Business

Northrop Grumman to buy aerospace manufacturer Orbital ATK

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Northrop Grumman, one of the nation’s largest defense contractors, announced on Monday that...

Business

European trade mission explores Ogden as potential outdoor business 'base camp'

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Members of the EU4Sports Clusters Alliance Trade Mission spent several days in Junction City, meeting with its business leaders, sampling local trails and exploring whether Ogden could be a good jumping-off point to plunge into a United States market.


Business

Google bites off big piece of HTC in $1.1B bet on devices

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its arsenal of digital services. The deal announced Thursday underscores how serious Google is becoming about designing...


Business

Asian shares weaken, dollar up after Fed's latest statement

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HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower and the dollar strengthened Thursday after the Fed said it would start trimming its bond holdings and planned one more interest rate increase this year. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.7 percent to 20,453.68 as the yen weakened...


Government

Trump: GOP health bill short of votes before deadline

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday the Republicans’ last-resort “Obamacare” repeal effort remains two or three votes short, forecasting days of furious lobbying ahead with a crucial deadline looming next week. The legislation by Sens. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and Lindsey...


Business

Review: Apple Watch goes solo, but don't dump your phone yet

Digital Life Apple Watch Review

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A chief gripe with Apple Watch is that it requires you to keep an iPhone with you for most tasks. The inclusion of GPS last year helped on runs and bike rides, but you’re still missing calls and messages without the phone nearby. A new model with its own cellular-network...


Business

Janet Yellen: Wells Fargo's conduct has been 'unacceptable'

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Wednesday delivered a bruising assessment of Wells Fargo, calling “unacceptable” the megabank’s admissions that its employees had potentially set up as many as 3.2 million fake accounts that customers did not want so they could...


Business

Black employees of BLT Prime, in Trump Hotel, allege racial discrimination

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Dominique Hill and Irving Smith Jr. had good jobs. Last year, Hill worked as a bartender at P.F. Chang’s in Tysons Corner (Virginia) and Smith had recently been promoted to bartender at Wildfire grill, also in Tysons. Each had more than a decade of...


Business

GOP report accuses watchdog of going easy on Wells Fargo

NEW YORK (AP) — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could have fined Wells Fargo in excess of $10 billion for its illegal sales practices but instead settled for $100 million, according to the agency’s internal documents released by Congressional Republicans this week. The CFPB also had...


Business

Apple Watch's problem with Internet connection will be fixed, company says

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The main selling point of Apple’s new version of its Watch is that the device can connect independently to cellular networks, making it possible to place calls or run navigation on its own without being tethered to the iPhone. But Apple on Wednesday acknowledged that...


Business

Your Social Security number may not be secure. But how could we replace it?

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. They’re supposed to be the nine most closely guarded numbers in your life. But with an ever-growing number of companies asking for Social Security numbers - and then hit by cyber breaches exposing them - experts say the Social Security number is clearly a flawed way...


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