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  • Oculus unveils new prototype VR headset

    Updated: Sat, Sep 20, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oculus has unveiled a new prototype of its virtual reality headset. However, the VR company still isn't ready to release a consumer edition. The hew headset features a higher resolution and refresh rate, 360-degree head tracking and integrated headphones. Oculus...

  • Astronauts getting 3-D printer at space station

    Updated: 34 min ago

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The 3-D printing boom is about to invade space. NASA is sending a 3-D printer to the International Space Station in hopes that astronauts will be able to one day fix their spacecraft by cranking out spare parts on the spot. The printer, made by a Northern...

  • 2016 may loom, but Jeb Bush is focused on business

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — While other Republicans considering the 2016 presidential race are openly laying the foundations of potential campaigns, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is busy tending to a growing personal business empire. It's a break in style from recent candidates who...

  • Chrysler recalling nearly 189,000 SUVs

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler is recalling nearly 189,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos in the U.S. to fix a fuel pump problem that can cause the SUVs to stall. The recall covers some 2011 models with 3.6-liter V6 or 5.7-liter V8 engines. Chrysler says a relay can fail, increasing...

  • At a Glance: the business dealings of Jeb Bush

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Jeb Bush entered the Florida governor's mansion in 1999 with a net worth of $2 million, a relatively modest fortune compared with others in the Bush family. After eight years, his wealth had dipped to roughly $1.3 million. Within months of leaving office, he started a consulting firm,...

  • With Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — China's e-commerce giant Alibaba began trading its shares Friday on the New York Stock Exchange. Here are ten things to know about Alibaba, and why its initial public offering made history: THE BIGGEST: Alibaba raised $21.8 billion in its debut, making it the biggest...

  • 5 ways to protect yourself from data breaches

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information. Home Depot said Thursday that malicious software lurking in its check-out terminals between April and September...

  • Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed nearly 40 percent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors seemingly unlimited growth potential and a way to tap into the burgeoning Chinese middle class. The sharp demand for shares sent the...

  • Stop the presses: Colorado Springs Public Market coming to former Gazette building

    By rich laden -
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    A portion of the former Gazette property on downtown's east edge will become home to the Colorado Springs Public Market - a long-envisioned, year-round venue and gathering place for local food growers and producers, other related businesses, consumers and tourists. The nonprofit...

  • Booming tourism business in Colorado Springs boosts tax collections

    By Wayne Heilman -
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    A strong summer tourism season helped push Colorado Springs sales tax collections in August to a fourth consecutive monthly increase, while the city's tax on hotel rooms and rental cars set a record, according to a report from the Colorado Springs Finance Department. Collections of...