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A resolution, passed Thursday, calls for an exemption for “audiovisual” industries and online media in a free-trade deal now under discussion with the United States.
47 min 58 sec ago
During a Senate subcommittee hearing on Apple’s avoidance of paying taxes, John McCain and others tried to point out how unfair the current system is to domestic corporations.
1 hour 20 min ago
Born overseas and educated in the United States, workers in the heart of the tech industry are in a kind of suspension as the Senate considers the immigration bill.
1 hour 21 min ago
Like a cicada swarm, the pronunciation debate over the word GIF roared back this week after a long period of incubation when Steve Wilhite, the format’s inventor, declared it should be pronounced “jif,” like the peanut butter.
1 hour 27 min ago
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Stocks regained ground in New York after global investors were rattled by signs of a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing and a potential easing of central bank support for the economy.
1 hour 29 min ago
The regulator of accounting firms said that Ernst & Young had been too willing to trust figures supplied by corporate executives and had failed to improve its procedures.
1 hour 33 min ago
Institutional Shareholder Services agreed to settle civil charges that it failed to prevent an employee from improperly selling confidential investor vote data.
1 hour 42 min ago
Apple-1 computers, built in Steve Jobs’s family garage, have sold for hundreds of thousands of dollars in recent auctions, a run-up reflecting the company’s mystique.
2 hours 14 min ago
The company, using money it raised last week in the markets, is repaying the government nine years before its loan was due.
3 hours 9 min ago
Joseph H. Boardman has led the government-owned railroad corporation to record growth in ridership and revenue since taking over in November 2008.
3 hours 44 min ago
JPMorgan Chase is redoubling its efforts to move beyond a big trading loss following a resounding shareholder endorsement to keep Jamie Dimon as both chairman and chief of the bank.
4 hours 41 min ago
The federal government has imposed a 90-day moratorium on foreclosures of homes with mortgages owned or backed by the Federal Housing Administration in areas devastated by this week’s tornado.
4 hours 41 min ago
Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 23,000 to a seasonally adjusted 340,000, pushing back below the 350,000 mark that economists associate with a firming job market.
5 hours 58 min ago
The leveraged buyout caps the resurgence of rue21, a seller of cheap, trendy clothing for teenagers that had filed for bankruptcy in 2002 and re-emerged the next year. In recent years, its stock has surged.
7 hours 9 min ago
A stock retreat spread around the world, with European markets down around 2 percent. Wall Street was also down in early trading.
7 hours 49 min ago
The U.S. automaker's Australian unit will close its engine plant in Geelong and its vehicle assembly plant in Broadmeadows, with the loss of 1,200 jobs.
13 hours 17 min ago
The computer maker said it earned $127 million in the quarter as sales of smartphones and mobile computing technology expanded.
Wed, 05/22/2013 - 11:01pm
All the talk of safeguards and international cooperation is likely to prove ineffectual if a huge international bank fails.
Wed, 05/22/2013 - 10:53pm
Ford cited a strong currency and high costs for the decision to close its engine plant in Geelong and its vehicle assembly plant in Broadmeadows.