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Men's Wearhouse has raised its offer for Jos. A. Bank by over 10 percent, nearly two weeks after its smaller rival looked to fend off the unsolicited bid by agreeing to acquire Eddie Bauer.Men's Wearhouse said on Monday it increased its cash tender offer to Jos. A. Bank shareholders to $63.
Stocks rose at the opening on Monday, with the S&P 500 edging closer to its record high, as investors continued to view lackluster economic data as largely the result of winter weather.
BARCELONA (Reuters) - The world's biggest messaging service WhatsApp, which Facebook has just bought for $19 billion, will add voice calls to its product in the second quarter of this year, its chief executive Jan Koum said on Monday.
Comcast — the country's largest cable and broadband provider — has come to a deal with Netflix to ensure that the streaming service's video content would be piped directly to Comcast's customers.
They're zeroes, and proud of it.In the happy depths of the credit basement, a rare place 300 points beneath the lowest-measurable FICO score, a sub-culture is humming, and some of its inhabitants – many of whom worked hard to descend there – now aim to be heard.
A major flaw in Apple software for mobile devices could allow hackers to intercept email and other communications that are meant to be encrypted, the company said Friday.
The United Auto Workers filed an appeal with the National Labor Relations Board on Friday, asking the agency to set aside results of last week's election in which workers at a Chattanooga, Tenn., Volkswagen plant voted not to join the union.
An Arizona pizzeria that threatened to ban lawmakers who passed a bill allowing shopkeepers to refuse service to gays on religious grounds says customer approval has been "overwhelming.
Although U.S. airlines have taken a beating from a mass of weather-related cancellations this winter — and word of a new terror threat — the industry overall is healthier than it has been in years, analysts say.
Finally, LinkedIn users will be able to block exes, spammers and unwanted social climbers from messaging them and checking out their profile.
The road back for Detroit seems to be getting longer.More than three months after its historic bankruptcy filing, city officials Friday offered up their proposed plan to pay bondholders, pensioners and other creditors holding its $18 billion debt substantially less then they're owed.
It looks like the government is more conflicted about cellphones on planes than most travelers. Even as one federal agency considers allowing the calls, another now wants to make sure that doesn't happen.Passengers — particularly those who fly often — oppose allowing calls in flight, polls show.
Stocks slipped on Friday, but the Nasdaq hung on for a third weekly gain, as investors considered corporate results and a downbeat economic report on housing.The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed unofficially 29 points lower, the S&P 500 lost 3 points and the Nasdaq was down 4 points.
The battle for Ukraine's future is being fought on the streets of Kiev, but behind the scenes a handful of wealthy and politically connected oligarchs is trying to influence events in the country.
The Obama administration has sent a message to the nation's bankers: Even though the sale of marijuana is a federal crime, they can provide service to this new industry without fear of prosecution, but only if the bankers follow a detailed list of guidelines.
Detroit revealed its historic plan to emerge from under $18 billion in debt Friday, laying the groundwork for what’s expected to be a long, bitter battle with creditors, retirees and bondholders over the biggest municipal bankruptcy ever.
When customers ask for a pizza with "the works," they probably never think to ask, "but hold the pee." They might now after a former West Virginia Pizza Hut district manager was caught on camera urinating into the kitchen sink of one of the franchises he oversaw.
Home resales fell more than expected in January and hit an 18-month low as the combination of cold weather and a lack of housing stock sidelined potential buyers.The National Association of Realtors said on Friday home sales dropped 5.1 percent to an annual rate of 4.
U.S. Olympic speedskaters will be zipping up in Under Armour gear for the next two Winter Games, despite a public dust up over Under Armour's suits after many of the team's top athletes failed to medal in Sochi.Under Armour and U.S.