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Company moves over gun laws

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - One of the country's largest producers of ammunition magazines for guns is leaving Colorado and moving operations to Wyoming and Texas because of new state laws that include restrictions on how many cartridges a magazine can hold.

January 02, 2014 | | Nationwide


Martha Stewart Living, Macy’s settle dispute

NEW YORK (AP) - Macy's and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia say they have settled a breach-of-contract lawsuit involving J.C. Penney.

January 02, 2014 | | Nationwide


Original Cheerios to go GMO-free

NEW YORK (AP) - General Mills says some Cheerios made without genetically modified ingredients will start appearing on shelves soon.

January 02, 2014 | | Nationwide


Your credit score

Do you know your credit score? Or how to improve it? The National Foundation for Credit Counseling has joined with Experian, which has donated 80,000 free, 12-month memberships to its FreeCreditScore.com website in order to help consumers not only understand, but improve their credit scores. It's all part of the NFCC's Sharpen Your Financial Focus program aimed at empowering consumers to manage credit wisely.

January 02, 2014 | | Nationwide


New MIT technology allows 3D image interaction

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found a way to allow people in one place to interact with three-dimensional versions of people or objects in a different location.

January 02, 2014 | | Nationwide


Group says swipe-fee settlement too weak

Group says swipe-fee settlement too weak

January 02, 2014 | | Nationwide


Samsung sells 110-inch ultra-HD TV for $150,000 n

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Samsung said a 110-inch TV that has four times the resolution of standard high-definition TVs is going on sale for about $150,000 in South Korea.

December 30, 2013 | | Nationwide


Vegas' New Year's Eve about big names

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Sin City is set to ring in 2014 with big-name concerts, celebrity-hosted parties and an eight-minute rooftop fireworks display billed as the nation's largest.

December 30, 2013 | | Nationwide


What would you do if you lost your job?

We all know how important it is to be prepared in case of a fire, flood, or other type of emergency. Well these days, the odds of losing your job could be just as great-if not greater-than any of the events mentioned above.

December 30, 2013 | | Nationwide


Gap: 5M without Medicaid coverage

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - About 5 million people will be without health care next year that they would have gotten simply if they lived somewhere else in America.

December 30, 2013 | | Nationwide


Electricity use falls to 2001 levels

NEW YORK (AP) - The average amount of electricity consumed in U.S. homes has fallen to levels last seen more than a decade ago, back when the smartest device in people's pockets was a Palm pilot and anyone talking about a tablet was probably an archaeologist or a preacher.

December 30, 2013 | | Nationwide


NYC sues FedEx over cigarette deliveries

NEW YORK (AP) - The City of New York filed a civil lawsuit on Monday accusing FedEx of illegally delivering tons of untaxed cigarettes to city residents from a distributor on an Indian reservation on Long Island.

December 30, 2013 | | Nationwide


Social Security update for 2014

It has been my custom for most of the past 16 years to write a year-end column that summarizes the Social Security changes and updates scheduled to take place the following year.

December 27, 2013 | | Nationwide


Target: Customers' encrypted PINs were stolen from millions

ATLANTA (AP) - Target said Friday that debit-card PINs were among the financial information stolen from millions of customers who shopped at the retailer earlier this month.

December 27, 2013 | | Nationwide


Apple CEO's compensation rises to $4.3M

CUPERTINO (AP) - Apple CEO Timothy Cook received a compensation package valued at nearly $4.3 million this year, up slightly from 2012.

December 27, 2013 | | Nationwide


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Analyst doubles price target, boosts Tesla shares

NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of Tesla Motors Inc. surged 16 percent Tuesday after a Wall Street analyst told investors that Tesla could shake up the electric utility sector as well as the auto industry.

February 25, 2014 | | Nationwide


Q&A: What's a bitcoin? A look at the digital currency & how it works

LONDON (AP) - Early Tuesday, the world's most established exchange for bitcoin disappeared from the Internet, sending the price of the virtual currency tumbling and prompting fears that the world's biggest experiment in electronic cash could soon be strangled by fraud or regulation.

February 25, 2014 | | Nationwide


Taco Bell takes aim at McDonald’s with Waffle Taco, breakfast items

NEW YORK (AP) - Egg McMuffin, meet the Waffle Taco.

February 24, 2014 | | Nationwide


Samsung unveils phone with built- in heart-rate monitor

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Samsung sought Monday to frame its new Galaxy S5 smartphone as a lifestyle product, as it emphasized a built-in heart-rate sensor and improved camera features over its slightly larger size.

February 24, 2014 | | Nationwide


Mark Zuckerberg takes long view with WhatsApp, Internet

NEW YORK (AP) - Mark Zuckerberg, known for his outsized ambitions for Facebook, is applying a similar long-term vision to bringing the Internet to the billons of people around the world who don't already have access.

February 24, 2014 | | Nationwide


Computer whizzes stage hackathons

SAN JOSE (AP) - It used to be that "hacking" was just a type of crime, a computer break-in. But today, the term is also part of a growing - and perfectly legal - mainstay of the tech sector.

February 17, 2014 | | Nationwide


Older Americans are early winners under health law

CHICAGO (AP) - For many older Americans who lost jobs during the recession, the quest for health care has been one obstacle after another. They're unwanted by employers, rejected by insurers, struggling to cover rising medical costs and praying to reach Medicare age before a health crisis.

February 17, 2014 | | Nationwide


Train accidents stir worries about crude rail transport

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - At least 10 times since 2008, freight trains hauling oil across North America have derailed and spilled significant quantities of crude, with most of the accidents touching off fires or catastrophic explosions.

February 17, 2014 | | Nationwide


Trade ban has Russia’s knickers in a twist

MOSCOW (AP) - A trade ban on lacy lingerie has Russian consumers and their neighbors with their knickers in a twist.

February 17, 2014 | | Nationwide


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