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1st time advertisers make a play with Super Bowl spots
Advertising experts say the rookie interest in Super Bowl ads is a positive sign that companies are feeling good in the most recent economic recovery. Skittles has had a major presence at NFL games thanks to Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch's...
Feb 1, 2015 | 9:01 AM
Just whose Internet is it? New federal rules may answer that
Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, says he's keeping that question in mind as he pitches the biggest regulatory shake-up to the telecommunications industry since 1996, when people still used noisy modems and referred to...
Feb 1, 2015 | 9:01 AM
Shake Shack shares more than double in stock market debut
Three years later, Union Square Hospitality Group, a company owned by restaurateur Danny Meyer, opened a kiosk in the same park. Shake Shack feeds into investors' growing appetite for restaurants that are quick but also serve food consumers think...
Feb 1, 2015 | 9:01 AM
Germany to Greece: Don't mess with us over debt, austerity
Greece's five-day-old radical left government insists it will honor pre-election promises to seek a cut on most of the country's rescue debt and scrap painful budget measures that were demanded in exchange for the loans. In Athens, Jeroen...
Feb 1, 2015 | 9:01 AM
Uber says outside review shows customer data safe, private
The ride-booking company on Friday used a blog post to release the results of what it described as a thorough outside examination of its privacy and personal data policies. In the blog post, Uber said attorneys from the law firm Hogan Lovells spent...
Feb 1, 2015 | 9:01 AM
AbbVie reports better-than-expected 4Q on Humira sales
(AP) — Drugmaker Abbvie posted better-than-expected adjusted results for the fourth quarter on Friday because of double-digit growth of its blockbuster anti-inflammatory drug Humira. The North Chicago-based company's full results were weighed down...
Feb 1, 2015 | 9:01 AM
Alibaba promises more action against fake goods
BEIJING (AP) — E-commerce giant Alibaba pledged Friday to do more to fight online sales of counterfeit goods, quickly settling a public dispute with a Chinese regulator after the value of its U.S.-traded shares plunged. Alibaba founder Jack Ma and...
Feb 1, 2015 | 9:01 AM
Stocks sag at the close; January finishes on weak note
The U.S. stock market capped a rough month Friday, delivering its third loss in five days and extending its declines for the year. While the U.S. economy continued to show signs of strength, energy companies suffered from a sharp drop in oil prices...
Feb 1, 2015 | 9:01 AM
US to provide privacy group with memo on surveillance
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has agreed to turn over a legal opinion regarding government surveillance and census data after a years-long court fight with a privacy group.
Feb 1, 2015 | 9:01 AM
Lawsuit: Exploding air bag killed Texas man
HOUSTON (AP) — The family of a Texas man who died in a minor traffic accident is alleging in a lawsuit that their loved one is the latest person to be killed by shrapnel shooting out of exploding air bags made by Takata Corp. of Japan. A lawsuit...
Feb 1, 2015 | 9:01 AM