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87-year-old Seattle developer, wife indicted

October 26, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Sept. 16, 2009 photo, Real-estate developer Michael R. Mastro leaves the federal courthouse in Seattle after testifying in bankruptcy court. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Greg Gilbert) MAGS OUT; NO SALES; SEATTLEPI.COM OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT SEATTLE (AP) — An 87-year-old Seattle real-estate developer and his wife, arrested in France after 16 months...

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Samsung Electronics logs record-high profit in 3Q

October 26, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Attendees try out the new Samsung Galaxy Note II during a launch event, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, in New York. Aside from the 5.5 inch screen, the Note comes with a stylus and runs the latest version of Google’s Android operating system, Jelly Bean. (AP...

Soundtrack to history: 1878 Edison audio unveiled

October 26, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This 1888 photo provided by the Museum of Innovation and Science in Schenectady, N.Y., shows Thomas Edison listening to a wax cylinder phonograph. Researchers have digitized what experts say is the oldest recording of a playable American voice and history’s...

October 26, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer walks in front of a screen of computer manufacturers after his presentation at the launch of Microsoft Windows 8, in New York, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. Windows 8 is the most dramatic overhaul of the personal computer market’s...

Aetna’s 3Q profit climbs 2 pct, tops forecasts

October 26, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Jan. 30, 2012 file photo, an Aetna benefits card is photographed in Surfside, Fla. Aetna Inc. annoucned Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, that its third-quarter earnings rose 2 percent as lower-than-expected health care use and revenue gains helped...

NH hospitals learn from hepatitis C outbreak

October 26, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Kevin Dillon of the Mayo Clinic, speaks during a conference organized by the New Hampshire Hospital Association, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 in Concord, N.H. Experts from two hospitals that have dealt with drug diversion and hepatitis C are sharing the lessons...

United Airlines troubles mostly wipe out 3Q profit

October 26, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE -In this Thursday, July 12, 2012, file photo, United Airlines CEO Jeff Smisek accepts a a model of Boeing’s new 737 Max 9 from Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO Ray Conner, left, during a news conference, in Chicago.was a rough third quarter for...

Mass. pharmacy dodged reprimand after protest

October 25, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Dr. Madeleine Biondolillo, Director of the Mass. Bureau of Healthcare Safety, addresses reporters during a news conference regarding the Massachusetts pharmacy responsible for the meningitis outbreak during a news conference at the Statehouse in Boston,...

Holiday gadgets: Samsung launches Note II phone

October 25, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Kevin Packingham, chief product officer for Samsung Mobile USA, demonstrates the new Samsung Galaxy Note II during a launch event, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, in New York. Aside from the 5.5 inch screen, the Note comes with a stylus and runs the latest version...

Seattle developer, wife arrested in France

October 25, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Sept. 16, 2009 photo, Real-estate developer Michael R. Mastro leaves the federal courthouse in Seattle after testifying in bankruptcy court. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Greg Gilbert) MAGS OUT; NO SALES; SEATTLEPI.COM OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT SEATTLE...