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Cyber cops: Target hackers may take years to find
[...] the agency says it could take years to identify the criminals who stole some 40 million debit and credit card numbers of Target shoppers and other personal information from as many as 70 million people in the pre-Christmas breach. Target,...
Apr 17, 2014 | 11:17 PM
Budget office: Wage boost would cost firms $15B
A Senate Democratic bill gradually increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 hourly would require private businesses to spend $15 billion more in salaries when it takes full effect in 2017, the Congressional Budget Office estimated Thursday.
Apr 17, 2014 | 11:17 PM
Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet
Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected -- a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too hot and not too cold for life.
Apr 17, 2014 | 9:17 PM
Boeing to close its last machine shop doing military work here
Boeing Defense and Space will send the small unit’s work out to Huntington Beach, Calif.
Apr 17, 2014 | 9:17 PM
GM 1Q global sales up 2 pct to 2.42M
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors says it sold 2.42 million cars and trucks in the first three months of the year, keeping it slightly ahead of Volkswagen in the global sales race. Sales leader Toyota has yet to release first quarter numbers but says...
Apr 17, 2014 | 6:17 PM
Researcher finds flaw in Samsung fingerprint check
BERLIN (AP) — A Berlin-based researcher says he has managed to fool the fingerprint-based security system on Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone using wood glue and a picture of the original print. The S5 flaw is potentially more serious because...
Apr 17, 2014 | 6:17 PM
Tough-charging Ryanair tries to be nicer
CEO Michael O’Leary, who once threatened to install pay toilets on planes, leads the warm and fuzzy charge in order to boost bookings on Europe’s biggest budget airline.
Apr 17, 2014 | 5:17 PM
Oil tops $104 on Ukraine fears
[...] that wasn't enough to calm the fears of traders this week, who worry that Russia's actions in response to the turmoil in Ukraine could be met with sanctions that disrupt exports of Russia's oil and gas. Despite indications of a possible...
Apr 17, 2014 | 5:17 PM
Obama: 8 million signed up for health care
Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges, President Barack Obama said Thursday, besting expectations and offering new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of the midterm elections.
Apr 17, 2014 | 4:17 PM
Hot cars at this year's New York auto show
The engine is carried over from the 2013 model year, but Subaru also improved fuel economy with features like shutters on the grill which close to improve air flow. Other new features include front seat cushion air bags, which help keep passengers...
Apr 17, 2014 | 4:17 PM