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United suffers computer issues, delays widespread

August 29, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this July 13, 2011 file photo, a man uses a United Airlines check-in kiosk at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco. United Airlines passengers faced delays and long lines after some of its major computer systems and its website failed Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 28, 2012. The glitch was another in a [&hellip...

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New mileage standards would double fuel efficiency

August 29, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Friday, July 29, 2011, photo, President Barack Obama walks down a ramp after delivering a speech at a gathering where he announced new fuel efficiency standards for cars and light trucks at the Washington Convention Center in Washington.The average...

Donors standing by Lance Armstrong's foundation

August 29, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this June 7, 2011, file photo, signs and balconies overlook the main entrance of Livestrong Sporting Park, home of the Sporting Kansas City MLS soccer club, in Kansas City, Kan. Lance Armstrong’s reputation may be in tatters after his...

Fidelity Investments promotes Abigail Johnson

August 29, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

File – In this Nov. 15, 2003 file photo Fidelity Investments CEO Edward “Ned” Johnson III is shown at a benefit ball in Boston. Fidelity Investments on Tuesday gave his daughter Abigail Johnson a promotion, naming her as president of...

GOP convention not boom for Tampa merchants

August 29, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

Owner of the restaurant Fresh Jeff Morzella checks his email, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, in Tampa, Fla. It’s supposed to be an honor to be picked as the host city of a presidential nominating convention. But so far, a combination of nasty weather, tight...

NYTimes leads group defense in mobile patent suit

August 29, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

This combination of Associated Press file photos shows the The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Va., left, and The New York Times building in New York, right. The Times is leading the defense of a diverse group of companies that use technology...

Governor rejects plan to expand Illinois gambling

August 29, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 17, 2012 file photo Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks with reporters at the Illinois state Capitol in Springfield. On Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, Quinn announced his plan to veto a bill to expand gambling, saying the proposed bill lacked...

Asia stocks down ahead of US Fed chief's speech

August 28, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

A electronic stock price board shows the 7.45 percent nosedive of Samsung Electronics Co. share price, to 1,180,000 won (US$1,039.65 ), at a bank in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Aug. 27, 2012. Asian markets drifted lower Monday in early trading as...

Hertz, at long last, buying Dollar Thrifty

August 28, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this May 9, 2011 file photo, customers wait in line at a Hertz rental car counter at San Jose International Airport in San Jose, Calif. More than two years after its original bid, Hertz agreed Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, to buy Dollar Thrifty...

Apple lists 8 Samsung products it wants banned

August 28, 2012 • BusinessComments (0)

EDITORS, PHOTO EDITORS AND PHOTO LIBRARIANS: PLEASE ELIMINATE AP PHOTO CAMS101 OF MONDAY, AUG. 27, 2012. THE SAMSUNG PHONE SHOWN IS NOT AMONG THE DEVICES REQUESTED BY APPLE INC. TO BE BANNED FROM SALE IN THE U.S. – The Apple iPhone 4s, left, is...