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Netflix down 5% as Apple considers streaming service

Hope King, CNNmoney  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 12:46pm

Netflix shares were down 5 percent on Tuesday, following reports that Apple is considering launching its own streaming media service.

Google refines logo as it prepares to join Alphabet

Michael Liedtke, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 12:41pm

Google is refining its famous logo as it prepares to become a part of a new holding company called Alphabet.

US stocks fall sharply on bleak Chinese manufacturing report

Ken Sweet, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 11:43am

Stocks plunged again Tuesday, continuing a rocky ride for Wall Street, after gloomy economic data out of China rekindled fears that the world's second-largest economy is slowing more than previously anticipated.

Amazon to let Prime members download videos

Mae Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 11:32am

Amazon is upping the ante in the streaming-video competition with downloadable videos.

Attorney: Former Jared Foundation chief to plead guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 11:28am

An attorney says the former director of a foundation created by ex-Subway spokesman Jared Fogle will plead guilty to child pornography charges.

US factory output up in August at slowest pace since May '13

Paul Wiseman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 9:41am

A strong dollar and China's economic slowdown dragged growth at U.S. factories to the lowest level since May 2013.

US construction spending reaches highest level in 7 years

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 9:30am

U.S. construction spending in July climbed to its highest level in more than seven years, boosted by an increase in the building of houses, factories and power plants.

Supporters of Iran deal near key vote total to back up Obama

Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 12:41pm

Supporters of the Iran nuclear deal are on the cusp of clinching the necessary Senate votes to keep the contested agreement alive and hand President Barack Obama a major foreign policy victory in spite of furious opposition.

US auto market remains bright spot as China pulls back

Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 12:11pm

As China's auto market recoils, the U.S. remains a bright spot as it rolls on toward its best performance in more than a decade.

Texas regulator clears oil and gas company of causing quakes

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 12:01pm

A state inquiry has found that an oil and gas company's disposal well operations likely did not cause a series of North Texas earthquakes.

Canada in recession; PM Harper denies it as election looms

Rob Gillies, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 11:51am

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, campaigning for a fourth term on a record of economic growth, has refused to recognize that Canada is in a recession, despite new data to the contrary.

Yahoo chief Mayer says she's pregnant with twins

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 11:41am

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is pregnant with identical twins.

Budget for new U. Iowa children's hospital balloons to $360M

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 11:21am

The estimated cost of the new University of Iowa children's hospital has ballooned to $360 million as a result of design changes and construction delays.

17 in running for medical marijuana producer licenses in NM

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:40am

The New Mexico Department of Health says a committee has whittled down from 86 to 17 the number of applicants seeking licenses to produce medical marijuana.

Consumer panel: Airlines should disclose fees, seat size

Joan Lowy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:32am

Airlines should clearly disclose the cost of change and cancellation fees, as well as the size of the plane's seats, before a passenger buys a ticket, a federal panel said Tuesday.

Group asks court to stop Nevada tax package repeal effort

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:31am

A Nevada PAC is asking a court to block efforts to repeal the entire $1.1 billion tax package that Nevada lawmakers passed this spring.

Valeant steps in to work on psoriasis drug with AstraZeneca

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:10am

Canadian drugmaker Valeant will work with British competitor AstraZeneca on a potential treatment for psoriasis a few months after biotech giant Amgen said it was ending research on the drug because of a link to suicidal thoughts and behavior.

Strict medical pot testing rules stifle dispensary supplies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 9:51am

Nevada labs are nixing pounds of medical marijuana that don't meet state standards, putting a premium on pot and delaying at least one dispensary from opening.

Turmoil returns to markets after weak economic data from China

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 9:21am

One analyst says yesterday's "relatively peaceful markets are a distant memory."