Drug and device firms paid $3.5 billion to care providers

Updated 14 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - Companies that make drugs and medical devices have been providing lots of benefits to doctors and leading hospitals.    In an effort to highlight p..
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Microsoft skips Windows 9 to emphasize advances

Updated 14 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The next version of Microsoft's flagship operating system will be called Windows 10, as the company skips version 9 to emphasize advances it is making toward a..
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News Corp. to buy Move Inc. for about $950 million

Updated 17 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK (AP) - News Corp. is spending about $950 million to buy the online real estate business Move Inc. in a deal that aims to speed up the media company's digital expansion.&nb..
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US home prices rise at slowest pace in 20 months

Updated 17 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. home prices in July increased at the slowest pace in 20 months, reflecting sluggish sales and a greater supply of houses for sale.    The Stan..
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Boeing moving jobs to Oklahoma City, St. Louis

Updated 17 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Boeing plans to move most of its defense and support-related services from Washington state to cities that include Oklahoma City and St. Louis.   &nb..
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Johnson & Johnson buying Alios for $1.75B

Updated 18 hours ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - Johnson & Johnson is buying the biopharmaceutical company Alios BioPharma Inc. for about $1.75 billion.    Alios is a privately held C..
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PayPal to separate from eBay in 2015

Updated 18 hours ago   
By: Sam Mount

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - The mobile payment service PayPal is splitting from eBay and will become a separate and publicly traded company next year. Almost a year after billionaire C..
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Consumer Reports tests the new iPhones to see if they bend

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- After people took to social media last week complaining about the new iPhones bending, Consumer Reports decided to test the two new phones and their competitors. ..
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Used-Car Buyers Guide

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Lindsey Sablan

FORT MYERS, Fla.- To help consumers navigate the used-car buying process, national non-profit advocacy group Call For Action launched a new online guide that informs prospective ca..
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Bank of America paying $7.65M to resolve inquiry

Updated 1 day ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK (AP) - The Securities and Exchange Commission says Bank of America will pay $7.65 million to settle allegations that it overstated how much capital it had on its books.&nb..
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Toyota recalls 690,000 pickups to fix rear springs

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

DETROIT (AP) - Toyota says it is recalling 690,000 Tacoma pickup trucks because the rear leaf springs could break, puncture the gas tank and cause a fire.    The rec..
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ATM fees keep climbing, survey says

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The penalty for using an ATM that is not affiliated with your bank rose 5 percent over the past year.    The average fee for using an out-of-netwo..
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Report: Gambling industry paid out $38B in taxes

Updated 2 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The gambling industry nationwide paid out a jackpot-worthy $38 billion in federal, state and local taxes in 2013, according to a report from the American Gaming As..
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Economy grew at 4.6 percent rate in April-June

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP)- After a dismal winter, the U.S. economy expanded at an annual rate of 4.6 percent in the spring, the fastest pace in more than two years. The solid rebound is expe..
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Ford recalls 850K cars on short circuit concerns

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK (AP)- Ford is recalling about 850,000 cars and SUVs because of a problem that could stop the air bags from working in a crash.    The recalled models includ..
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H&M eyes further expansion in US, China

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

STOCKHOLM- Fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz AB said Thursday it plans to expand its business over the coming year by increasing online sales and opening new stores, particular..
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Data breach at Jimmy John's

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

CHAMPAIGN, Ill.- Jimmy John’s is advising customers of a possible security incident involving credit and debit card data at some stores and franchised locations. The restaura..
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Businesses won't have to return BP spill payouts

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW ORLEANS- BP wanted its money back - hundreds of millions of dollars of it - but a federal judge says the oil giant must stick by an agreement with companies that got payouts af..
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Struggling BlackBerry releases new phone

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

TORONTO- BlackBerry has launched a new smartphone as the embattled Canadian company tries for a comeback.    Chief executive John Chen unveiled a large-screen, squar..
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Changing airline schedules can cost you big

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It's your money and WINK News is learning you can be forced to shell out big bucks even if you're not the one who decides to make a change to your next flight.Wh..
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