(LiPo Ching)
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer to answer $38 billion question

01/25/2015 03:37 PM EST
Mayer has made strides reviving Yahoo's business, but many shareholders care less about the Internet pioneer's core products than they do about its huge assets in Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba, which went public in September.
 
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From families to states, cheap oil forces budget reshuffling
01/19/2015 01:58 PM EST - In ways large and small, plummeting oil prices are now reverberating through businesses, towns, schools and family budgets, causing confusion and changing plans. Full Story

Wolverton: What Microsoft didn't say about Windows 10 is important to know
01/23/2015 09:14 PM EST - Microsoft’s new operating system has plenty of attractive new features, but the company left unanswered some important questions, such as how its update program will actually work. Full Story

Spending choices that offer most bang for your buck
01/23/2015 09:25 PM EST - Rather than simply cut back on dinners out or trips to the mall, think instead about how to spend more meaningfully.  Full Story

Berkshire Medical Center set to reopen concussion clinic
01/25/2015 09:24 AM EST - PITTSFIELD - Berkshire Medical Center is reopening its concussion clinic with a new director and a streamlined method of gathering patient referrals. Full Story

Google wireless service could disrupt carriers
01/23/2015 09:10 AM EST - Reports that Google plans to sell its own mobile-phone plans this year sent a warning to the telecom industry and were met with enthusiasm from consumers, officials and analysts hoping the move will push down prices and inspire better service.
 
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Windows 10: What Microsoft is changing in its free OS upgrade
01/23/2015 07:30 PM EST - Microsoft unveiled its upcoming Windows 10 operating system last week, here are some of the key features that are expected to debut by the end of the year. Full Story

eBay to shed 2,400 jobs, may split into three companies
01/21/2015 09:10 PM EST - eBay confirmed Wednesday a corporate shake-up that will split off PayPal will result in more than 2,000 layoffs, and the San Jose e-commerce company said it could split the company in three instead of just two. Full Story

Google to enter wireless business
01/22/2015 11:38 AM EST - Google is taking a leap into the wireless business, according to reports that say the Internet giant plans to partner with Sprint and T-Mobile to sell mobile phone plans directly to customers. Full Story

Biz Break: Netflix to stream 'The Interview' starting Saturday; shares surge
01/20/2015 07:12 PM EST - Today: Netflix demolishes expectations for profits and subscriber growth while landing 'The Interview,' leading to a late charge for the stock. Full Story

Zoo offers creepy way for lovelorn to get even with exes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Feeling the sting of rejection? Itching to get even with an ex? The San Francisco Zoo is offering the burned and spurned masses the chance to "adopt" a hissing cockroach or giant scorpion in honor of their special ex-someone for Valentine's Day. Full Story
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Trainor and Styles write a duet about heartbreak

LONDON (AP) — Meghan Trainor and Harry Styles have put their heartbreak into a duet. The American singer known for the megahit "All About That Bass" and the One Direction star got together to write a song called "Someday Maybe. Full Story
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Seth Rogen sorry for 'American Sniper' comments

“The Interview” actor compared Clint Eastwood’s movie to a Nazi propaganda film depicted in “Inglourious Basterds” because both dealt with snipers, he says; but his comments were taken by many to suggest he was dismissing “American Sniper” as pro-war propaganda.