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NEW YORK (AP) — A bevy of big-name retailers including Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Best-Buy Co. and Target Corp., are teaming up to create a company that will give customers another way to make purchases: with their cellphones.
NEW YORK (AP) — Cisco Systems, the world's largest maker of computer networking equipment, is set to report fourth-quarter results after the market closes Wednesday, and analysts will be listening for hints about global demand.
The digital environments help students blend education and experience, one MBA student says.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Four years ago, then-Sen. Barack Obama got a head start on Arizona Sen. John McCain when it came to reaching voters online, on their mobile phones and on social media. Young voters, the group most likely to tune in digitally to the presidential campaign, broke overwhelmingly for Obama, giving him the biggest margin of victory among that age group ever recorded.
SEATTLE (AP) — These aren't your typical loos. One uses microwave energy to transform human waste into electricity. Another captures urine and uses it for flushing. And still another turns excrement into charcoal.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times Co. named outgoing BBC head Mark Thompson as its next chief executive, saying it valued his record in helping the British broadcaster expand online.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The computer network at the California Department of Motor Vehicles went down for several hours Tuesday, triggering delays as clerks at field offices throughout the state processed driver's licenses and registrations by hand.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Groupon's stock is 27 percent cheaper Tuesday, but that doesn't make it a bargain.
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook's early investors and a handful of directors will become eligible on Thursday to sell stock they own in the social networking company. It marks the beginning of a time-honored process for public companies, one that will give many Facebook employees the same right to sell their shares this fall.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Add Angie's List to the list of Internet companies now trading below their IPO price.