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EU beer brewers refuse to swallow French suds tax

October 31, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

File – In this March 10, 2004 file photo, a selection, out of more than 450 types, of beer is shown in Brussels, Belgium. France, the land of wine, is planning heavy taxes on beer, and that is not going down well with brewers, even in other nations. President Francois Hollande is pushing through legislation [&hellip...

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Ford reports $1.63b 3Q profit despite Europe woes

October 31, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011, photo, a Ford Focus is on display at a car dealership in San Jose, Calif. Ford’s third-quarter net income eases 1 percent to $1.63 billion as European losses swamp record North American profits, the company announced...

2 top executives leaving Apple

October 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an event to announce new products, including the iPad mini, in San Jose, Calif., Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. Apple Inc. is refusing to compete on price with its rivals in the tablet market, it’s pricing its new, smaller iPad...

In Vietnam, US relies on pirate site to network

October 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this photo taken Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, Vietnamese singer Le Quyen makes up on backstage at her family owned music cafe, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Le Quyen is suing Zing.vn and eight other infringing websites, claiming the site has ignored requests...

Ukraine’s ruling party leads in vote called biased

October 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Election commission officials count ballots at a polling station in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. Ukrainians are electing a parliament on Sunday in a crucial vote tainted by the jailing of top opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko and fears of election...

Comic-Con to stay in San Diego through 2016

October 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this July 15, 2012 publicity photo provided by Nickelodeon, a fan is seen with SpongeBob SquarePants during Comic-Con, in San Diego, Calif. Storm Troopers, cyborgs, superheroes and other comic-book fans can count on their annual pilgrimage to...

Verizon to sell Nokia phone

October 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This Oct. 17, 2012, photo, shows a Verizon Wireless sign at a Little Rock, Ark.Verizon Wireless, the largest cellphone carrier in the U.S., said Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, it will sell a Nokia phone for the first time in years, lending support to the embattled...

Google unveils another phone, larger Nexus tablet

October 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

The Nexus 10 tablet is shown by Randall Safara of Google at a Google announcement in San Francisco, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. Google is adding a few more gadgets to holiday shopping lists. The devices announced Monday include the latest in Google’s line of...

Facebook, Twitter abuzz with hurricane chatter

October 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This NOAA satellite image taken Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 shows Hurricane Sandy off the Mid Atlantic coastline moving toward the north with maximum sustained winds of 90 mph. Hurricane Sandy wheeled toward land as forecasters feared Monday, raking cities along...

Rudy’s Towing Service & Wrecking Yard offers car removal, expert towing and a wrecking yard and parts

October 29, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

Rudy’s Towing Service is ready to offer you great service, modern equipment and trained operators. Call 623-5021 for service. Rudy’s offers local and long distance towing, lockout service, a wrecking yard and parts. Rudy’s Towing Service &...