Times-Republicanhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/category.detail/nav/5001/Money & Marketsen-usTue, 26 Jul 2016 02:37:03 EDTTue, 26 Jul 2016 02:37:03 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssFarewell to VCRs: Japanese to shelve once-hit producthttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/603731.htmlTOKYO - Japanese electronics maker Funai Electric Co. says it's yanking the plug on the world's last video cassette recorder.Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTAirbnb sues hometown San Francisco over rental regulationhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/603710.htmlSAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco wants people who rent out their homes through Airbnb and other online platforms to follow some rules, and it wants the platforms to advertise only those rule-abiding listings - or face steep fines.Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTVerizon said to be buyer of Yahoo for $5 billion: Reportshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/603711.htmlNEW YORK - Verizon has agreed to buy online portal Yahoo Inc. for roughly $5 billion, according to multiple media reports, each citing a single unnamed sourc.Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTVW has emissions-cheating fix readyhttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/603643.htmlDETROIT - Volkswagen's plan to fix most of its 2-liter diesel engines that cheat on emissions tests includes a computer software update and a larger catalytic converter to trap harmful nitrogen oxide, and it may not hurt mileage or performance,...Sat, 23 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTWorkers: Force majeure at ExxonMobil Nigeria may last weekshttp://www.timesrepublican.com/page/content.detail/id/603644.htmlWARRI, Nigeria - The force majeure - or freedom from contractual obligations because of extraordinary circumstances - declared by ExxonMobil on Nigeria's largest crude stream could last a month because of extensive damage to its 300,000 barrel-a-da...Sat, 23 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT