• Yahoo beats 4Q profit forecasts

    Published: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — Yahoo Inc. (YHOO) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $166.3 million. The Sunnyvale, California-based company said it had profit of 17 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 30 cents per share. The results exceeded...

  • Peabody slumps on 4Q loss, mixed outlook, and dividend cut

    Updated: 27 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Peabody Energy Corp. traded lower Tuesday after the coal miner took a large loss in the fourth quarter and slashed its dividend payments to preserve cash. The company's stock declined 45 cents, or 6.7 percent, to $6.22 in afternoon trading. The global...

  • Snapchat to show content from big media brands

    Updated: 27 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Popular disappearing-message app Snapchat is introducing content from media companies such as Vice, CNN and People to its service as it works to broaden its audience. Snapchat said in a blog post Tuesday that the "Discover" feature is a new way for users to explore...

  • Oppenheimer paying $20M in settlements with US regulators

    Updated: 27 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Oppenheimer & Co. is paying $20 million in civil settlements with U.S. regulators who accused the investment firm of improper sales of penny stocks and inadequate controls against money laundering. The investment firm agreed to pay $10 million and is admitting...

  • FTC clears Albertsons' purchase of Safeway

    Updated: 28 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Supermarket chain Albertsons says U.S. regulators have approved its purchase of competitor Safeway Inc. The companies said Tuesday the deal has been cleared by the Federal Trade Commission and should close within five business days. Albertsons, which privately held...

  • Google expanding fiber service to 4 Southeastern metro areas

    Updated: 43 min ago

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Google said Tuesday it has selected four metro areas in the Southeast to receive its fiber optic service that can deliver Internet speeds at more than 50 times the national broadband average. The company said it will bring gigabit-speed service to Nashville,...

  • Microsoft tanks 10 percent, hit by 4 downgrades on earnings

    Updated: 58 min ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft shares plunged 10 percent Tuesday after the software giant reported quarterly revenue that beat expectations but warned that a weak PC market and a strong dollar will curb growth this year. Many analysts slashed price targets on the stock and some cut...

  • Mercedes selects AM General to make SUVs in the US

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — Military and commercial vehicle maker AM General will start making Mercedes-Benz SUVs this summer under a new, multi-year contract with the German automaker. AM General will make the R-Class SUV at its commercial vehicle plant in Mishawaka, Indiana. The R-Class, which...

  • American Indian tribes to discuss legal pot at conference

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — American Indian tribes wrestling with whether to legalize marijuana have scheduled a national conference on the topic next month in Washington state. Organizer Robert Odawi Porter, a tribal law expert and former president of Seneca Nation in New York, says there's been...

  • Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Jan. 19 to Sunday, Jan. 25 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. UNITED STATES 1. Mark Ronson, "Uptown Funk" (RCA...

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