Daily Intel

Bellevue leaders pushing to make Tateuchi Center reality
The 2,000-seat Tateuchi performing-arts center, proposed for the corner of Northeast 10th Street and 106th Avenue Northeast, has raised $63 million of its $160 million goal.
Apr 22, 2014 | 11:22 PM
Justices show concern over Internet TV case
The high court heard arguments in a dispute between television broadcasters and Aereo, which takes free television signals from the airwaves and charges subscribers to watch the programs on laptops, smartphones and big-screen TVs.
Apr 22, 2014 | 10:22 PM
GM moves to protect itself from liability
GM is asking a U.S. bankruptcy court to shield it from legal claims for actions that occurred before the company’s 2009 bankruptcy. But lawyers suing GM say it shouldn’t get the usual benefits of bankruptcy protection because it concealed a deadly...
Apr 22, 2014 | 10:22 PM
New York AG seeks Airbnb's NYC sublet information
Most New York City rentals listed by the global website Airbnb appear to violate state law, according to the New York attorney general who's trying to subpoena information about nearly 16,000 so-called "hosts" renting apartments.
Apr 22, 2014 | 8:22 PM
Amazon takes sales hit in states with online tax, study finds
The study, conducted by researchers at Ohio State University, finds that purchasers in states where Amazon has begun collecting sales taxes have reduced their spending by 10 percent.
Apr 22, 2014 | 8:22 PM
McDonald's CEO: No heat from breakfast competition
In apparent references to Subway and Taco Bell, he also noted that McDonald's seems to face new rivals every year in the mornings, whether they're "sandwich shops or taco shops." The comments come after Taco Bell's launch of its national breakfast...
Apr 22, 2014 | 8:22 PM
Frank Lloyd Wright tower opens for public tours
Frank Lloyd Wright fans will get their first look at one of his most unusual buildings, an industrial tower with a tree-like design, when a home products company opens its former research and development center to the public this spring.
Apr 22, 2014 | 7:22 PM
Grieving borrowers told to repay student loan
Some student loan borrowers who had a parent or grandparent co-sign the note are finding that they must immediately pay the loan in full if the relative dies.
Apr 22, 2014 | 7:22 PM
GM, lawyers fight over bankruptcy protections
[...] lawyers who are suing GM say it shouldn't get the usual benefits of bankruptcy protection because it concealed a deadly ignition switch problem when the court was making bankruptcy decisions. The faulty switches, which GM says have caused at...
Apr 22, 2014 | 7:22 PM
Harley-Davidson 1Q earnings roar ahead
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Harley-Davidson reported an 18.7 percent rise in first-quarter earnings, saying motorcycle sales grew 5.8 percent worldwide and efficiency efforts took hold during the quarter. [...] international sales, especially in Asia, helped...
Apr 22, 2014 | 7:22 PM