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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


Starbucks to raise prices in certain regions of USA

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

January 03, 2012 | | Nationwide


Starbucks to raise prices in certain regions of USA

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

January 03, 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 03, 2012 | | Nationwide


Woman sues Honda over Civic hybrid mileage in small claims

TORRANCE (AP) - A Los Angeles woman who expected her hybrid Honda Civic to be a high-mileage machine wants the automaker to pay for not delivering the 50 mpg it promised. But rather than being one of thousands in a class-action lawsuit, she took her case Tuesday to small claims court.

January 03, 2012 | | Nationwide


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Forecasts project rising medical costs

WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's respite from troublesome health care inflation is ending, the government said Wednesday in a report that renews a crucial budget challenge for lawmakers, taxpayers, businesses and patients.

September 03, 2014 | | Nationwide


Utah women target Carl’s Jr. for racy ads

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A pair of Utah women dedicated to pushing back against the objectification of women say Carl's Jr. has gone too far with its long-running line of TV ads featuring women in bikinis eating the company's burgers in seductive poses.

September 02, 2014 | | Nationwide


Home Depot probes possible credit card data security breach

NEW YORK (AP) - Home Depot may be the latest retailer to suffer a major credit card data breach.

September 02, 2014 | | Nationwide


It’s no longer safe to recline airplane seat

NEW YORK (AP) - Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers.

September 02, 2014 | | Nationwide


Some fear auto industry returning to bad habits

DETROIT (AP) - Big discounts. Six- or seven-year loans, in some cases to buyers who would have been turned down in the past.

September 02, 2014 | | Nationwide


Google’s corporate products division changes name

MOUNTAIN VIEW (AP) - Google is hoping a new brand will help sell more of its services to other companies.

September 02, 2014 | | Nationwide


Social media users shy away from opinions

WASHINGTON (AP) - People who use Facebook and Twitter are less likely than others to share their opinions on hot-button issues, even when they are offline, according to a surprising new survey by the Pew Research Center.

August 26, 2014 | | Nationwide


UN health agency urges crackdown on e-cigarettes

GENEVA (AP) - Governments should have tougher rules for electronic cigarettes - banning their use indoors and putting them off limits for minors - until more evidence can be gathered about their risks, the U.N. health agency said Tuesday.

August 26, 2014 | | Nationwide


Consumer confidence near a 7-year high

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. consumer confidence this month reached its highest point in nearly seven years, boosted by strong job gains.

August 26, 2014 | | Nationwide


New rules could squeeze Malibu wine growers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Malibu region's growing wine industry, made up of some 50 commercial vineyards, could be squeezed by proposed regulations that would prohibit new grape growing in a large swath of the Santa Monica Mountains.

August 26, 2014 | | Nationwide


Legal questions arise for fantasy game biz

NEW YORK (AP) - Some of the newest incarnations of fantasy football look a lot more like gambling than intricate, outsmart-your-opponent strategy games.

August 25, 2014 | | Nationwide


Amazon buys Twitch for $970M

NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon is hoping to become the ESPN of video games.

August 25, 2014 | | Nationwide


TiVo to make version for those without cable

NEW YORK (AP) - Here's a sign more households are going without cable or satellite TV: TiVo Inc. is making a digital video recorder just for so-called cord-cutters.

August 25, 2014 | | Nationwide


Fairchild Semiconductor cutting 1,350 jobs

SAN JOSE (AP) - Chip supplier Fairchild Semiconductor is eliminating about 1,350 jobs in the U.S. and Asia - about 15 percent of its total workforce - to reduce costs.

August 25, 2014 | | Nationwide


Like airlines, hotels get fee-happy

NEW YORK (AP) - Forget bad weather, traffic jams and kids asking, "Are we there yet?" The real headache for many travelers is a quickly-growing list of hotel surcharges, even for items they never use.

August 25, 2014 | | Nationwide


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