By RAPHAEL SATTERAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Britain's data regulator has reopened its investigation into Google's Street View, saying that an inquiry by authorities in the United States raised new doubts about the disputed program.
Steve Eckersley, e
By ALAN CLENDENNING and HAROLD HECKLEAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Spain's benchmark borrowing rate hit its highest level Tuesday since the country adopted the euro currency, after ratings agency Fitch downgraded 18 banks on Tuesday and investors continued to find more quest
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Great Recession shrank Americans' wealth so much that in 2010 median family net worth was no more than it had been in 1992 after adjusting for inflation, the Federal Reserve reported Monday.
By DESMOND BUTLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The International Monetary Fund is estimating that Spanish banks need at least a euro40 billion ($49.87 billion) capital injection following a stress test it performed on the country's financial sector.
By YURI KAGEYAMAAP Business Writer
TOKYO (AP) - Former Olympus Corp. Chief Executive Michael Woodford will receive 10 million pounds (1.2 billion yen, $15.4 million) in a settlement over his dismissal from the Japanese camera and medical equipment maker.
By CHRISTINA REXRODEAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The Nasdaq stock exchange tried to make amends with investors ensnared by technical problems on the day Facebook went public.
But the apology was not universally accepted.
Nasdaq said Wedne
By CASSANDRA VINOGRADAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Business social network LinkedIn and online dating service eHarmony said Wednesday that some of their users' passwords were stolen and millions appear to have been leaked onto the Internet.
By Robyn Ross,
Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth are engaged, People reports.
"I'm so happy to be engaged and look forward to a life of happiness with Liam," Cyrus said.
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Hemsworth, 22, popped the question to the 19-year-old