By KRISTIN M. HALLAssociated Press
FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A man sought for questioning in four homicides in Tennessee was found dead over the state line in Alabama, the apparent victim of a homicide himself, while one of his acquaintances was found dead in a separate location, authorities
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - China's manufacturing improved this month, adding to signs a recovery might be taking shape after a sharp slump in the world's No. 2 economy.
A preliminary version of HSBC's monthly purchasing managers' index rose to a three-month
By YOUKYUNG LEEAP Technology Writer
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix reported a small net profit in the third quarter Wednesday thanks to a foreign exchange gain that partly offset lower sales of computer memory chips.
SK Hynix Inc. said it posted 2 billion won ($1.8
By SARAH SKIDMOREAP Business Writer
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Online game company Zynga Inc. is eliminating games, studios and jobs in a bid to cut costs.
The maker of social-media games including "FarmVille" and "Texas HoldEm Poker" said Tuesday that it will cut about 5 percent of its full-time
By RANDALL CHASEAP Business Writer
DOVER, Del. (AP) - A Delaware judge is overruling government objections and approving a bankruptcy exit plan for failed solar power company Solyndra LLC.
Under the plan approved Monday, the Department of Energy stands to recover little if any of a $528 million
By LINDA A. JOHNSONAP Business Writer
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Biotech drugmaker Amgen Inc. said Tuesday that its third-quarter profit more than doubled from a year ago, when a huge legal-reserve charge weighed down results. It trounced Wall Street expectations and raised its profit forecast
By JOSH FUNKAP Business Writer
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Norfolk Southern Corp. said Tuesday that the weak economy contributed to a 27 percent drop in profits as the company hauled less coal and other merchandise.
The railroad earned $402 million, or $1.24 per share, in the third quarter. That's
By RYAN NAKASHIMAAP Business Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Netflix slashed its prediction for how many U.S. video-streaming subscribers it would add this year after subpar third-quarter results, causing a sharp sell-off in its stock in after-hours trading.
The Los Gatos, Calif.-based company said
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook finally has proof that it can make money from mobile advertising.
As part of Tuesday's third-quarter results, the world's biggest social media company disclosed for the first time that some 14 percent of its ad revenue came
By ANICK JESDANUNAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Apple unveiled a smaller iPad, updated its full-sized one and refreshed its line of Mac computers in time for the holiday shopping season.
Tuesday's announcements came about a month after Apple started selling a new iPhone.