SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Computers running on the next version of Microsoft's Windows operating system will go on sale in October.
Microsoft Corp. announced the time frame for Windows 8's mass-market release Monday in Toronto. A specific sales date in October wasn't provided.
NEW YORK (AP) - The online travel search company Kayak Software expects its long-delayed initial public offering of 3.5 million shares to price between $22 and $25 each.
The company first filed for an IPO in November 2010, but that was delayed because of poor market conditions. It then hoped to
By DAVID McHUGH and PAUL WISEMANAP Business Writers
BRUSSELS (AP) - Irene Fernandez lost her job with Spain's postal service five months ago, a victim of government spending cuts. Since then, she's been getting by on spending money from her mother and the $530 a month she earns grooming
By CANDICE CHOI and MAE ANDERSONAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Campbell Soup Co., the world's biggest soup maker, is looking to court a new generation of consumers with baby carrots, premium juices and refrigerated salad dressings.
The Camden, N.J.-based company said Monday that it will buy
By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
ELK RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - Mitt Romney is planning a trip overseas ahead of the Republican National Convention in August.
A Republican official says the Republican presidential candidate is set to visit the Olympics in London for the opening ceremonies July 27 and the
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
ZHANJIANG, China (AP) - Reformers say China needs more entrepreneurs like Liu Peijian. His chain of six furniture stores employs 60 people. But Beijing's response to the deepest economic slump since the 2008 crisis is to pump money into state industry,
By LINDA A. JOHNSONAP Business Writer
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Five large drug and grocery chains are suing Pfizer Inc. and a second drugmaker, alleging they conspired to delay sales of cheap generic versions of the blockbuster cholesterol drug Lipitor.
By MARTHA WAGGONERAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Watson Sims, who won a Silver Star for helping rescue Gen. Douglas MacArthur during World War II and went on to become a foreign correspondent and World Services editor for The Associated Press, died Friday. He was 90
By BARBARA ORTUTAY and MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writers
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Facebook and Yahoo have agreed to settle a months-long patent dispute, averting a potentially expensive battle over the technology running two of the Internet's most popular destinations
By YOUKYUNG LEEAP Technology Writer
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest maker of memory chips, mobile phones, flat-screen panels and televisions, said Friday that its preliminary second-quarter operating profit jumped nearly 80 percent from