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Mobile payment fight heats up as some retailers nix enabling terminals to work with Apple Pay

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 3:18pm
Plan on paying in stores with your shiny new iPhone 6? Not so fast.
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Environmental groups file legal challenge to NY Gov. Cuomo's Tappan Zee Bridge funding plan

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 2:43pm
Environmental groups are suing New York state over Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to use federal clean water funds on the new Tappan Zee Bridge, saying that the idea would create a dangerous national precedent if it's allowed to stand.
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Obama To Make Statement About Ebola From White House

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 2:17pm
President Barack Obama will make a statement about the response to the Ebola outbreak on Tuesday afternoon, the White House announced.
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U.K. Government Issues Charges Related To LIBOR

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 1:58pm
The Serious Fraud Office of the government of the United Kingdom issued criminal proceedings against Noel Cryan, a former employee at Tullett Prebon Group Ltd., for manipulation of the London Interbank Offered Rate.
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Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 1:37pm
The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Oct. 20 to Sunday Oct. 26 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.
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Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 1:37pm
The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Oct. 20 to Sunday, Oct. 26 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.
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IBM Adds $5B to Share Buyback Program

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 1:29pm
IBM said its board had approved a $5 billion share buyback in addition to the $1.4 billion remaining from its existing program.
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U.S. Sues AT&T Over Data Throttling on Some Smartphone Plans

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 1:27pm
The FTC filed a suit against the nation's No. 2 telecom company alleging it sold customers unlimited data plans but would slow their Internet once they used a certain amount of data.
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Aerospace companies shares up at 1 p.m.

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 1:21pm
Shares of some top aerospace companies are up at 1 p.m.: Boeing rose $.38 or .3 percent, to $122.50.
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The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 1:21pm
iBook charts for week ending October 27, 2014: Top Paid Books 1.Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn - 9780307588388 - (Crown Publishing Group) 2.Gray Mountain by John Grisham - 9780385539166 - (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group) 3.Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult - 9780345544933 - (Random House Publishing Group) 4.The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks - 9781455502547 - (Grand Central Publishing) 5.Deadline by John Sandford - 9781101597767 - (Penguin Group US) 6.Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham - 9780812995008 - (Random House Publishing Group) 7.Burn by James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge - 9780316211024 - (Little, Brown and Company) 8.Rowdy by Jay Crownover - 9780062333063 - (William Morrow Paperbacks) 9.Killing Patton by Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard - 9780805096699 - (Henry Holt and Co.) 10.Dark Places by Gillian Flynn - 9780307459923 - (Crown Publishing Group) ___ (copyright) 2014 Apple Inc.
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Airlines companies shares mixed at 1 p.m.

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 1:21pm
Shares of some top airlines companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: Delta Air fell $.01 or percent, to $39.74.
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This week's top 10 paid and free apps for iPhone and iPad on the App Store

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 1:21pm
App Store Official Charts for the week ending October 27, 2014: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1.
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Italy arrests 13 in mafia sweep, prosecutors cite subcontracts for Expo world's fair project

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 1:21pm
Police have detained 13 people in a mafia investigation that showed how the southern 'ndrangheta mob allegedly infiltrated bidding for contracts related to Milan's world's fair.
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Company to pay $4.3M to settle charges brought by Consumer Product Safety Commission

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 1:20pm
A South Carolina company that sells minibikes and go-carts has agreed to pay $4.3 million in a settlement with the Consumer Product Safety Commission — the largest-ever civil penalty levied by the agency.
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Lululemon Founder's Family Bets on Casual Luxury with New Retail Venture

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 1:07pm
Sewing machines hum inside a spacious clothing boutique where the wife and son of Lululemon's founder hope to capture the retail magic that turned the yogawear maker into a stock market darling.
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Report: Deutsche Bank to replace CFO Krause with Goldman's Schenck

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 1:06pm
Deutsche Bank will reportedly name a Golaman Sachs investment banker as its new chief financial officer, replacing Stefan Krause.
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Time Warner's HBO to Cut 7% of U.S. Staff

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 1:01pm
Time Warner's pay TV network HBO is preparing to cut 7% of its staff in the United States or about 150 jobs.
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Google's YouTube Floating Paid, Ad-Free Service

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 12:55pm
YouTube, the popular online video service owned by Google, is planning to offer a paid, ad-free version, the head of the site said.
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IBM approves $5B stock buyback and says it plans to request more repurchase funds in April

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 12:47pm
IBM has authorized the repurchase of another $5 billion of its own stock.
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Swedish Olympic official: Stockholm would bid again for 2022 Winter Games if it had the chance

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 12:31pm
A top Swedish Olympic official says Stockholm would not have dropped out of the race for the 2022 Winter Games if it knew about the changes in the bidding process taking place now.
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