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Groupon prices IPO at $20 per share

November 4, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Sept. 22, 2011 file photo, employees at Groupon pose in silhouette with the company logo in the lobby of the online coupon company’s Chicago offices. Daily deals company Groupon Inc.’s initial public offering is expected to price after the market closes Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, with some analysts expecting the stock [&hellip...

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Canon offers new camera for Hollywood filmmakers

November 4, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Fujio Mitarai, chairman and CEO of Canon, Inc., speaks before a display of a new EOS C300 interchangeable-lens digital cinema cameras with a new 14.5-60mm lens attached, at the introduction of the Cinema EOS System, Canon’s all-new lineup of...

March over bridge illustrates protest’s divisions

November 4, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Occupy Portland participants cross the Hawthorne Bridge during their march in solidarity with Occupy Oakland Wednesday Nov. 2, 2011. (AP Photo/Ray Whitehouse – The Oregonian) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — When dozens of protesters broke off from an Occupy...

Co-creator of iconic skateboarders’ Vans shoe dies

November 4, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

This undated image provided by Roy Basten shows James Van Doren at an undisclosed location. Van Doren, the co-founder of Vans canvas shoes that were embraced by the skateboard culture and became a nationwide sensation when Sean Penn wore a checkerboard pair...

Patton Construction Co.: Foundation Repair – Remodeling – Additions

November 3, 2011 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

Before picture of a crack in a masonry archway caused by foundation settlement. The masonry arch was resupported with helical steel piers and lifted, closing the crack. The house will have steel piers placed under the foundation and be resupported closing the...

Texas drought endangers power projects

November 3, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

Rancher Donna Harrison, a vocal opponent of the White Stallion power plant, stands in a field at her family’s ranch Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, in Bay City, Texas. Residents fear the coal-fired power plant will use too much water and possibly pollute...

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...

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....