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Cat lovers in Northern California are pouncing at the chance of spending time with feline company at a new cat cafe in Oakland.
As the U.S. and China turn to implementing new rules aimed at curbing climate change, the countries can look to the most populous U.S. state as an example of the costs and challenges of fighting global warming.
Prepaid cards allow users to store and spend their money without tying themselves to a traditional bank.
Nineteen automakers accounting for most of the passenger cars and trucks sold in the U.S. have signed onto a set of principles they say will protect motorists' privacy in an era when computerized cars pass along more information about their drivers than many motorists realize.
Harvard University is announcing that former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is supporting an initiative to significantly expand its computer science studies.
The pitch to investors described a company on the verge of spectacular success: a Chinese firm making sophisticated, high-end chemicals used to fight fires, stain-proof fabrics and toughen touchscreens.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is extending many of the financial protections of bank accounts to prepaid cards.
Small business owners are less angst-ridden about health care than you might think.
Ian Somerhalder, star of The CW series "Vampire Diaries," has publicly shown his opposition to a proposal to set up a fracking well in St. Tammany Parish.
Shares of Tencent Holdings Ltd. moved off their opening lows but held to losses Thursday morning, after the online major's earnings printed below expectations.
Hong Kong stocks shook off opening losses and nudged higher Thursday morning, with China due to release its retail sales and industrial output data later in the day.
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) up 0.2% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) up 0.1% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) up 0.2% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) down 0.3% ; Seoul (Kospi) up 0.1% Taipei (Taiex) up 0.4% Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc.
Japanese stocks opened flat and then headed lower in early Thursday trade, with the Nikkei Stock Average down 0.3%, almost erasing the previous session's 0.4% advance, after a mixed lead from the U.S. session and little in the way of movement for the yen (the dollar was at �115.48, not far from its level at the previous stock close).
Australian stocks opened slightly stronger Thursday but quickly saw their gains fade away, with the S&P/ASX 200 down 0.1% about a half hour into trading.
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Comcast CEO Brian Roberts says the company is moving "full steam ahead" with its proposed $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable despite the uncertainty raised by President Barack Obama's call for tougher regulations on high-speed Internet service providers.
Comcast Corp's merger with Time Warner Cable Inc is going "full steam ahead" despite uncertainty around new rules governing net neutrality, Comcast Chief Executive Officer Brian Roberts told reporters on Wednesday.
An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale struck southern Kansas Wednesday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Shares of some top specialty retail companies were mixed at the close of trading: Autozone Inc. fell $2.07 or .4 percent, to $568.80.
Shares of some top department store retail companies were up at the close of trading: Kohl's Corp. rose $1.68 or 3.0 percent, to $57.91.