Stories tagged: national-business
Thu., April 18, 2019, 1:17 p.m.
A powerful New Mexico regulatory authority is requiring the state’s largest utility to bill Facebook $39 million for a new transmission line construction for its data center – a move …
UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019, 3:16 p.m.
Uber is releasing a new feature to help riders ensure they’re getting into the right vehicles.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 7:16 p.m.
Some of Samsung’s new $2,000 folding phones appear to be breaking after just a couple of days. Journalists who received the phones to review before the public launch say the …
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 11:28 a.m.
Auto shows may be waning in importance as companies find other ways to introduce new products, but the New York International Auto Show still has a healthy list of new …
UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 2:21 p.m.
Apple and Qualcomm announced Tuesday that they have settled their yearslong litigation over the use of Qualcomm’s chips in Apple’s iPhones.
UPDATED: Mon., April 15, 2019, 3:04 p.m.
Elon Musk, already in hot water over his Twitter use, posted another Tesla production forecast reminiscent of the one that landed him before a federal judge earlier this month.
UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019, 7:20 p.m.
Southwest Airlines customers relaxing on Thursday evening got an email that may mean their summer vacation could be more stressful and expensive than they planned.
UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019, 10:25 a.m.
A German price-comparison platform says it has filed a suit against Alphabet Inc.’s Google search business on allegations it has abused its dominant position by favoring its own price-comparison service …
UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019, 12:49 p.m.
Despite a business environment that is increasingly hostile to physical retailers, REI is delivering impressive results.
UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019, 5:57 p.m.
Consumers want “natural” meat-and the biggest meat companies want to sell it to them. American shoppers are reaching for healthier, more environmentally and animal-friendly meat products, with 39% saying “all-natural” …
UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019, 3:08 p.m.
Bank of America plans to raise its starting pay to $20 an hour over a two-year period, the bank said Tuesday, starting with a hike next month.
UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019, 3:08 p.m.
While shoppers are getting everything from morning coffee to complete work wardrobes delivered to their homes, some businesses are working with ride-hailing company Uber to entice customers back through their …
UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019, 5:48 p.m.
A year after Toys R Us imploded, toymakers are still readjusting to the big loss of shelf space. That means slashing the number of styles they carry, re-evaluating how they …
Tue., April 9, 2019, 8:47 a.m.
The number of available jobs in the U.S. fell sharply in February after nearly reaching a record level the previous month, a sign that businesses may pull back a bit …
UPDATED: Mon., April 8, 2019, 1:37 p.m.
Ford workers in Russia have started industrial action over plans to close a plant including stopping work if there are any equipment problems.
UPDATED: Mon., April 8, 2019, 4:47 p.m.
Pinterest, among the gaggle of tech companies hoping to go public this year, set a conservative price range Monday for its initial public offering. It hopes to raise as much …
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 11:41 a.m.
European Union authorities said Friday that German automakers BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen colluded to limit the development of emissions-cleaning technology in cars.
Fri., April 5, 2019, 9:47 a.m.
Snapchat is joining the online-games bandwagon with a new service that lets people play together on its mobile platform. The company says it wants to make it easier for friends …
Wed., April 3, 2019, 12:42 p.m.
Legal troubles are piling up for Carlos Ghosn after French carmaker Renault said Wednesday it had flagged to judicial authorities serious problems with his expenses during his time as chairman …
UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019, 8:54 p.m.
U.S. pet owners are increasingly feeding fresh food to their dogs and cats. Some order pre-proportioned meals of meat and vegetables or frozen raw meat online. Others find them in …
UPDATED: Mon., April 1, 2019, 2:27 p.m.
A Northern California jury ordered Chevron Corp. to pay the families of two brothers who died of cancer a combined $21.4 million after concluding the company failed to properly warn …
UPDATED: Mon., April 1, 2019, 3:43 p.m.
The U.S. government’s highway safety agency has decided to open two new investigations into fires involving Hyundai and Kia vehicles after getting complaints of more than 3,100 fires and 103 …
Mon., April 1, 2019, 8:43 a.m.
Amazon has partnered with the taxpayer-funded National Science Foundation on a three-year, $20 million program to fund basic research into fairness in artificial intelligence systems, which are under increasing scrutiny …
Sun., March 31, 2019
Flying people to hang out in outer space could be worth $23 billion by 2030, UBS Group AG predicted.
UPDATED: Fri., March 29, 2019, 5:11 p.m.
Lyft’s shares soared as the company went public Friday, giving investors their first chance to bet on the future of the ride-hailing industry.
Fri., March 29, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
Amazon, other Washington companies, get perfect scores for LGBTQ policies, but some advocates ask for more
Amazon, along with 10 other Washington-based companies, scored 100 percent this week in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s latest measure of policies and practices that “affirm and include” lesbian, gay, …
Thu., March 28, 2019, 11:04 a.m.
Purchasing a home just became a lot cheaper, thanks mostly to the Federal Reserve’s decision last week to put its interest rate hikes on hold for now.
UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 8:08 p.m.
Delivering final word in a nearly 14-year standoff, a World Trade Organization body has ruled that Boeing received an illegal U.S. tax break from Washington state that damaged sales by …
Wed., March 27, 2019, 8:36 a.m.
Stock indexes veered between small gains and losses in early trading Wednesday on Wall Street as the market cooled off after posting solid gains a day earlier.
Tue., March 26, 2019, 4:39 p.m.
McDonald’s, in its largest acquisition in 20 years, is buying a decision-logic technology company to better personalize menus in its digital push.