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Watchdog: Air traffic control system is a hacking risk
The Federal Aviation Administration has taken steps to protect the air traffic control system from cyber-based threats, but "significant security control weaknesses remain, threatening the agency's ability to ensure the safe and uninterrupted...
Mar 3, 2015 | 8:03 AM
What to expect from Costco's new deal with Visa and Citi
NEW YORK (AP) — If you're shopping at Costco, you'll need a new credit card to pay for those family-sized packs of chicken breasts or toilet paper. After only accepting American Express the last 16 years, the retailer is switching to Visa and will...
Mar 3, 2015 | 8:03 AM
Lumber Liquidators and Endo are big market movers
The infusion and home care services company reported a fourth-quarter loss and the results fell short of Wall Street expectations. The Food and Drug Administration rejected the pharmaceutical company's application to expand the use of a pain...
Mar 3, 2015 | 8:03 AM
Lumber Liquidators stands behind products as stock plunges
(AP) — Lumber Liquidators is refuting a "60 Minutes" report that raised health concerns about some of its laminate flooring products and pushed its stock price to its lowest level in more than two years. In a Monday filing with the Securities and...
Mar 3, 2015 | 8:03 AM
Fiat Chrysler brushes off snow, posts 5.6 pct US sales gain
DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler U.S. overcame freezing temperatures and a barrage of Northeast snowstorms to post a 5.6 percent sales gain last month as customers nationwide brushed off the weather and continued to buy cars. On the other side of the...
Mar 3, 2015 | 8:03 AM
Pollution documentary attracts huge interest in China
Chai discusses the issues before a studio audience while standing in front of a screen showing videos of polluting industries, interviews with affected people and visits by her to sites in China and abroad illustrating the extent of the problem....
Mar 3, 2015 | 8:03 AM
Milestones for the Nasdaq composite index
Milestones for the Nasdaq composite index Key milestones in the history of the Nasdaq composite index: Nasdaq index is created and set at 100 by the National Association of Securities Dealers, an industry self-regulatory group.
Mar 3, 2015 | 8:03 AM
United Airlines won't accept rechargeable battery shipments
WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing safety concerns, United Airlines on Monday became the second major U.S. airline to announce it will no longer accept bulk shipments of rechargeable batteries of the kind that power everything from smartphones to laptops to...
Mar 3, 2015 | 8:03 AM
BlackBerry offers new phones but turns focus to software
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — BlackBerry may be launching four new smartphones over the coming year, but the struggling company is staking its future on becoming a giant in software. CEO John Chen said at the Mobile World Congress wireless show in...
Mar 3, 2015 | 8:03 AM
Swiss economy stronger than expected in 4th quarter
BERLIN (AP) — Official data show that Switzerland's economy expanded by a stronger-than-expected 0.6 percent in the fourth quarter, the last before the country's central bank abandoned its effort to cap the Swiss franc's value against the euro. The...
Mar 3, 2015 | 8:03 AM