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Tech, freelancers help businesses work with fewer staffers

NEW YORK (AP) — Using technology to run her practice lets defense attorney Susan Williams give clients the time and attention they need.
Williams decided years ago she didn't want a large staff that would require her to increase her caseload simply to have the money to pay her employees. She has one part-time assistant and ... (full story)


Wendy's relaunches breakfast, plans to hire 20,000 in US

Wendy's relaunches breakfast, plans to hire 20,000 in US

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Wendy's said last week it's relaunching breakfast across the U.S. next year, the latest fast-food chain to amp up its offerings as more consumers eat out in the morning.
The Dublin, Ohio-based company said it will spend $20 million this year and help franchisees hire 20,000 employees so restaurants can e ... (full story)


Scientists rethink Alzheimer's, diversifying the drug search

Scientists rethink Alzheimer's, diversifying the drug search

WASHINGTON (AP) — When researchers at the University of Kentucky compare brains donated from people who died with dementia, very rarely do they find one that bears only Alzheimer's trademark plaques and tangles — no other damage.
If they do, "we call it a unicorn," said Donna Wilcock, an Alzheimer's speciali ... (full story)


Antitrust regulators dig deeper into dominant tech companies

Antitrust regulators dig deeper into dominant tech companies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The government is circling the wagons around Big Tech as the scrutiny of its immense power intensifies.
Two groups of state attorneys general are joining the fray with separate investigations into whether Google and Facebook have been unfairly leveraging their array of popular — and free — s ... (full story)


Cybercriminals manipulate their way into company computers

NEW YORK (AP) — The cybercriminal who steals information or money from a small business is probably a master of deception and manipulation as well as a techno-expert.
When Nancy Butler got a call from someone claiming to be from her information technology service two years ago, she assumed it was a routine checkup by a legi ... (full story)