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FILE - In this Friday, March 17, 2017, file photo, shoppers exit a J.C. Penney store in the Georgia Square Mall in Athens, Ga. J.C. Penney Company Inc. reports earnings, Friday, May 12, 2017. (John Roark/Athens Banner-Herald via AP, File)
May 12, 2017 - 8:44 am
PLANO, Texas (AP) — Losses at J.C Penney doubled in the first quarter and sales at established stores fell again, capping a terrible week for retailers. Though the loss wasn't as bad as many industry analysts had expected, the decline in revenue was and sales at stores open at least a year, a key...
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Terry Myerson, executive vice president of the Windows and Devices Group, speaks at the Microsoft Build 2017 developers conference, Thursday, May 11, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
May 11, 2017 - 5:12 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft will try to make Windows 10 more versatile with a wave of new features for creating memories, exploring virtual scenery and hopscotching from personal computers to mobile devices. The added bells and whistles will roll out later this year as part of "Fall Creators...
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May 10, 2017 - 9:46 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Apple announced plans Wednesday for a $1 billion expansion of its massive data center east of Reno, doubling its investment and roughly tripling its workforce at the technology campus where company officials expect to hire 100 additional workers. The announcement came as the Reno...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2017 file photo, Toshiba Corp.'s President Satoshi Tsunakawa bows during a press conference at the company's headquarters in Tokyo. Money-losing Japanese electronics company Toshiba is sparring with its U.S. joint venture partner Western Digital over the planned sale of Toshiba's computer-chip business. Toshiba warned Western Digital to stop interfering, according to letters seen Tuesday, May 9, by The Associated Press. The letters from the company's lawyers, dated May 3, accused Western Digital of "improper" interference. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
May 09, 2017 - 11:56 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese electronics maker Toshiba is facing resistance from its U.S. joint venture partner Western Digital over Toshiba's plans to sell its computer-chip business to anyone else, and Toshiba is fighting back. Tokyo-based Toshiba Corp. needs cash from such a sale to shore up its...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2017 file photo, Toshiba Corp.'s President Satoshi Tsunakawa bows during a press conference at the company's headquarters in Tokyo. Money-losing Japanese electronics company Toshiba is sparring with its U.S. joint venture partner Western Digital over the planned sale of Toshiba's computer-chip business. Toshiba warned Western Digital to stop interfering, according to letters seen Tuesday, May 9, by The Associated Press. The letters from the company's lawyers, dated May 3, accused Western Digital of "improper" interference. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
May 09, 2017 - 4:29 am
TOKYO (AP) — Money-losing Japanese electronics company Toshiba is sparring with its U.S. joint venture partner Western Digital over the planned sale of Toshiba's computer-chip business. Tokyo-based Toshiba Corp. needs cash from such a sale to shore up its finances after it suffered massive losses...
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In this Monday, May 1, 2017 photo, Ali Raad, a taxi driver who workes for the ride-hailing app Ujra, receives a call from a customer, in Baghdad, Iraq. Tech-savvy Iraqi entrepreneurs are finding success in creating companies that use smartphone apps inspired by such foreign businesses as food ordering and ride sharing. This comes at a time when the government is looking to the private sector to create more jobs. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
May 05, 2017 - 2:14 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — It didn't take long for Ahmed Subhi and his friends to figure out the best project to launch amid Iraq's acute economic crisis. They just looked at their phones. Subhi became the co-founder of Baghdad's popular food ordering and delivery app called Wajbety, or My Meal. "When we were...
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May 02, 2017 - 6:29 pm
___ Lawmakers to airlines: Improve service or Congress steps in WASHINGTON (AP) — The chief executive of United Airlines apologized Tuesday on Capitol Hill for an incident in which a passenger was dragged off a flight, calling it "a mistake of epic proportions" as frustrated lawmakers warned...
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FILE - This Thursday, May 19, 2016, file photo shows the Apple logo on the side of the Apple Union Square store, in San Francisco. Apple reports earnings Tuesday, May 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
May 02, 2017 - 5:55 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As Apple's stash of cash grows, so does the possibility that the world's most valuable company will use some of the money for a huge acquisition that would expand its empire beyond iPhones and other gadgets. The company currently holds more than a quarter-trillion dollars it...
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Indiana Gov. Eric J. Holcomb, right, greets Dr. Vishal Sikka, CEO of Infosys, following an announcement at the Statehouse in Indianapolis, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, plans for Infosys to increase its operations in the U.S, establishing four new state-of-the-art technology and innovation hubs in the U.S., with the first one in Indiana. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 02, 2017 - 4:39 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — India-based outsourcing and information technology company Infosys announced Tuesday that it will establish a central Indiana tech center as part of a broader expansion in the United States that is projected to create 10,000 jobs in the coming years. CEO Vishal Sikka joined...
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May 01, 2017 - 10:09 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Negotiations aimed at preventing a crippling strike by Hollywood movie and TV writers are down to the wire. That the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers talked over the weekend and continued on Monday was a hopeful sign. The...
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