SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Wells Fargo is laying off workers from its mortgage unit, the latest sign that the mortgage refinancing boom has cooled.
MENLO PARK (AP) - Food, water and the Internet?
PALO ALTO (AP) - Hewlett-Packard made a profit in the latest quarter, reversing a huge loss a year ago that stemmed from an $8 billion charge. But the technology bellwether's revenue declined amid weakness in the PC market that shows no signs of easing.
NEW YORK (AP) - Target Corp. on Wednesday became the latest in a string of companies that have lowered their business expectations as they contend with an uncertain economy.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google Glass, a spectacle-like computing device drawing lots of attention, can serve as an automated tour guide with the help of a new application from a little-known startup hatched within the Internet's most powerful company.
NEW YORK (AP) - The worst may be over at J.C. Penney Co.
DENVER (AP) - Want to be in the legal pot industry in Colorado? Open your checkbook.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Best Buy's net income rose sharply in the second quarter, as the struggling electronics retailer slashed costs and worked to make its website more competitive. The nation's biggest specialty electronics company beat Wall Street expectations and its shares surged over 13 percent to $34.82, marking a two-year high, before closing at $34.80. The stock has risen from a low of $11.20 around the end of 2012. Best Buy Co. has been shuttering ...
If someone would appoint me the "Master of the Social Security Universe," or give me some other appropriate title that would allow me to change any law or regulation on Social Security's books, I would immediately get rid of the earnings penalty provisions of the law. These are the rules that limit the amount of money a Social Security recipient under the age of ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Electric bills have long been take-it-or-leave-it affairs: Pay one rate for all the power you used the month before, no matter when you used it.
CARMEL (AP) - Cadillac is showing off a low-lying two-door coupe that likely is the prototype for the brand's re-entry into the big, elegant and expensive luxury car market. The four-seat Elmiraj concept car, with steep angles at the corners, vertical LED headlamps and huge 22-inch wheels, was unveiled Thursday at a luxury car event in Carmel. The car, about the length of an Audi A8 or Mercedes S-Class, is built on the underpinnings of ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. developers broke ground on homes at a faster pace in July. But the rise was all due to apartment construction, which is typically volatile. By contrast, builders began work on fewer single-family homes - the bulk of the market - and sought fewer permits to build them.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Two financial firms sued Twitter on Wednesday, saying it supported their own world tour to sell its shares last year, only to disallow the sales in a ruse aimed at boosting the company's valuation above $10 billion for an initial public offering.
NEW YORK (AP) - It's like watching an old friend slowly fall apart.
NEW YORK (AP) - If consumer electronics companies are to be believed, someone on your holiday shopping list is just dying for a wristwatch that displays message alerts and weather updates.
NEW YORK (AP) - LinkedIn Corp. posted a loss for the third quarter on Tuesday, but the results were stronger than Wall Street expected as the professional networking service boosted its user base and increased revenue.
MOUNTAIN VIEW (AP) - Google is introducing more tools to automatically edit images posted on its Plus networking service in its latest attempt to lure traffic away from Facebook and other online hangouts.
DALLAS (AP) - Southwest Airlines Co. says passengers on some routes can now borrow an iPad 2 at the airport to watch on-demand TV during the flight. It's an expansion of a deal that the airline has with Dish satellite TV. Dish Network Corp. said Tuesday that the offer will apply to Southwest customers who are flying on WiFi-enabled planes between Chicago's Midway Airport, Denver and Oakland, Calif. Passengers will be able to check out ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Time Warner Cable Inc. is doubling the Internet speed of its fastest product and more than halving the price of its lowest-speed product to compete with its telecoms rivals AT&T and Verizon. The nation's second-largest cable TV provider is doubling the download speed of its top-tier "Ultimate" service to 100 Megabits per second. The speed upgrade is being rolled out now to customers in Los Angeles and will come to New ...
MOUNTAIN VIEW (AP) - Google is relying on a little social networking to put its Internet-connected glasses on the heads of more people. The expanded sales of the device known as Google Glass will come as part of an invitation-only program announced Monday. The roughly 10,000 Glass owners who began testing the device earlier this year will each be allowed to invite up to three people to buy the device. The early Glass users are ...