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Amazon unveils Fire TV video streaming device

Amazon unveils Fire TV video streaming device

NEW YORK — Amazon is making a bid to enter living rooms with Amazon Fire TV, a new set-top box that allows streaming of online video, music and other content to televisions.
Published: 04/02/14

College athletes take labor cause to Capitol Hill

The Associated Press
Published: 04/02/14

GM recalls Cruze compacts to fix front axle shafts

DETROIT — General Motors is recalling 172,000 Chevrolet Cruze compact cars because the right front axle shaft can fracture and separate while being driven.
Published: 03/29/14
Chew on this: Gum loses its pop among consumers

Chew on this: Gum loses its pop among consumers

NEW YORK — Gum seems as appealing as that sticky wad on the bottom of a shoe these days.
Published: 03/20/14

Group alleges Walgreens pharmacy model breaks law

TALLAHASSEE — A union-backed advocacy group alleges in a complaint to the state’s Department of Health that Walgreens pharmacies in Florida are violating state law by allowing its pharmacists to sit at a table away from the actual pharm...
Updated: 1 months ago

U.S. announces $1.2 billion Toyota settlement

WASHINGTON — The government announced a $1.2 billion settlement with Toyota Motor Corp. on Wednesday and filed a criminal charge alleging the company defrauded consumers by issuing misleading statements about safety issues in Toyota and Lexus ...
Updated: 1 months ago

GM CEO apologizes for deaths tied to recalled cars

DETROIT – The top executive of General Motors apologized for deaths linked to the delayed recall of 1.6 million small cars, saying the company took too long to bring the cars in for repairs.
Updated: 1 months ago
TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau gets 10-year sentence

TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau gets 10-year sentence

CHICAGO – A federal judge today sentenced TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau to 10 years in prison for bilking consumers via infomercials for his best-selling weight loss book.
Updated: 1 months ago

Federal government ceding control of key Internet body

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. government is relinquishing its control of the Internet’s address system in a shift that may raise questions about the future direction of online innovation and communications.
Updated: 1 months ago

Quizno’s files for bankruptcy protection

DENVER – Denver-based Quiznos has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to reduce its debt by more than $400 million after the chain lost ground to competitors.
Updated: 1 months ago