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    Facebook plan on Web browsing alarms privacy groups

    Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer of Facebook Inc.,The U.S. should investigate whether Facebook Inc.'s tracking of users' Web browsing activities violates an agreement with the government to ensure people's privacy, an advocacy group said.

    Jul 29, 2014 12:13 PM

    The U.S. should investigate whether Facebook Inc.'s tracking of users' Web browsing activities violates an agreement with the government to ensure people's privacy, an advocacy group said. Facebook, the biggest social networking site, began monitoring the Web habits of its users following a June 12 announcement. That's contrary to the company's prior representations, according to a letter sent to the Federal Trade Commission.

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    Jimmy Dean moves beyond breakfast for first time

    A Jimmy Dean Pulled Pork sandwich. Jimmy Dean, the breakfast sausage brand started by the late country singer of the same name, is hoping its new bowls and sandwiches can lure eaters at other meals.

    Jul 29, 2014 2:36 PM

    Jimmy Dean is coming to dinner — and lunch, too.The sausage brand started by the late country singer of the same name has become a breakfast staple, with products even including a pancake-and-sausage on a stick. Now the brand is hoping its new bowls and sandwiches can lure eaters at other meals. Jimmy Dean, owned by Chicago-based Hillshire Brands, is rolling out 16 microwavable products that cost around $3 each and are designed to be eaten later in the day, including a pulled pork sandwich and grilled steak bowl.

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    Escaping email: Inspired vision or hallucination?

    Asana co-founders Justin Rosenstein, center, and Dustin Moskovitz, right, at the company’s headquarters in San Francisco.

    Jul 29, 2014 12:43 PM

    Dustin Moskovitz is plotting an escape from email. The 30-year-old entrepreneur has learned a lot about communication since he teamed up with his college roommate Mark Zuckerberg to create Facebook a decade ago, and that knowledge is fueling an audacious attempt to change the way people connect at work, where the incessant drumbeat of email has become an excruciating annoyance. Moskovitz is trying to turn that chronic headache into an afterthought with Asana, a San Francisco startup he runs with former Facebook and Google product manager, Justin Rosenstein.

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    McDonald’s Japan to strengthen checks on chicken

    A man wipes his mouth near logos for McDonald’s and KFC restaurants in Beijing Tuesday. McDonald’s in Japan is increasing its checks on chicken from suppliers in China and Thailand after allegations a Chinese supplier sold expired chicken. It says the scare will hurt its earnings.

    Jul 29, 2014 8:04 AM

    McDonald’s in Japan is increasing its checks on chicken from suppliers in China and Thailand after allegations a Chinese supplier sold expired chicken. It says the scare will hurt its earnings. The U.S. fast-food chain’s Japan unit on Tuesday withdrew this year’s earnings and sales forecasts, citing uncertainties from the food scandal. It promised to disclose information online about where its food comes from.

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