May is traditionally a strong month for the auto industry. This year's calendar, with five weekends, gave it an extra boost.
The three solid monthly gains in factory orders should provide support to the overall economy, which is expected to stage a robust rebound in the April-June quarter.
Higher mortgage rates, tight credit and a limited supply of available homes have slowed the housing recovery.
Ballmer is a huge basketball fan, but is organized and analytical enough to manage a large organization.
The iMessage chat service will now let you communicate with devices that aren't running iOS.
Its baseband unit makes chips that control communication functions in mobile devices.
The April figure marked the third straight increase after the weather pushed spending down 0.4% in January.
The company plans to use proceeds from the Norwegian sale to accelerate activity in the U.S. and for additional stock buybacks.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, a pediatrician, topped the list of the most generous American philanthropists in 2013.
While major automakers are accelerating the development of self-driving technology, none has publicly discussed the release of a fully driverless car before 2020.
The playbook: Frame the debate. Wow potential allies with joy rides. Argue that driverless cars would make roads safer and create jobs.
More than 500 million people live in the area affected by Google's potential purge of personal information from its European search results.
Besides SpaceX, Boeing Co., Sierra Nevada Corp. and Blue Origin are developing "space taxis" with the goal of flying astronauts by 2017.
The latest figure reflects reductions in durable goods purchases such as autos and in services such as heating bills.
Four recalls announced.
SpaceX has proposed launching 12 rockets per year from the site east of Brownsville called Boca Chica Beach, but hasn't committed to pursuing permission to build there.
Southwest is being required to pay an extra $100,000 that was suspended after a similar offense last year.
Alcoa expects aluminum demand from aerospace companies to rise 9% this year.
Coinbase will instantly convert the bitcoins into cash, eliminating the risk of price fluctuations to Dish.
Higher prices and relatively tight supplies have limited sales.