• Samsung ditches plastic design, HTC One improves camera

    Updated: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung has unveiled a stylish new flagship phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass. The South Korean phone manufacturer also unveiled a premium model with a display that curves around the left and right edges so that...

  • Q&A on Samsung's new mobile pay: Here's what's we know

    Updated: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Last fall, Apple launched Apple Pay, bringing mobile-payment technology to the iPhone. Samsung now wants to get that on Android phones — at least the ones it makes. The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones announced Sunday will come with mobile-pay capabilities. Samsung's...

  • Congress' dysfunction not limited to Homeland Security fight

    Updated: 20 min ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress' dysfunction isn't limited to the struggle to keep a Cabinet department running without interruption. Lawmakers couldn't finish their work last year and it's showing now. The leftover business could prove even more divisive than the dispute over rolling back...

  • Leadership change takes place at Broadmoor in Colorado Springs

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Jack Damioli takes over today from Steve Bartolin as only the seventh president and CEO in the nearly 97-year history of The Broadmoor hotel. But Damioli isn't just following in Bartolin's footsteps; he has practically been wearing the same shoes as Bartolin for much of his life....

  • O'Malley points to financial regulation as a campaign issue

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is considering entering the Democratic presidential race, said Saturday that financial regulation needs to be at the forefront of the 2016 campaign and suggested big banks need to be broken up if they might harm the...

  • Centennial-based health care technology group expanding into Colorado Springs

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: 15 hr ago

    Prime Health Collaborative, a Centennial-based group that works to build links between Colorado's technology and health care industries, will meet next month in Colorado Springs to expand those efforts to southern Colorado. Up to 75 health care industry executives, doctors, investors...

  • Silicon Valley shuttle drivers vote to unionize

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Shuttle drivers who ferry tech workers between Silicon Valley and San Francisco have voted for union representation. The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://tinyurl.com/nf3ltp2) that drivers working for Compass Transportation voted 104-38 in favor of joining...

  • Moody's downgrades Chicago's rating over pensions

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Moody's Investors Service has downgraded Chicago's credit rating to two levels above junk status, citing the city's $20 billion mountain of unfunded pension liabilities. The agency said Friday that it lowered the rating on $8.3 billion in general obligation debt from...

  • Annual report offers new clues about Buffett's successor

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett is proud of what he's built as Berkshire Hathaway's CEO over the past 50 years, but he's also willing to admit making a few costly mistakes along the way. Buffett used his annual shareholder letter released Saturday to make the case for...

  • Lawmakers may end tax break on jet fuel, to Delta's dismay

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia lawmakers may eliminate a tax break for airlines buying jet fuel at the world's busiest airport, setting up a face-off with one of the state's largest employers, Atlanta-based Delta Airlines. The latest version of the bill from Republican Rep. Earl Ehrhart would...