- A federal judge in California has denied Apple's request to permanently ban Samsung from selling 23 older-model smartphones and tablets smartphones that a jury found infringed on patents held by the maker of iPhones and iPads.
- Target Corp. says Chief Information Officer Beth Jacob is resigning effective Wednesday as the retailer overhauls its information security and compliance division in the wake of a massive data breach.
- If you had to change careers mid-stream, do you know what you would do? One Gardnerville man found himself in that situation after unexpectedly losing his sight. He went from training horses to making a good cup of Joe, and “Blind Dog Coffee” was born.
U.S. Household Net Worth Hits Record Americans' wealth reached an inflation-adjusted record last year thanks to a surging stock market and rising home values, laying the groundwork for stronger economic growth. But benefits have unfolded unevenly.
Fed's Dudley Upbeat on Economy New York Fed President William Dudley said recent economic weakness hasn't changed his upbeat expectations for the economy and isn't enough to alter the central bank's plan to reduce bond purchases.
Jobless Claims Show Labor Market Improvement The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to its lowest level since November, a sign of improvement for a labor market grappling with unusually harsh weather.
Winter's Impact Blunts Modest Growth Economic activity improved in most parts of the country in January and February, but unusually cold weather hampered stronger growth, according to a Federal Reserve "beige book" survey.
Yellen Vows to Pursue Fed's Twin Goals The Federal Reserve is still falling short of its mandated goals of controlling inflation and fostering full employment, said Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen. who also promised to do all she can to achieve those objectives.
Obama Scales Back Budget Goals The White House offered a tax and spending plan that was largely absent of lofty new policy goals, acknowledging the limited ambition of both political parties to renew a fight over the budget with midterm elections looming. It still met a cool reception on Capitol Hill.
Nonmanufacturing PMI Falls The U.S. nonmanufacturing sector saw sharply slower activity last month as a barometer of purchasing managers' views fell to its lowest level in four years.
Factories Bounce Back in February U.S. manufacturers rebounded in February despite the continuing harsh winter, reflecting confidence about growth prospects at home and overseas.
Americans Open Wallets in January Consumers boosted spending on health care and utilities in January while pulling back on discretionary products, an early sign of how Americans responded to wider availability of health insurance.
Companies Rush to List Shares Companies are launching IPOs at the fastest pace in years to take advantage of booming share prices and investor demand.
Energy Chiefs Sound Cost Alarms The energy industry loves to think big and tackle risky projects, but the number of those projects now underway is leading to soaring costs for people, materials and services.
Fallen Law Firm's Leaders Are Indicted Prosecutors accused leaders of the storied New York law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf of overstating revenue and using accounting chicanery to hide losses and cover up a cash-flow shortfall that began in 2008.
Abercrombie to Remake Hollister Line Abercrombie & Fitch plans to reposition its Hollister chain as a fast-fashion brand, hoping to better compete with rivals including Forever 21 and H&M.
EMC Is Undaunted by Cloud, Startups EMC dominates the data-storage systems business. But its $23.2 billion in revenue and margins of 62.3% are inviting attacks by startups eager to disrupt its markets with cheaper, more powerful technology.
Cerberus Reaches Deal for Safeway Cerberus Capital reached an agreement to buy Safeway for more than $9 billion in what would be the private-equity firm's latest acquisition of a big U.S. grocery chain.
Telecom Italia Narrows 2013 Net Loss Telecom Italia posted a narrower consolidated net loss of €674 million ($927.9 million) in 2013 thanks to a smaller impairment loss on goodwill on its domestic business.