Burger King plans expansion of Tim Hortons

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The fight for the coffee and breakfast crowd is heating up, both at home and abroad….

China fines 12 Japanese firms in auto price probe

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China announced Wednesday it will fine 12 Japanese auto parts suppliers a total of $202 million…

Ballmer steps down from Microsoft board

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Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down from the company’s board, bringing to a close 34 years with the software giant…

Can you afford to have a baby?

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According to the Department of Agriculture, the average cost for a middle income couple to raise a child for 18 years time is about 250k…

Berkshire Hathaway stock tops $200,000

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Berkshire Hathaway Class A stock, which first topped $1,000 in 1983, on Thursday surpassed $200,000…

Amazon debuts mobile payment app and card reader

Amazon is introducing a credit-card processing device and mobile app designed to help small business owners accept payments…

Cisco to lay off up to 6,000 workers

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Cisco said Wednesday that it will lay off up to 6,000 workers, or 8 percent of its workforce, as part of a restructuring…

Bay Area gas prices fall steeply in July

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Gas prices throughout Northern California dropped steeply in July and are now under $4 per gallon in most of the Bay Area, AAA officials said Tuesday.

Malaysia Airlines to be pulled from stock market

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Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund announced today (Friday) that it plans to take malaysia airlines off the stock market in…

Sprint names new CEO after dropping T-Mobile bid

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The Wall Street Journal said Tuesday that Sprint decided not to pursue the acquisition of T-Mobile…