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For The Children's Sake, Put Down That Smartphone

When adults are absorbed in their mobile devices, the consequences for children are not good. Research shows kids act out more if they are competing with a mobile device for their parent's attention.

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How Do Companies Boost 401(k) Enrollment? Make It Automatic

More Americans are saving for retirement through their employers' 401(k) programs. That follows a move to automatically sign up workers to participate in the retirement savings plans.

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Who Should Pay To Keep The Internet's Locks Secure?

Fortune 1000 companies rely on the open source software OpenSSL for their core business. Two-thirds of websites use it. But no one pays for it, and it's never had a complete security audit.

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In Asian-Majority District, House Race Divides Calif. Voters

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Scribes Are Back, Helping Doctors Tackle Electronic Medical Records

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