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Netflix’s 1Q subscriber gains catapult stock

April 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, photo, a Netflix envelop containing a DVD to be returned by mail is clipped onto a mailbox, in Springfield, Ill. Netflix reports quarterly financial results after the market closes, Monday, April 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix’s move to compete against traditional cable-TV channels...

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GE hires 200 more workers for new line

April 22, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

General Electric Appliances President Chip Blankenship welcomes guests as his company unveils its new washer and dryer at Appliance Park in Louisville, Ky, Monday, April 22, 2013. The appliances have built in risers that raise the products seven inches making...

Former Google CEO shares vision in tech treatise

April 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Friday, March 22, 2013, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt gestures during an interactive session with group of students at a technical university in Yangon, Myanmar Schmidt, who spent a decade as the company’s CEO, shares his ruminations and...

Fans sink into Cruise’s ‘Oblivion’ in $38.2M debut

April 21, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

This film publicity image released by Universal Pictures shows Tom Cruise in a scene from “Oblivion.” (AP Photo/Universal Pictures) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Movie fans slipped into “Oblivion” as the Tom Cruise sci-fi thriller led Hollywood...

Some waste away trying out for AC’s Margaritaville

April 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Jimmy Perez, lead guitarist for the band The Clamdiggers, performs during an audition on April 19, 2013 in Atlantic City N.J. for a gig at Margaritaville, the $35 million music, food and entertainment complex opening memorial Day weekend at Resorts Casino...

Beleaguered caregivers getting help from apps

April 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This screen grab provided by The Hebrew Home at Riverdale shows an app called Balance meant to help caregivers of patients with Alzheimer’s disease. From message boards that provide emotional support to sophisticated apps that manage medications from afar,...

NH seeks new tenants for Hampton Beach retail spot

April 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, June 1, 2012 file photo, beach goers head walk by the newly renovated Seashell entertainment complex and visitor center at Hampton Beach, N.H. The New Hampshire Division of Parks and Recreation is seeking a new tenant for a small...

World finance leaders say growth still weak

April 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, right, of Nigeria listens with Ali Soilihi, left, Vice President, Ministry of Finance and Economy, Budget, External Trade and Privatization, Union of Comoros as Alamine Ousmane Mey, center, Minister of Finance of Cameroon speaks during...

Israel approves ‘Open Skies’ deal with EU

April 21, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Passengers wait in a departure hall at the Ben Gurion airport near Tel Aviv, Israel, Sunday, April 21, 2013. Israel’s three airlines went on strike Sunday over a proposed “Open Skies” deal with the European Union that union workers say...

World finance leaders issue sober assessment

April 20, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Japan’s Finance Minister Taro Aso, right, talks to World Bank President Jim Yong Kim before the International Monetary Fund (IMF) family photo during the World Bank IMF Spring Meetings in Washington Saturday, April 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Molly Riley)...