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Does bad behavior really hurt business?
The company also is investigating one of its New York employees for tracking another journalist's ride, which has raised fears that Uber is misusing customers' private location information. Some established tech companies have rolled out new...
Nov 23, 2014 | 1:23 PM
How the Dow Jones industrials did on Friday
U.S. stocks closed higher Friday, edging further into record territory as investors welcomed a move by China to stimulate its economy by lowering interest rates. Hints from the head of Europe's central bank that it might step up its own stimulus...
Nov 23, 2014 | 1:23 PM
NYC man gets prison for role in cybercrime ring
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New York City man was sentenced Friday to more than three years in prison for his role in an international cybercrime ring that prosecutors say hacked into the computers of more than a dozen financial institutions and the U.S...
Nov 23, 2014 | 1:23 PM
Credit Suisse guilty plea on US taxes is official
WASHINGTON (AP) — European bank Credit Suisse's guilty plea to helping wealthy Americans avoid paying taxes has been formalized by a federal judge. Credit Suisse, Switzerland's second-largest bank, pleaded guilty in May in a settlement with the...
Nov 23, 2014 | 1:23 PM
Dish restores Turner channels to lineup
(AP) — Turner Broadcasting channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN are back on the Dish network after being dropped from the satellite TV provider's lineup during contract talks. Other Turner channels restored to Dish's programming include...
Nov 23, 2014 | 1:23 PM
New York Fed chief on defensive on bank oversight
William Dudley, president of the New York Fed, insisted at a Senate hearing Friday that "our eyes are open" and regulators are fair, unbiased and rigorous in their oversight of the biggest U.S. banks. Democratic critics say the Fed's lax regulation...
Nov 23, 2014 | 1:23 PM
China, Europe chase growth amid global slowdown
BEIJING (AP) — China's central bank unexpectedly slashed interest rates on Friday to re-energize the world's No. 2 economy, joining a growing list of major economies that are trying to encourage growth in the face of a global slowdown. News of...
Nov 23, 2014 | 1:23 PM
TV-over-Internet service Aereo seeks Chapter 11
The company backed by media mogul Barry Diller allowed people to watch and record broadcast TV online for $8 a month on tablets, phones and other gadgets. The Supreme Court ruled this summer that Aereo had been operating like a cable TV company,...
Nov 23, 2014 | 1:23 PM
Obama immigration plan good, not great for economy
Along with the Congressional Budget Office, independent economists say growth would be much stronger with a broader overhaul that would more than double the number of illegal workers eligible for legalized status, in addition to reforms that would...
Nov 23, 2014 | 1:23 PM
Dow, S&P 500 push further into record territory
A strong third-quarter earnings season, on top of a recent string of positive U.S. economic data on housing, jobs and manufacturing, have helped put investors in a buying mood. "What it suggests is that these central banks are prepared to do even...
Nov 23, 2014 | 1:23 PM