American Airlines Apologizes For Barring Musician's ViolinA concert musician who was not allowed to board a flight with her violin hopes that the incident will raise awareness of regulations that permit violins and other small instruments as carry-on luggage.
How Amazon Convinced People To Pay For ShoppingAmazon is clearly entering its Prime, meaning its $100 annual membership program, now a decade old, which has accomplished the remarkable feat of convincing millions of people to pay an annual fee for the privilege of shopping.
Exxon Reports Q1 Earnings Of $1.81 BillionExxon Mobil on Friday reported first-quarter earnings of $1.81 billion. On a per share basis, the Irving company said that it had a profit of 43 cents. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations.
Dr Pepper Snapple's Q1 Earnings Rise 16 PercentDr Pepper Snapple Group's first-quarter profit rose 16 percent on a mix of slightly higher prices and an uptick in demand for some of its soft drinks and other beverages. The results were announced Wednesday.
Rovi Buying TiVo In $1.1B Cash & Stock DealDigital TV listing company Rovi is buying TiVo in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $1.1 billion. Rovi Corp. said Friday that it will pay $10.70 in cash and stock for each TiVo Inc. share.
Texas-Based Company Announces Plans For Office In ParagouldA Texas-based broadband company has announced plans to open an office in Paragould and create about 30 jobs.
Significant Premium Hikes Expected Under Obama Health LawInsurers say the law's coverage has been a financial drain for many of them, and they're setting the stage for hikes that in some cases could reach well into the double digits.
McDonald's Testing "Simpler" McNugget RecipeMcDonald's wants to take some mystery ingredients out of their Chicken McNuggets. The world's biggest hamburger chain said that it is testing out a recipe that is free of artificial preservatives.
FTC Rules Amazon Is Liable For In-App ChargesA federal judge on Wednesday ruled that Amazon is liable for in-app purchases made by children, the latest development in a suit filed by the Federal Trade Commission in 2014.
DIRECTV Deal Helps AT&T Beat Q1 ForecastsAT&T on Tuesday posted better-than-expected results for its first quarter, lifted by the acquisition of DIRECTV. The Dallas company said that it is on track to reach savings related to the deal of $1.5 billion or better by the end of the year.
Pilgrims Pride Recalls 4 Million Pounds Of Cooked Chicken ProductsPilgrim's Pride is recalling more than 4 million pounds of its cooked chicken products.
Apple Reports iPhone Sales Down, 1st Revenue Drop Since 2003Apple says quarterly revenue fell for the first time in more than a decade, as iPhone sales fell compared with a year ago.