- Charter nears deal for Time Warner Cable Updated: May-25-15 6:48 pm
Charter Communications Inc. is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.
- North Carolina considers law regulating virtual currencies Updated: May-25-15 11:19 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Legislators in America's second-largest banking center are considering regulations for Bitcoin and other virtual currencies.
- Nevada utility regulators facing big decision on Switch bid Updated: May-21-15 3:46 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Power industry experts are challenging a Public Utilities Commission of Nevada legal memo issued this month that critiques a Las Vegas tech company for wanting to sever its ties with the main power supplier in the state, NV Energy.
- Judge won't reopen RadioShack intellectual property auction Updated: May-20-15 6:11 pm
WILMINGTON, Delaware - A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Wednesday refused to reopen a disputed auction for the sale of RadioShack's intellectual property, including trademarks and data on some 67 million customers of the electronics retailer.
- House panel votes to repeal country-origin meat labeling law Updated: May-20-15 4:38 pm
WASHINGTON - A House committee has voted to get rid of labels on packages of meat that say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered.
- USDA creates new government certification for GMO-free Updated: May-14-15 5:09 pm
WASHINGTON - The Agriculture Department has developed a new government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified ingredients.
- Sally Beauty confirms second data breach Updated: May-14-15 8:13 am
DENTON, Texas - The Sally Beauty chain confirmed Thursday that it has suffered its second data breach in just over two years.
- AG sues landlord for unsafe homes, some rented to refugees Updated: May-12-15 6:58 pm
PITTSBURGH - A western Pennsylvania landlord rented unsafe and uninhabitable apartments, many of them to Bhutanese refugees, and violated state consumer protection laws in the process, the state attorney general said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday.
- Kilmartin warns consumers of fake tech support scam Updated: May-09-15 1:40 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rhode Island's attorney general is warning about the resurgence of a scam where consumers receive unsolicited phone calls from individuals claiming to be technical support staff from a virus protection software company.
- New York issues 1st charter for virtual currency exchange Updated: May-07-15 4:02 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York regulators have granted their first charter under the state's banking law for a commercial exchange for virtual currency to itBit Trust Company LLC. It can begin operating immediately.
- Oxfam America presses SEC on drafting disclosure regulations Updated: May-06-15 8:53 pm
BOSTON - The aid group Oxfam America is pressing federal officials to draft regulations aimed at requiring U.S.-listed oil, gas, and mining companies to publish what they pay to governments for access to natural resources in foreign countries.
- EU moves to help tech companies compete with US giants Updated: May-06-15 10:32 am
BRUSSELS - The European Union has unveiled a long-term strategy to help its technology companies compete with U.S. giants like Google and Amazon by unifying the continent's digital sector and taking a hard line on abuses by dominant firms.