View Mobile Site


PayPal’s chief promises new services for a mobile world

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As PayPal prepares to split from its corporate parent, its new chief executive is promising to expand the popular online payment system, adding a variety of services for consumers to use when shopping on their phones or in traditional stores.

... Read More

Posted: may. 21, 2015 11:11 p.m. | | PayPal’s chief promises new services for a mobile world Comments 0 Comments


Kaiser Manteca earns high marks from U.S. News & World Report

Kaiser Permanente Manteca Medical Center has been rated high performing in heart failure treatment in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals for Common Care ratings released this week. The ratings evaluated more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide on common inpatient procedures and conditions. 

... Read More

Posted: may. 21, 2015 11:10 p.m. | | Kaiser Manteca earns high marks from U.S. News & World Report Comments 0 Comments


IRS refunding $10M to tax preparers who paid to take test

WASHINGTON (AP) — The IRS is refunding a total of $10 million to thousands of tax preparers who paid to take a competency test, the agency announced Thursday.

... Read More

Posted: may. 21, 2015 11:10 p.m. | | IRS refunding $10M to tax  preparers who paid to take test Comments 0 Comments


Ready for liquor bottles smart enough to talk smart phones?

PLEASANTON (AP) — The message-in-a-bottle routine is going Wi-Fi. And that means pretty soon you’ll have your very own mini Times Square at the bar, right on the bottle.

... Read More

Posted: may. 21, 2015 11:10 p.m. | | Ready for liquor bottles smart  enough to talk smart phones? Comments 0 Comments


HP’s 2nd quarter earnings slip

PALO ALTO (AP) — Hewlett-Packard Co.’s earnings slipped in the latest quarter as the long-slumping technology company struggled to boosts its sales while preparing to split up its operations.

... Read More

Posted: may. 21, 2015 11:10 p.m. | | HP’s 2nd quarter earnings slip Comments 0 Comments


Shoppers could soon have difficulty finding meat’s origin

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shoppers could soon have a harder time finding out where some of their red meat comes from.

... Read More

Posted: may. 18, 2015 8:10 p.m. | | Shoppers could soon have difficulty finding meat’s origin Comments 0 Comments


Court agrees Samsung copied Apple, but tosses some damages

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a jury’s finding that Samsung illegally copied some patented features in Apple’s iPhone, but it sided with Samsung on one point that could reduce the $930 million in damages the South Korean company had been ordered to pay.

... Read More

Posted: may. 18, 2015 8:10 p.m. | | Court agrees Samsung copied  Apple, but tosses some damages Comments 0 Comments


Smart mirrors boost clothing sales

NEW YORK (AP) — Imagine a fitting room with a “smart” mirror that suggests jeans to go with the red shirt you brought in. It snaps a video so you can compare the image side-by-side with other colorful shirts you try on. It might even show you how the shirt will fit without you having to undress.

... Read More

Posted: may. 11, 2015 8:05 p.m. | | Smart mirrors boost clothing sales Comments 0 Comments


Olive Garden rolling out Breadstick sandwiches

NEW YORK (AP) — Olive Garden’s plan to win back customers? Take the breadsticks it’s known for and make sandwiches out of them.

... Read More

Posted: may. 11, 2015 8:05 p.m. | | Olive Garden rolling out Breadstick sandwiches Comments 0 Comments


Fox calling end to ‘American Idol’

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox is lowering the curtain on “American Idol,” ending a series that dominated television throughout the 2000s and made stars of the likes of Simon Cowell, Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood.

... Read More

Posted: may. 11, 2015 8:05 p.m. | | Fox calling end to ‘American Idol’ Comments 0 Comments


Wearable fitness tracker maker Fitbit files for $100M IPO

NEW YORK (AP) — Fitbit, the maker of a popular line of wearable fitness-tracking devices, on Thursday filed for an initial public offering worth up to $100 million.

... Read More

Posted: may. 07, 2015 7:49 p.m. | | Wearable fitness tracker maker Fitbit files for $100M IPO Comments 0 Comments


Comcast now has more Internet than cable customers

NEW YORK (AP) — Just before its $45 billion deal with Time Warner Cable collapsed over regulators’ fears about a giant cable company’s control over the Web, Comcast was racking up more Internet customers.

... Read More

Posted: may. 04, 2015 7:51 p.m. | | Comcast now has more  Internet than cable customers Comments 0 Comments


Boxing match pops up on phones as TV habits change

NEW YORK (AP) — It should have been a proud moment for TV: A much-hyped sports event drawing in millions of paying viewers and showcasing the clout still held by traditional media heavyweights.

... Read More

Posted: may. 04, 2015 7:51 p.m. | | Boxing match  pops up on phones  as TV habits change Comments 0 Comments


Microsoft opens Windows 10 to Apple, Android apps

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft hopes to get more people using the next version of its Windows software on all kinds of devices by giving them access to many of the same apps they’re already using on Apple or Android phones.

... Read More

Posted: apr. 29, 2015 10:38 p.m. | | Microsoft opens Windows 10 to Apple, Android apps Comments 0 Comments

Please wait ...