April 25, 2015
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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK)  -- Big gains in tech companies on Friday helped to push the markets higher to end the week.The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 18,080.14, up 21.45 from its open.The Nasdaq rose by 36.02 to close at 5,092.08. The S&
Apple Inc.(NEW YORK) -- The Apple Watch, on sale starting Friday, may be touted as the wearable tech that fans have been waiting for, but it's not quite the watch of our dreams yet. There are more than 3,000 apps available, from adjusting your hearing aid
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Some consumer advocates call the death of the Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal a victory for consumers, but it won't fix every problem about cable and broadband services, they say.Attorney General Eric Holder said o
Apple, Inc.(NEW YORK) — Screen real estate is at a premium on the Apple Watch and has challenged developers to figure out how to create unique and valuable experiences for the wrist.Along with the arrival of the Apple Watch Friday, more than 3,000 a
ABC News(LONDON) — The celebratory response to Britain's next royal baby may boost the British economy by $120 million, but the economic effects may be stronger if it's a baby princess, according to some experts.It's not hard to notice the unequal s
Stockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- If you feel like your life is beginning to resemble a scene from one of The Hangover films, it very well may be. The current trend of seemingly never-ending, over-the-top bachelor and bachelorette parties has become a rea
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Like most people, you probably filed your taxes by April 15 -- but Friday is actually the day you've earned enough this year to pay your tax bill, according to one think tank.The Tax Foundation, which describes itself as a n
ABC News(NEW YORK) — It doesn't seem that long ago that Apple CEO Tim Cook first began talking about the game-changing Apple Watch that was to come.Seven months later, what Cook calls Apple's "most personal" device will be on the wrists of the first
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Binge-watching cable and streamed TV has become an American obsession based on the findings of Deloitte LLP's Digital Democracy Survey.Nearly seven in ten of the 2,000 content consumers admitted binge watching a series
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Solar power is more popular than ever in the U.S. but it still has a long way to go to catch up with more traditional sources of heating homes and businesses.The online technology journal Clean Edge says on the positive
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The proposed marriage of Comcast and Time Warner Cable is over.Comcast will announced in a written statement Friday that it is walking away from the $45 billion deal involving it purchasing Time Warner stock.
Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Thursday was the 30th anniversary of the introduction of the ill-fate "New Coke."On April 23, 1985, Coca-Cola made the decision to replace the formula of its flagship soft drink. The decision was called one o
Ridofranz/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. government has filed a complaint against Quicken Loans, accusing the company of "improperly originating and underwriting mortgages insured by the Federal Housing Administration.""Those who do business wi
Alyssa Newcomb/ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Apple opened its Apple Watch app store for business Thursday, showing off the thousands of apps that have been developed for the company's first-ever wearable device.When displayed on the Apple Watch, the apps are repr
tarabird/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Wall Street continued in the upwards direction on Thursday, bringing the Nasdaq to an all-time high.The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 20.42 to close the day at 18,058.69.The Nasdaq ended trading at a new recor
Audi(NEW YORK) -- Audi is teaming up with Amazon and DHL to test a new delivery program that would turn the trunk of an Audi car into a place where the driver can receive quick package deliveries.Almost everyone has had the experience of not being home fo
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Blue Bell Creameries, which voluntarily recalled all of its ice cream this week due to possible listeria contamination, can learn lessons of what to do -- and not to do -- from the biggest recent recalls in the country.In it
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Facebook users are a key part of how the company makes its money -- and the social network can put a price on how much revenue the average user helped generate over the past quarter by interacting with advertiseme
iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The first YouTube video ever was in praise of elephants.The video sharing website's story begins with a short video of a guy at a zoo admiring the elephants and their "really, really, really long trunks."Ten years
Apple, Inc.(NEW YORK) — The Apple Watch is meant to be a lot of things to the person who wears it. Chief among those roles are personal assistant, concierge, health coach and wallet.When Apple's flagship wearable device gets strapped onto the wrists
 
 
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