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Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference event in San Francisco, Monday, June 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Apple, IBM team up in mobile devices, applications

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple is teaming up with former nemesis IBM in an attempt to sell more iPhones and iPads to corporate customers and government agencies. The partnership announced Tuesday calls for the two […]

07/15/2014

Dr. John E. Kelly III, Senior Vice President and Director of IBM Research and Dr. Robert Darnell, President, CEO and Scientific Director of the New York Genome Center announce collaboration with IBM Watson to advance genomic medicine. (Amy Sussman/AP Images for New York Genome Center)

IBM’s Watson to help in brain cancer research

NEW YORK (AP) — IBM is teaming up with the New York Genome Center to help fight brain cancer. The company said Wednesday that its Watson cloud computing system will be used in partnership with […]

03/19/2014

In this Sept. 9, 2013 photo, Dong Linhua, 59, works at his workshop in Shanghai. "I heard that the authorities might postpone the age of the retirement, but I sure hope not, since I've already worked for almost 42 years," says Dong. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

The world braces for retirement crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — A global retirement crisis is bearing down on workers of all ages. Spawned years before the Great Recession and the financial meltdown in 2008, the crisis was significantly worsened by those twin […]

12/30/2013

An Amazon.com employee walks down one of the miles of isles at an Amazon.com Fulfillment Center in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Americans turn to mobile devices for Cyber Monday

NEW YORK (AP) — Power up and shop. Millions of Americans logged on to e-commerce sites Monday to take advantage of deals ranging from free shipping to hundreds of dollars off electronics and half-price clothing […]

12/02/2013

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Thanksgiving takes more Black Friday sales

Thanksgiving Day is no longer all about turkey: It’s eating away at Black Friday shopping. U.S. shoppers spent $9.74 billion on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving. That’s a drop of 13.2 percent compared with […]

11/30/2013

A board on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the record closing number for the Dow Jones industrial average. Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Dow closes at a record high as Fed meeting begins

NEW YORK (AP) — Investors drove the Dow Jones industrial average to an all-time high Tuesday on expectations that the Federal Reserve will keep its economic stimulus program in place. The Dow rose 111.42 points, […]

10/29/2013

Trader Sean Spain works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

S&P 500 reaches all-time high after US debt deal

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market hit an all-time high Thursday as investors put the government shutdown and debt ceiling crisis behind them and focused on corporate earnings. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index […]

10/17/2013

Trader Gordon Charlop, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Wall Street looks to return to ‘normalcy’

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks were mostly higher Thursday as investors got back to focusing on corporate earnings and economic data. It’s a change of pace for Wall Street, which had been completely absorbed in […]

10/17/2013

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IBM moving some retirees off its health plan

(Undated) – IBM plans to move many retired workers off its health plan and give them money to buy coverage on a health-insurance exchange. The move is part of a corporate trend away from providing […]

09/07/2013

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer speaks at a Microsoft event in San Francisco, June 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Microsoft says CEO Ballmer to retire within 12 months

NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who took over the helm of the world’s largest software company from founder Bill Gates, will retire within the next year. Microsoft Corp. did not name a […]

08/23/2013

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