By MARK KENNEDYAP Drama Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - There are plenty of ways to get tickets to Broadway shows: You can wait in line at Times Square's TKTS booth or hunt online at Ticketmaster. You might try a ticket broker or a scalper. Then there's simply going to the theater's box office.
REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. (AP) - Oracle is buying cloud-based business-to-consumer marketing software company Responsys for about $1.39 billion.
Oracle, which also makes business software, said that the deal will extend its offerings of cloud businesses. It already offers cloud-based opportunities for
By ROB GILLIESAssociated Press
TORONTO (AP) - BlackBerry reported a massive $4.4 billion loss in the third quarter and a 56 percent drop in revenue in its first quarterly report under new chairman and interim chief executive John Chen.
Despite the results, Chen said on a conference call with
By TOBY STERLINGAssociated Press
AMSTERDAM (AP) - Europe's top regulator said Friday Google's recent concessions to resolve concerns it is abusing its dominant position in search are not enough.
Speaking on Spanish national radio, European Commission antitrust chief Joaquin Almunia said
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - China promised Friday to ease restrictions on imports of U.S. beef and to speed up work on opening its market for government purchases of software and other goods.
The pledges came as American and Chinese envoys ended a meeting of the annual U.S.-
By EMILY WANGAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - The first humanoid robot in space made small talk with a Japanese astronaut and said it had no problem with zero gravity on the International Space Station.
Footage released by the robot's developers on Friday showed Kirobo performing its first mission
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO AND BREE FOWLERAP Business Writers
NEW YORK (AP) - Potential victims of credit card fraud tied to Target's security breach said they had trouble contacting the discounter through its website and call centers.
Angry Target customers expressed their displeasure in
SEATTLE (AP) - One woman's secret Santa this holiday season turned out to be one of the richest men in the world: Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates.
The gift exchange happened through the website Reddit's secret Santa event, in which users swap presents across the country.
A spokesman for
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Verizon Communications Inc. says it will publish information on the number of requests for customer records it received from law enforcement agencies this year.
The announcement Thursday from the country's largest cellphone carrier comes as
By JULIE PACEAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a sharp and unexpected shift, the national debate over U.S. government surveillance seems to be turning in favor of reining in the National Security Agency's expansive spying powers at home and abroad.
It's happened suddenly,
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The Washington State Patrol now says one person has died as a result of the 10 vehicle crash on I-90 near Ritzville. Westbound lanes are still blocked.
Tow trucks are working to clear the wreckage. Motorists
SPOKANE, Wash. - Friday morning just after 10am, Spokane Police responded to an armed robbery at the US Bank on N. Lincoln.
The search for the two robbers sent Willard Elementary into lockdown, but police say no students were ever in any danger. At 11:30 Friday morning, Spokane Police called off
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Navy has not seen the end of the multimillion-dollar bribery and contracting scandal that has implicated several contractors and naval personnel, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said Friday, warning that more disclosures are coming.