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Starbucks to offer wireless charging pads

NEW YORK — Soon you may not have to fumble or fight for a power outlet to charge your phone at your neighborhood Starbucks.
Updated: 1 months ago

P.F. Chang’s confirms credit card breach

NEW YORK — P.F. Chang’s is confirming that data from credit and debit cards used at its restaurants was stolen.
Updated: 1 months ago

U.S. job market recovers losses yet appears weaker

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy has finally regained the jobs lost to the Great Recession. But go easy on the hallelujahs. The comeback is far from complete.
Updated: 1 months ago

Winning bidder pays $2.1M for Buffett lunch

OMAHA, Neb. – The winning bidder for a private lunch with billionaire Warren Buffett is from Singapore.
Updated: 1 months ago

Vermont gun importer lays off 41, blames White House

MONTPELIER, Vt. – A Vermont gun importer is blaming the White House for its laying off of 41 workers because the government blocked its plan to bring nearly $30 million worth of antique, American-made military rifles home from South Korea.
Updated: 1 months ago
Apple expands into health, home with new software

Apple expands into health, home with new software

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple is expanding into home and health management as the company tries to turn its iPhones, iPads and Mac computers into an interchangeable network of devices that serve as a hub of people’s increasingly digital lives.
Updated: 1 months ago

Southwest fined $200,000 for deceptive ads

DALLAS – Southwest Airlines is being fined $200,000 for advertising a fare sale too good to be true.
Updated: 2 months ago
AirTran's final flight will be to Tampa

AirTran's final flight will be to Tampa

DALLAS — Another name in aviation history will disappear after the final flight of AirTran Airways, which is scheduled for Dec. 28.
Updated: 2 months ago

Carnival to cut pollution from more cruise ships

ST. PETERSBURG — Carnival said Thursday it was spending about $400 million to clean up the air pollution from the massive diesel engines it uses to power more than 70 cruise ships.
Updated: 2 months ago

Airline fee disclosure rule proposed

WASHINGTON — Passengers love the idea, but airlines hate it.
Updated: 2 months ago