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Security flaws allow global cellular eavesdropping
BERLIN (AP) — Security flaws in a system used by cellphone carriers around the world could open the door to wide-ranging surveillance of mobile phone traffic, according to a German researcher who discovered the problem. The Berlin-based Security...
Dec 19, 2014 | 3:19 PM
Another big catch for Thai co. in $1.5B bid for Bumble Bee
Thai Union Frozen Products, which already owns Chicken of the Sea, another major seller of tuna and other seafoods, has now hooked the largest canned seafood company in North America. The deal must still be approved by U.S. regulators, which could...
Dec 19, 2014 | 3:19 PM
Unemployment rates fell in 41 US states last month
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell in 41 U.S. states in November and were unchanged in six more, reflecting healthy job gains across the country. California posted a large increase in a category that includes retail and shipping jobs, likely...
Dec 19, 2014 | 3:19 PM
Chrysler to recall about 288K Ram pickup trucks
DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler is recalling about 288,000 older Ram pickup trucks in North America and elsewhere because the rear axle can seize or the drive shaft can fall off. In one complaint to NHTSA in February 2013, a pickup driver wrote that he was...
Dec 19, 2014 | 3:19 PM
Gift Guide: Strong photo, video gear options
ATLANTA (AP) — What to buy an experienced photographer or video shooter? The handsome digital single-lens reflex camera, or DSLR, deserves the accolades it has received so far. Under the hood is a full-frame, 24.3 megapixel sensor capable of...
Dec 19, 2014 | 3:19 PM
Blackberry posts 3Q adjusted profit, revenue down
Blackberry was considered a game changer in 1999 when it launched the RIM 950, which allowed on-the-go business people to access email wirelessly. On Wednesday, Blackberry launched the Classic, a new phone that features a traditional keyboard at a...
Dec 19, 2014 | 3:19 PM
Vote: Your job situation in Washington | Jon Talton
Earlier this week, the state reported that November unemployment rose to 6.2 percent even though an average of 7,200 jobs have been created this year.  The reason given: More people are re-entering the improving labor market.
Dec 19, 2014 | 3:19 PM
US stocks open mostly higher after a two-day rally
The Nasdaq composite edged down four points, or 0.1 percent, to 4,743. CarMax jumped 8 percent in early trading after the used car dealership chain reported a surge in its latest quarterly earnings.
Dec 19, 2014 | 2:19 PM
Another big catch for Thai co. in $1.5B bid for Bumble Bee
A Thai food company may be landing another whopper in the U.S. with its $1.5 billion bid for Bumble Bee Seafoods.
Dec 19, 2014 | 2:19 PM
Japan scientist quits as cell research discredited
TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese researcher whose claim of a major breakthrough in stem cell research was discredited resigned after the government lab where she worked failed to replicate her results. Haruko Obokata said in a statement Friday that she...
Dec 19, 2014 | 1:19 PM