YouTube is hiring more people to help curb videos that violate its policies.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he’s taking parental leave this month to spend more time with his daughters.
The European Union on Tuesday put 17 non-EU countries on a blacklist of those it deems guilty of unfairly offering tax avoidance schemes.
U.S. services companies expanded at a slower pace in November, an unsurprising downshift after having grown in October at the fastest rate in a dozen years.
The Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday approved President Donald Trump’s selection of Jerome Powell to be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve.
The second-largest U.S. drugstore chain is buying Aetna, the third-largest health insurer, in order to push much deeper into customer care.
Eighty percent of employees say managers are unnecessary, a national survey on manager-employee relationships found.
The CBOE Futures Exchange will start trading bitcoin futures Sunday, making it the first traditional exchange to allow investors to bet on the future price of the cryptocurrency.
Facebook has a messaging app for kids – its first product aimed at young children. The move gives Facebook a way to court younger users, with their parents’ permission. It also puts the social network at the heart of the ongoing debate about how and when children should start using digital products.
Slayer Espresso, a Seattle-based maker of high-end espresso machines, has been purchased by Gruppo Cimbali, an Italian manufacturer of coffee equipment.
CVS will buy insurance giant Aetna in a roughly $69 billion deal that will help the drugstore chain reach deeper into customer health care and protect a key client, a person with knowledge of the matter said Sunday.
Ed Gowin once was offered $25,000 to fly (presumably not via sleigh) to Hawaii for six weeks’ worth of ho-ho-ho’ing in a mall. He declined because of the time commitment, not the compensation. That’s because there’s a clause in this Santa’s contract that any fee he earns be sent directly to Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery as a tax write-off for whoever hires him.
A 103-year-old apartment building near Lewis and Clark High School and at the base of hospital hill has sold for nearly $1.3 million.
Retailers and United Parcel Service are trying to give customers accustomed to quick deliveries a few incentives to be patient, following the Black Friday-through-Cyber Monday shopping spree.
Consumers can protect themselves from delivery fraud by planning ahead and looking for red flags, such as a recently opened seller’s account with very few reviews.
Architecture Dan Phelps and Alexander Wolfe have joined ALSC Architects. Phelps has been hired as a Revit specialist. Revit is a building modeling software program. He is a 27-year veteran of the industry and is working on the Community Recreation Center in Airway Heights and the Whitworth University Athletic Leadership Center. Wolfe is an architectural intern and is working on projects for both the Central Valley and Cheney school districts. He received his Master of Architecture from Washington State University this year.
Phony driver incidents have sprung up all over the country. Often it’s just a money thing. Sometimes it’s more.
The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) has entered a period of massive change, but it’s likely to come out the other side in better shape than it’s currently in.
If you don’t have a holiday savings fund stashed away, smart planning and clever shopping can ensure you don’t end up struggling to pay off debt.
Tuesday Wheat U - Pacific Northwest wheat growers are invited to attend Wheat U, a one-day event sponsored by BASF. Keynote speaker Pete Berry, a crop physiologist at ADAS UK, is an expert on high-yield wheat production systems. Breakout sessions include fertility management for high protein and high yield, and weed, disease and insect management. A panel discussion from brewers and bakers will advise wheat growers on preferred wheat characteristics. The event is free and includes a complimentary luncheon. For more information and to register, please visit www.wheatu.com. Tuesday, 8:30-4:30 p.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.
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