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: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


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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Postal Service loses $2 billion this past spring

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Postal Service lost $2 billion this spring despite increasing its volume and charging consumers more money to send mail, officials said Monday.

August 11, 2014 | | Nationwide


FDA OKs DNA-based test for colon cancer

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first screening test for colon cancer that uses patients' DNA to help spot potentially deadly tumors and growths.

August 11, 2014 | | Nationwide


Yelp CEO reviews own business

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - After Yelp posted the first quarterly profit in its history last week, the online business review site got panned on Wall Street. The company's stock plummeted 11 percent the day after the results came out, wiping out its gains for the year.

August 06, 2014 | | Nationwide


Ways to create better, stronger passwords

NEW YORK (AP) - With the recent news that a Russian hacker ring has amassed some 1.2 billion username and password combinations, it's a good time to review ways to protect yourself online.

August 06, 2014 | | Nationwide


Spiked Sprint- T-Mobile deal may mean lower plan prices

NEW YORK (AP) - The collapse of Sprint's push to buy T-Mobile US could mean fresh options in wireless plans and lower prices for U.S. consumers. But in the long run, tougher competition on prices could lead to slower service and slower expansion of coverage.

August 06, 2014 | | Nationwide


Pandora cuts first-ever direct deal

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Internet radio leader Pandora has come to its first-ever direct licensing deal with artists, a wide-ranging agreement with independent label group Merlin that both said would mean higher payments to artists and more play for them on Pandora stations.

August 06, 2014 | | Nationwide


Wealth gap is slowing growth

WASHINGTON (AP) - Economists have long argued that a rising wealth gap has complicated the U.S. rebound from the Great Recession.

August 05, 2014 | | Nationwide


Obama seeks executive ways to limit ways to shrink taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) - Aiming to sidestep a logjam in Congress, the Obama administration is looking for steps it could take on its own to prevent American companies from reincorporating overseas to shirk U.S. taxes, officials said Tuesday.

August 05, 2014 | | Nationwide


Boom in aspiring real estate brokers

MIAMI (AP) - To motivate a classroom packed with 87 aspiring real estate agents, instructor Keith Grandy started off his one-week, intensive course with the promise of big money: With hard work, fresh licensees in the Miami metro area could make $100,000 a year if they complete at least two transactions per month, according to current property prices and commissions.

August 05, 2014 | | Nationwide


Office Depot loss widens as expenses rise

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Office Depot's second-quarter loss widened as the office supply retailer dealt with increased expenses.

August 05, 2014 | | Nationwide


Closer Look: Secure your phone without passcodes

NEW YORK - Passcodes are outdated.

August 04, 2014 | By ANICK JESDANUN AP Technology Writer | Nationwide


Wal-Mart’s website to personalize shopping to compete with Amazon

NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart, in its latest bid to compete with nemesis Amazon.com, is rebuilding its website to further personalize the online shopping experience of each customer.

August 04, 2014 | | Nationwide


Judge reinstates $1.5M unshuffled cards suit

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - A case pitting a casino against gamblers who won $1.5 million in a game with unshuffled card decks may be heading toward trial.

August 04, 2014 | | Nationwide


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


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