- Starbucks: Computer outage disrupts sales in US, Canada
SEATTLE (AP) — A computer outage affecting registers forced Starbucks to give away free drinks Friday before closing stores early.
- Winners and losers of the demise of the big Comcast deal
NEW YORK (AP) — In the aftermath of Comcast's decision to walk away from buying Time Warner Cable, some winners and losers are emerging.
- Court: Iowa casino doesn't have to pay $41M jackpot error
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — When an 87-year-old Illinois grandmother bet a quarter in an Iowa slot machine in 2011, she thought she'd hit it big. The screen said: "The reels have rolled your way! Bonus Award - $41797550.16."
- Review: Getting your Apple Watch? Here's how to use it
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Watches have arrived to the first group of people who had ordered one two weeks ago.
- New York begins effort to help startups navigate regulations
NEW YORK (AP) — Technology startups and New York authorities will get each other's input on dealing with regulations under an initiative the state attorney general and New York City's chief lawyer announced Friday.
- Judge rejects GPS monitor for Reagan shooter
WASHINGTON (AP) — The man who shot President Ronald Reagan won't have to wear an ankle monitor if allowed to leave a mental hospital for good, a judge indicated Friday, brushing aside that request from the government.
- Stocks rise on tech earnings; Nasdaq adds to record
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks advanced slightly Friday as investors cheered the quarterly results of three large technology companies: Google, Microsoft and Amazon.
- Amazon, Microsoft lead gains in big technology stocks
NEW YORK (AP) — Big gains by Amazon, Microsoft and Google sending technology stocks to a higher close.
- Comcast abandons Time Warner Cable bid after gov't pushback
NEW YORK (AP) — What killed Comcast's $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable? Regulators' desire to protect the Internet video industry that is reshaping TV.
- Correction: Amazon-Cloud Computing Business story
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story April 23 about Amazon, The Associated Press reported erroneously that its quarterly revenues came in below analysts' estimates. They came in above analysts' estimates.
- Big technology stocks rise in midday trading; Amazon soars
NEW YORK (AP) — Big gains by Amazon and Google are lifting technology stocks.
- Computer program to take on world's best in Texas Hold 'em
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Carnegie Mellon University researchers are going all in, pitting a computer program against some of the world's best professional poker players.
- Mobile app could speed O'Hare passport lines
CHICAGO (AP) — International travelers arriving at Chicago's O'Hare airport should find shorter lines at passport control thanks to a smartphone app.
- Big technology stocks rise in early trading; Amazon soars
NEW YORK (AP) — Big gains by Amazon and Google are lifting technology stocks in early trading.
- Comcast deal may be dead, but cable consolidation will go on
NEW YORK (AP) — Even though Comcast's $45.2 billion bid for Time Warner Cable is dead, consolidation among the companies that pipe in our TV, phone and Internet will carry on.