BERLIN (AP) - A German court has dismissed an Apple lawsuit seeking to ban the sale of Motorola's Xoom tablet computer throughout the European Union.
In its case, Apple Inc claimed the Motorola product infringed its intellectual property because its design was too similar to the iPad.
By CHRIS KAHNAP Energy Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - A brighter outlook for U.S. homebuilders and rising industrial production pushed the price of oil higher Tuesday for the fifth straight day.
Benchmark U.S. crude added 79 cents to end the day at $89.22 per barrel in New York. Brent crude, which is
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - London-based Rolls-Royce is testing a new jet engine at the Tucson International Airport.
The modified 747 Boeing jumbo jet isn't taking on any passengers yet.
The Arizona Daily Star reports (http://bit.ly/Pd2bvd ) that the plane is at the airport as part of a project with
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of compliance at Europe's largest bank resigned from his position and apologized Tuesday after a Senate investigation found HSBC had lax controls that exposed it to money laundering and terrorist financing.
David Bagley told the
By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal government announced Tuesday that baby bottles and sippy cups can no longer contain bisphenol-A, or BPA, the plastic chemical which has been subject to years of scientific scrutiny.
The U.S. chemical industry's chief association
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will return to Capitol Hill on Wednesday, one day after sketching a bleak picture of the U.S. economy and warning it will darken further if Congress doesn't reach agreement soon to avert a budget
By ALEX VEIGAAP Real Estate Writer
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders is swelling to a five-year high, with many now anticipating that sales of new homes will strengthen this year even as signs point to a slowing economy.
The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment
By DAVID McHUGHAP Business Writer
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - General Motors' lossmaking Opel subsidiary has named restructuring expert Thomas Sedran as interim CEO while it looks for a permanent replacement for Karl-Friedrich Stracke, who abruptly resigned last week.
Sedran, 47, joined Opel in
DETROIT (AP) - Nissan is recalling about 11,000 Juke small SUVs to fix a problem with the rear seats.
The company says a weak weld can cause the seat backs to come loose in a crash, increasing the risk of injury. The recall affects Jukes from the 2012 model year. Nissan says it has no reports of
MADRID (AP) - The number of Spaniards leaving the recession-wracked country was up 44 percent in the first six months of 2012 compared with the same period last year, the National Statistics Institute said Tuesday.
Current estimates show 40,625 Spaniards emigrated between January and the end of