Wall Street Journal

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Apple buys WiFi-location startup

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple has bought WiFiSLAM, a startup that has been developing a way to use WiFi hotspots to help smartphones navigate large indoor spaces, like stores, airports and conference centers.

03/25/2013

Brett King

Brett King on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with a bestselling author and American Banker’s Innovator of the Year for 2012, Brett King. The founder of the direct mobile bank Moven, he is an International Judge for the GSMA Global Mobile Awards, the Asian Banker Retail Excellence Awards and the Middle-East Business Achievement Awards.

03/08/2013

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Alone, together: Snowed in, in the age of hashtags

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — The East Coast woke up under a blanket of snow this weekend and collectively documented the experience on social media. Facebook, Twitter and other technologies make it increasingly difficult to stay isolated — even if you’re stuck home alone.

02/11/2013

Bret Lewis

Bang for the buck

Interesting quotes from Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira in the Wall Street Journal. He’s got a contract that pays him $22.5 million dollars a year. Is he overpaid? He says yes.

02/06/2013

The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal say they've been hacked by the Chinese. (AP Photo)

Wall Street Journal infiltrated by Chinese hackers

NEW YORK (AP) — The Wall Street Journal says its computer systems have been infiltrated by Chinese hackers who were trying to monitor the newspaper’s coverage of China.

01/31/2013

American Airlines Boeing 777-300ER jet in flight

American, US Airways could be close to merger

DALLAS (AP) — The CEO of American Airlines parent AMR Corp. is in talks about becoming chairman if his company merges with US Airways.

01/29/2013

iPhone 5

Report: Apple may build less expensive iPhone

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is trying to decide whether it makes sense to offer a cheaper iPhone as it tries to boost sales in less-affluent countries and reclaim some of the market share lost to cheaper phones running Google’s Android software.

01/09/2013

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Cerberus to sell gun company that makes Bushmaster

(AP) – The company that makes one of the weapons used to kill elementary school children in Connecticut is being put up for sale by its owner, which called Friday’s tragedy a “watershed event” in the debate over gun control.

12/18/2012

Starbucks to sell single-serve machine

NEW YORK (AP) – Starbucks Corp. is about to turn up the heat on the single-serve coffee market, and someone might get burned. The Seattle-based company says it will start selling its new single-serve brewer […]

09/20/2012

USA Today unveils page-turning digital revamp

By Ryan Nakashima, AP Business Writer USA Today, the nation’s second-largest newspaper, is unveiling an overhaul of its printed and digital editions for the second time in less than two years. USA Today’s print version […]

09/13/2012

Google buying Frommer's travel guides from Wiley

(AP) – Google is buying the Frommer’s brand of travel guides. Google Inc., which bought the Zagat restaurant review service in September, plans to use Frommer’s guides to hotels and destinations around the world to […]

08/13/2012

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