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Apple claims Samsung copied iPhone technology

August 1, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this June 7, 2010, file photo, Apple CEO Steve Jobs holds a new iPhone at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. Two tech titans are squaring off in federal court Monday in a closely watched trial over control of the worldwide smart phone and computer tablet markets. Apple Inc. filed [&hellip...

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Ailing Calif. nuke plant cost: $165 million so far

August 1, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, June 30, 2011 file photo, a steady flow of traffic on Interstate 5 runs past the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station in San Clemente, Calif. Corporate offiicials are expected to release Q2 financials for Edison International,...

Electricity grids fail across half of India

August 1, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Indian people crowd a door of a train as they wait for the train services to resume following a power outage at a railway station in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, July 31, 2012. India’s energy crisis cascaded over half the country Tuesday when three of its...

Defense cuts, layoff notice dispute sets off tiff

August 1, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., announces to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 31, 2012, that he and GOP House Speaker John Boehner have reached an agreement to keep the government running on autopilot for six months when the...

Gas hits $3.50 a gallon after 5 pct. jump in July

August 1, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this July 10, 2012 file photo, Suzanne Meredith, of Walpole, Mass., gases up her car at a Gulf station in Brookline, Mass. Gasoline is at $3.50 per gallon for the first time this summer after a sharp run-up in July. The price of gas rose 17...

GM's ads aren't getting the job done

August 1, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this July 8, 2012 file photo, the Chevrolet logo shines on a Silverado pickup truck at an auto dealership in Springfield, Ill. Ever since the company left bankruptcy three years ago, General Motors’ ads haven’t boosted sales much....

Olympics awash in Twitter, for better or worse

August 1, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this June 29, 2012 file photo, Greece’s Voula Papachristou lands in the sand after her jump at the Women’s Triple Jump final at the European Athletics Championships in Helsinki, Finland. The Hellenic Olympic Committee has removed...

Chavez: joining trade bloc a boon for Venezuela

July 31, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Brazil’s Foreign Minister Antonio de Aguiar Patriota, left, Uruguay’s Foreign Minister Luis Almagro, second from left, Argentina’s Foreign Minister Hector Timerman, second from right, and Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Nicolas Maduro...

Crews salvage barge from southern Lake Huron

July 31, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In a July 19, 2012 photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, part of a 110-foot commercial dredge, the Arthur J, can still be seen above the waters of Lake Huron after it sunk about 2 miles off of Lakeport, Mich., spilling an unknown amount of...

Chrysler posts $436M second-quarter profit

July 31, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 31, 2012 file photo, the grill of a 2012 Chrysler 200 is displayed on the showroom floor of Goss Dodge Chrysler in South Burlington, Vt. Chrysler rode big sales increases in the U.S. to a $436 million profit in the second quarter,...