No, smartphones aren't that innovative: Why pay is lagging

No, smartphones aren't that innovative: Why pay is lagging
During that earlier period, standards of living soared, thanks to such epochal breakthroughs as electric light, indoor plumbing, the automobile, radio, the telephone and air travel. Those innovations raised wages and economic growth by increasing what …
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Spring break: Zika impact, popular spots, last-minute ideas
But Jared Kamrowski, whose new site, ThriftyTraveler.com, lists daily flight deals, said he believes Zika is impacting prices, with tickets for places like San Juan, Puerto Rico, as low as $ 180 round-trip from New York. "Almost … CheapOair found …
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Timing, cost of high-speed rail project face legal scrutiny

Timing, cost of high-speed rail project face legal scrutiny
She said engineers remain confident about the claims, including the ability for trains to travel between San Jose and San Francisco in 30 minutes, despite a so-called blended system in which high-speed rail would share tracks with Caltrain commuter trains.
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EU says functioning borderless area "is at serious risk"
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is acknowledging that the overall functioning of the Schengen area of borderless travel "is at serious risk" and says Greece must make further efforts to deal with the migrant crisis at its source. The EU nations …
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Andrew Zimmern's Delicious Destinations Rumored To Include San Diego
'Delicious Destinations' differs from the Travel Channel's Andrew Zimmern-hosted 'Bizarre Foods' in that instead of focusing on the wild and exotic eats of a region, it highlights the "not-to-be-missed legendary foods that define a location". Also …
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Where's California's high-speed rail?
FILE – In this Feb. 26, 2015 file photo, a full-scale mock-up of a high-speed train is displayed at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. State officials will return to Sacramento Superior Court, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, to defend the project against …
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Correction: Travel-Brief-Cruise Ships-Stomach Bugs story
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Jan. 15 about illnesses on cruise ships, The Associated Press erroneously described the drop in illnesses caused by stomach bugs. Since 1990, the illness rate has fallen from about 29 to 22 per 100,000 travel days, not per …
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Philanthropist gift at center of Foster plea

Philanthropist gift at center of Foster plea
Marne Foster resigned from the San Diego school board Tuesday before pleading guilty to a violation of the Political Reform Act, bringing a close to her tumultuous tenure that was marked by ongoing allegations of misconduct. In Foster's plea agreement …
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Travel news: New Gilt site, Downton show, Taipei design

Travel news: New Gilt site, Downton show, Taipei design
NEW TRAVEL SITE FROM GILT.COM. Gilt.com, the shopping site for clothing and accessories, has launched a new site for travel, GiltTravel.com. GiltTravel.com provides travel flash sales on upscale hotel stays at up to 70 percent off. Gilt.com's previous …
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I-8 Jewish Travel: 'The Yiddisher Cowboy'
Robboy's story began when he was rehearsing a work by Paul Ben-Haim in 1973 at San Diego's Main Library, then located on E Street in downtown San Diego. Cantor Henri Goldberg, who came to San Diego in his retirement years, suggested to the …
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Travel news: Biltmore show, Lunar New Year, Japanese garden

Travel news: Biltmore show, Lunar New Year, Japanese garden
WEDDING GOWNS AT THE BILTMORE. All that's missing at Biltmore is the bride and groom. The historic Biltmore Estate nestled in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina, will be hosting an exhibit of wedding gowns from the movies, and the mansion is …
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Broadway's back, travel bans lifted after major storm
Broadway turned the stage lights back on, rail service was expected to resume in New York and Washington, D.C., and emergency travel bans were lifted Sunday following a historic snowstorm that dumped 2 feet or more in some areas. A portion of the …
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Taiwan Tourism Bureau Brings Exclusive Travel Deals to the San Diego Travel
America's most fun-filled Travel and Adventure Show takes place January 16-17 at the San Diego Convention Center. This year, Taiwan Tourism Bureau in Los Angeles has partnered up with China Airlines, EVA Airways, RITZ Tours, SITA World Tours and …
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Travel ban announced for New York
Andrew Cuomo has announced a travel ban in New York City as a massive snowstorm hits the region with up to two feet of snow. Cuomo said all non-emergency vehicles were ordered off the roads after 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Mayor Bill de Blasio said the police …
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Chicago wintery storm derails local travel plans
San Diego's comfortable winters might seem even better when a storm leaves you stranded in a crowded Chicago airport and your best bet to get a flight back home won't come until 2016. Chicago weather was unseasonably warm until the region got hit by a …
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San Diego Doctor Offers Healthy Holiday Travel Tips
Nearly 600,000 Southern Californians are expected to fly somewhere between Wednesday and Jan. 3, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California. Some of those people may be traveling while ill, potentially exposing everyone around them.
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