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Lockdown: Apple could make it even tougher to hack Phones

February 25, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO — Suppose the FBI wins its court battle and forces Apple to help unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino killers. more »»

Feds want proof for ACA exchange special enrollment windows

February 25, 2016 The federal government is tightening loopholes that let customers on the Affordable Care Act’s public insurance exchanges buy coverage outside the law’s annual enrollment window. more »»

Study: Lexus, Porsche & Buick most dependable

February 25, 2016 DETROIT — Lexus, Porsche and Buick are the most dependable vehicle brands based on the number of problems reported by owners, according to a study released Wednesday by the consulting firm J.D. Power. more »»

Ford recalls 51,470 Transit wagons

February 25, 2016 DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. is recalling 51,470 Transit wagons in North American because the rear seat belts may not latch properly. The recall affects Transit wagons from the 2015 and 2016 model year. more »»

Apple to tell judge in Calif. case: Congress must decide

February 24, 2016 WASHINGTON — Apple Inc. more »»

Scientists find cause of Takata air bag explosions

February 24, 2016 DETROIT — Scientists hired by the auto industry have determined that multiple factors — including moisture and high humidity — can cause some Takata air bags to inflate with too much force and hurl... more »»

Jury awards $72M in Johnson & Johnson suit

February 24, 2016 ST. LOUIS — A Missouri jury has awarded $72 million to the family of an Alabama woman who died from ovarian cancer, which she said was caused by using Johnson & Johnson's well-known baby powder. more »»

Experts: The FBI’s iPhone-unlocking plan for Apple is risky proposition

February 23, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO — In its battle with Apple over an extremist’s iPhone, the FBI says neither the company nor anyone else has anything to fear. more »»

Senate may move ahead on FDA commissioner

February 23, 2016 WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration will be a step closer to confirmation if the Senate votes to overcome a filibuster by members of Obama’s own... more »»

Cut spending could lead to price spike

February 23, 2016 HOUSTON — Oil prices will more than double by 2020 as current low prices lead drillers to cut investment in new production and gradually reduce the glut of crude, the head of a group of... more »»

Camera boost, virtual reality in new gadgets

February 22, 2016 BARCELONA, Spain — To revive interest in smartphones, Samsung and LG are improving their cameras and embracing the nascent world of virtual reality. more »»

China’s top securities regulator steps down amid turmoil

February 22, 2016 BEIJING — China’s top securities regulator will step down following months of turmoil in Chinese stock markets that have battered faith in Beijing’s economic managemen. more »»

London’s Boris Johnson backs Britain leaving 28-nation EU

February 22, 2016 LONDON — A new battle for Britain erupted Sunday, with London Mayor Boris Johnson saying he would join the campaign to encourage Britain to leave the European Unio. more »»

US would let Apple keep software to help FBI hack iPhone

February 20, 2016 WASHINGTON — The Obama administration told a U.S. magistrate judge on Friday it would be willing to allow Apple In. more »»

Senate bill would block labeling of GMOs

February 20, 2016 WASHINGTON — A Senate committee is moving forward on legislation that would prevent states from requiring labels on genetically modified foods. Vermont is set to require such labels this summer. more »»

Yahoo hires investment banks to mull sale

February 20, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo's board has hired three investment banking firms to evaluate potential bids for its Internet operations in the clearest sign yet that CEO Marissa Mayer may not have much more... more »»

Apple challenges government encryption demands alone for now

February 19, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO — Although many leading tech companies have long voiced concerns over assisting in government surveillance, Apple — for now — is facing the latest battle alone. more »»

Wal-Mart's 4Q results test investor patience

February 19, 2016 NEW YORK — Wal-Mart is spending billions of dollars to pay its hourly workers more and spruce up its stores and online services. more »»

Feds: VimpelCom to pay $795M in US bribery case

February 19, 2016 NEW YORK — The federal government says one of the world's biggest telecommunications companies will pay $795 million in penalties to resolve claims it paid over $114 million in bribes to a governmen... more »»

 
 
 

 

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