Comcast Sheds Cable Customers But Adds Internet SubscribersTraditional TV providers are losing customers at an increasing rate while streaming companies pop up seemingly every few weeks . To deal with that industry shift online from cable, Comcast has focused on growing its broadband business while integrating streaming apps into its cable box.
CVS Moves Into Dental Care With Teeth-Straightening ServiceThe American Association of Orthodontists warns that in-person visits are crucial for care like teeth-straightening.
Caterpillar 1Q Beats Forecasts As Revenue Grows 5%Sales of new construction equipment in North America jumped 13% in the first quarter, primarily driven by road construction projects, Caterpillar said.
AT&T Shares Slump As More TV Customers LeaveAT&T Inc., which owns DirecTV, said it lost 627,000 video customers in the January-March quarter. Its DirecTV Now streaming service, a cable alternative launched in 2016, lost customers for the second quarter in a row as the company ends deep discounts for the service.
US Expands Probe Into Air Bag Failures To 12.3M VehiclesFour deaths that may have been caused by the problem were reported in Hyundai-Kia vehicles and three in Fiat Chrysler automobiles. NHTSA opened an investigation in March of 2017 involving the TRW parts in Hyundais and Kias.
Twitter Profit Rises As Trump Demands 'Fairer' Social MediaThe company said net income for the first three months of the year rose on strong ad demand. Daily users rose 11% to 134 million for the first quarter of 2019, thanks to both "organic growth as well as ongoing product improvements and marketing."
Kohl's Goes All-In On Amazon, Bringing Free Returns To Every StoreThe retailer started a test with Amazon at 82 stores in Los Angeles and Chicago at the time and has since added close to two dozen stores in Milwaukee to the pilot.
Sears Oakbrook Store To Close On April 28; Liquidation Sale UnderwayMore than six months after it reopened, following an extensive remodeling, the Sears store at Oakbrook Center shopping mall is set to close this weekend.
Melinda Gates Talks 'Brash' Microsoft Culture In New BookThe book trails her life from Catholic school girl in Texas, to young tech leader at Microsoft; and from her private struggles as the wife of a dominating public icon and stay-at-home mom with three kids, to finding her professional purpose as a champion of women through venture capital and philanthropy.
Samsung Delays Folding Phone Launch After Breaking IssuesThe Galaxy Fold, with its $1,980 price tag, was not intended to be a mass market hit, but many hoped it would hint at a new wave of smartphone advances, an area that has been lagging in recent years.
Stanley's Fresh Fruits And Vegetables Closes; 'We Tried To Stay Open The Best We Could'Stanley’s Fresh Fruits & Vegetables, a popular produce shop in the Goose Island neighborhood, shut its doors on Monday, to the surprise of loyal customers and employees alike.
Travel Expert Thinks Boeing 737 Max Jets Could Be Grounded Into Next Winter; 'Nobody Wants To Mess This One Up'Boeing’s troubled 737 Max fleet might not be back in the air for several months, as the aircraft manufacturer and regulators continue the careful process of making sure the jets are safe, according to one travel expert.
Sears Sues Former CEO Eddie Lampert, Accusing Him Of Siphoning $2 Billion As Company Faced BankruptcySears Holding Corp. has sued former chairman and CEO Eddie Lampert, and his hedge fund, ESL, accusing them of draining $2 billion from the company as it was headed into bankruptcy.
Netflix Adds 9.6M Subscribers In 1Q As Competition Heats UpIt's the most subscribers that Netflix has gained during any three-month stretch since the Los Gatos, California, company unveiled its streaming service 12 years ago.
Martha Stewart Brand To Be Sold AgainStewart will still oversee the brand, which she founded in the 1990s, and includes magazines, cookware and towels.