WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - Verizon Communications is so mad at new net-neutrality rules, they're throwing the whole typewriter at it.
Barnes & Noble Inc said it would spin off its college books unit and keep its Nook tablets and ebook business, instead of spinning off a combination of the two.
Japanese factories churned out more machinery and electronic devices in January as export shipments rose, but lower energy costs due to cheaper crude oil failed to provide a long-awaited boost to consumer spending.
Oil bounced back in Asia today on bargain-hunting after tumbling in the previous session over a further surge in US crude reserves, adding to the global supply glut.
Mort Zuckerman, the owner and publisher of the tabloid newspaper, sent a memo to employees Thursday that said he was approached about a potential sale a few weeks ago.