NEW YORK (AP) - Aereo, the startup that offers television stations over the Internet starting at $8 a month, says it will start service in Atlanta on June 17.
That follows Aereo's expansion to Boston on Wednesday. Until this week, the service had been available only in the New York City area.
By MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - A sometimes prickly, sometimes boastful Donald Trump testified Tuesday at a civil trial where the developer-turned-TV personality is accused of using false promises to entice an 87-year-old investor into buying condos at his namesake Chicago skyscraper
By KYLE HIGHTOWERAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - BlackBerry maker Research In Motion says it will offer its once-popular BlackBerry Messenger service on competing devices.
CEO Thorsten Heins said Tuesday that the time is right to offer BBM on rival devices. He says iPhone and Android versions
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Benetton has become the latest global retailer to agree to sign a one-of-a-kind pact to improve safety at Bangladesh factories following a building collapse that killed more than 1,100 workers in the country last month.
The move, announced by
By SARAH DiLORENZOAP Business Writer
PARIS (AP) - France's parliament has passed a package of significant labor reforms Tuesday that the government hopes will help halt rising unemployment and jumpstart the country's stagnant economy.
The bill is one of President Francois Hollande's
By YURI KAGEYAMAAP Business Writer
TOKYO (AP) - A U.S. hedge fund has proposed that Sony Corp. sell up to 20 percent of its entertainment business and use the money to strengthen its ailing electronics unit. The plan drew a quick rejection from the Japanese consumer conglomerate.
In a May 14 letter
GENEVA (AP) - Swiss federal police say they investigated several reports of terrorist financing amid a high number of suspected money-laundering cases connected to banks last year.
The Money Laundering Reporting Office in the Swiss capital Bern says the number of reports involving terrorist
FRANKFURT, German (AP) - Higher prices for its multiple sclerosis treatment helped German pharmaceutical company Merck KGaA post a 54 percent rise in first-quarter net profit.
Merck also saw stronger sales of materials for liquid-crystal displays and raised its profit forecast, saying it would
By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - States should cut their threshold for drunken driving by nearly half- from .08 blood alcohol level to .05_matching a standard that has substantially reduced highway deaths in other countries, a federal safety board recommended Tuesday. That's about
By MARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - There's still a little something for everyone in massive farm bills that Congress is considering this week, even though the legislation would cut billions of dollars from federal farm and food subsidies.
The Senate version of the bill, to