By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Sorry to see 100-watt bulbs disappear from stores because they were energy hogs? You can now get LED bulbs that roughly match the 100-watters for size and brightness, but use far less energy.
Until recently, your only alternative was a
SPOKANE, Wash. - As part of citywide efforts to improve customer service, the City of Spokane is announcing a few changes to its parking system, including the gift of free parking during evening hours for the holiday season.
First, the gift: Starting the day after Thanksgiving
By The Associated Press
Office chairs and rocking chairs that could break are among the consumer products recalled this week. Others include gas grills, fireplaces, electric ranges, bicycles and scuba diving air hoses.
Here's a more detailed look:
DETAILS: Gruga Office Chairs
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) - An employee planted a working pipe bomb in the lighting department of a suburban Home Depot as part of a plot to extort $2 million from the company, a federal prosecutor said Thursday.
Daniel Sheehan, 50, of Deer Park, was arrested Wednesday and charged with attempted
EWING, N.J. (AP) - Universal Display Corp. slid to a loss in the third quarter, as weaker materials sales and fees led to a sharp drop in revenue for the lighting-products maker. The company also scaled back its revenue outlook for the year.
The results fell well short of Wall Street's
By DAVID B. CARUSOAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Power generators are being marshaled, polling locations moved and voting machines hurriedly put into place as officials prepare to hold an national election in storm-ravaged sections of New York and New Jersey barely a week after Superstorm
By The Associated Press
GOOD START: Shares of Restoration Hardware jumped in its first day of trading, up $7.01 or 29.2 percent, to $31.01 in Friday afternoon trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The retailer and its shareholders raised $124 million, selling 5.2 million shares for $24 each.
By EMERY P. DALESIOAssociated Press
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) - At a new Coast Guard training facility here, rescue swimmers jump from a 12-foot tower into a wave pool as large fans blow 70 mph wind at them. A lighting system produces a night sky and speakers pump out the sound of thunder,
NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of Restoration Hardware jumped in its first day of trading, as investors decided to take a bet on a familiar retail name and the gradual housing recovery.
Shares rose $7.10, or 29.6 percent, to close at $31.01 Friday on the New York stock exchange. The home decor retailer and