By The Associated Press
PRICE SHIFT: Verizon Wireless is dropping nearly all of its phone plans in favor of pricing schemes that encourage consumers to connect their non-phone devices, like tablets and PCs, to Verizon's network.
ABOUT THE PLANS: The new plan
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press Writer
President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are sharpening their economic talking points.
Romney wants to keep needling Obama over his comments on the private sector doing "fine" and Obama is likely seeking ano
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 JOE McDONALD and KELVIN CHANAP Business Writers
BEIJING (AP) - A guaranteed aisle seat, special meals, access to the VIP lounge - and tickets to a musical?
Airlines want to raise new revenues by selling such extras alongside tickets and are locked in a battle
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Employees are meeting with managers of The Times-Picayune as the newspaper prepares to trim its staff and publish three days a week.
Parent company Advance Publications plans to form a new company to oversee one of the nation's oldest newspa
By ALEX KENNEDYAssociated Press
SINGAPORE (AP) - Oil hovered above $83 a barrel Wednesday in Asia amid speculation OPEC will likely leave its production quotas unchanged at this week's meeting.
Benchmark oil for July delivery rose 17 cents to $83.49 per barr
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