By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - Electronics manufacturer Foxconn said Tuesday it found underage interns as young as 14 working at one of its factories in China.
Foxconn Technology Group said the interns were found by a company investigation at its factory in the eastern city of
By DAVID STRINGERAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - A British computer hacker's decade-long struggle to avoid trial in the U.S. over alleged breaches of military and NASA networks ended in success Tuesday, as the U.K. government ruled he was unfit to face charges there.
Home Secretary Theresa
SEATTLE (AP) - Amazon.com Inc. says it's hiring 50,000 temporary workers at order-fulfillment centers across the U.S. this holiday season.
The Seattle-based online retailer says it expects "thousands" of those it hires to stay on full time.
Full-time workers get stock grants and benefits. The
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) - Video game maker Activision Blizzard Inc. said Monday that Vivendi SA Chairman and CEO Jean-Francois Dubos has joined its board of directors.
Dubos joined the board Oct. 12, replacing Vivendi executive Stephane Roussel, who resigned Oct. 9.
Dubos was appointed to the
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is mining her old advertising connections at Google to help her tackle the challenges facing her in her new job.
Henrique de Castro, one of Google's top advertising executives for the past two years, is
NEW YORK (AP) - Microsoft Corp. is set to report results for its fiscal first quarter on Thursday, a week before it releases Windows 8, its new operating system.
WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Microsoft is expected to report a weak quarter, as PC sales fell more than 8 percent worldwide. Some shoppers held
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - EBay's PayPal unit is planning layoffs in the coming weeks as it tries to refocus and operate more like an agile startup than a large company, according to people familiar with the matter.
These people spoke on the condition of
MCLEAN, Va. (AP) - Gannett Co. reported higher net income and revenue on Monday, helped by strong gains in political and Olympics-related advertising.
The media company said it earned $133.1 million, or 56 cents per share in the July-September period, up 33 percent from $99.8 million, or 41 cents
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Shares of Internet radio company Pandora Media Inc. fell Monday on worries about increasing competition after Microsoft announced that it would roll out a new music service.
THE SPARK: Microsoft Corp.'s new Xbox Music is a free music streaming service as well as a
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Austrian extreme skydiver Felix Baumgartner jumped from the edge of space on Sunday, and has lived to tell the tale.
Lots of records were smashed in the extraordinary leap, which took place above New Mexico, including:
- highest manned balloon flight -- his balloon took