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Ailing Grocer Open to Bids to Buy Chain

published about 14 hours ago
Ailing Grocer Open to Bids to Buy Chain
Arthur T. Demoulas, whose firing as president of the family-owned chain Market Basket prompted employee protests, has made an offer.

BREAKING: Multiple People Shot On West Side

published about 14 hours ago
BREAKING: Multiple People Shot On West Side
About 6 p.m., multiple people were standing in the 700 block of South California Avenue when they were shot, police said.

Bits Blog: Bill to Legalize Unlocking Cellphones Passes Congress

published about 14 hours ago
Bits Blog: Bill to Legalize Unlocking Cellphones Passes Congress
On Friday, the House of Representatives passed a bill that will make it legal for consumers to open the digital locks on their cellphones so that they can more easily switch wireless carriers.

Competition pushes possibility of ultra-fast Internet in more of U.S.

published about 14 hours ago
Competition pushes possibility of ultra-fast Internet in more of U.S.
Seeing little competition and questionable demand, Internet service providers have shrugged at spending the billions of dollars needed to boost U.S. Internet speeds to match other parts of the world.

America's disabled struggle to make ends meet

published about 14 hours ago
Americans with disabilities face huge financial hurdles and it starts early on, according to a recent report.


Storm Clouds Over Amazon Business

published about 12 hours ago
Storm Clouds Over Amazon Business
New and deep-pocketed rivals threaten to squeeze profit margins in Amazon.com's cloud computing business, adding to investor concerns about the Seattle company's profitability.

Aspen Insurance Shareholders Reject Endurance's Proposals

published about 13 hours ago
Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd. shareholders on Friday rejected Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd.'s proposals to push forward its unsolicited takeover, Aspen said.

Tariffs Boost Solar-Panel Makers in U.S.

published about 13 hours ago
Tariffs Boost Solar-Panel Makers in U.S.
New tariffs on Chinese solar panels, including widely anticipated duties imposed by Washington on Friday, are spurring companies to manufacture more solar-power equipment in the ... more

Tyson Foods to Close Three Plants

published about 13 hours ago
Tyson Foods Inc. said that ahead of its purchase of Hillshire Brands Co., it will close three facilities it acquired in the 2001 purchase of ... more

Berkshire Hathaway Energy's Planned AltaLink Purchase Clears First Hurdle

published about 14 hours ago
Berkshire Hathaway Energy's application to buy SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.'s AltaLink power-transmission unit received preliminary approval, the Canadian industry minister said.
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Bose decides today IS F*** With Dre Day: Beats sued in patent spat

published about 14 hours ago
Music gear giant seeks some of that sweet, sweet Apple pie Audio thing maker Bose is suing Apple-owned Beats Electronics, alleging patent infringement.…

Pinterest, dominated by white and Asian workers, looks to diversify

published about 15 hours ago
Pinterest, dominated by white and Asian workers, looks to diversify
Like many other big tech companies, Pinterest says it knows it has a problem with diversity, or lack thereof.

Bose accuses Beats Electronics of infringing its headphone patents

published about 16 hours ago
Bose accuses Beats Electronics of infringing its headphone patents
Audio systems maker Bose Corp. filed a complaint to stop the sale of several headphones made by Beats Electronics, accusing the Culver City firm of ... more

Twitch rich as Google flicks $1bn hitch switch, claims snitch

published about 17 hours ago
Gameplay streaming biz and search king refuse to deny fresh gobble rumors Google and Twitch were tight-lipped this morning in California – amid swirling rumors ... more

Indie ISP gives customers a 'Netflix Warning'

published about 20 hours ago
The side of Net Neutrality you don't often hear A pioneering American community ISP is telling customers that Netflix should spend more time improving its ... more

Former Bear Stearns CEO Greenberg Dies

published about 9 hours ago
Alan "Ace" Greenberg, the executive who helped turn Bear Stearns into one of the world's biggest—and riskiest—securities firms, died of complications from cancer Friday at ... more

EU edges to economic sanctions on Russia but narrows scope

published about 10 hours ago
EU edges to economic sanctions on Russia but narrows scope
By Adrian Croft and Barbara Lewis BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union reached outline agreement on Friday to impose the first economic sanctions on Russia ... more

The Right Way to Invest Globally

published about 10 hours ago
U.S. investors have ramped up their holdings of foreign stocks. Yet many still don't own enough—or go about it the wrong way.

Wall St. Week Ahead: Even modest GDP bounce may support market

published about 12 hours ago
Wall St. Week Ahead: Even modest GDP bounce may support market
By Richard Leong NEW YORK (Reuters) - Even if data next week shows a mediocre rebound in U.S. economic growth, that might be enough to ... more

Factbox: Potential Argentine debt default looms as July 30 approaches

published about 12 hours ago
By Daniel Bases NEW YORK (Reuters) - Argentina, out of legal options to avoid paying a court-awarded $1.33 billion plus interest to holdout creditors who ... more

Your Money: Insurance Coverage for Fertility Treatments Varies Widely

published about 15 hours ago
Your Money: Insurance Coverage for Fertility Treatments Varies Widely
From 2006 to 2010, 7.4 million women used infertility services, like an evaluation by a specialist, drug therapy or in vitro fertilization.

Shortcuts: Employees Who Leave Are increasingly Returning to the Fold

published about 19 hours ago
Shortcuts: Employees Who Leave Are increasingly Returning to the Fold
LeBron James is just one example of a boomerang employee — one who leaves a job only to return. The tactic is on the rise, ... more

Retiring: The Special Challenges of Retiring From a Business You Own

published about 21 hours ago
Retiring: The Special Challenges of Retiring From a Business You Own
To prevent organizational or financial hardships in retirement, owners must take time to prepare children or other relatives to take over, experts say.

Wealth Matters: Seeing a Supersize Yacht as a Job Engine, Not a Self-Indulgence

published 1 day ago
Wealth Matters: Seeing a Supersize Yacht as a Job Engine, Not a Self-Indulgence
Dennis Jones, owner of a superyacht that helped save a shipyard, says the spending that goes with a lavish lifestyle can do as much good ... more

Mortgages: Improving Default Rates on F.H.A. Loans

published 1 day ago
Mortgages: Improving Default Rates on F.H.A. Loans
New research from the Urban Institute suggests reasons that V.A. mortgages are less likely to go into default than F.H.A. loans.