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  • Weakness in Eurozone, Asia pose risks to U.S. economy

    Troubles in the global economy have dogged the American economy since early in the recovery, with the Eurozone debt crisis, the so-called Arab Spring in the Middle East and the Japanese tsunami all swiping momentum from U.S. growth in varying degrees....
  • URS Corp. furloughs 3,000 workers amid government shutdown

    URS Corp. furloughs 3,000 workers amid government shutdown
    A San Francisco-based engineering-advisory firm, URS Corp., said Thursday it has furloughed 3,000 employees because of the partial government shutdown and more employees could be affected if the stalemate in Washington drags on. URS said that those...
  • The government shutdown's toll by the numbers

    The government shutdown's toll by the numbers
    The first government shutdown in nearly 20 years ended late Wednesday after Congress agreed on a deal to fund the government through Jan. 15. and raise the nation's debt limit through Feb. 7. The 16-day ordeal took a toll on the national economy,...
  • Government shutdown: Forget the parks. Children, parents, spouses hit

    As veterans continued to liberate lightly barricaded national monuments in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, the federal government shutdown stands to hit children and the disadvantaged particularly hard if the days wear on. Here's a tour of some of the...
  • Shutdown puts many furloughed workers in financial distress

    Shutdown puts many furloughed workers in financial distress
    It might seem like a paid vacation for the 500,000 federal workers on furlough. They've been out of work since last week and were promised back pay once a budget is passed and the government reopens. But for many rank-and-file employees who live...
  • Flood recovery now a race against winter, Colorado governor says

    Flood recovery now a race against winter, Colorado governor says
    DENVER — In an acknowledgment of the breadth of destruction that has visited his state, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Thursday the appointment of a business executive to oversee the state's recovery from catastrophic flooding, which he...
  • IHS to buy R.L. Polk & Co. for $1.4 billion

    IHS to buy R.L. Polk & Co. for $1.4 billion
    Business research and analytics giant IHS Inc. said Monday it has signed an agreement to acquire automotive information and marketing firm R.L. Polk & Co. for $1.4 billion. Polk is the 15th acquisition that rapidly expanding IHS, based in Colorado,...
  • Online game subscription revenue declines as sales of virtual goods rise

     
    Online game subscription revenue declines as sales of virtual goods rises...
  • Sony's DC Universe Online now a 'freemium' game

     
    Nine months after launching its subscription-based superhero online title, DC Universe Online, Sony will be throwing open portions of the game for free in October in an attempt to garner more players....
  • Has Facebook lost the magic for social games?

     
    A study shows social gaming on Facebook is losing its appeal, as the number of peoople playing games on Facebook remained flat in 2011 compared to 2010, while the social network added hundreds of millions of new users. The ratio of active Facebook users...