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Amazon Launches 'Home Services'

Apr 1
Amazon.com is now offering help around the house for a small price. CNET reporter Bridget Carey has more on the new service.

TowerBrook to Buy Women's Clothing Brand J. Jill

Apr 1
Woman's clothing retailer J.Jill said Tuesday that it is being acquired by an investment management firm.

Tidal Streaming Service Seeks More Artists to Join as Owners

By Mesfin Fekadu | Apr 1
Tidal, the music and video streaming service co-owned by Jay Z, Rihanna, Madonna and other artists, is inviting more performers to join the company and earn equity.

Wal-Mart Urges Arkansas Governor To Veto Religion Bill

Apr 1
Retail giant Wal-Mart says Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson should veto a religious-objection bill that critics say would open the door to widespread discrimination against gays and lesbians.

Indiana LGBT Discrimination Law Could Cost the State at Least $250 Million

By EDGE | Apr 1
The national backlash that has followed the passage of Indiana's recent license-to-discriminate bill could cost the state as much as $250 million in economic activity and counting, according to an analysis done by the Center for American Progress.

Toyota Cuts Price of Automatic Braking Safety Devices

Apr 1
Those pricey high-tech systems that automatically stop or slow your car if it's about to run into something are getting a lot cheaper.

Google, Microsoft Battle Drives Down PC Prices

Apr 1
Google is releasing its cheapest Chromebook laptops yet, two versions priced at $149 aimed at undercutting Microsoft's Windows franchise and gaining ground in even more classrooms.

Google Maps Turns into Pac-Man's Chomping Grounds

Apr 1
The virtual streets of Google Maps are being transformed into Pac-Man's chomping grounds in celebration of April Fools' Day.

Gay Premier Urges Businesses in Indiana to Move to Ontario

Apr 1
Ontario Premier's, who is openly gay, is urging businesses upset by a so-called religious objections law in Indiana to set up shop in Canada's most populous province.

Businesses, Performers Boycott Indiana Because of New Law

Apr 1
Businesses and organizations are canceling events and barring travel to Indiana over a religious objections law that critics say would allow discrimination against gays and lesbians.

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