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Whitney Houston estate to gain; questions remain

February 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A shopper looks at CDs on sale at the special corner set up for pop queen Whitney Houston, with a message “We will always love you,” at a music shop in Tokyo Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012. Houston died Saturday, Feb. 11. she was 48. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Whitney Houston’s career is [&hellip...

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Roche warns of counterfeit cancer drug in US

February 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This undated photo provided by Genentech shows a counterfeit package for the cancer drug Avastin. The maker of Avastin is warning doctors and patients about counterfeit vials of the product distributed in the U.S. Roche’s Genentech unit says the fake...

Consultant: Gov tax plan not viable alternative

February 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Gov. Sean Parnell addresses reporters during his regular legislative news conference on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, in Juneau, Alaska. Oil taxes was a dominant issue, and Parnell repeated support for his tax-cut plan as a way to boost production and increase...

Getting to know you: Obama, Xi start relationship

February 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Vice President Joe Biden host a lunch for Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping at the State Department in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) WASHINGTON (AP) — The man destined to be...

American Airlines workers protest job, pay cuts

February 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Some of nearly 300 flight attendants, mechanics and ground crew workers protest American Airlines’ restructuring plan that would layoff 13,000 employees, terminate pensions and shut down its Alliance Fort Worth maintenance facility, Tuesday, Feb. 14,...

Zynga posts 4Q net loss on IPO-related stock costs

February 15, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Dec. 16, 2011 file photo, “Farmville,” by Zynga is shown on an electronic billboard at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York. Zynga Inc., releases quarterly financial results Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, after the market close. (AP...

Tascosa Office Machines: since 2004, your local authorized Canon and Sharp dealer – and your best source for office supplies

February 14, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

The professional staff at Tascosa Office Machines includes (left to right;) Tracy Cooper, Admin. Asst.; Chris Young, Office Mgr.; Troy Hunter, Tech; Del Carmona, Sales Manager; and Mike Cooper, Tech. (Mike Molgaard, Carlsbad Tech. is not shown.) Give Tascosa...

Luxury fashion world tweaking its style for Gen Y

February 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

The Marc Jacobs Fall 2012 collection is modeled during Fashion Week, Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano) NEW YORK (AP) — Luxury fashion still caters to movie stars, high-powered businesswomen and ladies who lunch, but designers are...

BC-US–Google-Motorola Mobility,9th Ld-Writethru

February 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 10, 2012 file photo, industry affiliates examine various apps on Motorola tablets during the 2012 International CES tradeshow, in Las Vegas. The EU’s antitrust watchdog has approved Google’s $12.5 billion takeover of cell...

Judge sets trial for suit over polluted Nev. mine

February 14, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This Sept. 29, 2011 photo shows mine tailings of the old Anaconda Copper Mine being drilled for sampling near Yerington, Nev. The mine’s neighbors didn’t learn until about eight years ago that Anaconda officials had known as early as the 1970s that a...