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US durable goods orders surge 22.6 percent in July but outside transportation, orders weak
WASHINGTON (AP) — US durable goods orders surge 22.6 percent in July but outside transportation, orders weak.
Aug 27, 2014 | 4:27 AM
UN health agency urges crackdown on e-cigarettes
Governments should have tougher rules for electronic cigarettes -- banning their use indoors and putting them off limits for minors -- until more evidence can be gathered about their risks, the U.N. health agency said Tuesday.
Aug 27, 2014 | 2:27 AM
Sony network hacked, exec's flight diverted
A Twitter account called Lizard Squad tweeted to American Airlines that there might be explosives on the plane carrying John Smedley, the president of Sony Online Entertainment, which makes video games. After landing in Phoenix, the plane taxied to...
Aug 27, 2014 | 2:27 AM
Burger King confirms deal to buy Tim Hortons with financial assist from Buffett
MIAMI (AP) — Burger King confirms deal to buy Tim Hortons with financial assist from Buffett.
Aug 27, 2014 | 2:27 AM
Seattle home prices rising more slowly
Seattle-area home prices gained again in June, but the rate of growth slowed in line with a national slowdown in price increases, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller 20-city index released Tuesday.
Aug 27, 2014 | 12:27 AM
Weyerhaeuser’s history is full of ups and downs
Company founded by German immigrant grew to global dimensions and then started shrinking.
Aug 27, 2014 | 12:27 AM
Silicon Valley support-staff pay is one-fifth of techie salaries
Silicon Valley janitors, landscapers, facilities cleaners and security guards working to provide support to technology sites make about one-fifth the wages of software developers, systems software employees and network engineers, a study found.
Aug 26, 2014 | 11:26 PM
Amazon could be ESPN of video games in Twitch deal
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is hoping to become the ESPN of video games. The e-commerce giant is buying streaming platform Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to take part in video gaming's growth as an online spectator sport. Twitch...
Aug 26, 2014 | 11:26 PM
Burger King to buy Tim Hortons; headquarters will shift to Canada
Burger King and Canada’s Tim Hortons will be merging, but executives said the two chains will continue to run independently.
Aug 26, 2014 | 11:26 PM
Cops called after fliers fight over seat recline
NEW YORK (AP) — Airline passengers have come to expect a tiny escape from the confined space of today's packed planes: the ability to recline their seat a few inches. The fight started on a United Airlines flight because one passenger was using the...
Aug 26, 2014 | 8:26 PM