Plenty of raw electricity sloshes around in Quebec's rivers and reservoirs, promising relief for U.S. northeasterners, who pay the nation's highest power costs.
To start August, a month when many families will try to get in some final summer vacations, Washington State gas prices jumped 7 cents.
Verizon employees stand on the picket line in front of the company's corporate office in New York, on Aug. 8, 2011. Photographer: Stephen Yang/Bloomberg.
Microsoft has agreed to invest about US$100 million ($152 million) in Uber Technologies at a valuation of around US$50 billion, a source says.
A chief executive of a credit card company is counting the cost of his decision to set a minimum wage of $70,000 (�45,000) for all his 120 employees.