Google reveals copyrighted material claims

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE) — Google on Thursday, May 24, began revealing details about requests for links to be removed from Internet search results on the grounds they lead to more…

Airbus eyes fatter profits from seats for obese

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE) — Airbus is offering US airlines buying its A320 passenger jet extra-wide seats for obese passengers, leading to fatter profits, Airbus' aircraft interiors director said Thursday, more…

Restaurants decry 'Yelp extortion'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SACRAMENTO BEE) — Restaurant owner Sonny Mayugba was given an offer he almost could not refuse two weeks ago. Not by a local gangster, but by a user more…

Target launches 'gay'-pride T-shirt line

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MINNEAPOLIS STAR-TRIBUNE) — Two years after a brouhaha erupted over its support of a group backing Tom Emmer, the Republican gubernatorial candidate who opposed gay marriage, Target Corp. more…

Beer sellers back state's liquor monopoly

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HARRISBURG PATRIOT-NEWS) — Beer wholesalers in Pennsylvania are speaking out against ending the state’s longtime liquor monopoly. In a letter sent out earlier this week to members of more…

Citigroup loses $20 million on Facebook IPO trades

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Citigroup's Automated Trading Desk (ATD) had trading losses of around $20 million stemming from Facebook's botched initial public offering on Nasdaq OMX Group's U.S. exchange, a more…

Buffett says 'free news' unsustainable

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) Warren Buffett, whose Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK/A) struck a deal this month to acquire 63 newspapers, said he may buy more publications as the industry rethinks whether more…