OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) - Sprint says it has raised its buyout offer for the stake in Clearwire it does not already own by 14 percent.
Sprint Nextel Corp. said Tuesday that it is offering $3.40 per share for Clearwire Corp. Its previous offer, from December, was for $2.97 per share for the
By DERRIK J. LANGAP Entertainment Writer
REMOND, Wash. (AP) - Will Xbox mark the spot once again for Microsoft?
The company is set to reveal the next generation of its Xbox entertainment console during a presentation Tuesday at its headquarters in Redmond, Wash.
It's been eight years since the
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stock futures are down in light trading ahead of an appearance this week by Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke before Congress.
Dow Jones industrial futures slipped 4 points to 15,315. S&P futures have given up 1.1 points to 1,663.50. Nasdaq futures are up 1.75 points to 3,019.25.
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Senate panel says Apple Inc. is avoiding paying billions of dollars in U.S. taxes, but the world's most valuable company says it is complying with the laws and pays "an extraordinary amount" in taxes to the U.S. government.
Apple Inc. CEO
LONDON (AP) - U.K.-based mobile telecoms company Vodafone has reported a 1.9 increase in annual profits despite a slowdown in much of its European operations.
It reported Tuesday net profits of 7.70 billion pounds ($11.665 billion) for the year ending March 2013 compared with 7.55 billion pounds
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Best Buy Co. on Tuesday reported a loss in its fiscal first quarter as it sold its stake in Best Buy Europe and works on a turnaround plan that includes cutting costs and closing some stores.
Its adjusted earnings beat Wall Street expectations, but revenue fell short as the
LONDON (AP) - British luxury brand Burberry says that the end of a perfume licensing deal depressed its bottom line, dragging net profit down 3 percent for the year ending on March 31.
But shares in the Burberry Group PLC rose just over 1 percent to 14.83 pounds Tuesday after the company reported
By DAVID McHUGHAP Business Writer
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Germany's central bank expects the country's economy to improve "markedly" in the second quarter - a development that could boost the wider eurozone as it struggles to get out of recession.
The Bundesbank said Tuesday that Europe
ATLANTA (AP) - Even though the weather was poor, Home Depot posted an 18 percent increase in its net income for the first quarter thanks to the ongoing housing recovery.
Its quarterly results topped Wall Street's view and the world's biggest home improvement chain boosted its full-year
By MARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate is debating cuts to the federally subsidized crop insurance program as it considers a massive farm bill this week.
The Obama administration said Monday it wants to see more cuts to crop insurance and farm subsidies in the
By TAMARA LUSH and BARBARA RODRIGUEZAssociated Press
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) - It could be an anxious wait of up to two months for people in a small Florida city to find out who won the highest Powerball jackpot in history: an estimated $590.5 million.
The lucky ticket was bought sometime Saturday
By KEN THOMAS and BRIAN WITTEAssociated Press
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - His latest legislative achievements put him in the vanguard of his party's liberal base. He's been a top fundraiser for President Barack Obama. And he's ramping up his travel to help fellow Democrats around the country
AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - A public memorial for the patriots who lost their lives onboard a KC-135 that crashed May 3 will be held May 28, 2013 at the Inland Northwest Bank Performing Arts Center at 1 p.m. Capt.
Mark Tyler Voss, Capt. Victoria Pinckney and Tech. Sgt. Herman "Tre" Mackey III will be