Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Postal workers to protest at Staples

Postal workers to protest at Staples

Postal workers to protest at Staples

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 09:00 AM PDT

Staples shoppers could face a postal workers' picket line on Thursday.

Many low-wage workers not protected by minimum wage

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 09:00 AM PDT

President Obama's push to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, coupled with recent state-level increases, is welcome news for many people getting by on small paychecks.

HBO shows coming to Amazon ... not Netflix

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 07:24 AM PDT

Non-HBO subscribers will soon be able to watch some of the network's old TV shows, like "The Sopranos" and "The Wire," on Amazon Prime's streaming video service.

Travelers set to splurge in 2014

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 07:20 AM PDT

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Stocks: Down ahead of tech results

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 07:43 AM PDT

Stocks headed slightly lower Wednesday morning as investors express caution following disappointing housing data and mixed corporate "report cards".

It's official: Austerity drives down Europe's deficits

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 07:14 AM PDT

The eurozone kept government borrowing under control last year, meeting its own limit for the first time since 2008.

Students cry foul over athlete unions

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 03:15 AM PDT

While some college athletes say that it's only fair that schools treat them like employees, their non-athlete peers are crying foul.

MLB takes a swing at the video game business

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 03:07 AM PDT

Major League Baseball is throwing gamers a curveball.

Grandfather launches smart gun push after Sandy Hook shooting

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 04:55 AM PDT

Carmen Lobis wants to make guns safer, and he has a very personal reason.

Stocks: Waiting for big tech earnings

Posted: 23 Apr 2014 04:28 AM PDT

Investor sentiment was weak on Wednesday as Wall Street sifted through and awaited another batch of earnings reports, including by Apple and Facebook.

China factories extend slump

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 08:05 PM PDT

China's factories continued to struggle in April, according to an early gauge of activity in the country's all-important manufacturing sector.

AT&T, Chernin set sights on streaming video

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 05:23 PM PDT

Is AT&T preparing a new challenger to Netflix and Hulu?

Delinquent IRS employees paid bonuses by the agency

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 05:40 PM PDT

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Airbnb faces off with New York over housing rentals

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 03:21 PM PDT

New York may soon close the door on some of Airbnb's most popular hosts.

Obamacare: One more reason to quit your job

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 01:16 PM PDT

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5 reasons to care about Ackman's Botox bet

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 01:41 PM PDT

So a super wealthy man teams up with a big drug company and they throw around a lot of money to buy the maker of Botox. Should anyone outside Wall Street care?

JetBlue pilots vote to unionize

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 02:24 PM PDT

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GM: New changes could have prevented deadly recall crisis

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 10:37 AM PDT

General Motors on Tuesday restructured its engineering and quality departments, saying the changes could have prevented its current recall crisis.

Supreme Court quizzes Aereo: Do TV streams break the law?

Posted: 22 Apr 2014 01:19 PM PDT

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