Wireless carriers get consent to use location data

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's four largest wireless carriers say they obtain customer permission before using a subscriber's physical location to provide dr..
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Obama lauds free trade deal with Panama

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is commending Panama's president for his leadership in resolving issues that had stalled a key free trade agreement ..
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BlackBerry maker slashes short-term sales forecast

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — Research In Motion Ltd., the maker of the BlackBerry, is cutting its sales and earnings forecasts for the current quarter, saying phone shipm..
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Motorola Mobility narrows loss as phone sales rise

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc., the maker of cellphones and cable set-top boxes that split off from the rest of Motorola in January, says it..
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Sugar farmers sue over 'corn sugar' campaign

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

DENVER (AP) — A group of sugar farmers and refiners are suing corn processors for their attempt to rebrand high-fructose corn syrup as "corn sugar." ..
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Microsoft's fiscal 3Q earnings surge 31 percent

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft says its latest quarterly earnings grew 31 percent even as sales of its Windows operating system sagged. The f..
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Treasury prices rise on economic reports

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — Investors are buying Treasurys after two key reports pointed to a less robust economy. The price of the 10-year Treasury note ..
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Corn, beans fall on drier weather predictions

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Corn prices fell sharply Thursday on forecasts for drier weather in Western states, which could give farmers a chance to plant fields that have been soggy from spri..
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Calif. Assembly approves rental car recall bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — One house of the California Legislature has narrowly approved the nation's first state law that would force rental car companies to..
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Yahoo email outage frustrates free service's users

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — Yahoo's email service has suffered an outage that may be preventing a large number of users from getting into their inboxes. ..
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Shoppers should get ready to pay more at register

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CINCINNATI (AP) — Even with gasoline near $4 a gallon, U.S. households are also facing the pinch of higher prices for everything from diapers to toilet paper..
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Comcast offers video on demand from 4 broadcasters

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's biggest cable television provider is making prime-time shows available on demand from the four biggest broadcasters starting on ..
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Chrysler outlines plan to repay bailout money

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

DETROIT (AP) - Chrysler will take out bank loans and sell bonds to repay $7.5 billion in bailout money from the U.S. and Canadian governments, another sign that the automaker is re..
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Guilty plea in New York City hedge fund case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NEW YORK (AP) - A hedge fund portfolio manager has pleaded guilty to insider trading charges in a case aimed at curbing criminal behavior among those who peddle secrets as legitima..
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Guilty plea entered in NYC hedge fund case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — A hedge fund portfolio manager has pleaded guilty to insider trading charges in a case aimed at curbing criminal behavior among those who ped..
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CEO: J&J learned recall lessons, will bounce back

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson's chief executive told shareholders at their annual meeting Thursday that the company will come back "strong..
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Grain futures fall, livestock prices mixed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

CHICAGO (AP) — Grains futures traded down Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery fell 34.50 cents to $7.7750 a bushel..
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Cheaper eye drug proves as good as pricier one

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A much cheaper drug has proved just as good as a $2,000 monthly shot to treat a common eye disorder that can lead to blindness, a long-awaited study has found. ..
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Feds say they've broken Detroit airport drug ring

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

DETROIT (AP) — Federal authorities say baggage handlers working for Delta Air Lines conspired to smuggle drugs to Detroit from airports in Houston and Jamaic..
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Dollar falls as traders expect rates to stay low

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

NEW YORK (AP) — The dollar's decline deepened after a report showed slowing U.S. growth, a day after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke signaled the key U..
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