Applied Materials to cut workforce up to 9 percent
NEW YORK (AP) - The Federal Trade Commission is proposing to fine a unit of Warner Music Group Corp. $1 million for violating a child privacy law in the operation of fan websites for artists including Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato and Rihanna. Commissioner Edith Ramirez revealed the proposed settlement in a speech in New York on Wednesday at the annual ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. service companies grew in September at the fastest pace in six months, helped by a sharp increase in customer demand.
SAN JOSE (AP) - A federal judge has lifted a ban on sales of Samsung Electronics Corp.'s Galaxy 10.1 tablet computer. U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh ruled Monday the South Korean technology giant is now free to start selling the product in American stores. The judge had previously banned U.S. sales of the tablet pending the resolution of ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Toys R Us will offer a price matching guarantee on all of its toys and products in stores this holiday season, the toy seller said Monday. The offer follows the chain's free layaway and toy reservation programs, and is the latest attempt for the company to draw in customers during the bustling holiday season. <p style="line-height: 18pt; background: ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Count Cynthia Gibson among gift recipients not interested in being surprised.
FREMONT (AP) - A U.S. safety agency is tightening the guidelines that control how automakers use government crash tests in advertising. The change by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration was prompted by Tesla Motors Inc., the Palo Alto, Calif., electric car company. Tesla has promoted its electric Model S as the safest car in America, saying it earned a 5.4-star rating from the government. The new guidelines stress that NHTSA doesn't give crash-test ratings ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - New tour buses and buses that provide service between cities must be equipped with seat belts starting in late 2016 under a federal rule issued Wednesday, a safety measure sought by accident investigators for nearly a half century.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Microsoft chairman Bill Gates choked up while reading from prepared remarks during Steve Ballmer's final shareholders meeting as chief executive.
$2.5B to settle hip replacement suits
NEW YORK (AP) - In these hyper-connected, over-shared times dwell two kinds of people: those preoccupied with taking and uploading photos of themselves and those who have never heard of the selfie.
NEW YORK (AP) - Best Buy says it Is committed to "winning" the holiday season with price matching, doorbusters and deals as well as its earliest ever opening hours on Thanksgiving - even if that means profit pressure for the electronics retailer in the fourth quarter.
FREMONT (AP) - The U.S. government's auto safety watchdog is investigating whether Tesla's Model S electric car is vulnerable to fires because roadway debris can pierce the car's underbody and battery.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal officials said Monday they are prepared to file formal complaints against Wal-Mart for allegedly violating the legal rights of protesting workers last year.
DETROIT (AP) - For years, the joke in the auto industry was that a mass-produced car that runs on hydrogen was always a decade away.