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.
DALLAS (AP) - Southwest Airlines Co. says passengers on some routes can now borrow an iPad 2 at the airport to watch on-demand TV during the flight.
CUPERTINO (AP) - Apple's quarterly earnings are still sagging even as sales of its iPhones are rising, a vexing phenomenon feeding investor worries about whether stiffer competition in the mobile device market will continue to undercut the company's prosperity.
The old adage, "People don't plan to fail, they fail to plan," can be especially true when it comes to finances. And, given the current economy, the best time to start taking control of your finances is today. Being financially responsible doesn't just happen. It's a conscious decision you make to live within your means.
NEW YORK (AP) - Burger King says it's attracting more customers with its new lower-calorie fries but is being careful not to call them a home run yet.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Time Warner Cable Inc. is doubling the Internet speed of its fastest product and more than halving the price of its lowest-speed product to compete with its telecoms rivals AT&T and Verizon.
MOUNTAIN VIEW (AP) - Google is relying on a little social networking to put its Internet-connected glasses on the heads of more people.
Recently, several readers sent me yet another in the long line of damnable lies that are being spread in cyberspace about Social Security. I'll just summarize the salacious email. It reads, in part:
WASHINGTON (AP) - JPMorgan Chase has agreed to pay $5.1 billion to resolve claims that it misled Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac about risky home loans and mortgage securities it sold them before the housing market collapsed.
ATLANTA (AP) - UPS expects this holiday season to be busier than last, thanks to the growing popularity of online shopping. And more intense, thanks to the calendar.
NEW YORK (AP) - MTV is releasing a full season of a new series about a luckless high school football team on its mobile application Friday, a week before the first episode is shown on television.
LIVERMORE (AP) - The director of a preeminent nuclear and national security research facility in Northern California has announced that he is stepping down.
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.
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.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Zynga Inc. whittled its third-quarter losses even as its revenue plunged and fewer people played its digital games.
DETROIT (AP) - General Motors Co. said Tuesday that it will resume paying a quarterly dividend for the first time in nearly six years and named a new CFO.
WASHINGTON (AP) - It's an older, costlier crowd that's signing up so far for health insurance under President Barack Obama's law, according to government figures released Monday. Enrollments are lower for the healthy, younger Americans who will be needed to keep premiums from rising.
'NEW YORK (AP) - How do you cope with an exploding world of YouTube video? Starting Tuesday, you can get help by visiting "YouTube Nation."
NEW YORK (AP) - Pizza Hut plans to start offering pizza by the slice for the first time in two locations this week, part of a test to refashion its image and court diners in their 20s and 30s.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Energy-related carbon dioxide pollution grew by 2 percent last year after declining several years in a row, a government report said Monday. The increase was largely due to a small boost in coal consumption by the electric power industry, according to the study by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.