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Coming next: TVs you can talk to, without sounding like you’re crazy

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Talking to the TV is usually a sign of extreme agitation, mental instability or loneliness. TV manufacturers are set to make it a more rational behavior this year, with a range of sets that respond to speech.

January 09, 2012 | | Nationwide


AT&T to bring out Nokia phone with Windows

LAS VEGAS (AP) - AT&T on Monday said it will sell a Nokia smartphone running Microsoft's Windows Phone software. The device represents Nokia and Microsoft's best chance yet to break Apple and Google's hold on the U.S. smartphone market, the world's most lucrative.

January 09, 2012 | | Nationwide


Consumer borrowing surges as economy picks up steam

WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans are feeling confident enough in the economy to go back to a time-honored tradition - taking on a little extra debt.

January 09, 2012 | | Nationwide


GM: Back on top of the world?

DETROIT (AP) - General Motors Co. is on track to retake the title of world's top-selling automaker, riding strong sales in the U.S. and China to beat Volkswagen and Toyota.

January 09, 2012 | | Nationwide


:Shark 360 mouse offers added precision

Associated Press

January 06, 2012 | | Nationwide


Warner Bros. to impose 56-day delay on all its DVD movie rentals

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Prepare to have your patience tested if you prefer to rent DVDs rather than buy them.

January 06, 2012 | | Nationwide


Yahoo dangled $27M pay package to lure new CEO away from PayPal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yahoo dangled a $27 million pay package to lure its newly hired CEO Scott Thompson away from PayPal.

January 06, 2012 | | Nationwide


Gadget show: Poor record as launch pad

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January 06, 2012 | | Nationwide


2012 starts with hopeful hiring outlook

WASHINGTON (AP) - The job market is looking a little brighter at the start of the new year.

January 05, 2012 | | Nationwide


HBO stops selling DVDs to Netflix

LOS ANGELES (AP) - HBO fired a shot across Netflix's bow this week, confirming it will no longer sell discounted DVDs of hit shows like "Boardwalk Empire" to the subscription video service.

January 05, 2012 | | Nationwide


Ford to open Silicon Valley lab

PALO ALTO. (AP) - Ford Motor Co. is the latest automaker to open a research lab in Silicon Valley, where it hopes to scout out new technology and keep ahead of trends.

January 05, 2012 | | Nationwide


Starbucks to raise prices in some regions

NEW YORK (AP) - Starbucks said Tuesday it is raising some prices regionally as it faces rising ingredient costs.

January 04, 2012 | | Nationwide


NBC sold out of ad spots for Super Bowl

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Super Bowl spots are still the hottest ticket in advertising.

January 04, 2012 | | Nationwide


No longer a Hilton: Las Vegas casino loses brand

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Las Vegas Hilton hotel-casino officially changed its name to drop its hotel chain moniker on Tuesday after a license agreement expired at the start of 2012.

January 04, 2012 | | Nationwide


NBC sold out of ad spots for Super Bowl

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Super Bowl spots are still the hottest ticket in advertising.

January 03, 2012 | | Nationwide


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Escaping email: Vision or hallucination?

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Dustin Moskovitz is plotting an escape from email.

July 29, 2014 | | Nationwide


McDonald’s could be liable for labor practices in franchises

NEW YORK (AP) - McDonald's is coming under intensifying pressure for labor practices at its U.S. restaurants.

July 29, 2014 | | Nationwide


OKCupid, Facebook not alone in studying consumers on the sly

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Think you're in control? Think again.

July 29, 2014 | | Nationwide


Small cars fare poorly in federal front crash testing

DETROIT (AP) - The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of "good" in new frontal crash tests.

July 29, 2014 | | Nationwide


Air rules assailed as too much, too little

DENVER (AP) - Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant pollution either go too far or not far enough.

July 29, 2014 | | Nationwide


Twitter 2Q results soar, stock flies high

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The little blue bird is flying high. Stronger-than-expected financial results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter.

July 29, 2014 | | Nationwide


Mom’s arrest sparks debate over child care

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (AP) - Plenty of working parents can relate to the dilemma Debra Harrell faced when her 9-year-old daughter asked to play unsupervised in a park this summer. How do you find the time and money for child care when school is out?

July 28, 2014 | | Nationwide


Medicare’s looking healthier

WASHINGTON (AP) - Medicare's financial future is looking brighter despite a growing wave of baby boomers reaching retirement.

July 28, 2014 | | Nationwide


‘Pawn Stars’ TV star plans stores near famous shop

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The long parade of tourists who regularly stop by the downtown Las Vegas shop featured on the History Channel reality show "Pawn Stars" could soon have something better to do while waiting in line.

July 28, 2014 | | Nationwide


Zillow buying Trulia to build real estate titan

NEW YORK (AP) - Zillow and Trulia, two companies that changed the way people shop for homes, are combining.

July 28, 2014 | | Nationwide


Microsoft earnings for 4Q tops Street

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) - Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella painted an upbeat vision of the future Tuesday, saying that the next version of Windows will be unified across screens of all sizes and that two money-losing units - Nokia phones and Bing search - would become profitable in 2016.

July 22, 2014 | | Nationwide


Apple post biggest earnings gain in nearly two years

CUPERTINO (AP) - Apple's growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a model that is expected to cater to consumers yearning for a bigger screen.

July 22, 2014 | | Nationwide


Five tips to protect yourself from ID theft

NEW YORK (AP) - It's an almost weekly occurrence: On Tuesday, Goodwill said its computer systems may have been hacked, leading to the possible theft of customers' credit and debit card information. The nonprofit agency, which operates 2,900 stores in the U.S., said it is working with federal investigators to look into a possible breach.

July 22, 2014 | | Nationwide


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