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Chinese airline to order 50 Boeing 737s
Shandong Airlines of China has committed to order 50 Boeing 737s.
Apr 24, 2014 | 10:24 PM
Palladium prices rising as mining strike continues
Palladium prices rising as mining strike continues Platinum and palladium prices are rising as a dispute between Russia and Ukraine along with a strike in South Africa push prices up. Prices for the metals dropped earlier in the week on reports...
Apr 24, 2014 | 10:24 PM
Microsoft's third quarter earnings beat Wall Street expectations
For its fiscal third quarter, which ended March 31, Microsoft beat analysts' expectations. The company posted earnings per share of 68 cents on revenue of $20.40 billion. It reported $5.66 billion in profit.
Apr 24, 2014 | 10:24 PM
PayScale lands $100M from Warburg Pincus
Seattle-based PayScale, which provides compensation data, announced an investment of up to $100 million Thursday to recapitalize the company and fund growth initiatives.
Apr 24, 2014 | 9:24 PM
Boeing CEO defends job transfers, but experts question rationale
As Boeing announced strong earnings, Chief Executive Jim McNerney defended planned transfers of thousands of engineering jobs out of the Puget Sound region. Aviation-industry experts questioned that move.
Apr 24, 2014 | 8:24 PM
Ride-sharing app Lyft expands to new markets
Lyft, the on-demand ride-sharing app best known by the fuzzy pink moustaches on its cars, is launching its service in 24 new U.S. markets.
Apr 24, 2014 | 7:24 PM
How the Northwest stacks up in income growth | Jon Talton
For the first time, the government has measured the inflation-adjusted living costs across states. With the national average being equal to 100, Washington came in at 103.2 in 2012, a relatively higher-cost state (of course, you get what you pay for...
Apr 24, 2014 | 7:24 PM
Google's top social networking executive departs
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's top social networking executive is leaving the Internet company after a nearly eight-year stint highlighted by an audacious challenge to Facebook. Gundotra had been in charge of Google Plus as the Mountain View, Calif...
Apr 24, 2014 | 7:24 PM
Starbucks eyes soda and lunch as US sales climb
Starbucks keeps finding ways to squeeze more money out of people.
Apr 24, 2014 | 6:24 PM
New York Times 1Q profit falls 51 pct
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times Co. said Thursday that its first-quarter net profit dropped 51 percent, as higher costs outpaced small increases in circulation and advertising revenue. The recent quarter's results also included an after-tax...
Apr 24, 2014 | 6:24 PM