LOS ANGELES (AP) - Striking workers shut down the largest terminal at the Port of Los Angeles for a second day Wednesday, and the job action later widened to close three terminals at the Port of Long Beach, threatening to paralyze the nation's busiest port complex.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Microsoft believes the latest version of its Windows operating system is off to a great start, but it's going to take more than that to prove the revamped software will win over enough people to revive the slumping personal computer market.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A New York man claiming part ownership of Facebook indicated Tuesday that his lawyer wants off the case because he's received threats, but he opposed the lawyer's motion to withdraw.
NEW YORK (AP) - ConAgra Foods is set to become the nation's biggest maker of store-brand foods, with a $5 billion purchase of Ralcorp that expands its stake in the growing market for cereals, crackers and other packaged foods sold under private labels.
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks slumped on Wall Street Tuesday after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he was frustrated by the lack of progress in talks over the U.S. budget impasse in Washington.
BANGKOK (AP) - Lack of progress in negotiations for a deal to avoid a U.S. budget crisis before a January deadline sent Asian stock markets lower on Wednesday.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - More than 100 domain names were seized in an international crackdown on websites that sell counterfeit merchandise, federal authorities said Monday, just in time for the biggest online shopping day of the year.
NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook's stock is climbing after an upgrade from an analyst who believes Wall Street is underestimating the company's potential to grow revenue.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hewlett-Packard now has a legal headache to compound its misery as the company tries to recover from a series of setbacks that have hammered its stock price and raised doubts about its future.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yahoo's shares touched $19 Monday, the first time they have traded that high in more than two and half years.
NEW YORK (AP) - Wall Street came back to work after the Thanksgiving weekend and faced leftover worries about the "fiscal cliff" and the European debt crisis. Stocks retreated after one of their best weeks of the year.
NEW YORK (AP) - Americans clicked away on their computers and smartphones for deals on Cyber Monday, which is expected to be the biggest online shopping day in history.
NEW YORK (AP) - Nintendo has sold more than 400,000 of its new video game console, the Wii U, in its first week on sale in the U.S., the company said Monday.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Defense contractor Precision Castparts Corp. said on Monday that it has agreed to buy Synchronous Aerospace Group, which makes mechanical assemblies for commercial and military planes.
NEW YORK (AP) - Bye-bye Black Friday. So long Small Business Saturday. Now, it's Cyber Monday's turn.
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 ...
ATLANTA (AP) - UPS expects this holiday season to be busier than last, thanks to the growing popularity of online shopping. And more intense, thanks to the calendar. The world's biggest package delivery company said Friday that it foresees peak season daily volume rising 8 percent this year. UPS, based in Atlanta, predicts that it will pick up more than 34 million packages on the busiest day, Monday, Dec. 16. UPS predicts deliveries will peak ...
NEW YORK (AP) - MTV is releasing a full season of a new series about a luckless high school football team on its mobile application Friday, a week before the first episode is shown on television.
LIVERMORE (AP) - The director of a preeminent nuclear and national security research facility in Northern California has announced that he is stepping down. Parney Albright, who has been director of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, said in a statement on the lab's Web site on Thursday that he is resigning his post to pursue broader interests. He is also leaving his role as president of Lawrence Livermore National Security, which manages the ...