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:Shark 360 mouse offers added precision

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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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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


Credit card late payments down in 2Q

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Americans are doing a better job of making timely credit card payments, even as many lenders increasingly extend credit to more people with less-than-stellar credit.

August 25, 2014 | | Nationwide


Housing recovery on track

WASHINGTON (AP) - A fourth straight monthly increase in sales of existing homes provided the latest evidence Thursday that the U.S. housing market is rebounding from a weak start to the year.

August 21, 2014 | | Nationwide


Russia may close more McDonald’s

MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's food safety agency said Thursday that it was checking McDonald's restaurants around the country, a day after several branches of the chain were shuttered in Moscow.

August 21, 2014 | | Nationwide


Wealth gap widened in the last decade

NEW YORK (AP) - A report from the Census Bureau is the latest evidence that the rich are getting richer while the poor get poorer.

August 21, 2014 | | Nationwide


Gap reports higher profit

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Gap Inc. said its profit rose 10 percent in the second quarter as the clothing retailer cut expenses and managed to lift sales.

August 21, 2014 | | Nationwide


Burger King nixes lower-calorie ‘Satisfries’

NEW YORK (AP) - Burger King is getting rid of its lower-calorie french fries at most restaurants after less than a year.

August 13, 2014 | | Nationwide


Amazon debuts mobile payment app, card reader

NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon is taking direct aim at mobile payment systems such as Square by introducing the Amazon Local Register, a credit-card processing device and mobile app designed to help small business owners accept payments through their smartphones and tablets.

August 13, 2014 | | Nationwide


Apple bans use of 2 chemicals in iPhone

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple is banning the use of two potentially hazardous chemicals during the final assembly of iPhones and iPads as part of the company's latest commitment to protect the factory workers who build its trendy devices.

August 13, 2014 | | Nationwide


Cisco to lay off up to 6,000 workers

SAN JOSE (AP) - Cisco said Wednesday that it will lay off up to 6,000 workers, or 8 percent of its workforce, as part of a restructuring.

August 13, 2014 | | Nationwide


PBS’ antiques show finds $1M baseball trove

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The PBS series "Antiques Roadshow" says it hit a home run with a collection of 1870s Boston baseball memorabilia.

August 12, 2014 | | Nationwide


Asbestos sales flourish in Asia

VAISHALI, India (AP) - The executives mingled over tea and sugar cookies, and the chatter was upbeat. Their industry, they said at the conference in the Indian capital, saves lives and brings roofs, walls and pipes to some of the world's poorest people.

August 12, 2014 | | Nationwide


‘Advanced Warfare’ jumps Call of Duty predecessors

FOSTER CITY (AP) - It feels like a well-armed Christmas morning at Sledgehammer Games.

August 11, 2014 | | Nationwide


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