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Clippers Owner Ballmer Steps Down From Microsoft Board

Clippers Owner Ballmer Steps Down From Microsoft Board

Steve Ballmer on Tuesday left Microsoft's Board of Directors, citing new commitments as owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, a day after publicly stepping into his role with the team. "The fall will be hectic between teaching a new class and the start of the NBA season so... Read »

Aug 19, 2014
McDonald's to Sell Packaged Coffee in Supermarkets: Report

McDonald's to Sell Packaged Coffee in Supermarkets: Report

Fans of McCafe will be lovin’ the latest McDonald’s news. The fast food chain announced plans to start selling its... Read »

Aug 19, 2014
Cisco to Lay Off Up to 6,000 Workers

Cisco to Lay Off Up to 6,000 Workers

Cisco says it will lay off up to 6,000 workers, or 8 percent of its workforce, as part of a Read »

Aug 13, 2014
U.S. Judge Threatens Argentina Over Debt Comments

U.S. Judge Threatens Argentina Over Debt Comments

A U.S. judge threatened to hold Argentina in contempt of court Friday for continuing to make "false... Read »

Aug 8, 2014
LinkedIn to Pay $6 Million in Unpaid Wages, Damages

LinkedIn to Pay $6 Million in Unpaid Wages, Damages

The Labor Department says the professional networking service LinkedIn has agreed to pay nearly $6 million in unpaid... Read »

Aug 4, 2014
CVS Purchasing Navarro Pharmacies

CVS Purchasing Navarro Pharmacies

Pharmacy giant CVS Caremark will buy Navarro Discount Pharmacy in a deal that will give CVS the nation’s... Read »

Jul 14, 2014
Google Buys Music Streaming Service Songza

Google Buys Music Streaming Service Songza

In an effort to play a role in the online music business, Google has acquired streaming music service... Read »

Jul 1, 2014
George Lucas

George Lucas "Star Wars" Museum to Head to Chicago

Chicago has come out on top in the intense competition for the Lucas Cultural Arts Museum. City Hall... Watch »

Jun 26, 2014
Citizens Insurance May Lower Rates in 2015

Citizens Insurance May Lower Rates in 2015

Florida's largest property insurer may be dropping its rates next year. Read »

Jun 23, 2014
Local Business Cashing in on World Cup

Local Business Cashing in on World Cup

As teams from Germany, Ghana, Nigeria, and the United States battle it out in Brazil at the quadrennial World... Watch »

Jun 16, 2014
Amazon to Launch Local Services Marketplace This Year: Report

Amazon to Launch Local Services Marketplace This Year: Report

Amazon later this year plans to launch a marketplace for local services that provides information that... Read »

Jun 10, 2014
United Frequent Flier Program to Reward Big Spenders

United Frequent Flier Program to Reward Big Spenders

Travelers who fly the most and pay the most will soon earn more miles on United Airlines'... Read »

Jun 10, 2014
Florida Consumer Confidence Declining

Florida Consumer Confidence Declining

Florida's consumer confidence is dipping slightly. Read »

May 27, 2014
Drugmaker Pfizer Drops $118B Bid to Buy British Pharma Company

Drugmaker Pfizer Drops $118B Bid to Buy British Pharma Company

Drugmaker Pfizer has abandoned its bid to buy British pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca for nearly $118 billion. Read »

May 26, 2014
HP to Cut Another 11-16K Jobs

HP to Cut Another 11-16K Jobs

Hewlett-Packard says it is cutting another 11,000 to 16,000 jobs, above a target of 34,000 the company outlined in a... Read »

May 23, 2014
AT&T Closes in on DirecTV With $50B Deal

AT&T Closes in on DirecTV With $50B Deal

AT&T is close to announcing that it will buy the No. 1 U.S. satellite TV operator DirecTV, in the... Read »

May 18, 2014
Home Buyers May Get Reprieve From Mortgage Giants

Home Buyers May Get Reprieve From Mortgage Giants

Buying houses was at one time the American Dream. But the Great Recession stymied that hope for Read »

May 13, 2014
Report: AT&T Eyeing Merger With DirecTV

Report: AT&T Eyeing Merger With DirecTV

Another major media merger may be in the works. According to Bloomberg News, AT&T is in advanced talks... Read »

May 12, 2014
What to Know About Alibaba's IPO

What to Know About Alibaba's IPO

Chinese Internet giant Alibaba filed for a $1 billion IPO on Tuesday, much lower than markets had expected, NBC News... Read »

May 6, 2014
Airlines Making Less Money Off Baggage Fees

Airlines Making Less Money Off Baggage Fees

The government reported Monday that U.S. airlines raised $3.35 billion from bag fees in 2013, down 4 percent... Read »

May 5, 2014
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