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Apple CEO: Shareholder lawsuit is ‘silly sideshow’

February 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, March 7, 2012 photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook announces the new iPad in San Francisco. Apple CEO Tim Cook is calling a shareholder lawsuit against the company a “silly sideshow,”on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, even as he said he is open to looking at the shareholder’s proposals for sharing more [&hellip...

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G7 seeks to defuse currency war fears

February 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 photo, traders work under a screen indicating the U.S. dollar is trading at 93.530 yen on the foreign exchange market in Tokyo. Against the dollar, the yen is near a three-year low and looks set to weaken further as the Bank of...

Comcast to buy GE’s stake in NBCUniversal early

February 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, Aug. 21, 2009, file photo, the NBC logo glows in neon lights among other iconic signs at its headquarters in New York. Comcast said Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, that it’s buying General Electric’s 49 percent stake in the...

Police arrest man accused of mass stabbing in Guam

February 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Guam Police Department officers secure the scene after a 21-year-old Chad Ryan Desoto of Tamuning allegedly drove a Toyota Yaris through a crowd of people in the island’s visitor district in Tumon, Guam on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, crashing into an ABC...

Another major Dell shareholder opposes $24.4B sale

February 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday, Nov. 13, 2000 photo, Michael Dell, Chairman and CEO of Dell, speaks during his keynote address at Comdex, in Las Vegas. Dell is trying to reassure shareholders about its proposed $24.4 billion acquisition by a group led by its...

Chemical spill into Mont. river spurs water watch

February 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This photo provided by Hanser’s Automotive shows pieces of two trailers that went into the Clarks Fork River near Belfry, Mont. on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013 spilling an estimated 7,000 gallons of magnesium chloride, a chemical used as road salt. (AP...

NTSB blames crew error for 2010 Minn. train crash

February 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – This Sept. 30 2010 file aerial photo shows the site where two Canadian National ore trains collided near Boomers Road Railroad Crossing on Highway 2 about 15 miles north of Two Harbors, Minn. A National Transportation Safety Board report released...

WellPoint names hospital executive Swedish new CEO

February 12, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This undated image provided by WellPoint shows the Health insurer’s new CEO Joseph Swedish. Swedish, a veteran hospital executive who has never run a public company, was named the insurance company’s next CEO on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. He will...

Courts upholds $28 million award in Skywalk case

February 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- In this file photo taken March 7, 2007, David Jin, an investor for the Skywalk project, is all smiles at the rollout for the Skywalk on the Hualapai Indian Reservation in Grand Canyon West, Ariz. A federal court has upheld a $28 million judgment against...

Disabled cruise ship now being towed to Alabama

February 11, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this image released by the U.S. Coast Guard on Feb. 11, 2013, the Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous patrols near the cruise ship Carnival Triumph in the Gulf of Mexico, Feb. 11, 2013. The Carnival Triumph has been floating aimlessly about 150 miles off the...