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Review: New iPad screen is eye-opening upgrade

March 22, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Japanese Ryota Musha, 41, right, and Hisanori Kogure, 31, show off new iPad tablet computers they purchased, in Tokyo Friday, March 16, 2012. Sales of the third version of Apple’s iPad began Friday morning in Japan. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara) NEW YORK (AP) — Beware the new iPad, not because it’s an inferior product, but because [&hellip...

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McDonald's says CEO Jim Skinner retiring

March 22, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Oct. 27, 2009 file photo McDonald’s Corporation CEO Jim Skinner addresses a meeting of The Boston College Chief Executives’ Club of Boston. McDonald’s on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 said Skinner will retire later this...

President Obama in New Mexico to visit oil fields

March 22, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

President Barack Obama, right, is greeted by Gov. Susana Martinez, center, and Roswell Mayor Del Jurney, left, during his arrival at Roswell International Air Center airport, March, 21, 2012, in Roswell, N.M. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar follows on the...

APNewsBreak: Marine critical of Obama faces charge

March 22, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This undated photo released courtesy of Gary Stein shows the Camp Pendleton U.S. Marine, Stein, who has been criticizing President Obama on his Facebook page. Stein started a Facebook page called Armed Forces Tea Party to encourage fellow service members to...

Indian anti-mining activists claim harassment

March 22, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Indigenous demonstrators march during a protest in Latacunga, Ecuador, Monday, March 19, 2012. Several hundred Indians began on March 8 a two-week march to Quito to protest against mining exploitation on their traditional lands. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)...

Obama, GOP vie for upper hand on energy

March 22, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

President Barack Obama waves during his visit at Copper Mountain Solar 1 Facility in Boulder City, Nev.,Wednesday, March, 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) MALJAMAR, N.M. (AP) — Wooing a nation of increasingly angry motorists, President Barack...

HP combines printer, PC units in turnaround effort

March 22, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This March 8, 2009 file photo, shows the entrance to the Hewlett-Packard Co. facility in Palo Alto, Calif. Faced with dragging profits, competition from more nimble rivals and lacking a focused identity, Hewlett-Packard Co. is combining its...

Controversial strawberry pesticide pulled from US

March 22, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this photo from Tuesday, May 10, 2011, farm workers weed strawberry rows on a field outside Salinas, Calif. The strawberry field fumigant methyl iodide is being pulled from the U.S. market by its Tokyo manufacturer. Arysta LifeScience Inc. confirmed in a...

Get ready for spring… let TJ's Soda/Media Blasting & TJ’s Mobile Pressure Washing clean it now

March 21, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

TJ’s Soda/Media Blasting & TJ’s Mobile Pressure Washing come to you when you need them. Left is the new “Tank” and the trailer on the right also carries a high pressure washing apparatus. Phone 575-626-3573 for more information. TJ’s now accepts...

Tiffany 4Q profit falls, but forecast shines

March 21, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – A Nov. 28, 2011 file photo, shows the exterior of Tiffany & Co. store in Santa Clara, Calif. Michael J. Kowalski, chairman and chief executive officer of Tiffany & Co., said, “Tiffany exceeded the goals that we had set at the start of...