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Google’s new Android smartphone operating system is the cat’s meow

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google is selling a new Android smartphone that it hopes will become more like a clairvoyant friend than a piece of hardware.

October 31, 2013 | | Nationwide


3 bikini baristas arrested at Wash. coffee stand

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - Police say the service at a bikini espresso stand in Washington state was too hot.

October 31, 2013 | | Nationwide


Buyers raising a stink

NEW YORK (AP) - A noxious feline odor has some Dell customers caterwauling.

October 31, 2013 | | Nationwide


Hallmark’s ugly sweater ornament stirring backlash from customers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Greeting card giant Hallmark said Thursday that it shouldn't have changed the lyrics to "Deck the Halls" on a new holiday ornament that stirred a backlash from customers online.

October 31, 2013 | | Nationwide


Bay Area techs helping fix Obamacare website ills

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Obama administration has recruited engineers from several prominent technology companies to help fix the problems preventing people from signing up for government-mandated health insurance.

October 31, 2013 | | Nationwide


Convicted mobster hoping for a hit with eatery

COLLINGSWOOD, N.J. (AP) - When he was on trial for racketeering, Angelo Lutz denied the mob's existence, but now he's using his past in organized crime to promote his new restaurant, the Kitchen Consigliere.

October 31, 2013 | | Nationwide


Business Briefs

NEV. CASINO WINNINGS UP 7.4 PERCENT IN SEPTEMBER: CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Nevada casinos won $958.8 million from gamblers in September, representing a 7.4 percent increase over the same month last year due largely to big betting on baccarat and luck that favored the house, state regulators said Thursday.

October 31, 2013 | | Nationwide


iPads face tough holiday season sales

CUPERTINO (AP) - Apple CEO Tim Cook believes Santa's sleigh will be loaded with iPads this Christmas, but a variety of competing tablets are sure to be along for the ride, too.

October 30, 2013 | | Nationwide


Facebook 3Q results fly past Street’s expectations

MENLO PARK (AP) - Facebook's latest quarterly results showed continued strength in mobile advertising, which spurred a 60 percent revenue increase in the July-September quarter.

October 30, 2013 | | Nationwide


Twitter accused of ruse to pump up price

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Two financial firms sued Twitter on Wednesday, saying it supported their own world tour to sell its shares last year, only to disallow the sales in a ruse aimed at boosting the company's valuation above $10 billion for an initial public offering.

October 30, 2013 | | Nationwide


Sears considering spinning off Lands' End

NEW YORK (AP) - It's like watching an old friend slowly fall apart.

October 29, 2013 | | Nationwide


Wal-Mart kicks off on-the-spot promotions

NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart Stores, faced with criticism about worker pay, is making public a round of promotions of about 25,000 U.S. store employees to help send a message that it offers economic security and opportunity.

October 29, 2013 | | Nationwide


Smartwatches: Who really wants one?

NEW YORK (AP) - If consumer electronics companies are to be believed, someone on your holiday shopping list is just dying for a wristwatch that displays message alerts and weather updates.

October 29, 2013 | | Nationwide


LinkedIn posts loss but revenue grows

NEW YORK (AP) - LinkedIn Corp. posted a loss for the third quarter on Tuesday, but the results were stronger than Wall Street expected as the professional networking service boosted its user base and increased revenue.

October 29, 2013 | | Nationwide


Google Plus adds more tools to edit photos & video

MOUNTAIN VIEW (AP) - Google is introducing more tools to automatically edit images posted on its Plus networking service in its latest attempt to lure traffic away from Facebook and other online hangouts.

October 29, 2013 | | Nationwide


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Chef backs out of restaurant at Trump hotel

WASHINGTON (AP) - Chef Geoffrey Zakarian is canceling plans for a restaurant in a new hotel being developed in Washington by real estate mogul and presidential ...

July 09, 2015 | | Nationwide


Vermont reduces food assistance error rate

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont has received a federal funding bonus of $293,000 after reducing the error rate in its 3SquaresVT food assistance program by ...

July 09, 2015 | | Nationwide


MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont has received a federal funding bonus of $293,000 after reducing the e

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts gambling regulators on Thursday lost their bid to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Boston challenging the award of the state's most ...

July 09, 2015 | | Nationwide


Target selling in-store pharmacy, clinic businesses to CVS Health

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Target will sell its pharmacy and clinic businesses to CVS Health in the latest twist behind a push from big retailers to become ...

June 15, 2015 | | Nationwide


Slow sales: Honda scrubs natural gas, hybrid Civics

DETROIT (AP) - Slow sales and falling gasoline prices have prompted Honda to stop selling gas-electric hybrid and natural gas-powered versions of its Civic compact car.

June 15, 2015 | | Nationwide


E3 kicks off with ‘Doom,’ ‘Fallout 4’

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Bethesda jump started the Electronic Entertainment Expo by showing off the latest installments of "Fallout" and "Doom."

June 15, 2015 | | Nationwide


Men’s Wearhouse tuxedo shops in 300 Macy’s stores

HOUSTON (AP) - Men's Wearhouse said Wednesday it will run tuxedo rental shops in 300 Macy's stores starting this fall, and will also carry ...

June 10, 2015 | | Nationwide


Push for collision avoidance systems

WASHINGTON (AP) - Automakers should immediately include as standard equipment in all new cars and commercial trucks systems that automatically brake or warn drivers to avoid ...

June 08, 2015 | | Nationwide


Gov’t makes it easier for Corinthian students to erase debt

WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal government will make it easier for more students who attended the now-defunct Corinthian Colleges to get rid of their federal loans ...

June 08, 2015 | | Nationwide


Appeals court rules for Allegiant Air in pilot dispute

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A federal appeals court says Allegiant Air had the right to make changes in work rules for its pilots.

June 08, 2015 | | Nationwide


Tech News

• Apple Music app cost: $10 a month: Apple says its new Apple Music app will cost $10 a month for one person or $15 a ...

June 08, 2015 | | Nationwide


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