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Todd Torbert, a Verizon cable splicing technician, works to connect the glass fibers to the Verizon FiOS fiber network in Rockville, Md.

Verizon Boosts FiOS Uploads to Match Downloads

CORPORATE | By Peter Svensson | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
Verizon is boosting the upload speeds of nearly all its FiOS connections to match the download speeds, vastly shortening the time it takes for subscribers to send videos and back up their files online.

Albert Shum, who heads interaction design across a range of Microsoft products including personal computer operating systems, Xbox game consoles, and phones.

Microsoft Makes Design Central to Its Future

CORPORATE | By Ryan Nakashima | Jul 22
Microsoft is putting an emphasis on design excellence more than ever - to make its products more competitive with offerings from rivals Apple, Google, and Amazon and to prod its hardware making partners to dream up new, more innovative devices.

The Giving Pledge: A New Club for Billionaires

CORPORATE | Jul 21
Membership comes with just two requirements: You must be worth at least a billion dollars and be willing to give half of that away. Charlie Rose reports.

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Impact on International Travel

CORPORATE | Jul 21
The downing of Malaysia Flight 17 is creating extraordinary questions for Malaysia Airlines and all of commercial aviation. CBS travel editor Peter Greenberg discusses how the airline industry's response could mean longer and more expensive flights.

House Passes Tax Breaks to Boost Charitable Giving

FINANCE | By Stephen Ohlemacher | Jul 21
The House passed a package of tax breaks designed to boost charitable donations by seniors, private foundations and procrastinators. One provision provides tax breaks to people over 70 who make donations from their individual retirement accounts.

Verizon Launches Rewards Program with Tracking

CORPORATE | By Peter Svensson | Jul 21
Verizon Wireless is launching a nationwide loyalty program this week for its 100-million-plus subscribers. There's a twist, though: To earn points for every dollar spent, subscribers must consent to have their movements tracked.

Army Intelligence System Pulled from Key Test

LEGAL | By Ken Dilanian | Jul 21
Army officials have withdrawn their intelligence network from a major testing exercise this fall because of software glitches, in the latest setback for the troubled system.

Euro Healing, but Still Distant No. 2 to US Dollar

LEGAL | By David McHugh | Jul 19
The European Central Bank said that foreign demand for stocks, bonds and other portfolio investments in euros rose to 3.7 percent of eurozone economic output in 2013. That was up from 3.0 percent the year before.

5 Money Saving Tips for Exchanging Currency

LEGAL | By Joseph Pisani | Jul 18
Headed overseas for summer vacation? It's easy to get hit with extra fees and expensive exchange rates when switching currencies. Some currency exchange tables in airports and tourist areas offer bad rates, taking more of your money.

2014 Land Rover LR4

LR4 is Updated for Fuel Efficiency

CORPORATE | By Ann M. Job | Jul 18
Land Rover's capable and rugged LR4 mid-size sport utility vehicle is more fuel efficient for 2014 and has refreshed exterior front styling and new standard features such as rearview camera.

TripIt app for iPhone

Tech Goodies to Bring Along on Trips

CORPORATE | By Anick Jesdanun | Jul 18
Your swimsuit and your sunscreen are in the luggage, and your boarding passes are all printed out. But did you remember your gadgets and chargers? Did you download enough entertainment? Do you know where you're going?