Q: Occasionally I get a pop-up message on my four-year-old PC that says "To check for new device software, connect your PC to the internet and press 'continue.'" There is no company logo on the message and I'm leery of it,...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- Tourists snap photos of a scrumptious foreign dish, families gather around the dinner table to catch up and novice cooks may turn to a video to learn how to whip up butternut squash soup or a rainbow ...Read more
PINECREST, Calif. -- Deep in the Stanislaus National Forest, an hour's drive from the foothill town of Sonora, two forests stand side by side.
One is open and airy, with light that streams through gaps between vast sugar ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President-elect Donald Trump took aim at Air Force One on Tuesday, criticizing the cost of the iconic 747 jumbo jet that has served as the president's flying White House and projected America's might wherever...Read more
Yes, you should use scripts in sales. It’s insane not to. In this video, see what you should do, and avoid, so you don’t sound like you are working from one.
*About the Author: Art Sobczak works with thousands of ...Read more
ATLANTA -- Former and current black employees on Tuesday filed a class-action lawsuit against Atlanta-based CNN, Turner Broadcasting System and New York-based parent company Time Warner Inc. for racial discrimination.
WASHINGTON -- More than 100 newly independent Cuban business owners sent President-elect Donald Trump a letter Wednesday pleading with him not to rupture diplomatic ties and to protect the economic gains they've reaped.
The fear of rising mortgage interest rates may have nudged people into action on homebuying in November.
Mortgage applications are down 0.7 percent from a week ago, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported Wednesday. But...Read more
The Breitbart News Network has long prided itself on running inflammatory articles designed to trigger sensitive liberals. But since the election of Donald Trump, the conservative media company has also managed to trigger ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A proposed $85.4 billion merger between Dallas-based AT&T and Time Warner drew the ire of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders during the 2016 presidential campaign, and the CEOs of both companies sparred with ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Abbott has filed a complaint seeking to terminate its planned acquisition of health care diagnostics company Alere Inc.
Since Abbott, headquartered outside Chicago, agreed to acquire Alere earlier this year for...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- Pebble Technology Corp., one of the first companies to manufacture smartwatches, said it will shut down and sell its software and intellectual property to Fitbit Inc., which also plans to hire some of ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- American Apparel set the date for the bankruptcy auction of its manufacturing, retail and wholesale business, likely delaying layoffs slated to affect as many as 3,457 employees in Southern California.
The ...Read more
SEATTLE -- Starbucks plans to add 12,000 stores around the world, expand its high-end drinks and stores, and build on its mobile offerings -- including being able to place orders by voice command or messaging -- as part of...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- SpaceX said it is now targeting early January for its first flight after a September explosion that destroyed one of its Falcon 9 rockets.
The Elon Musk-led company said in a statement Wednesday that it is ...Read more
I'm drawing a blank. And I'm blaming it on my bad cold. My head is all stuffed up and I can't think of anything to write about for today's column. So I decided to open my inbox and turn the first four or five questions ...Read more
According to Reader's Digest, public speaking is the No. 1 fear in America, so here are some tips that will relieve you of some of your anxiety.
First, as far as I know, Barbara Helleen, who suffered a fatal heart ...Read more
Six years ago, when President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Act into law, America's retailers got a big reduction in the debit-card fees they pay banks. Now, with Donald J. Trump set to take office, they're preparing for a ...Read more
In these early days of virtual reality, Sony's new PlayStation VR seems like the ideal product.
Facebook's Oculus Rift and HTC's Vive, which both debuted earlier this year, offer high quality, super-immersive VR ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Sure, it has plush leather seats, a bed and abundant hot meals served on plates emblazoned with the presidential seal. But there are more critical reasons the president of the United States wants -- and needs...Read more
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