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After delay Florida will finally hand out oil spill money

May 1, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — After keeping the money locked up for nearly a year, Florida legislators have finally agreed on a plan to hand out millions of dollars given the state for damages related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The Florida Senate on Monday voted unanimously for a [&hellip...

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Airbnb, San Francisco reach deal on rental registrations

May 1, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco and Airbnb reached a deal Monday in a lawsuit stemming from San Francisco’s efforts to try to prevent the short-term rental website from including housing units that violate city rules restricting who can list...

Facebook CEO dinner hosts say he’s not running for president

May 1, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

NEWTON FALLS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio family that hosted Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for dinner says he made it clear he wasn’t planning to run for president in 2020. Zuckerberg dined Friday at the Moore family home in Newton Falls during his mission to...

EU leaders unite ahead of Brexit divorce talks with UK

April 29, 2017 • Business, World NewsComments (0)

From left, EU Chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk make their way to a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU leaders met on...

Turkish court formally blocks access to Wikipedia

April 29, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012 file photo, a blackout landing page is displayed on a laptop computer screen inside the “Anti-Sopa War Room” at the offices of the Wikipedia Foundation in San Francisco. In a move that social media users called...

Ohio family surprised when Mark Zuckerberg comes to dinner

April 29, 2017 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

In this April 18, 2017 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at his company’s annual F8 developer conference in San Jose, Calif. An Ohio family says they learned just 20 minutes before dinner this week that a planned mystery guest would be...

US economy expanded at weakest pace in 3 years

April 28, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Wednesday, March 29, 2017, photo, people walk near the Comcast Innovation and Technology Center under construction, middle, and the Comcast Center, center right, in Philadelphia. On Friday, April 28, 2017, the Commerce Department issues the first of...

GM is motoring as profit jumps 34 pct on US truck, SUV sales

April 28, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

This Monday, April 24, 2017, photo, shows the Chevrolet emblem on the grill of an Equinox compact sport utility vehicle at Quirk Auto Dealers in Manchester, N.H. General Motors Co. reports financial results, Friday, April 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)...

Apple ceases iPhone payments to Qualcomm, escalating feud

April 28, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Sept. 16, 2016 file photo, Lisa Gao compares a new jet black iPhone 7, right, with her iPhone 6 at the Apple Store in Chicago. Qualcomm says Apple’s refusal to pay royalties related to technology used in smartphones will take a big bite out of its...

Sony returns to black on healthy chip, game, battery sales

April 28, 2017 • BusinessComments (0)

People walk out from the headquarters of Sony Corp. in Tokyo Friday, April 28, 2017. Sony has reported a January-March profit of 27.7 billion yen ($250 million) on the back of healthy sales of image sensors, PlayStation 4 game software and batteries for...