CUPERTINO (AP) - Apple has agreed to buy fingerprint reader AuthenTec Inc. for approximately $356 million as the maker of iPhones and iPads looks to strengthen its digital security capabilities. Apple's acquisition comes as consumers use their smartphones for more and more daily activities, including shopping. "As cellphones become essentially credit cards, consumers will look to secure them ...
N EW YORK (AP) - Coke and Pepsi are chasing after the sweet spot: a soda with no calories, no artificial sweeteners ...
MOUNTAIN VIEW (AP) - Symantec has fired its CEO, Enrique Salem, and replaced him with Chairman Steve Bennett. The computer security and data storage company said Wednesday that the move is effective immediately. Bennett, who will stay on as chairman, says it was in Symantec's "best interests" to change CEOs. Salem had been with the company for 19 ...
New Mac operating system goes on sale today NEW YORK (AP) - Apple Inc. will release its new operating system for Mac computers today, with features borrowed from mobile devices and a tighter integration with online file storage. Dubbed Mountain Lion, the new software narrows the gap between the PC and phone software packages, making Mac personal computers work more like iPhones and ...
DENVER (AP) - A baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex ceremony must serve gay couples despite his religious beliefs or face fines, a judge said Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Saying the government should lead by example, President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the federal government to nearly triple its use of renewable sources for electricity by 2020.
NEW YORK (AP) - AT&T is joining T-Mobile in reducing monthly fees for people who pay for their own devices.
NEW YORK (AP) - The outlook for hiring is improving and the economy is growing at its fastest pace in more than a year, so what's the bad news for the stock market?
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) - The Ford Mustang is still galloping at 50.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - With Boeing the king of U.S. aircraft manufacturing, more than a dozen states are groveling before the throne for a share of the riches to be made from the next-generation 777 jetliner.
NEW YORK (AP) - Power up and shop.
Thanksgiving Day is no longer all about turkey: It's eating away at Black Friday shopping.
RAMOS ARIZPE, Mexico (AP) - In Mexico's booming auto industry, the cars rolling off assembly lines may look identical, but how safe they are depends on where they're headed.
NEW YORK (AP) - The stock market fizzled Friday at the end of a holiday-shortened trading day, but still logged its longest streak of weekly gains in a decade.
DENVER (AP) - Twitter just issued its IPO but a lingering question is how the popular worldwide microblog company will turn a profit. One Colorado-based company thinks it has found one way to help Twitter, and itself, make money.