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Wall Street ends flat in quiet end to dramatic week
NEW YORK Wall Street ended a tumultuous week with a flat close on Friday as investors shrugged off concerns that a September rate rise was more likely than some investors expected.
How the Dow Jones Industrial Average Fared on Friday  New York Times
FOREX-Dollar gains as Fed officials keep door open for Sept hike
(Adds comments, updates prices). * Dollar index on track for largest weekly gain in a month. * Some Fed officials push for near-term rate hike.
Lockhart: Still Significant Slack in the Labor Market  Fox Business
Fischer Keeps Fed Liftoff Options Open as October Comes in Focus  Bloomberg
Brazil recession: GDP plunges 1.9 percent in second quarter
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The bottom seems to have fallen out of Brazil's economy, with the government reporting Friday that the gross domestic product plunged 1.9 percent in the second quarter alone, once again throwing the nation into a technical ...
Brazil's GDP posts second consecutive contraction  Washington Post
Brazil tumbles into recession  THE BUSINESS TIMES
Seeking diversity, Twitter plans to boost female employment by one percentage ...
Twitter committed itself Friday to boosting the share of female employees at the company to 35% from 34% by next year. In a global workforce of 4,100, that's 41 more women.
Twitter Sets Modest Goals To Increase Workforce Diversity  CBS Local
Twitter Sets Modest Goals to Diversity Its Workforce  ABC News
Secretary of Defense unveils $75-million investment in Silicon Valley venture
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter landed Friday at Moffett Federal Airfield for his second appearance in Silicon Valley in four months to reassure technology industry leaders that the Pentagon views their work as vital to the future of national defense.
UPDATE 1-Pentagon teams up with Apple, Boeing to develop wearable tech  Reuters
Defense Secretary Ash Carter Says He Is 'Extremely Careful' With Email  ABC News
Watch Boeing's Portable Laser System Knock Drones Out of the Sky
Why take a shotgun to the drone hovering over your back yard when you could train a tactical laser system on it? Boeing showed off one such weapon this week, demonstrating the device's ability to taking down unmanned vehicles in a handful of seconds.
Boeing's new laser canon can destroy drones in mid-flight  Business Insider
Boeing's laser hunts for drones  CIO
NYC's Taxis Finally Launch an App to Compete With Uber
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NYC taxis to compete with Uber  CNET
NYC taxi app hopes to compete with Uber  Fox5NY
Russian Rocket Launches Inmarsat Satellite
LONDON—A Russian Proton rocket on Friday launched an Inmarsat IMASY -8.43 % PLC spacecraft to put the British satellite operator on a course to begin operating a global network of high-bandwidth satellites by year-end.
Inmarsat launches third satellite to complete fast global internet  Financial Times
Satellite launched to deliver faster internet  Sky News Australia
New words in the dictionary? Awesomesauce!
"Awesomesauce," "mkay," and "manspreading" are just some of the new words that have been added to the Oxford Dictionaries online version.
Why should 'manspreading' be just for men?  The Guardian
Awesomesauce, Bruh, Mic Drop Among New Words In Dictionary  CBS Local
Oil prices pump out big two-day rally
Crude oil prices have scored big gains for a second straight day, capping a wild week as traders seemed to view the recent nose-dive as overdone.
Oil Prices Rise Again as Traders Close Out Bets  Wall Street Journal
US crude jumps 6 percent in second day of short-covering frenzy  Reuters