Daily Intel

Malloy: UBS to stay in Connecticut through 2021
(AP) — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says financial services giant UBS has committed to remaining in Connecticut through 2021. The Democrat announced Friday that UBS and the state have amended their partnership agreement.
Nov 1, 2014 | 8:01 AM
LinkedIn and GoPro are big market movers
The online professional social network reported a third-quarter loss, but the results beat Wall Street expectations. The gold mining company reported lower-than-expected quarterly profit and warned of a weak outlook as it deals with lower prices....
Nov 1, 2014 | 8:01 AM
US stocks end a turbulent month at a record high
For stock investors, there was no shortage of drama in October.
Nov 1, 2014 | 7:01 AM
Feds consider geothermal leases near Mount Baker
The U.S. Forest Service is considering whether to lease parts of forest lands around Mount Baker so that companies could explore tapping the heat below the Earth's surface to generate electricity.
Nov 1, 2014 | 5:01 AM
Spacecraft for tourists breaks up on test flight
A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth's atmosphere broke up during a test flight Friday over the Mojave Desert, killing a pilot in the second fiery setback for commercial space travel in less than a week.
Nov 1, 2014 | 4:01 AM
Wal-Mart ups ante on holiday shopping
Wal-Mart is doing whatever it takes to rope in holiday shoppers however they want to buy.
Nov 1, 2014 | 1:01 AM
Jesse Jackson says Amazon diversity data reflect ‘white male supremacy’
The newly released data show that men make up 63 percent of the global workforce and whites make up 40 percent of U.S. staff.
Nov 1, 2014 | 12:01 AM
Exxon defies low oil price with refining strength
NEW YORK (AP) — ExxonMobil Corp.'s refining and chemical operations rescued the company's third-quarter results amid falling global oil prices and lower oil and gas production. Exxon's oil and gas production fell 4.7 percent compared with the same...
Oct 31, 2014 | 11:31 PM
Hungary drops Internet tax plan after surge of protests
Prime Minister Viktor Orban said that instead of pushing ahead with the proposed tax, the government would begin talks early next year about a broad variety of Internet issues, including regulation and taxation.
Oct 31, 2014 | 11:31 PM
Smartphone Spanish comes in many fun, free apps
Forget the old textbooks. An array of engaging apps makes it easier — and even fun — to learn Spanish.
Oct 31, 2014 | 10:31 PM