- Comcast to offer super-fast Internet in Nashville Updated: May-07-15 3:34 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Comcast says it is bringing its super-fast Internet service to Nashville, but won't say how much it will cost to install or subscribe.
- Campaign seeks to help consumers pick safe blinds, shades Updated: May-06-15 6:40 pm
WASHINGTON - Trying to figure out which window blinds or shades are safe to buy for homes with young children?
- Jeni's traces listeria to ice cream pint-filling machine Updated: May-06-15 6:34 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams says it has traced the source of listeria in its Ohio production facility to a pint-filling machine.
- US sues NY plastic surgery practice, alleging discrimination Updated: May-06-15 6:16 pm
NEW YORK - A federal prosecutor has sued a cosmetic surgery practice with offices in Manhattan and on Long Island, saying it discriminates against prospective customers with HIV.
- Lyft says it plans to pull out of New Mexico, citing rules Updated: May-06-15 6:13 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Ride-booking service Lyft says it's suspending operations in New Mexico after state regulators passed new requirements that the company called "onerous."
- Drug developer Adaptimmune skids after IPO raises $191M Updated: May-06-15 4:43 pm
NEW YORK - Shares of cancer drug developer Adaptimmune fell Wednesday after the British company's initial public offering raised $191.3 million.
- Pharmaceutical firm wants lethal injection drugs returned Updated: May-06-15 4:43 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A drugmaker has asked states to return supplies of the company's products that could be used for lethal injection in a broad request that included states that don't use the drugs in question.
- Using a smartphone microscope to detect parasites in blood Updated: May-06-15 3:14 pm
WASHINGTON - Prick a finger and have the blood checked for parasites - by smartphone? Scientists are turning those ubiquitous phones into microscopes and other medical tools that could help fight diseases in remote parts of the world.
- Gov. Deal signs bills regulating ride-hailing in Georgia Updated: May-06-15 2:22 pm
ATLANTA - Ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft, which connect riders with drivers by means of a smartphone app, will soon have to comply with some Georgia regulations under legislation signed Wednesday by Gov. Nathan Deal.
- Alexion Pharma to pay $8.4 billion for Synageva BioPharma Updated: May-06-15 11:49 am
Alexion Pharmaceuticals will pay a huge premium to buy Synageva BioPharma in an $8.4-billion deal for a rare disease treatment maker that lost nearly $60 million in the first quarter and has no products on the market.
- Welch Allyn continues acquisitions, buys scale maker Updated: May-06-15 6:37 am
SKANEATELES, New York - Welch Allyn continues to adjust to the rapid changes occurring in health care.
- Tech executive mourned by Silicon Valley luminaries Updated: May-05-15 11:11 pm
PALO ALTO, California - Tech industry luminaries and friends gathered Tuesday for a memorial service honoring David Goldberg, a popular business leader whose marriage to Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg made them one of Silicon Valley's most prominent couples.
- House GOP unveils proposal to end state budget shortfall Updated: May-05-15 10:52 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama House Republicans on Tuesday threw their support behind a proposal to raise taxes while cutting and consolidating state government to solve the state's looming general fund budget crisis.
- Comcast says adding thousands of customer-support jobs Updated: May-05-15 7:11 pm
CHICAGO - Comcast, long dogged by a terrible reputation for customer service, is planning to hire thousands and is rolling out new tools to improve its interactions with customers.
- Hawaiian Airlines earns record amount from baggage fees Updated: May-05-15 2:42 pm
HONOLULU - Baggage fees are a big bonus for Hawaiian Airlines: the company earned more from the fees in 2014 than it did in overall earnings.
- Ex-clinic chief in Las Vegas hepatitis case gets prison time Updated: May-05-15 1:53 pm
LAS VEGAS - The former business chief of a Las Vegas medical clinic linked to a 2007 hepatitis C outbreak has been sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit health care fraud.
- W.Va. company admits distributing unapproved products Updated: May-05-15 1:31 pm
MARTINSBURG, West Virginia - An Eastern Panhandle company faces a maximum $250,000 fine after admitting that it distributed medical products without federal approval.
- US reopens investigation into Jeep, Dodge sun visors Updated: May-05-15 1:29 pm
DETROIT - The U.S. government is reopening an investigation into Jeep and Dodge sun visors after reports that some caught fire even after a recall repair.
- Googling on mobile devices surpasses PCs in US for 1st time Updated: May-05-15 1:13 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Google's influential search engine has hit a tipping point in technology's shift to smartphones. More search requests are now being made on mobile devices than on personal computers in the U.S. and many other parts of the world.
- AP source: Goldberg died after collapsing in gym Updated: May-04-15 10:14 pm
David Goldberg, the SurveyMonkey CEO who also was Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg's husband, was exercising at a gym in a Mexican resort when he collapsed before he died Friday, a person close to the family said.
- McDonald's challenge: Make it simpler, but add choices Updated: May-04-15 2:41 pm
NEW YORK - McDonald's wants to simplify, simplify, simplify - but also add a bunch of choices for customers to avoid growing stale.
- Grand Island unveils deal for outsourcing ambulance billings Updated: May-04-15 10:26 am
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska - Grand Island has removed a veil over its deal with a company contracted to handle ambulance billings.
- Comcast now has more Internet than cable customers Updated: May-04-15 9:15 am
NEW YORK - Just before its $45 billion deal with Time Warner Cable collapsed over regulators' fears about a giant cable company's control over the Web, Comcast was racking up more Internet customers.
- State officials urge safety as more motorcycles hit the road Updated: May-04-15 5:04 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - May is national Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month and state officials are urging all drivers to share the road. The Governor's Highway Safety Office and the Tennessee Highway Patrol are warning that more motorcycles will be out as the weather gets warmer.
- Parents, businesses to push for NY child safe product act Updated: May-04-15 3:04 am
ALBANY, New York - A coalition of businesses and parents from around New York state are supporting legislation that would phase out the use of certain chemicals in toys.