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Early look at Windows 8 baffles consumers

October 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, file photo, a new Microsoft Corp. logo, left, is seen on an exterior wall of a new Microsoft store inside the Prudential Center mall, in Boston. Microsoft is making a radical break with the past to stay relevant in a world where smartphones and tablets have eroded [&hellip...

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Dow down 205 as weak earnings drag market lower

October 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, file photo, traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. World stock markets fell Friday as disappointing U.S. corporate earnings provided a reason to book profits on recent gains while investors...

APNewsBreak: Questions for Medicare in outbreak

October 20, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this May 15, 2012 file photo, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speaks in Bethesda, Md. Medicare, overseen by Sebelius’ department, is coming under scrutiny in the meningitis outbreak that has rekindled doubts about...

Ink Plus, Inc. specializes in Sales, Service & Repairs on Laser Printers, Fax Machines, Copiers, Computers & Typewriters, plus Laser & Fax Toner Cartridges and Inkjet Cartridges

October 19, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

The staff at Ink Plus includes (left to right) Ronald W. McKay, Patricia “Pat” McGraw, Mark Roland and Tony Kotecki. All Ink Plus profits go to local charities. Ink Plus, Inc. is located in the Petroleum Building at 200 West First Street, Suite 124a. The...

Google, Samsung to sell Chrome laptop for $249

October 19, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This undated photo provided by Google shows the Chromebook. Google is dangling a low-priced laptop computer in front of consumers as rivals Microsoft and Apple prepare to release their latest gadgets. The lightweight computer unveiled Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012...

Utah game developer jailed for not paying wages

October 19, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This undated photo provided by the Utah Attorney General’s Office shows David M. Rushton, the developer of popular video games including “Alvin and the Chipmunks” and “Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2005,” who began serving a yearlong jail...

Hybrid vehicle battery creator Ovshinsky, 89, dies

October 19, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This Aug. 23, 2002 file photo shows Stanford Ovshinsky, center, co-founder of Energy Conversion Devices Inc. with his wife Iris, right, appeared with U.S. Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham at a news conference at the company’s offices in...

Cos. walk a tricky line with endorsements

October 19, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this March 15, 2011 photo, a customer ties a Nike’s Livestrong shoe, which supports the Lance Armstrong Foundation, at a shoe store in San Francisco. Nike forgave a contrite Tiger Woods after his infidelity was exposed. It welcomed back...

Macy’s launches new brands to target millennials

October 19, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This undated photo provided by Macy’s shows a clothing display which is part of the retailer’s Macy’s Millennial strategy. Announced in spring 2012 with an internal restructure to focus on this customer and a plan to be implemented in...

Google delivers 3Q letdown early, stock plummets

October 19, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, file photo, people attend a workshop, “New York Get Your Business Online,” at Google offices in New York. Google Inc.’s stock plunged suddenly on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, after a contractor...