The 7 percent unemployment rate accompanied a gain of 203,000 jobs
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Democrats have a lock on the dozen largest cities in the U.S.
It lets customers go off the grid when utilities charge their highest rates and provides a backup during outages
The settlement ends an eight-year legal fight waged by African American brokers
Jeff Bezos's plan to deliver packages via unmanned aerial drones is crazy—which means you shouldn't bet against him
After selling out 5,000 designer Starbucks cards in six minutes last year, Starbucks is offering a mere 1,000 of them at noon on Friday
Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management reclaims the top stop after a two-year absence
Immigrant entrepreneurs and companies with intellectual property are more likely to hire
Favorite Twitter user to follow:
I'm not very good at keeping up with all the Twittering all the time, but it's good to see Virgin companies such as @virginatlantic and @virginamerica on there. To be honest, I prefer news and blog sites to being told when someone is going to the loo or making a cup of tea!
How Twitter helps him run Virgin Group:
With more than 200 Virgin companies worldwide, my days and nights are filled with exciting service launches, product announcements, parties, events, and consumer opportunities. I'm regularly asked what a day in the life of Richard Branson looks like, and Twitter helps me answer that. It also enables communication no matter where I am; thanks to Virgin America's wifi (fleetwide starting in June), I recently lost my Twitter interview virginity at 35,000 feet.
"Arianna Huffington and I chatting on Virgin America's inaugural flight to OC. Have put my trousers back on."
View tweets: http://twitter.com/richardbranson