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Apple: Record 4M orders of iPhones on 1st day

September 16, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, file photo, the iPhone 6, at left, and iPhone 6 plus are shown next to each other during a new product release in Cupertino, Calif. Apple had more than 4 million advance orders of its new iPhones in the first 24 hours, exceeding its initial supply, the [&hellip...

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What happens when you let Farmers® insure everything that’s important to you?

September 16, 2014 • Local Business ReviewComments (0)

You get it all: Peace of mind and possibly substantial savings. There are many reasons why people choose Farmers for their Auto, Homeowners and Life insurance. After all, as one of the largest insurance organizations in the United States, with nearly 80 years...

Slow Money invests in small food enterprises

September 14, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 photo, Angie Trombley carries a crate of Islanders, purple-colored heirloom peppers, grown in a caterpillar-style greenhouse at the Squire Tarbox Farm on Westport Island, Maine. The farm received a loan for the greenhouse...

Craft brewers placing greater emphasis on quality

September 14, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

This Tuesday Aug. 5, 2014 photo shows Rick Grymes, a lab analyst at Anheuser-Busch’s Williamsburg, Va., brewery, testing samples at the brewery’s lab in Williamsburg, Va. One of the major things that separate home brewers from professional brewers is...

Will Apple’s digital wallet kill the card swipe?

September 14, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the new Apple Pay product in Cupertino, Calif. Some experts believe Apple Pay, with its presence on millions of iPhones and its advanced security features, could be the...

Chemical reform bill faces uphill battle in Senate

September 14, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this June 18, 2014 file photo, actress Jessica Alba is seen, in New York. The powerful chemical industry is putting its lobbying muscle behind legislation that would establish standards for chemicals used in products from household goods to...

France bristles as Netflix advances in Europe

September 14, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this July 20, 2010 file photo, a person uses Netflix in Palo Alto, Calif. Netflix is tapping into six new markets on Monday hoping to gain hundred thousand new subscribers and balance out the billions spent on entertainment content each year....

US, EU levy sanctions on Russia despite cease-fire

September 13, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this March 4, 2014 file photo, a monument to Ukrainian poet and writer Taras Shevchenko is silhouetted against an apartment building with a sign advertising Russia’s natural gas giant Gazprom, in Moscow, Russia. Unsatisfied with a...

Recalls this week: smoke alarms, generators

September 13, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

This combination made with undated image provided by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission shows Kidde hard-wired smoke and combination smoke/carbon monoxide alarms, from left, model i12010S; model i12010SCO; and model KN-COSM-IBA. The alarms are being...

Pia Zadora badly hurt after Vegas golf cart fall

September 13, 2014 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 31, 1982 file photo, actress Pia Zadora poses with Timothy Hutton, after her award received for being the new motion picture star of the year, during the 39th annual Golden Globes presentations, in Los Angeles. Zadora was...