SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google is phasing out a service that allows millions of people to personalize its home page with applications such as weather updates and stock quotes. The customization service, known as iGoogle, will be turned off in November 2013. The mobile version of iGoogle will be discontinued at the end of this month. Google Inc. ...
BETHEL, Alaska (AP) - It was free taco Sunday in Bethel, Alaska, and more than 6,000 of them were gobbled up. Flyers went up all over town last month saying a Taco Bell was coming to Bethel. The excitement quickly turned to disappointment when it was discovered that was a hoax. Taco Bell CEO Greg Creed said the ...
ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) - Dell is buying Quest Software for $2.4 billion to expand its offerings as its personal computer business weakens in an era of smartphones and sleeker devices like the iPad. The deal announced Monday capped off a bidding war that began last month when Quest revealed a mystery suitor had made an offer trumping a $2 billion sale ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Federal disclosure rules that go into effect Sunday will make it easier for workers and retirees to see how much their 401(k) accounts are being docked in fees.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google's Chrome browser can now be used to surf the Web on the iPhone and iPad. The Chrome application released Thursday is the latest volley in the escalating rivalry between Google Inc. and Apple Inc., which makes those two popular mobile devices. The announcement highlighted the second day of Google I/O, an annual conference that the company hosts ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Saying the government should lead by example, President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the federal government to nearly triple its use of renewable sources for electricity by 2020.
NEW YORK (AP) - AT&T is joining T-Mobile in reducing monthly fees for people who pay for their own devices.
NEW YORK (AP) - The outlook for hiring is improving and the economy is growing at its fastest pace in more than a year, so what's the bad news for the stock market?
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - The Ford Mustang is still galloping at 50.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - With Boeing the king of U.S. aircraft manufacturing, more than a dozen states are groveling before the throne for a share of the riches to be made from the next-generation 777 jetliner.
NEW YORK (AP) - Power up and shop.
Thanksgiving Day is no longer all about turkey: It's eating away at Black Friday shopping.
RAMOS ARIZPE, Mexico (AP) - In Mexico's booming auto industry, the cars rolling off assembly lines may look identical, but how safe they are depends on where they're headed.
NEW YORK (AP) - The stock market fizzled Friday at the end of a holiday-shortened trading day, but still logged its longest streak of weekly gains in a decade.
DENVER (AP) - Twitter just issued its IPO but a lingering question is how the popular worldwide microblog company will turn a profit. One Colorado-based company thinks it has found one way to help Twitter, and itself, make money.