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US consumer prices unchanged, core inflation up

December 16, 2015 WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in November as declines in energy and food held down overall costs. But core inflation was up 2 percent over the 12 months ending in November. more »»

Gorilla Glass, used for cell phones, is coming to cars

December 16, 2015 DETROIT — The thin, lightweight glass on your smartphone could soon be found on your car. Corning Inc.’s Gorilla Glass is used for the screens on billions of mobile phones. more »»

Stern announces 5-year deal with Sirius XM

December 16, 2015 NEW YORK — Much has changed for Howard Stern and SiriusXM since their first deal a decade ago — except for their desire to stay in business togethe. more »»

Dolly Parton movie a hit for NBC

December 16, 2015 NEW YORK — Family-friendly programming is doing well this holiday season for NBC, which has a rare three-week winning streak in the television ratings. more »»

Samsung asks Supreme Court to throw out $399M judgment

December 15, 2015 WASHINGTON — In its patent dispute with Apple, Samsung is asking the Supreme Court to take a digital-age look at an issue it last confronted in the horse-and-buggy era. more »»

FAA to require most drones to be registered and marked

December 15, 2015 Spurred by numerous reports of drones flying near jets and airports, the federal government will require that the aircraft be registered to make it easier to identify owners and educate amateur... more »»

Seattle first US city to let Uber drivers unionize

December 15, 2015 SEATTLE — Seattle on Monday became the first city in the nation to allow drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to unionize over pay and working conditions. more »»

Maine shipyard union narrowly approves 4-year contract

December 14, 2015 AUGUSTA, Maine — The largest union at Bath Iron works approved Sunday a four-year contract that contains provisions aimed at making the shipyard more efficient before bids are submitted on key... more »»

Company plans gravel island to extract Arctic offshore oil

December 14, 2015 ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Arctic offshore drilling by Royal Dutch Shell PLC drew protests on two continents this year, but a more modest proposal for extracting petroleum where polar bears roam has moved... more »»

Seattle to decide whether to let Uber, Lyft drivers unionize

December 14, 2015 SEATTLE — Seattle may soon become the first city to let drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft collectively bargain over pay and working conditions, a move opposed by the companies... more »»

Regulators want details about Walgreens-Rite Aid deal

December 12, 2015 The Federal Trade Commission wants more information about Walgreens’ $9. more »»

Obama, Congress avert fed shutdown

December 12, 2015 WASHINGTON — Avoiding the high drama of recent year-end budget fights, President Barack Obama signed legislation Friday keeping government agencies open into next week, giving White House and... more »»

Bridgestone inks deal to buy Pep Boys for $863M

December 12, 2015 Pep Boys has agreed to be acquired by Bridgestone for $863 million in cash after the tires and auto service company sweetened its offer following a bid from Carl Icahn's investment firm. more »»

Congress in final-stage talks on massive budget, tax bills

December 11, 2015 WASHINGTON — With the holidays beckoning, negotiations intensified on Capitol Hill Thursday on a $1. more »»

Can trading pollution like stocks fight climate change?

December 11, 2015 NEW YORK — The gas produced by hog manure at farms across the U.S. punches holes in the ozone layer, overheats the planet, and angers neighbors with its peculiar odor, a mix of rotten egg and ammonia. more »»

Wal-Mart to launch own mobile pay system

December 11, 2015 NEW YORK — The mobile payment wars are heating up. Wal-Mart Stores In. more »»

Ford plans 13 electrified vehicles by 2020

December 11, 2015 DEARBORN, Mich. — Ford Motor Co. says it will introduce 13 new electrified vehicles worldwide by 2020, including an updated Focus sedan that will go on sale late next year. more »»

Yahoo’s new plan: Spin off itself, not its Alibaba stake

December 10, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — Internet pioneer Yahoo, under pressure from unhappy shareholders and desperate to avoid a huge investment-related tax bill, will break itself apart — just not in the way it had... more »»

Australia police raid home of man said to be bitcoin founder

December 10, 2015 SYDNEY — Australian police on Wednesday raided the home and business premises of a man that technology news sites have claimed is the founder of virtual currency bitcoin. more »»

 
 
 

 

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