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Google creates a spectacle with project

April 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this undated handout photo provided by the Google[x] group’s “Project Glass”, an early prototype of Google’s futuristic Internet-connected glasses, are modeled. The specs are said to give you directions, let you video chat, shop and do everything else you now need a handheld gadget to accomplish. Google gave a glimpse of...

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Olbermann's fight with Current TV lands in court

April 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Oct. 24, 2011 file photo, political pundit Keith Olbermann leaves a taping of the “Late Show with David Letterman,” in New York. Current TV says it has ejected Keith Olbermann from its talk-show lineup after less than a year....

Repairs start on jet stuck at airport since 2009

April 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this June 10, 2010 photo, an Ilyushin IL-78 tanker jet is parked at Sawyer International Airport in Marquette, Mich. Repairs are taking place to the cargo jet that has been sitting at Sawyer International Airport in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula since...

Yahoo CEO tries to reassure workers after layoffs

April 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Nov. 15, 2010 file photo, PayPal president Scott Thompson fields a question at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. Thompson has reassured the struggling Internet company’s employees about his turnaround strategy during meetings...

Union pickets Tropicana over pension termination

April 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Tropicana employees Julio Laranque, left, and Rudy Castillo, right, bang on percussion instruments at a protest on the Atlantic City N.J. Boardwalk against the Tropicana Casino and Resort on April 5, 2012. The union is fighting the casino’s attempt to...

Traffic impact of Seattle arena to be studied

April 6, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, left, talks to reporters, Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Seattle as King County Executive Dow Constantine, second from left, and Chris Hansen, right, the venture capitalist who wants to build a new sports arena in Seattle, looks on....

Asia stocks fall as Europe debt woes flare anew

April 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A man walks in front of the electronic stock board of a securities firm showing Japan’s Nikkei 225 index fallen 135.95 points to 9914.44 in Tokyo Wednesday, April 4, 2012. Asian stock markets on Wednesday followed Wall Street into negative territory...

Lawyers again to argue in NY Facebook lawsuit

April 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This Oct. 15, 2011 file photo shows Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg during a meeting in San Francisco. A New York man who claims he and Zuckerberg made a deal nine years ago that entitles him to half-ownership of the social networking giant...

Southeast Asian leaders: Lift Myanmar sanctions

April 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Cambodian dancers perform at the opening ceremony of the 20th ASEAN Summit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia Tuesday, April 3, 2012. Cambodia hosted the two-day summit of leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations starting Tuesday. (AP Photo/Apichart...

Conn. suit vs. ex-WWE exec Linda McMahon dismissed

April 5, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Sept. 20, 2011 file photo, former World Wrestling Entertainment chief executive Linda McMahon announces her plans to seek for a second time the Republican endorsement for Connecticut’s U.S. Senate seat in Southington, Conn. A...