NEW YORK (AP) - If you were thinking of picking up a few shares of Facebook last week, when it went public at a price of $38, you might be seriously tempted now that the stock has fallen $7 in two days.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Facebook is close to settling a lawsuit over advertisements it calls "sponsored stories." Launched in early 2011, the service let brands pay to retransmit users' activities to their friends' pages. For example, if someone clicks the "like" button for a brand, this activity might show up as a "sponsored story" on their friends' pages. <p style="line-height: 18pt; background: ...
SEATTLE (AP) - For farmers, business owners and government officials up and down the West Coast, Washington's bridge collapse on Interstate 5 represents much more than a close brush with tragedy. As much as $20 billion in freight travels to and from Canada and along the busy north-south corridor each year.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korea relaxed state control of salaries last month, a government economist said, outlining a change in policy intended to boost production by giving companies latitude to provide workers with financial incentives.