NEW YORK - Consumers could no longer receive multiple calls a day from debt collectors and would have more ability to dispute their bills under proposals released Thursday to overhaul the multibillion-dollar debt collection industry.
Georgia's annual sales tax holiday is in effect Saturday and Sunday
SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook is once again getting pushy about how people message one another.
Nintendo sees loss despite new game
TOKYO - Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co. sagged into a loss of $232 million for the fiscal first quarter, despite the global success of the "Pokemon Go" augmented reality game.
NEW YORK - Boeing, absorbing billions in write-downs related to two of its newest commercial jets and a military fuel tanker, reported its first quarterly loss in nearly seven years. Yet revenue for the Chicago aerospace giant rose 1 percent to $24.
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that near-term risks to the U.S. economy have diminished, reviving the prospect that it will resume raising interest rates as soon as September.
The Fed noted that the U.S.
SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter is in danger of becoming the next internet company forced into a desperation sale if it cannot find a way to start luring people and advertisers back to its sometimes-befuddling messaging service.
WASHINGTON - Americans bought new homes in June at the fastest pace in more than eight years, a sign that a solid job market and low mortgage rates are bolstering the U.S. housing market.
One of America's largest construction projects - the addition of two nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle - is expected to get even larger this year.
SPARKS, Nev. - It's Tesla Motors' biggest bet yet: amassive, $5 billion factory in the Nevada desert that could nearly double the world's production of lithium-ion batteries.