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Twitter sets $17 to $20 per share range

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Twitter has set a price range of $17 to $20 per share for its initial public offering and says it could raise as much as $1.6 billion in the process. The pricing is relatively conservative considering that Twitter is poised to pull off the year's hottest IPO.

October 24, 2013 | | Nationwide


Microsoft 1Q profit, sales top views

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Microsoft posted quarterly revenue and earnings Thursday that easily topped Wall Street forecasts, marking a healthy start to a companywide overhaul it announced in July that should help the software giant transform into a devices and services company.

October 24, 2013 | | Nationwide


Zynga trims 3Q losses under new chief exec

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Zynga Inc. whittled its third-quarter losses even as its revenue plunged and fewer people played its digital games.

October 24, 2013 | | Nationwide


T-Mobile offers free data for tablets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - T-Mobile will give owners of iPads and other tablet computers free data service for life as part of an effort to broaden its customer base beyond phones.

October 23, 2013 | | Nationwide


Target steps up online push for holidays

NEW YORK (AP) - Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Target is rolling out a service that allows customers to order products online and then pick them up at its stores as the discounter seeks to cater to tech-savvy, time-pressured customers.

October 23, 2013 | | Nationwide


Activist investor Icahn reconnects with Apple CEO

Activist investor Icahn reconnects with Apple CEO

October 23, 2013 | | Nationwide


Activist investor Icahn reconnects with Apple CEO

CUPERTINO (AP) - Activist investor Carl Icahn may be putting more pressure on Apple CEO Tim Cook to get more aggressive about boosting the iPhone maker's stock price.

October 23, 2013 | | Nationwide


AT&T posts higher 3Q profit as revenue grows

NEW YORK (AP) - AT&T's third-quarter profit and revenue increased as the nation's largest telecommunications company added more smartphone and broadband subscribers.

October 23, 2013 | | Nationwide


New idea for space tourism

WASHINGTON (AP) - The latest space tourism venture depends more on hot air than rocket science.

October 22, 2013 | | Nationwide


bless over 50: A challenging search for work

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October 22, 2013 | | Nationwide


Fed stimulus hopes lift S&P to record

NEW YORK (AP) - The prospect of more economic stimulus from the Federal Reserve pushed the Standard & Poor's 500 index to a fourth consecutive record close Tuesday.

October 22, 2013 | | Nationwide


EBay expands same-day delivery to more cities

SAN JOSE (AP) - EBay is expanding its same-day delivery service to more locations and letting buyers and sellers create "collections" of products available on its site as it moves beyond its roots as an online auctioneer.

October 22, 2013 | | Nationwide


Aaron’s, FTC settle over computer spyware

ATLANTA (AP) - The Federal Trade Commission says Atlanta-based furniture renter Aaron's Inc. has agreed to a settlement over allegations that it helped place spyware on computers that secretly monitored consumers by taking webcam pictures of them in their homes.

October 22, 2013 | | Nationwide


Computer as driver has big benefits

WASHINGTON (AP) - In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don't drink and then climb behind the wheel. They don't do drugs, get distracted, fall asleep, run red lights or tailgate. And their reaction times are quicker.

October 22, 2013 | | Nationwide


Yahoo again tops Google in Web visitors

NEW YORK (AP) - For the third month in a row, more Americans visited Yahoo's websites than Google's, according to comScore Inc.'s Internet traffic data for September.

October 21, 2013 | | Nationwide


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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 all things to all customers.

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 a line of tailored clothing from Kenneth Cole.

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 rear-end collisions, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a report released Monday.

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, officials announced Monday, as part of a new plan that could cost as much as $3.6 billion.

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 month for a family of up to six people.

June 08, 2015 | | Nationwide


THE $1 MILLION BENEFACTORS

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A new college scholarship aimed at providing tuition relief to middle-class families in California has emerged as a sticking point in the Legislature's discussions over higher education spending.

June 04, 2015 | | Nationwide


PepsiCo looking to launch ‘craft’ fountain sodas

NEW YORK (AP) - PepsiCo is looking to launch a line of "craft" fountain sodas made with sugar in hopes of appealing to people who may shun big soda brands.

June 04, 2015 | | Nationwide


FDA panel backs female libido pill, under safety conditions

WASHINGTON (AP) - The drug industry's decade-spanning search for a female equivalent to Viagra took a major step forward Thursday, as government experts recommended approval for a pill to boost sexual desire in women.

June 04, 2015 | | Nationwide


‘Pong,’ ‘Tetris’ make Video Game Hall of Fame’s first class

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - The first inductees into the new World Video Game Hall of Fame include "Pong," the game that introduced millions to electronic play, "Doom," which triggered a debate over the role of games and violence in society, and "Super Mario Bros.," whose mustachioed hero has migrated to everything from fruit snacks to sneakers.

June 04, 2015 | | Nationwide


Tech News

Apple Watch: Soon for sale in stores

June 04, 2015 | | Nationwide


Big insurance premium hikes coming

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) - Dozens of health insurers say higher-than-expected care costs and other expenses blindsided them this year, and they're going to have to hike premiums for individual policies well-beyond 10 percent for 2016.

June 01, 2015 | | Nationwide


New Godzilla video game steers clear of nuclear references

TOKYO (AP) - Godzillas galore, including last year's Hollywood version, stomp on buildings, thrashing about and breathing fire, in a video game going on sale globally mid-July. But don't expect any references to radiation, the mutant reptile's trademark affliction.

June 01, 2015 | | Nationwide


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