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Could a merger follow the PayPal-eBay split?
Icahn, who months ago called on eBay to spin off the lucrative online and mobile payment service, continues to believe that the payments field must be consolidated, either by PayPal buying up smaller rivals or by merging with another major player....
Oct 1, 2014 | 10:01 AM
Shares of companies testing Ebola vaccines rise
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of some companies that are studying potential vaccines for Ebola climbed after federal officials announced that the first case of the disease has been diagnosed in the U.S. Earlier this month NewLink Genetics said it would...
Oct 1, 2014 | 9:01 AM
What's PayPal's first solo move?
NEW YORK (AP) — PayPal's impending split from long-time partner eBay Inc. will ratchet up its appeal to online retail competitors such as Amazon.com and give it the freedom to aggressively take on new mobile pay challenger Apple Pay. Squali notes...
Oct 1, 2014 | 9:01 AM
Windows 10 tries blending new with familiar
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft is trying to soften an unpopular redesign of Windows by reviving features from older versions while still attempting to nudge desktop users into a world of touch screens and mobile devices. With Windows 10, Microsoft...
Oct 1, 2014 | 9:01 AM
SEC charges 2 with insider trading of Herbalife
NEW YORK (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday that it charged two men with insider trading after they learned that hedge fund manager Bill Ackman was betting against Herbalife Ltd.'s stock. The SEC said Filip Szymik, 28, was...
Oct 1, 2014 | 9:01 AM
Judge eyes Trump Entertainment pension obligations
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware bankruptcy judge will hold a hearing Thursday on a request by Trump Entertainment Resorts to be relieved of its pension obligations under a collective bargaining agreement with workers at the Taj Mahal casino.
Oct 1, 2014 | 9:01 AM
When America built greatness | Jon Talton
Seventy-nine years ago today, President Franklin Roosevelt dedicated Hoover Dam. He traveled by train from Washington and told the crowd, "I came, I saw and I was conquered..." by an "engineering victory of the first order — another great...
Oct 1, 2014 | 8:01 AM
EU says Apple gets illegal tax benefits in Ireland
Apple risks having to repay Ireland tax rebates worth billions of dollars after the European Union's competition watchdog said Tuesday the company appears to be benefiting from illegal tax deals there.
Oct 1, 2014 | 8:01 AM
Global stocks mixed after Wall Street decline
Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street slid and Hong Kong braced for bigger pro-democracy protests.
Oct 1, 2014 | 8:01 AM