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US declines to name China a currency manipulator

published about 5 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is raising concern about the value of China's currency but is declining, as in recent years, to accuse Beijing of manipulating it.

U.S., China in 'productive' talks after North Korea test threat

published about 5 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and China have held "productive" talks on North Korea, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday, part of stepped up international diplomacy after Pyongyang warned of plans to conduct a new type of nuclear test.

Chevrolet Bringing Tiny Trax SUV to US and China

published about 5 hours ago
Chevrolet bringing tiny Trax to US and China as demand for compact SUVs grows

US Airways Explains How It Tweeted That Infamous Nude Photo

published about 6 hours ago
US Airways Explains How It Tweeted That Infamous Nude Photo
Unless you're living in a cave and are completely off the grid, you may have noticed that US Airways sent out a tweet on Monday that included a graphic image of a woman sexually pleasuring herself with a toy airplane. US Airways spokesman Matt Miller told The New York Daily News that the tweet "was an honest mistake." On behalf of the airline, Miller said, "first and foremost, we apologize." He also clarified that no employee would be fired over ... more

The 30-Minute Interview: Steven B. Greenberg

published about 6 hours ago
The 30-Minute Interview: Steven B. Greenberg
Mr. Greenberg is a founder and the president of the Greenberg Group, a real estate advisory and brokerage company that focuses on retailers.


FCC to Set Aside Spectrum for Smaller Wireless Firms

published about 1 hour ago
Federal regulators plan to set aside a portion of choice spectrum for smaller wireless carriers at an auction of TV airwaves scheduled for next year.

Alibaba Flexes Muscles Before IPO

published about 2 hours ago
Alibaba Flexes Muscles Before IPO
Despite challenges, a big surge in profits and revenue has put the Chinese e-commerce giant on track for a $15 billion stock sale, just shy ... more

Price War Erupts in Cloud Services

published about 3 hours ago
Amazon.com, Microsoft and Google are battling over the future of corporate computing, and companies that use their services are reaping the benefits.

To Build Cloud-Services, Some Adopt OpenStack

published about 4 hours ago
OpenStack, an open-source program, has become a key factor as companies consider whether to keep computing operations in-house or turn them over to external services ... more

When Spine Implants Cause Paralysis, Who Is to Blame?

published about 4 hours ago
More than 100 patients have experienced partial or permanent paralysis in recent years after having spinal-cord stimulators inserted in their backs, according to a Wall ... more
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Intel sees 'signs of improvement in the PC business' but earnings remain 'Meh...'

published about 6 hours ago
Prospects for the future, however, please Wall Street money men Intel has posted its financial results for its first quarter of fiscal 2014 that were ... more

Gmail makes adding photos into messages quicker with new feature

published about 9 hours ago
Gmail makes adding photos into messages quicker with new feature
Adding pictures into a Gmail message will now be faster than ever thanks to a new feature introduced Tuesday that lets users quickly upload photos ... more

Google wants to fit an entire camera into a contact lens

published about 10 hours ago
Google wants to fit an entire camera into a contact lens
Google has applied for a patent that details a way to fit a camera into a contact lens.

Google Glass: How to buy one, today only, without an invitation

published about 13 hours ago
Google Glass: How to buy one, today only, without an invitation
Not sure what to spend that tax refund on? Well, Google has an idea.

Samsung Galaxy S5 finds success in simplicity

published about 13 hours ago
Samsung Galaxy S5 finds success in simplicity
With the Galaxy S5, Samsung proves that less can be more.

China statistics bureau: Q1 GDP growth still within targeted range

published about 1 hour ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's economic growth in the first quarter was within range, and the employment situation remained stable and inflation under control, the statistics ... more

Instant View: China GDP growth slows in first quarter

published about 1 hour ago
China's annual economic growth slowed to an 18-month low of 7.4 percent in the January to March quarter of 2014, just above market expectations, confirming ... more

Earnings Increase Expected for PPG Industries

published about 4 hours ago
Analysts expect higher profit for PPG Industries when the company reports its first quarter results on Thursday, April 17, 2014. The consensus estimate is calling ... more

Earnings for Fifth Third Bancorp Expected to Fall

published about 4 hours ago
Analysts expect decreased profit for Fifth Third Bancorp when the company reports its first quarter results on Thursday, April 17, 2014. Although Fifth Third reported ... more

Rockwell Collins Earnings Projected to Drop

published about 4 hours ago
Wall Street is expecting lower profit for Rockwell Collins when the company reports its second quarter results on Thursday, April 17, 2014. Analysts are expecting ... more

In Many Cities, Rent Grows Out of Reach

published 1 day ago
In Many Cities, Rent Grows Out of Reach
More households are being priced out of more areas: An analysis found 90 cities where the median rent is more than 30 percent of the ... more

Tax Preparers’ New Role: Health-Coverage Advisers

published 1 day ago
Tax Preparers’ New Role: Health-Coverage Advisers
As tax professionals help with tax returns, they are also offering advice on costs of premiums and potential fines under the Affordable Care Act.

Sketch Guy: Investors Trying to Beat the System Invariably Are Disappointed

published 1 day ago
Sketch Guy: Investors Trying to Beat the System Invariably Are Disappointed
The more the risk, the better the reward. Changing the nature of a stock, a bond or cash is ultimately fruitless, a financial planner writes.

Your Money: Financial Advice for People Who Aren’t Rich

published Fri, Apr 11 2014 19:16 GMT
Your Money: Financial Advice for People Who Aren’t Rich
The new companies began with the idea of advising young adults on their finances, then discovered that people over 50 also wanted help.

Wealth Matters: Tips to Manage Spending in Retirement

published Fri, Apr 11 2014 16:02 GMT
Experts describe several methods to continually assess funds and expenses to avoid running out of money.