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Minnesota lawmakers consider loosening state's liquor laws

May. 11, 2022 17:03 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are considering a lifting a cap on growler sales, a high priority for the state's craft brewers, and letting local distilleries sell normal-sized bottles of their spirits direct to drinkers. The bill slated for debate in the House on...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

May. 09, 2022 12:28 PM EDT

Akron Beacon Journal. May 8, 2022. Editorial: Ohio primary winners, redistricting vote and leaked opinion on abortion leave many on edge Donald J. Trump served one term before losing in 2020, but the effects of his reign and his win-at-any-cost attitude continue. ...

Apple delivers strong quarter, but warns of trouble ahead

Apr. 28, 2022 18:30 PM EDT

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Apple on Thursday reported strong quarterly results despite supply shortages, but warned that its growth slowdown is likely to deepen. The company said it's still struggling to get enough chips to meet demand and contending with COVID-related shutdowns at factories in...

Micron Technology is sued for alleged patent infringement

Apr. 28, 2022 17:41 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Bell Semiconductor has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against computer chipmaker Micron Technology. The lawsuit filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court contends that Boise, Idaho-based Micron is using without authorization a process for making semiconductor...

This Week: New home sales, Apple earns, consumer spending

Apr. 25, 2022 00:11 AM EDT

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: HOUSING MARKET BELLWETHER The Commerce Department issues its March tally of new U.S. home sales Tuesday. Economists forecast that sales slowed last month to a...

Energy-thirsty Bitcoin miners seek ways to dump fossil fuels

Apr. 21, 2022 15:03 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — For the past year a company that “mines” cryptocurrency had what seemed the ideal location for its thousands of power-thirsty computers working around the clock to verify bitcoin transactions: the grounds of a coal-fired power plant in rural Montana. But...

IBM, Stride rise; Netflix, Baker Hughes fall

Apr. 20, 2022 16:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Wednesday: Netflix Inc., down $122.42 to $226.19. The streaming video giant lost subscribers for the first time in more than a decade and it expects those losses to accelerate this quarter....

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Apr. 20, 2022 13:28 PM EDT

Wilkes-Barre Citizens Voice. April 16, 2022. Editorial: Legislators lose lease on patience Nearly 20 years ago, when state Sen. Ed Helfrick was asked why he thought it was appropriate to spend more than $600 of public money every month for his lease of a Mercedes-Benz...

Congress seeks compromise to boost computer chip industry

Apr. 18, 2022 15:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A global computer chip shortage has made it harder for consumers to get their hands on cars, computers and other modern-day necessities, so Congress is looking to boost chip manufacturing and research in the United States with billions of dollars from the federal government. ...

Warren Buffett buying spree goes on, HP soars on 11.5% stake

Apr. 07, 2022 18:46 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Shares of HP Inc. jumped nearly 15% Thursday after Warren Buffett's company snapped up more than 11% of the printer and computer maker over the past week in another uncharacteristic tech investment from the billionaire. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said in a filing...