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Time’s Myspace social network is hacked

The data stolen include e-mail addresses, usernames and passwords for accounts created before June 11, 2013, on the old Myspace platform. The breach doesn’t affect any Time Inc. information or financial data, the publisher said.

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Jose Cuervo considers a $1 billion IPO

The world’s biggest tequila producer is planning the initial public offering for the third quarter of this year. The company reportedly is working with Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase, Banco Santander and Corporativo GBM.

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Striking Verizon workers to return Wednesday; deal inked

Nearly 40,000 striking Verizon employees will return to work Wednesday after reaching a tentative contract agreement that includes 1,300 new call center jobs and nearly 11 percent in raises over four years but also makes health care plan changes to save the company money, the company and unions said Monday.

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Coffee-makers are satisfying a thirst for bottled cold brews

Coffee-makers from global giants JAB and Illy to smaller upstarts such as High Brew, La Colombe and Chameleon Cold-Brew are putting their brews on ice. They’re introducing high-end, ready-made, chilled bottled and canned coffee, betting grocery shoppers will embrace yet one more way to get their caffeine jolt.

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Effort to expose Russia’s ‘troll army’ draws vicious retaliation

A journalist with Finland’s national broadcaster asked members of her audience to share their experience of encounters with Russia’s “troll army,” a raucous and often venomous force of online agitators. As Jessikka Aro expected, she received some feedback from people who had clashed with aggressively pro-Russian voices online. But she was taken aback, and shaken, by a vicious retaliatory campaign of harassment and insults against her and her work by those same pro-Russian voices.

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Archie Williams discusses the future of Parade Park Homes Inc.

Archie Williams a resident of Parade Park Homes Inc., is concerned about the future of their co-op housing because they might be forced from their homes by new development near 18th and Vine district in Kansas City.
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