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  • Judge's ruling puts stalled Colorado Springs project on road to revival

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    A federal bankruptcy judge in Denver approved a plan Monday for a committee of lienholders to take over the troubled Colorado Crossing project Nov. 4, ending a 4½-year bankruptcy that has left the five-building complex unfinished for nearly six years. The decision could help...

  • Samsung phones cleared for US government use

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday some of its Galaxy mobile devices were approved by the National Security Agency for use with classified U.S. government networks and data, a boost to the company's efforts to expand in the security-conscious business...

  • Apple Pay Q&A: What you need to know

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple's mobile payment system, Apple Pay, made its debut Monday. Now you can flash your new iPhone in the checkout line to pay for food, clothing and other goods. There's no need to pull out your credit card. But don't leave your wallet or purse behind quite...

  • A list of merchants taking Apple Pay

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    More than 200,000 payment locations in the U.S. are equipped to accept so-called contactless payments, including Apple Pay. Smaller merchants tend to be among the several millions that don't have the required equipment yet.

  • Colorado's top court upholds 2010 PERA ruling

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    A Colorado Supreme Court ruling on Monday upheld the state's 2010 decision to reduce annual cost-of-living increases for state employee retirees in an effort to make the retirement fund more financially sound. A number of retirees sued the state and the Colorado Public Employees'...

  • Colorado Springs call center won't close, after all -- and it's hiring

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    In a dramatic about-face, Firstsource Solutions Ltd. announced Monday that it will keep its Colorado Springs call center open and add 100 employees over the next 18 months after receiving a contract from a major health care plan to enroll new members. The India-based company said in...

  • Asian stocks meander after China growth slows

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets shrugged off China's weakest economic growth in five years, finding a silver lining in the fact it didn't slow as much as feared. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 was down 0.4 percent at 1,219.29 after soaring 4 percent Monday on expectations of...

  • Amazon and Simon & Schuster reach multiyear deal

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com and Hachette Book Group remain in a months-long standoff, but the online retailer has reached a multiyear agreement with another major New York publisher, Simon & Schuster. Amazon and Simon & Schuster both expressed satisfaction Monday with the deal, which...

  • Microsoft's Nadella gets $84M pay package

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft has given its new CEO Satya Nadella a pay package worth $84.3 million, most of it in the form of long-term stock awards. A regulatory document filed Monday shows Nadella got a salary for the fiscal year that ended June 30 of $918,917 and a $3.6 million...

  • GOP governors don't see 'Obamacare' going away

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — While Republicans in Congress shout, "Repeal Obamacare," GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medicaid expansion. Even if their party wins control of the Senate in the upcoming elections, they just don't see the law going away. Nine...

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