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Photo by Evelyn Hockstein/For The Washington Post via Getty Images(RENO, Nev.) -- Citing a recent court decision, ridesharing company Uber said that it would temporarily suspend service in the state of Nevada.On Tuesday, a Washoe County District Court judge issued an injunction against the company, preventing it from operating statewide. [...]
Thu, Nov 27, 2014
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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- More than 46 million Americans who are expected to travel more than 50 miles away from home in the coming days may have to contend with wintry weather throwing a wrench in their plans. No one likes being stuck in an airport or traffic [...]
Wed, Nov 26, 2014
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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Twitter will soon start taking a peek at the other apps on your smartphone as a way to create a more personalized experience unless users take steps to opt out of the feature. The social networking company, which depends largely on targeted advertising, said the [...]
Wed, Nov 26, 2014
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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Stocks closed with slight gains on Wednesday, just enough to push the market further into record territory. The Dow Jones Industrial Average went up 12.81 points to 17,827.75. The Nasdaq climbed 29.07 points to 4,787.32, while the S&P 500 jumped 5.80 points to 2,072.83. The number of people seeking [...]
Wed, Nov 26, 2014
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Walmart settles false advertising probe

New York has settled a false advertising probe with Walmart, over an alleged fake “sugar tax.”  State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman yesterday announced that the retail chain has agreed to pay nearly 70-thousand dollars, stemming from a nationwide soda sale in...

End of an era in Babylon

An iconic Suffolk County movie theater has shut its doors after being in business for nearly a century.  “Newsday” reports Babylon Cinemas showed its last film at 7:45 p.m. Sunday.  The theatre’s shiny marquee and fluorescent sign have been staples of the...

Look before you pump

An effort in Suffolk to make sure motorists know what they’re paying at the pump has hit a dead end.  The measure requiring gas stations to post their credit prices on roadside signs, only if the credit price is 5 percent more than the cash price, was voted down Tuesday...

Quick Chek coming to Long Island

A New Jersey convenience store chain is opening its first location on Long Island in October and envisions expanding that beachhead to as many as 20 or 30 stores in future years, an executive said Monday. QuickChek, based in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, will stage a...

Some of LI’s executives took home $377 million

Two-hundred forty eight of Long Island’s highest-paid executives took home $377 million in total in 2013, according to an analysis of executive compensation complied for Newsday by Standard & Poor’s. This year’s analysis, which looked at 2013 compensation, showed a wide...

Best 2014 Memorial Day Weekend Freebies and Deals

(NEW YORK) –  Whether you want to chill indoors this Memorial Day weekend or out and about, make sure to remember these weekend freebies and deals. Food and Drink: Jamba Juice offers a printable coupon for a “Buy One Get One Free” smoothie or juice through...

Camera Maker GoPro Files for IPO

(SAN MATEO, Calif.) — Camera maker GoPro announced plans Monday to file its initial public offering, detailing the company’s finances and goal to raise up to $100 million in its estimated offering size. The San Mateo-based company is best-known for its small video...

Guacamole Burger, Breakfast Quesarito Coming to Chain Near You?

(NEW YORK) — Fast food chains sneakily test new foods in random markets all the time — and it used to be almost impossible to hear about it outside that area.Now, though, in the social media era, serious food fans can find out about potential new menu items way before...