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Post office reports loss of $5 billion for year

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Postal Service said Friday it lost $5 billion over the past year, and postal officials again urged Congress to pass legislation to help the beleaguered agency solve its financial woes.

November 15, 2013 | | Nationwide


Retailers tap into Silicon Valley marketing

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Software engineers wearing jeans and flip flops test the latest smartphone apps. Walls and windows double as whiteboards where ideas are jotted down. And a mini basketball net is in the center of it all.

November 15, 2013 | | Nationwide


McDonald's testing ‘have it your way’

NEW YORK (AP) - McDonald's is looking to give people a little more wiggle room to customize their orders, as they can at chains such as Chipotle, Five Guys and Subway.

November 15, 2013 | | Nationwide


Next wave of tech IPOs brews

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Just as one high-tech breakthrough often paves the way for the next big thing, technology IPOs move in virtuous cycles, too.

November 14, 2013 | | Nationwide


3 hurt in Tesla factory hot metal spill in Fremont

FREMONT (AP) - Three Tesla Motors employees were injured Wednesday after an aluminum casting press failed at its San Francisco Bay Area factory, officials said.

November 14, 2013 | | Nationwide


New casino, restaurants in downtown Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The newest addition to Las Vegas' resurgent downtown announced itself this week with a marching band, a ribbon cutting and, of course, showgirls.

November 14, 2013 | | Nationwide


Macy's upbeat about holiday shopping

NEW YORK (AP) - Macy's is seeing signs that a merry holiday shopping season could be in store.

November 14, 2013 | | Nationwide


Next wave of tech IPOs brews

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Just as one high-tech breakthrough often paves the way for the next big thing, technology IPOs move in virtuous cycles, too.

November 13, 2013 | | Nationwide


3 hurt in Tesla factory hot metal spill in Fremont

FREMONT (AP) - Three Tesla Motors employees were injured Wednesday after an aluminum casting press failed at its San Francisco Bay Area factory, officials said.

November 13, 2013 | | Nationwide


New casino, restaurants in downtown Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The newest addition to Las Vegas' resurgent downtown announced itself this week with a marching band, a ribbon cutting and, of course, showgirls.

November 13, 2013 | | Nationwide


Macy's upbeat about holiday shopping

NEW YORK (AP) - Macy's is seeing signs that a merry holiday shopping season could be in store.

November 13, 2013 | | Nationwide


New version of iPad Mini now available

CUPERTINO (AP) - Apple began selling a new iPad Mini on Tuesday without the usual fanfare.

November 12, 2013 | | Nationwide


Biometrics researchers see world without passwords

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - Some Purdue University researchers are working on technology that could see all those passwords that computer users must punch in replaced with steps such as iris and fingerprint scans.

November 12, 2013 | | Nationwide


All day shopping frenzy on Thanksgiving?

NEW YORK (AP) - Last Thanksgiving Day, Kimberly Mudge Via's mother, sister and nieces left in the middle of their meals to head for the mall.

November 12, 2013 | | Nationwide


Starbucks to pay $2.76 billion in coffee spat

NEW YORK (AP) - An arbitrator has concluded that Starbucks must pay $2.76 billion to settle a dispute with Kraft over coffee distribution.

November 12, 2013 | | Nationwide


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Dish, Disney deal envisions Internet TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dish Network and Disney have reached a landmark deal that envisions the day when Dish will offer a Netflix-like TV service to people who'd rather stream TV over the Internet than put a satellite receiver on their roof.

March 03, 2014 | | Nationwide


Gates back on top of billionaire rankings

NEW YORK (AP) - Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is once again the world's richest person.

March 03, 2014 | | Nationwide


Collapse of exchange spells trouble for bitcoin currency

TOKYO (AP) - The sudden disappearance of one of the largest bitcoin exchanges only adds to the mystery and mistrust surrounding the virtual currency, which was just beginning to gain legitimacy beyond the technology enthusiasts and adventurous investors who created it.

February 25, 2014 | | Nationwide


Telsa S top Consumers selection

DETROIT (AP) - The Tesla Model S electric sedan is Consumer Reports' top pick in this year's automotive rankings.

February 25, 2014 | | Nationwide


Panel faults federal government for failing to go after offshore tax evasion

WASHINGTON (AP) - Billions of dollars in U.S. taxes are going unpaid because Americans are exploiting Swiss bank accounts, and the U.S. government has failed to aggressively pursue Switzerland's second-largest bank, a Senate investigation has found.

February 25, 2014 | | Nationwide


Feds: Cut out junk food ads on football scoreboards, elsewhere in public schools

WASHINGTON (AP) - It's not just about what America's kids are getting in the lunch line.

February 25, 2014 | | Nationwide


Analyst doubles price target, boosts Tesla shares

NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of Tesla Motors Inc. surged 16 percent Tuesday after a Wall Street analyst told investors that Tesla could shake up the electric utility sector as well as the auto industry.

February 25, 2014 | | Nationwide


Q&A: What's a bitcoin? A look at the digital currency & how it works

LONDON (AP) - Early Tuesday, the world's most established exchange for bitcoin disappeared from the Internet, sending the price of the virtual currency tumbling and prompting fears that the world's biggest experiment in electronic cash could soon be strangled by fraud or regulation.

February 25, 2014 | | Nationwide


Taco Bell takes aim at McDonald’s with Waffle Taco, breakfast items

NEW YORK (AP) - Egg McMuffin, meet the Waffle Taco.

February 24, 2014 | | Nationwide


Samsung unveils phone with built- in heart-rate monitor

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Samsung sought Monday to frame its new Galaxy S5 smartphone as a lifestyle product, as it emphasized a built-in heart-rate sensor and improved camera features over its slightly larger size.

February 24, 2014 | | Nationwide


Mark Zuckerberg takes long view with WhatsApp, Internet

NEW YORK (AP) - Mark Zuckerberg, known for his outsized ambitions for Facebook, is applying a similar long-term vision to bringing the Internet to the billons of people around the world who don't already have access.

February 24, 2014 | | Nationwide


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