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Google buys Pixel team for $1.1B

posted: 09/22/2017 1:58 a.m. Discuss

SAN FRANCISCO -- 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.

S&P lowers China’s credit rating, cites risk from rising debt

posted: 09/22/2017 1:57 a.m. Discuss

SHANGHAI -- China and the world received a fresh warning Thursday that the country's borrowing in recent years threatens the stability of one of the global economy's most important growth engines.

Insurers tallying hurricane losses

posted: 09/22/2017 1:57 a.m. Discuss

NEW YORK -- Allstate expects insurance losses of about $593 million in August after Hurricane Harvey left a path of destruction along the Gulf Coast.

Mercedes takes aim at Tesla with U.S. electric production

posted: 09/22/2017 1:56 a.m. Discuss

Daimler AG plans to spend $1 billion to start production of Mercedes-Benz electric vehicles at its Alabama factory, setting the world's largest luxury-car maker up to battle with battery-car specialist Tesla Inc. on its home turf.

Market report: Stocks drop as tech sector slides

posted: 09/22/2017 1:55 a.m. Discuss

A slide in technology companies weighed on U.S. stocks Thursday, pulling the market lower for the first time this week and erasing modest gains from a day earlier.

Indiana's Gary asks Amazon for a shot

posted: 09/22/2017 1:55 a.m. Discuss

Karen Freeman-Wilson knows her city is in trouble.

Business news in brief

posted: 09/22/2017 1:54 a.m. Discuss

Clinton airport traffic higher in August

News in brief

posted: 09/22/2017 1:53 a.m. Discuss

Windstream drops 21 workers, 18 in LR

Arkansas panel OKs cutoff date for herbicide's use next year

posted: 09/21/2017 5:54 p.m. Discuss

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas regulators approved a cutoff date for the use next year of an herbicide that has prompted scores of complaints in several states from farmers who say the weed killer has drifted onto their crops and caused damage.

Retailer H&M sets opening date for store at Little Rock's Park Plaza mall

posted: 09/21/2017 4:09 p.m. Comments 2

The first of Little Rock’s two planned H&M stores is set to open next month, the company said Thursday.

Google buys HTC's Pixel team in $1.1B bet on devices

posted: 09/21/2017 11:52 a.m. Discuss

SAN FRANCISCO — 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.

Siloam Springs plant to close, 238 jobs end

posted: 09/21/2017 2:11 a.m. Discuss

An Arkansas vegetable production plant employing more than 230 workers is closing after owner Del Monte Foods said it's selling its subsidiary Sager Creek Vegetable to McCall Farms Inc.

U.S. home resales decline 1.7%

posted: 09/21/2017 2:10 a.m. Discuss

U.S. home sales fell 1.7 percent in August, pulled down by the effects of Hurricane Harvey and an increasing shortage of available properties.

Key rate stays as is, Fed decides

posted: 09/21/2017 2:09 a.m. Discuss

The Federal Reserve left its benchmark interest rate unchanged and said Wednesday that it would begin to withdraw some of the trillions of dollars that it invested in the U.S. economy after the 2008 financial crisis.

Nestle buys image in coffee deal

posted: 09/21/2017 2:08 a.m. Discuss

Big companies are good at lots of things. Managing complex supply chains. Buying in bulk to get the lowest prices from suppliers. Getting products on lots of store shelves and in front of lots of consumers.

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