an app to tell you to brush and floss? It seems every household appliance is getting some smarts these days, meaning some connection to a phone app and the broader Internet. But then what?

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After 19 Years, Alfa Romeo is Back in US

| By Ann M. Job | Dec 19
After a 19-year absence, Italian carmaker Alfa Romeo is back in the United States and wowing Alfa enthusiasts with the sexy, fun-to-drive 2015 4C two seater.

Skype to Offer Translations

| Dec 18
Skype is getting a translator. For the first time, people who speak different languages will have their conversations translated in real time through the online-calling service. CNET's Bridget Carey joins CBSN with the details.

Pharmacy Officials Face Racketeering Charges

| By Denise Lavoie | Dec 17
A co-owner and a pharmacist at a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy blamed for a 2012 deadly meningitis outbreak face charges of racketeering for allegedly causing the deaths of patients who received tainted steroids.

Napster Co-founder to Invest in Allergy Research

| By Olga R. Rodriguez | Dec 17
Napster co-founder Sean Parker missed most of his final year in high school and has ended up in the emergency room countless of times because of his deadly allergy to nuts, shellfish and other foods. Now he wants to fund efforts to find a cure.

France to Ban Uber's Low-Cost Service in 2015

| Dec 16
Uber's low-cost ride ride-hailing service will be banned in France from the start of next year, the government said Monday as hundreds of taxi drivers blocked roads around Paris to protest what they claim are its unfair business practices.

Google Researching Use of Color in Business

| By Stacey Plaisance | Dec 16
Google is one of the major U.S. corporations researching the power of color in the working world, in everything from workspaces to marketing and branding.

Saudi Prince's News Channel to Go Live in February

| By Reem Khalifa | Dec 16
Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal's pan-Arab news channel will finally take to the airwaves early next year.

Sales of Macadamias Soar in Korea After Nut Rage

| By Youkyung Lee | Dec 16
Nut rage imploded the career of a Korean Air Lines executive and embarrassed her family and country. Now South Korean retailers are experiencing the unexpected upside: a boom in sales of macadamias.

Uber Backtracks on Price Hikes During Sydney Drama

| Dec 15
The cab-hailing company Uber was promising free rides and refunds Monday for people fleeing central Sydney after coming under criticism for hiking prices during a hostage crisis that was unfolding there.

McDonald's to Trim Menu, Examine Ingredients

| By Candice Choi | Dec 14
McDonald's is planning to simplify its menu and maybe even the number of ingredients it uses in its food as it fights to hold onto customers.

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