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Uber investigating if exec broke 'God' app rules

Uber Technologies confirmed Wednesday that it is investigating whether one of its general managers violated the popular car-booking service's privacy policies by snooping on a reporter's ride.

Yahoo replaces Google as Firefox's default search

Yahoo will supplant Google's search engine on Firefox's Web browser in the U.S., signaling Yahoo's resolve to regain some of the ground that it has lost in the most lucrative part of the Internet's ad market.

Heating costs heading up as cold grips nation

This winter was expected to bring much lower bills than last year because it wasn’t supposed to be so darn cold.

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Foreign holdings of US Treasury securities decline

Foreign buyers of U.S. Treasury securities trimmed their holdings slightly in September after hitting a record in the previous month.

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Ford recalls Fusions; software causes key problem

Ford is recalling about 65,000 Fusion midsize cars in North America because the ignition keys can be removed if the transmission is not in park due to a software problem.

US index notch latest records

Investors remained in a record-setting mood Tuesday, edging the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor’s 500 index to their latest all-time highs.

S&P 500 ekes out record

Despite a day of mostly listless trading, the Standard & Poor’s 500 index managed to notch another all-time high.

Why airfares keep rising despite lower fuel prices

U.S. airlines are saving tens of millions of dollars every week because of lower prices for jet fuel, their largest expense. So why don’t they share some of the savings with passengers?

Downtown Jefferson City CID slowly moving forward

Meeting in January to decide next steps

The Jefferson City Downtown Association is undertaking a slow but steady process in deciding whether to pursue a new taxing district to help cover costs of beautification and maintenance.

BizBeat: Blackwell’s Garage closes doors

Blackwell’s Garage closed its doors at 901 E. High St. in Jefferson City for the last time Oct. 1 after more than 90 years in business — 33 of those within one family.

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BizBeat: Wine bar now open in The Village Square

New wine bar Vines opened Nov. 1 in The Village Square, and Jefferson City east-enders are grateful for the new entertainment option, said owner Lori Smith.

BizBeat: Belle cottage industry celebrates 25 years

CottonBelle, a cottage industry in Belle which manufactures high-end soft goods for the home, will celebrate its 25th anniversary with an open house and sale from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday and Friday

BizBeat: The Ovid Bell Press named a ‘Best Workplace’

The Ovid Bell Press named a Printing Industries of America ‘Best Workplace’ The Ovid Bell Press, Inc., has been honored with a “Best Workplace” for 2014 designation by the Printing Industries of America (PIA).

Building permits issued in October 2014

Jefferson City issued 35 building permits during October.

Solar energy company Sungevity expands to Missouri

Global solar energy company Sungevity is opening a new office in Kansas City that could bring almost 600 new jobs to Missouri.

Microsoft surpasses Exxon as 2nd most valuable co.

The bull run in Microsoft’s stock this past year has helped the tech giant surpass Exxon Mobil and seize the rank of the second most valuable company, behind Apple Inc.

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AT&T stops adding Web tracking codes on cellphones

Check to see if your smartphone browsing is being tracked

AT&T Mobility, the nation's second-largest cellular provider, said Friday it's no longer attaching hidden Internet tracking codes to data transmitted from its users' smartphones. The practice made it nearly impossible to shield its subscribers' identities online.

Stocks end mostly up as gains extend into 4th week

Stocks ended mostly higher on Friday as major indexes extended gains for a fourth week in a row, a rare stretch for this year.

Worker’s Comp follow-up medical exams argued

Before explaining its legal case to the three-judge appeals court panel visiting at Lincoln University Thursday afternoon, SSM Health attorney Kevin M. Leahy explained the basic case to students and faculty in the audience.

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People feel loss of control of personal info

It’s been 15 years since Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy infamously quipped “You have zero privacy anyway. Get over it.”