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  • UPS to buy 1,000 propane-powered delivery trucks

    UPS to buy 1,000 propane-powered delivery trucks
    United Parcel Service Inc. said Wednesday it would invest $70 million to add 1,000 propane-powered delivery trucks to its fleet. The trucks, which can travel up to 200 miles on a tank of propane, will replace gasoline- and diesel-powered trucks used...
  • Amazon container a San Francisco mystery

    A big container with the Amazon logo has appeared in San Francisco's Justin Herman Plaza, in the city's Embarcadero district, not far from the San Francisco Bay. What's in it? No one besides Amazon really knows, though the online retailer was planning a...
  • Sex-tape shenanigans earn former race-car driver harsher prison sentence

    Sex-tape shenanigans earn former race-car driver harsher prison sentence
    Rogerio Scotton was already facing a long time in prison for committing fraud but the shenanigans he pulled during his trial — even pretending that he had sex tapes to show the jury — earned him a couple of extra years behind bars on Friday....
  • Google Glass eyed for new assembly facility

    Google Glass eyed for new assembly facility
    A new eyeglass assembly lab in Halethorpe is poised to make prescription lenses for Google Glass after the wearable-computer product launches later this year. The VSPOne facility, which opened last month, expects substantial growth from more...
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: Durable goods orders and shipments for March, weekly jobless claims, Bloomberg consumer comfort index for period ending April 20 Local earnings: AptarGroup Inc., Brunswick Corp., Cabot Microelectronics Copr., Calamos Asset Management Inc.,...
  • Investors content to be bystanders

    Investors content to be bystanders
    Love it or leave it ... or play the wallflower. The wallflower role has been the preferred stance in the stock market this year. Investors have been willing to hang around after the thrill of 30 percent gains last year and modest growth in corporate...
  • Con artists deliver scams in UPS emails

    While it's better to give than to receive at the holidays, we all like to get presents. And having so many of our gifts shipped to our doors opens the doors for con artists to get us. They send emails appearing to come from the post office or delivery...
  • Government grant scams can be costly

    Michael Gibson thought he was a lucky man. Someone was offering him a $95,000 government grant if he'd pay a fee of only $1,500. He did get lucky, just not in the manner he thought. When he tried to wire the fee, the transaction didn't go through...
  • Microsoft develops bra to detect eating caused by stress

    Microsoft develops bra to detect eating caused by stress
    While Google and Samsung have been busy with smartglasses and smartwatches, respectively, Microsoft has been working on a wearable device that's a little bit more intimate. The Redmond, Wash., company has developed a smart-bra that its researchers say...
  • Tips for tipping during the holidays

    Tips for tipping during the holidays
    The day after Halloween, I saw a person setting up his Christmas decorations. As I tried not to drive off the road, it dawned on me that the holidays will be here sooner than we think. Buying presents for family, friends and loved ones are a given. But...
  • Millions of workers might dump employer plans under Obamacare: study

    Millions of workers might dump employer plans under Obamacare: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - As many as 37 million Americans who receive health coverage through employers may be better off with the government-subsidized insurance plans that will be offered under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law for next year,...