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Qualcomm reports stronger results, forecast

November 3, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

A sign sits atop the Qualcomm headquarters building Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011, in San Diego. Qualcomm Inc., reports quarterly financial earnings Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, after the market close.(AP Photo/Gregory Bull) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Qualcomm Inc., a chip-maker for mobile phones, reported stronger-than-expected quarterly results driven by rising...

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Review: After long search, AP reviewer buys iPhone

November 3, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Oct. 14, 2011 file photo, people line up to purchase an Apple iPhone 4S at a Sprint store in San Francisco. The Associated Press reporter Rachel Metz explains why she chose the Apple iPhone 4S as her updated smartphone, in a column...

Whole Foods fiscal 4Q net income up 31 percent

November 3, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

In this Oct. 31, 2011 photo, a large pumpkin carries the store logo at a Whole Foods store in Santa Monica, Calif. Whole Foods Market Inc., reports quarterly financial results Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, after the market close. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) ST. LOUIS...

Conn. outages drop to 511,000; more crews arriving

November 3, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

90-year-old Tony Mansani, of Windsor Conn., sits by himself in a shelter at the LP Wilson Community Center in Windsor, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011. Earlier Mansani told Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who was touring the shelter, he just wanted to go home....

2 Occupy Detroit protesters arrested at TV taping

November 3, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Occupy Detroit protesters march at Wayne State University in Detroit on Wednesday Nov. 2, 2011. Two protesters were arrested about 3 p.m. Wednesday after interrupting the videotaping of a Wayne State television show that featured NYSE Euronext CEO Duncan...

Kraft 3Q profit up 22 percent on higher prices

November 3, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Feb. 9, 2011 file photo, Oscar Mayer Delifresh Honey Smoked Turkey Breast is displayed at a Ralphs Fresh Fare supermarket in Los Angeles. Kraft Foods Inc. reports quarterly financial results Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, after the market...

Italian Cabinet settles on anti-crisis measures

November 3, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Men look at a stock exchange board monitor outside a bank, in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. As market pressures are growing on Italy, the debt crisis’ new front, a late-evening Italian Cabinet meeting in Rome could bring approval of some of...

GOP group minus leaders Romney, Cain talk economy

November 2, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum talks with Iowa Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds during the Republican Presidential Forum on Manufacturing, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011, in Pella, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) PELLA, Iowa (AP)...

Ammonia leak at Calif. nuke plant prompts alert

November 2, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – This file photo taken June 30, 2011, shows beach-goers walking on the sand near the San Onofre nuclear power plant in San Clemente , Calif. A leak of non-radioactive ammonia at the plant Tuesday afternoon prompted a precautionary evacuation of...

Florida man pleads not guilty in celebrity hacking

November 2, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Christopher Chaney, 35, of Jacksonville, Fla., left, arrives at federal court in Los Angeles Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011. Chaney was indicted last month on 26 counts, including unauthorized access to a computer and wiretapping, including allegedly hacking into the...