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Verizon customers in New Jersey have paid $15 billion in surcharges in return for the telecommunications giant's guarantee that it would deliver broadband internet - FiOS - to every resident of the Garden State by 2010. Now it appears that Verizon won't ever have to deliver it.
Graco Children's Products has added more than 403,000 child seats to last month's recall of 3.8 million to replace faulty harness buckles.
The Street: A median-income household can only afford the average-priced new car in one of the 25 largest U.S. metro areas, according to a new Interest.com report.
Chrysler is recalling more than 49,000 Dodge Charger muscle cars because a connector can overheat and knock out low-beam headlights.
The Street: Have $100? You have all you need to buy a go anywhere carry-on bag that will carry you through a week in glossy, urban Rome, or a week going boho chic in Taos, NM.
A congressional committee is investigating the way General Motors and a federal safety agency handled a deadly ignition switch problem in compact cars.
The Street: Procter & Gamble's latest focus uses testing and patents to design a "leak-proof" diaper that could keep competition well behind.
The Street: First there was the Target card breach that compromised many tens of millions of credit and debit cards. Then there was the Neiman Marcus breach. Then the Michael's breach. The list goes on, and so the question has to be asked: is it time to cut up your debit card?
The data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard.
The Street: If coffee continues to rise at a fast pace over a short period of time, brace for increases in the prices of ground coffee at your local supermarket.
The Street: With T-Mobile aggressively leading the way, monthly smartphone service rate plans in the United States have been dropping. Competitors AT&T, Sprint and Verizon are being forced to follow, and in some cases kicking, scratching and complaining.
The Street: Chipotle has quickly calmed the fears of guacamole lovers, stating that its warning was just a routine risk factor disclosure, much ado about nothing.
The Street: Green Mountain Coffee Roasters thinks that turning its Keurig business into iCoffee is just about the only way it can keep third-party suppliers from cutting into its take.
Of the five would-be owners of a second Philadelphia casino, only two - Bart Blatstein and Joe Procacci - are new to Pennsylvania's casino industry.
The Street: Financial advisory agency deVere Group recently asked 1,125 clients with investable assets of more than $1.5 million which subject was the most difficult to discuss with family, friends and colleagues.
The Street: Based on executives' own survey responses, they may be getting worse at basic human interaction as the economy improves
The next generation of the well-known Goodyear blimp is getting ready to take flight as the company moves toward replacing its old fleet of airships with a new trio.
The Street: The Boston Red Sox won the 2013 World Series after finishing last in their division in 2012, and the Chevrolet Impala has arguably made a similar "worst-to-first" move in the auto world this year.
The Street: Can a $1 billion deal really survive on the back of a product that's known only for being unknown? Bill Covaleski, co-founder of Pennsylvania's Victory Brewing Company, isn't so sure.
An unnamed Silicon Valley billionaire has purchased the world's most valuable life insurance policy.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has sued 16 big banks that set a key global interest rate, accusing them of fraud and conspiring to keep the rate low to enrich themselves. The banks, which include Bank of America Corp., Citigroup Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. in the U.S., are among the world's largest.
Catholic Health Care Services which operates six nursing homes and a retirement home, had an operating profit of $3.9 million in the year ended June 30.
The Street: What happens when a generation grows up during one of the worst economies in living memory? It learns to count on itself.
General Motors Co. got its first internal report on ignition-switch problems in small cars in 2001, while developing the Saturn Ion, the automaker said in a letter to U.S. regulators.
For 15 minutes a day, Tim Frazier, Penn State's senior point guard, finds a quiet place, switches on a podcast, and meditates. Along with his teammates, Frazier, the team's all-time leader in assists, has found that practicing mindfulness meditation - focusing on the breath with his eyes closed and becoming aware of his thoughts without judging them - has amped up his performance on the court.