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Earnings Watch: Updates, advisories...

Earnings Watch: Updates, advisories and surprises

A roundup of the latest corporate earnings reports and what companies are saying about future quarters.
MarketWatch First Take: Microsoft C...

MarketWatch First Take: Microsoft CEO sees ?gold rush? in the cloud

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella makes a good impression on Wall Street analysts in his first appearance on the company?s earnings conference call, but he scores the most points by saying he sees ?a gold rush? for the software giant in cloud computing
After Hours: Microsoft, Baidu pop; ...

After Hours: Microsoft, Baidu pop; Visa, Pandora drop after hours

In a busy after hours session, Microsoft and Baidu shares rally, Visa?s and Pandora?s stock drops.
The Wall Street Journal: Visa share...

The Wall Street Journal: Visa shares drop after results disappoint

Visa Inc. said its fiscal second-quarter earnings rose 26% on higher operating revenue and payments volume.
MarketWatch First Take: Amazon outl...

MarketWatch First Take: Amazon outlook hit by big spending plans

Amazon.com Inc.?s surprise forecast for a second-quarter operating loss appears to be related to the company?s costly forays into new products in the past few weeks, ranging from its Amazon Fire set-top box to delivery services.
The Wall Street Journal: Las Vegas ...

The Wall Street Journal: Las Vegas Sands profit up 36%

Las Vegas Sands said its first-quarter earnings rose 36% mostly on stronger results at the casino and resort operator?s Macau holdings.

BBC

Miliband plans zero-hours crackdown

Miliband plans zero-hours crackdown

Ed Miliband will unveil plans to tackle the "epidemic" of zero-hours contracts in a speech in Scotland later.
Lifestyle quiz to secure a mortgage

Lifestyle quiz to secure a mortgage

Mortgage applicants will face tougher questions about their lifestyle from lenders, under new rules that come into force on Saturday.
Tech giants settle hiring court cas...

Tech giants settle hiring court case

Four of the biggest technology firms - Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe - settle a class action case alleging they conspired to hold down salaries.
Barclays wins pay package vote

Barclays wins pay package vote

Barclays shareholders vote to approve the bank's remuneration package, which includes higher bonuses despite a 30% fall in profits.
Labour to cut ties with Co-op Bank

Labour to cut ties with Co-op Bank

The Labour Party is looking to sever its links with the troubled Co-op Bank, bringing to an end one of the oldest political partnerships in the UK.
Amazon profits thin as expenses jum...

Amazon profits thin as expenses jump

Internet retailer Amazon reports a 32% jump in profit to $108m in the first quarter, but investors worry over increasing expenses.

Reuters

Obama wraps up Japan visit after se...

Obama wraps up Japan visit after security pledge but no trade deal

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama neared the end of a state visit to Japan on Friday during which he assured America's close ally that Washington would come to its defense but failed to clinch a trade deal vital to his promised "pivot" to Asia.
Empty spaces mark Korean school tri...

Empty spaces mark Korean school tribute for missing ferry victims

ANSAN, South Korea/SEOUL (Reuters) - A floral tribute to the children who drowned in a sinking South Korean ferry features photographs of the victims in their school uniforms, while lines of empty spaces wait to be filled with photos once those still missing are confirmed dead.
Exclusive: Apple, Google to pay $32...

Exclusive: Apple, Google to pay $324 million to settle conspiracy lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Four major tech companies including Apple and Google have agreed to pay a total of $324 million to settle a lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to hold down salaries in Silicon Valley, sources familiar with the deal said, just weeks before a high profile trial had been scheduled to begin.
Exclusive: JetBlue flight attendant...

Exclusive: JetBlue flight attendants seek to hold unionization vote

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Flight attendants at JetBlue Airways are pushing for a vote on whether to unionize, marking a second organizing effort at the formerly non-union airline after pilots authorized joining a union on Tuesday.
Ukraine forces kill up to five rebe...

Ukraine forces kill up to five rebels; Russia starts drill near border

SLAVIANSK, Ukraine/ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Ukrainian forces killed up to five pro-Moscow rebels on Thursday as they closed in on the separatists' military stronghold in the east, and Russia launched army drills near the border in response, raising fears its troops would invade.
Ukraine forces kill up to five rebe...

Ukraine forces kill up to five rebels, Russia starts drill near border

SLAVIANSK, Ukraine/ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Ukrainian forces killed up to five pro-Moscow rebels on Thursday as they closed in on the separatists' military stronghold in the east, and Russia launched army drills near the border in response, raising fears its troops would invade.

NewYorkTimes

DealBook: Justice Dept. Seeks Mortg...

DealBook: Justice Dept. Seeks Mortgage Deal With Bank of America

The $20 billion offer to settle a federal investigation into the bank is most likely a starting point for negotiations.
Seth Meyers to Host the Emmy Awards...

Seth Meyers to Host the Emmy Awards on NBC

Mr. Meyers will be the fourth host of ?Late Night? on NBC to emcee the awards program.
High & Low Finance: Loosening the R...

High & Low Finance: Loosening the Rules on Insider Trading

An appellate court seems inclined to change the rules on insider trading in a way that will make it easier for professional traders to escape liability.
DealBook: Bare Knuckles at Sotheby?...

DealBook: Bare Knuckles at Sotheby?s Auction House

Daniel S. Loeb, the hedge fund mogul and biggest shareholder of Sotheby?s, has nominated himself and two others to the board of the venerable auction house, which holds its annual meeting on May 6.
DealBook: Zimmer Holdings to Buy Bi...

DealBook: Zimmer Holdings to Buy Biomet for $13.35 Billion

The deal is just the latest in a spree of consolidations in the health care industry, driven in part by the Affordable Care Act and an aging U.S. population.
An Ivy League Newspaper May Be Goin...

An Ivy League Newspaper May Be Going Mostly Online

The Columbia Daily Spectator, the university?s student-run newspaper, will stop printing daily and switch to a weekly edition beginning in the fall.

ABC

8 Things You Never Knew About Warre...

8 Things You Never Knew About Warren Buffett

Let?s start with whether he favors Apple over Samsung, and his Amazon habits.
Meet the 'Real' Mr. Clean

Meet the 'Real' Mr. Clean

Maximus Clean, a radio DJ in the San Francisco Bay Area, is occasionally teased about the fact that he has the same name the household product, Mr. Clean.
New Device Lets You Play With Your ...

New Device Lets You Play With Your Cat By Remote Control

?Where ?wow!? meets ?meow?? is not Kittyo?s slogan?but it probably should be. The high tech device lets cat owners, when away from home, play with their at-home cat via remote control.?The lives of cat parents who miss interacting with Fluffy while away from home will forever be changed in 2014,? Kittyo?s press release predicts. With the gizmo, a cat parent can talk to, watch, play with, take pictures of and dispense treats to Fluffy.The stylish, cylindrical unit stands 9 inches tall and looks something like a cinch-waisted coffee maker. Its upper-half contains a laser, video camera and audio speaker. Its lower-half contains a treat-dispenser. Once the Kittyo owner has downloaded a free app, connected to wifi and set a password, he or she can operate Kittyo via any Android- or iOS-enabled smartphone.
Study: US Manufacturers Gaining Com...

Study: US Manufacturers Gaining Competitiveness

Study: US manufacturers gain as rising wages and energy costs erode China's cost advantage
Business Highlights

Business Highlights

Business Highlights
Tesla's Musk Paid $70,000 in 2013

Tesla's Musk Paid $70,000 in 2013

Tesla's Musk paid $70,000 in 2013, but could rake in much more if goals are met

InternetNews

Tech Stocks Gain Despite HP's Plung...

Tech Stocks Gain Despite HP's Plunge

HP investors had a bad day, but the rest of the tech sector fared well.
HP CEO Hurd Quits After Harassment ...

HP CEO Hurd Quits After Harassment Investigation

As the executive who oversaw its turnaround departs, the tech titan rushes to reassure customers and shareholders.
FCC Drops Closed-Door Net Neutralit...

FCC Drops Closed-Door Net Neutrality Talks

In the wake of reported sideline talks between two rivals, the FCC says it lacks a "robust framework to preserve the openness and freedom of the Internet."
Microsoft-Salesforce Deal: Who Won?

Microsoft-Salesforce Deal: Who Won?

What's behind the settlement between a rising power in the cloud and software-as-a-service and software colossus Microsoft, which is trying to make its own inroads into the area?
Say What? The Week's Top Five IT Qu...

Say What? The Week's Top Five IT Quotes

Google Wave crashes, fighting to keep mainframe skills alive, beware the Outernet and more.
Android Passes RIM as Top Mobile OS...

Android Passes RIM as Top Mobile OS in 2Q

Google's Android operating systems hustled past RIM's BlackBerry OS in the second quarter, a byproduct of the release of several new 4G smartphones and wider carrier coverage for the devices.

FoxNews

Buffett: There?s no tech bubble ? y...

Buffett: There?s no tech bubble ? yet

Buffett: There?s no tech bubble ? yet

The Oracle of Omaha says there isn?t a broad tech bubble

Income growth key to boosting the h...

Income growth key to boosting the housing market?

Income growth key to boosting the housing market?

Outlook for housing

Should e-cigarettes be regulated?

Should e-cigarettes be regulated?

Should e-cigarettes be regulated?

Regulating e-cigarettes

Allegiant Air COO: This is our 45th...

Allegiant Air COO: This is our 45th consecutive profitable quarter

Allegiant Air COO: This is our 45th consecutive profitable quarter

Allegiant Air shares flying high

Is product innovation a concern for...

Is product innovation a concern for Apple?s future?

Is product innovation a concern for Apple?s future?

Apple announces 7-for-1 stock split

Raymond James CEO: Most are still i...

Raymond James CEO: Most are still investing for the long term

Raymond James CEO: Most are still investing for the long term

Raymond James CEO on investing

CNN

Are 7 Apple shares better than 1?

Are 7 Apple shares better than 1?

Apple wouldn't need a stock split if its growth were more exciting.
How the Internet fast lane affects ...

How the Internet fast lane affects you

Read full story for latest details.
Google social chief steps down

Google social chief steps down

Gundotra helped launch the Google+ social network, among other products.
Tesla finds friends in the FTC

Tesla finds friends in the FTC

Officials recommend that states allow Tesla to sell cars directly to consumers and argue that banning those sales stifles competition.
Amazon shares rise on strong earnin...

Amazon shares rise on strong earnings

Read full story for latest details.
Ex-Wal-Mart CEO retired with $140 m...

Ex-Wal-Mart CEO retired with $140 million

Wal-Mart filing shows that former CEO left with $140 million in his retirement account after a big jump his final year.

WallStreet Journal

Amazon Tries Its Own Deliveries

Amazon Tries Its Own Deliveries

Amazon is testing its own delivery network for the final leg of a package's journey to consumers, putting it closer to same-day shipping.
For First Time, Verizon Loses Cellp...

For First Time, Verizon Loses Cellphone Customers

Verizon lost wireless customers for the first time ever, as its rivals launched a bitter fight for new subscribers. It lost roughly 138,000 net postpaid phone customers in the first quarter.
Zimmer-Biomet: The Deal That Shook ...

Zimmer-Biomet: The Deal That Shook Warsaw, Ind.

A $13.35 billion deal to combine two medical-device makers?Zimmer and Biomet?is big news for Warsaw, Ind., where both companies are based, and which proudly calls itself the "Orthopedic Capital of the World."
Demand for Home Loans Plunges

Demand for Home Loans Plunges

Mortgage lending declined to the lowest level in 14 years in the first quarter as homeowners pulled back sharply from refinancing and house hunters showed little appetite for new loans, the latest sign of how rising interest rates have dented the housing recovery.
GE in Talks to Buy Alstom Unit

GE in Talks to Buy Alstom Unit

GE is in talks to buy the energy operations of France's Alstom, a move that would help the U.S. company reduce its reliance on its finance business.
Recalls Hurt GM Profit, But Results...

Recalls Hurt GM Profit, But Results Beat Estimates

General Motors' first-quarter earnings fell 82% but exceeded Wall Street's expectations as its push to sell cars and trucks at higher prices in North America helped offset some of the costs of safety recalls.

Washington Post

Netflix to become real TV and get i...

Netflix to become real TV and get its own ?cable channel? next week

Netflix has reached an agreement with three cable companies that, for the first time, will let U.S. subscribers watch the streaming video service as though it were an ordinary cable channel.

The deal will add Netflix as an app to certain set-top boxes nationwide on RCN, Grande Communications and Atlantic Broadband. It gives subscribers of those companies the ability to watch all the same Netflix content they would otherwise be able to get on their PCs, tablets and phones. Altogether, the agreement covers as many as 500,000 of the cable firms' existing subscribers ? though that figure could grow as more customers sign up for the offering.

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Unions protest Postal Service deal ...

Unions protest Postal Service deal with Staples

Postal workers demonstrated at Staples stores nationwide Thursday to protest a recent U.S. Postal Service deal that allows the office-supply chain to operate USPS retail counters at some of its locations as part of a pilot program.

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Northwestern University football pl...

Northwestern University football players to vote on union amid debate over labor rights

Northwestern University football players are scheduled to vote Friday whether to join a union, part of a labor battle that is drawing intense scrutiny from colleges with major athletic programs, national union leaders and higher education lobbyists in Washington.

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Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) questi...

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) questions why regulators shut down review of lenders

The top Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is questioning whether federal regulators cheated struggling homeowners out of compensation by scrapping an independent review of foreclosure files at big banks.

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Low-level federal judges balking at...

Low-level federal judges balking at law enforcement requests for electronic evidence

Judges at the lowest levels of the federal judiciary are balking at sweeping requests by law enforcement officials for cellphone and other sensitive personal data, declaring the demands overly broad and at odds with basic constitutional rights.

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Why Apple?s (probably) never going ...

Why Apple?s (probably) never going to make drones

For more than two years, Apple has faced a troubling narrative: that it's falling behind on the innovation front. To hear some tell it, the firm is on a slow fade because it hasn't released a revolutionary product like the iPhone or the iPad in years and is lost without the guidance of its late co-founder, Steve Jobs.

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CBS Stock Market

Stocks to Watch: Microsoft, Amazon,...

Stocks to Watch: Microsoft, Amazon, Starbucks are stocks to watch

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Friday?s session are Microsoft, Amazon.com, Starbucks, and Pandora Media.
Stocks to Watch: Apple, Microsoft, ...

Stocks to Watch: Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Starbucks are stocks to watch

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Thursday?s session are Apple, Microsoft, Amazon.com, and Starbucks.
Stocks to Watch: Apple, Facebook, B...

Stocks to Watch: Apple, Facebook, Boeing are stocks to watch

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Wednesday?s session are Boeing, Apple, and Facebook.
Stocks to Watch: McDonald?s, Gilead...

Stocks to Watch: McDonald?s, Gilead, Yum, AT&T are stocks to watch

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Tuesday?s session are McDonald?s, Yum Brands, Gilead and AT&T.
Stocks to Watch: Netflix, Halliburt...

Stocks to Watch: Netflix, Halliburton, Hasbro are stocks to watch

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Monday?s session are Netflix, Halliburton, and Hasbro.
Stocks to Watch: Goldman Sachs, GE,...

Stocks to Watch: Goldman Sachs, GE, Chipotle are stocks to watch

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Thursday?s session are Goldman Sachs, General Electric, and Chipotle Mexican Grill.

BBC Stock Market

Tech giants settle hiring court cas...

Tech giants settle hiring court case

Four of the biggest technology firms - Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe - settle a class action case alleging they conspired to hold down salaries.
Microsoft earnings beat estimates

Microsoft earnings beat estimates

Microsoft earnings decline to $5.66bn, but beat market estimates as new chief executive Satya Nadella's push into cloud computing pays off.
Tokyo inflation rate at 22-year hig...

Tokyo inflation rate at 22-year high

Tokyo consumer prices rise at their fastest pace in 22 years, surging 2.7% over a year, pointing to a likely increase in inflation across Japan.
Amazon profits thin as expenses jum...

Amazon profits thin as expenses jump

Internet retailer Amazon reports a 32% jump in profit to $108m in the first quarter, but investors worry over increasing expenses.
Cost of recalls hits GM profits

Cost of recalls hits GM profits

General Motors sees first quarter profits hit by a $1.3bn charge to cover the cost of a huge recall of cars over defective ignition switches
Barclays pays $280m over mortgages

Barclays pays $280m over mortgages

Barclays agrees to a $280m settlement with US regulators over allegations it misled US mortgage lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac during the housing crisis.

Reuters Stock Market

KKR, Nasdaq plan market for trading...

KKR, Nasdaq plan market for trading stakes in buyout funds: WSJ

(Reuters) - Private equity firm KKR & Co LP plans to allow investors to sell parts of their stake in buyout funds through a new private market run by Nasdaq OMX Group Inc , the Wall Street Journal...
Apps link people with new places in...

Apps link people with new places in real world

(Reuters) - Tired of the same restaurants and clubs? Not sure if friends would want to venture to a new cafe or bar? New apps show where people want to go, rather than where they have been.
Mobile payment startup Square plans...

Mobile payment startup Square plans sale as losses widen: WSJ

(Reuters) - Square Inc has been in talks with several rivals for a possible sale as the mobile payments startup looks to stem widening losses and dwindling cash, the Wall Street Journal reported,...
Spanish banks face tough rivalry in...

Spanish banks face tough rivalry in small companies bet

MADRID (Reuters) - Across Spain, the message is hard to miss in office windows showcasing offers: banks want to lend to small companies again.
BlackBerry's meltdown sparks start-...

BlackBerry's meltdown sparks start-up boom in Canada's Silicon Valley

(Reuters) - The troubles at BlackBerry Ltd, which fired more than half its staff and lost more than 90 percent of its market value as consumers shunned its smart phones, might have spelled disaster...
Airbnb asks New York to change law ...

Airbnb asks New York to change law it says costs $21 million in lost taxes

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Airbnb, the start-up accommodation service that investors value at billions of dollars, called on the state of New York to change a law it says is preventing it from...

NewYorkTimes Stock Market

Consumer Prices in Tokyo Rise 2.7%

Consumer Prices in Tokyo Rise 2.7%

Tokyo prices are considered a leading indicator of nationwide inflation.
High & Low Finance: Loosening the R...

High & Low Finance: Loosening the Rules on Insider Trading

An appellate court seems inclined to change the rules on insider trading in a way that will make it easier for professional traders to escape liability.
Operating Earnings Rise 12% at Boei...

Operating Earnings Rise 12% at Boeing

The company increased its profit outlook for the year as its first-quarter revenue rose. Net income, however, fell 13 percent after a shift in the company?s pension plan.
As Wine Fetches Staggering Sums, Fa...

As Wine Fetches Staggering Sums, Fakery Claims Rise

Connoisseurs driving up the prices of rare and collectible wines have spurred a wave of counterfeiters who target collectors eager to flaunt their trophies.
Lobbying Efforts Intensify After F....

Lobbying Efforts Intensify After F.C.C. Tries 3rd Time on Net Neutrality

The sparring will be closely watched by every company that depends, even peripherally, on the Internet ? which is to say, just about every company.
In Florida Tomato Fields, a Penny B...

In Florida Tomato Fields, a Penny Buys Progress

A group of dedicated farmworkers enlisted companies like McDonald?s, Walmart and Yum Brands to press tomato growers for better conditions.

Internet Stock Market News

Microsoft Inks UC Deal With Polycom

Microsoft Inks UC Deal With Polycom

Under a multi-year agreement unveiled Monday, Polycom will begin shipping integrated unified communications solutions built on Microsoft's Communications Server 14.
IT Earnings Way Up at Job Site Elan...

IT Earnings Way Up at Job Site Elance

Google App Engine, HTML5, search engine optimization and social media marketing are among the fastest movers on Elance's list of hot job opportunities available online.
Google, Verizon Posit Net Neutralit...

Google, Verizon Posit Net Neutrality Accord

The two Internet and communications giants have put aside their differences to hammer what could be a palatable legislative solution to the net neutrality brouhaha.
Tech Stocks Gain Despite HP's Plung...

Tech Stocks Gain Despite HP's Plunge

HP investors had a bad day, but the rest of the tech sector fared well.
New Federal Data Breach Bill Debuts...

New Federal Data Breach Bill Debuts in Senate

The new bill is getting early support from prominent Democrats and could require enterprises meet tighter security measures and new notification rules.
Cisco Unveils Top 10 Web Malware Th...

Cisco Unveils Top 10 Web Malware Threats

Contaminated websites are still a threat, but Cisco's latest security report suggests that are plenty of other Web-borne malware scams that can cost you or your company dearly.

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CNN Stock Market

Bulls win today's tug of war on Wal...

Bulls win today's tug of war on Wall Street...barely

Tech stocks Apple and Facebook led the Nasdaq higher after both firms reported better than expected quarterly results.
Investors love the Apple iSplit

Investors love the Apple iSplit

Investors love the Apple iSplit, but they're unsure about the buyback
Water becoming more valuable than g...

Water becoming more valuable than gold

Read full story for latest details.
Are 7 Apple shares better than 1?

Are 7 Apple shares better than 1?

Apple wouldn't need stock split if its growth were more exciting.
Russia stocks fall as Ukraine crisi...

Russia stocks fall as Ukraine crisis intensifies

Russia's stock market and currency tumbled Thursday as investors and traders worried about an intensifying standoff in eastern Ukraine.
Meet CNNMoney's new Tech 30 stock i...

Meet CNNMoney's new Tech 30 stock index

CNNMoney has created a portfolio of the 30 most important technology stocks on the planet that you can track every day.

WallStreet Journal

Amazon Tries Its Own Deliveries

Amazon Tries Its Own Deliveries

Amazon is testing its own delivery network for the final leg of a package's journey to consumers, putting it closer to same-day shipping.
For First Time, Verizon Loses Cellp...

For First Time, Verizon Loses Cellphone Customers

Verizon lost wireless customers for the first time ever, as its rivals launched a bitter fight for new subscribers. It lost roughly 138,000 net postpaid phone customers in the first quarter.
Zimmer-Biomet: The Deal That Shook ...

Zimmer-Biomet: The Deal That Shook Warsaw, Ind.

A $13.35 billion deal to combine two medical-device makers?Zimmer and Biomet?is big news for Warsaw, Ind., where both companies are based, and which proudly calls itself the "Orthopedic Capital of the World."
Demand for Home Loans Plunges

Demand for Home Loans Plunges

Mortgage lending declined to the lowest level in 14 years in the first quarter as homeowners pulled back sharply from refinancing and house hunters showed little appetite for new loans, the latest sign of how rising interest rates have dented the housing recovery.
GE in Talks to Buy Alstom Unit

GE in Talks to Buy Alstom Unit

GE is in talks to buy the energy operations of France's Alstom, a move that would help the U.S. company reduce its reliance on its finance business.
Recalls Hurt GM Profit, But Results...

Recalls Hurt GM Profit, But Results Beat Estimates

General Motors' first-quarter earnings fell 82% but exceeded Wall Street's expectations as its push to sell cars and trucks at higher prices in North America helped offset some of the costs of safety recalls.

Washington Post

Asia stocks inch higher despite wor...

Asia stocks inch higher despite world woes

BANGKOK -- Most Asian markets took cues from Wall Street on Thursday and edged higher despite serious challenges to the global economy, including Japan's struggle to contain an earthquake-spawned nuclear crisis, Portugal's unresolved financial problems and uprisings in the Middle East.
Toyota to curb N. America productio...

Toyota to curb N. America production after quake

TOKYO -- Toyota Motor Corp., the world's biggest automaker, said Thursday it expects to halt production at some of its factories in North America due to shortages of parts from Japan following a devastating earthquake.
Boeing: US gets the tanker it wante...

Boeing: US gets the tanker it wanted, nothing more

-- A Boeing executive said on Wednesday that the Air Force will get the tanker it ordered - and no more.
Watchdog: FAA improves for-hire air...

Watchdog: FAA improves for-hire aircraft oversight

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Aviation Administration has significantly improved its safety oversight of for-hire aircraft companies but hasn't followed through on recommendations regarding air tours and illegal operators, a government watchdog said Wednesday.
Big BMW sedan adds hybrid

Big BMW sedan adds hybrid

-- Gasoline-electric hybrid versions of BMW's big, 2011 BMW 7-Series sedans come with the federal government's lowest fuel economy rating of all regular-production hybrids.
Asia stocks mixed amid uncertainty ...

Asia stocks mixed amid uncertainty in Japan, Libya

BANGKOK -- Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday following a retreat on Wall Street as the staggering toll exacted by Japan's worst-ever earthquake came into sharper focus and uncertainties grew about the outcome of Western military action against Libya.

ABC Stock Market

8 Things You Never Knew About Warre...

8 Things You Never Knew About Warren Buffett

Let?s start with whether he favors Apple over Samsung, and his Amazon habits.
Meet the 'Real' Mr. Clean

Meet the 'Real' Mr. Clean

Maximus Clean, a radio DJ in the San Francisco Bay Area, is occasionally teased about the fact that he has the same name the household product, Mr. Clean.
New Device Lets You Play With Your ...

New Device Lets You Play With Your Cat By Remote Control

?Where ?wow!? meets ?meow?? is not Kittyo?s slogan?but it probably should be. The high tech device lets cat owners, when away from home, play with their at-home cat via remote control.?The lives of cat parents who miss interacting with Fluffy while away from home will forever be changed in 2014,? Kittyo?s press release predicts. With the gizmo, a cat parent can talk to, watch, play with, take pictures of and dispense treats to Fluffy.The stylish, cylindrical unit stands 9 inches tall and looks something like a cinch-waisted coffee maker. Its upper-half contains a laser, video camera and audio speaker. Its lower-half contains a treat-dispenser. Once the Kittyo owner has downloaded a free app, connected to wifi and set a password, he or she can operate Kittyo via any Android- or iOS-enabled smartphone.
Study: US Manufacturers Gaining Com...

Study: US Manufacturers Gaining Competitiveness

Study: US manufacturers gain as rising wages and energy costs erode China's cost advantage
Business Highlights

Business Highlights

Business Highlights
Tesla's Musk Paid $70,000 in 2013

Tesla's Musk Paid $70,000 in 2013

Tesla's Musk paid $70,000 in 2013, but could rake in much more if goals are met

Financial Times

Russia plans exercises on Ukraine b...

Russia plans exercises on Ukraine border

War of words between Moscow and Kiev intensify as Vladimir Putin warns of ?consequences? for using army ?against its own people?
Barclays feels shareholder anger on...

Barclays feels shareholder anger on pay

Revolt was led by Standard Life, the bank?s sixth largest investor, which criticised the board for hurting the bank?s reputation
The Co-op, the bananas and the 2.5...

The Co-op, the bananas and the 2.5bn loss

Nature of questions at key board meeting underline the urgency of sweeping governance reforms which insiders warn are crucial to the group?s very survival
Star of Ukip TV advert suspended

Star of Ukip TV advert suspended

Farage?s party left scrambling to distance itself from Andre Lampitt after the builder allegedly made a series of racist remarks on Twitter
Israel halts peace talks with Pales...

Israel halts peace talks with Palestinians

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accuses Palestinians of not wanting peace after a unity agreement was signed between PLO and Hamas
UK science drive shaken by takeover...

UK science drive shaken by takeover fears

News that Pfizer had eyes for AstraZeneca has jangled nerves across government and industry amid concerns for a sector seen as key to economic growth
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