By PAMELA SAMPSONAP Business Writer
BANGKOK (AP) - Asian stock markets were mixed Friday as investors turned cautious and took profits from recent rallies in spite of evidence pointing to an improving U.S. employment picture.
Japan's Nikkei 225 index retreated 0.8 percent to 13,440.44, slipping
By HANNAH DREIERAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Most fired employees can only dream about detailing their former boss's missteps and mistreatment in open court.
Williams Weidner, who was second in command at Las Vegas Sands Corp. for 14 years, got the chance Wednesday, and he appeared to
By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Bitcoin, the virtual currency composed of digital bits, is based on cutting-edge mathematical schemes that guard against counterfeiting. But it's also based on an old idea, now dismissed by mainstream economists, about how a currency should
By RAPHAEL SATTERAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - With $600 stuffed in one pocket and a smartphone tucked in the other, Patricio Fink recently struck the kind of deal that's feeding the rise of a new kind of money - a virtual currency whose oscillations have pulled geeks and speculators alike
By RYAN NAKASHIMAAP Business Writer
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The key weapon in TV broadcasters' fight with Internet video upstart Aereo is something inelegantly known as a dongle.
The miniature TV antenna picks up free, mobile broadcast signals. It attaches to iPhone and iPad power ports and extends
By TRAVIS LOLLERAssociated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Obama administration's 2014 budget is calling for a strategic review of the Tennessee Valley Authority, opening the possibility that the largest U.S. public utility could be sold.
TVA officials seemed to have been caught off guard by
By MICHAEL LIEDTKE and PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writers
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The ailing personal computer market is getting weaker, and it's starting to look as if it will never fully recover as a new generation of mobile devices reshapes the way people use technology.
The latest evidence of
By ERICA WERNERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A bipartisan group of senators finalizing a landmark immigration bill has agreed to require greatly increased surveillance of the border and apprehensions of people trying to cross it, a person familiar with the proposals said Wednesday.
By ANNE FLAHERTYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A House panel voted overwhelmingly Wednesday in favor of a new data-sharing program that would give the federal government a broader role in helping banks, manufacturers and other businesses protect themselves against cyberattacks.
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's new budget offers Medicare cuts to entice Republicans into tax negotiations, while plowing ahead to cover the uninsured next year under the health care law the GOP has bitterly fought to repeal.