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Facebook tweaks Android phones to build new ‘Home’

April 5, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at the company’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., Thursday, April 4, 2013. Zuckerberg says the company is not building a phone or an operating system. Rather, Facebook is introducing a new experience for Android phones. The idea behind the new Home service is to bring content right to you, rather [&hellip...

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Jury: HMO liable for $24M in Vegas hep C outbreak

April 5, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Plaintiff Bonnie Brunson, middle, hugs friend Robyn Sedillos as her husband Carl Brunson, right, and fellow plaintiff Helen Meyer, left, look on after receiving a favorable verdict at the Clark County Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas on April 4, 2013. A...

British Library sets out to archive the Web

April 5, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo taken Wednesday, April 3, 2013, a screen showcasing the British Library latest task is seen in London. Capturing the unruly, ever-changing Internet is like trying to pin down a raging river. But the British Library is going to try. For centuries...

NYC fast food workers picket for higher pay

April 5, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Demonstrators holds a sign and chant slogans outside of a Wendy’s fast food restaurant, Thursday, April 4, 2013 in New York. New York City fast food workers plan a second job action day to press for higher wages. Organizers say hundreds of workers plan...

See Killgo’s for expert brake work, ‘alinements’ and parts

April 4, 2013 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

Killgo’s Brake and Alinement, 1508 West Second St., is the place to go for brake and front-end work, on a new vehicle or on a classic like this beautiful 1966 Chevrolet Nova. Ira Rodery is correcting a steering problem on this classic. Killgo’s has...

Arthur Frommer gets Frommer brand back from Google

April 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This May 20, 2012 file photo shows Arthur Frommer and his daughter, Pauline Frommer, in New York. Arthur Frommer said Wednesday, April 3, 2013 that he has reacquired rights to his travel guidebook brand from Google, and that he intends to resume...

Asia stock markets fall on weak US economic data

April 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A family shelters from the rain in front of an electronic stock indicator in Tokyo Wednesday, April 3, 2013. Asian stock markets mostly rose Wednesday, boosted by more evidence the U.S. economic recovery is gaining traction. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index in...

Obama fundraises, catches Keystone heat in Calif.

April 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

President Barack Obama salutes as he arrives at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, Wednesday, April 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Barack Obama is raising money for the Democratic Party in California, eager...

Obama to return 5 percent of salary to Treasury

April 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

President Barack Obama walks to greet people after arriving at Buckley Air Force Base in Colo.,Wednesday, April 3, 2013. Obama is meeting with local law enforcement officials and community leaders to discuss the state’s new measures to reduce gun...

High-profile rapes threaten India tourism business

April 3, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Tuesday, April 2, 2013 photo, foreign tourists look for a hotel near the railway station in New Delhi, India. Violence against women, and the huge publicity generated by recent attacks here, is threatening India’s $17.7 billion tourism industry....