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Apple aims to boost mobile device sales with Cisco's help
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is leaning on Cisco Systems' Internet networking expertise in its latest attempt to sell more iPhones and iPads to corporate customers. Sales of the pioneering tablet have fallen from the previous year in six consecutive...
Sep 1, 2015 | 12:01 PM
Ashton Kutcher places investment on Unikrn
The Seattle e-sports startup continues luring investors from the entertainment world, having received funding from Mark Cuban and the Murdoch family in the past.
Sep 1, 2015 | 11:01 AM
Consumer panel: Airlines should disclose fees, seat size
WASHINGTON (AP) — Airlines should clearly disclose the cost of change and cancellation fees, as well as the size of the plane’s seats, before a passenger buys a ticket, a federal panel said Tuesday. Hotels should also be required to include...
Sep 1, 2015 | 10:01 AM
India's antitrust probe into Google moves into next phase
The inquiry revolved around complaints filed by several websites contending that Google has been unfairly highlighting its own services in its influential search results at the expense of its rivals. European regulators are still examining whether...
Sep 1, 2015 | 10:01 AM
Business Highlights
After the financial crisis, plowing money into emerging markets seemed like a sure bet. The NLRB decision Thursday came in a case involving waste management company Browning-Ferris Industries and a staffing company, Leadpoint Business Services,...
Sep 1, 2015 | 10:01 AM
Amazon to let Prime members download videos
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is upping the ante in the streaming-video competition with downloadable videos. The e-commerce powerhouse will now let members of its $99 annual Prime loyalty program download some shows and movies on its streaming video...
Sep 1, 2015 | 9:01 AM
US construction spending reaches highest level in 7 years
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. construction spending in July climbed to its highest level in more than seven years, boosted by an increase in the building of houses, factories and power plants. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that construction spending...
Sep 1, 2015 | 9:01 AM
US factory output up in August at slowest pace since May ’13
WASHINGTON (AP) — A strong dollar and China’s economic slowdown dragged growth at U.S. factories to the lowest level since May 2013. The Institute for Supply Management reported Tuesday that its manufacturing index slid to 51.1 last month from...
Sep 1, 2015 | 9:01 AM
US auto market remains bright spot as China pulls back
DETROIT (AP) — As China’s auto market recoils, the U.S. remains a bright spot as it rolls on toward its best performance in more than a decade. China is still the No. 1 market, but sales there are slowing as the economy cools and cities impose...
Sep 1, 2015 | 9:01 AM

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