SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Target plans to hire about 70,000 seasonal workers for the holiday shopping season, down about 20 percent from a year ago. The discounter is aiming to be more efficient in its hiring practices.
SUNNYVALE (AP) - I used to cringe when I'd see people capturing precious memories with their smartphones. Although most smartphones have megapixel counts similar to what stand-alone cameras offer, they have been inferior in lens quality and manual controls. Images have never been as good ... until now. Over the past two months, I've shot ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe said Thursday his agency is in "the midst of a financial disaster" and may need an emergency increase in postage rates to keep operating.
NEW YORK (AP) - Deal hunters have a new online option: This week, off-price retailer T.J. Maxx has quietly begun letting its customers shop online.
CAMP HILL, Pa. (AP) - Shares of Rite Aid Corp. jumped Thursday after the drugstore chain reported its fourth-straight quarterly profit and raised its forecast for fiscal 2014. Rite Aid earned $30 million, or 3 cents per share, in the three months that ended Aug. 31. That compares to a loss of $41.4 million, or 5 cents per share, a year ago. The Camp Hill, Pa., company recorded a $62.2 million charge for some debt ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Break out the balloons.
MOUINTAIN VIEW (AP) - Google is bringing its digital wallet to the iPhone in its latest attempt to upstage Apple on its own popular device. Thursday's release of the Google Wallet app represents a challenge to the Passbook program that Apple has built into the iPhone's operating system. Both Google Wallet and Passbook allow iPhone users to store loyalty cards from some merchants and scan coupons offering discounts. Google Wallet also allows its users to ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Should you get a new "space gray" iPhone 5S that scans your fingerprint or its cheaper little sister the 5C, which is encased in candy-colored plastic? And what about iOS7 -should you brave an upgrade?
REDWOOD SHORES . (AP) - Higher software revenue helped lift Oracle Corp.'s fiscal first-quarter net income by 8 percent. The business software maker's adjusted profit beat Wall Street predictions, while its revenue fell short. Oracle shares rose 33 cents, or 1 percent, to $34.20 in aftermarket trading. For the quarter ended Aug. 31, the Redwood Shores, Calif., company earned $2.19 billion, or 47 cents per share, up from $2.03 billion, or 41 cents per share, ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Top prosecutors in San Francisco and New York and the mayor of London are urging iPhone users to download Apple's new iOS 7 operating system that includes a feature they believe might curb a rash of thefts. San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and London Mayor Boris Johnson said in a joint statement Wednesday they believe the iOS 7's activation lock is an important step ...
NEW YORK (AP) - GPS will tell you how to get to the nearest Apple store. With iBeacon, Apple hopes to guide you around once you're inside, whether it's to pick up an order, upgrade to a new iPhone or shop for a pair of headphones.
DENVER (AP) - A baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex ceremony must serve gay couples despite his religious beliefs or face fines, a judge said Friday.
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.