Lenovo to release giant 27-inch ‘coffee table PC’

As a tablet, it’s a monstrosity. The screen is the size of eight iPads stitched together, and it weighs 15 pounds (6.8 kilograms). It’s almost as homebound as a flat-panel TV…

10 banks agree to pay $8.5B for foreclosure abuse

Ten major banks and mortgage companies agreed Monday to pay $8.5 billion to settle federal complaints that they wrongfully foreclosed on homeowners…

US economy adds 155K jobs

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U.S. employers added 155,000 jobs in December, a steady gain that shows hiring held up during tense fiscal negotiations in Washington…

Congress sends Obama bill to avoid ‘fiscal cliff’

Legislation to block the “fiscal cliff” is headed to the White House for President Barack Obama’s signature…

Will retailers rebound after weak holiday season?

As signs emerge that holiday retail sales this year grew at the weakest pace since 2008, investors are dumping retail stocks…

Top 10 business stories of the year

The three largest economies – the United States, China and Japan – struggled again in 2012. The 17 countries that use the euro endured a third painful year…

US new home sales jump to highest in 2 years

Americans bought new homes last month at the fastest pace in more than two and a half years, adding to other recent evidence that the housing market is steadily recovering…

California jobless rate dips below 10 percent

California’s jobless rate dipped below 10 percent last month for the first time since the recession began…

US jobless rate falls to 7.7%

The drop, however, was largely due to the fact that more discouraged Americans stopped looking for work and weren’t counted as unemployed…

New urban development in San Jose’s Midtown

There is a groundbreaking ceremony for a new urban development site in San Jose’s Midtown Area today, which will bring in revenue for the city government…