• Adobe beats 3Q net income expectations Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 4:50 PM ET

    SAN JOSE, Calif.— Adobe Systems Inc. on Tuesday reported earnings of $44.7 million in its fiscal third quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 26 cents per share. Analysts expected $1.02 billion, according to Zacks.

  • Robbery suspects tried to make off with $15,600 Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 4:47 PM ET

    STOCKTON, Calif.— Court documents indicate the suspects in a July bank robbery in Northern California stole $15,600 before two of them and a hostage died in a shootout with police. The Record of Stockton reports the figure from the foiled robbery was included in documents released Monday.

  • CAPE CANAVERAL/ WASHINGTON, Sept 16- NASA will partner with Boeing and SpaceX to build commercially owned and operated "space taxis" to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, ending U.S. dependence on Russia for rides, U.S.

  • Authorities said Braverman from 2010 to 2013 made close to $300,000 from illegal trades in stocks and options of eight companies, including Drugstore.com Inc, Dealertrack Technologies Inc and Seagate Technology Plc, involved in transactions on which Wilson Sonsini was providing legal advice.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 16- For all of those waiting for a correction in U.S. stocks, here's the news: you may have already missed it.

  • Sept 16- A federal appeals court on Tuesday threw out a jury order requiring Apple Inc to pay VirnetX Holding Corp $368.2 million in damages for infringing four patents concerning technology for providing security over the Internet.

  • Nektar says FDA clears constipation drug Movantik Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 2:01 PM ET

    British drugmaker AstraZeneca PLC will market the drug, and it has also filed for regulatory approval in the European Union and Canada. The San Francisco company said Movantik will be available to patients in the first half of 2015. AstraZeneca will conduct a study to evaluate the drug's cardiovascular side effects. AstraZeneca stock fell 9 cents to $73.69.

  • Corinthian Colleges sued for predatory lending Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 1:57 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Corinthian Colleges is being sued by the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for what it calls a "predatory lending scheme." The CFPB is seeking more than $500 million for borrowers who used the for-profit education company's private student loans.

  • Governor signs first California groundwater rules Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 1:46 PM ET

    SACRAMENTO, Calif.— California will no longer be the last Western state with a pump-as-you-please approach to groundwater. Jerry Brown signed legislation on Tuesday overhauling the state's management of its groundwater supply, bringing it in line with other states that have long regulated their wells.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 16- The U.S. consumer finance watchdog on Tuesday sued Corinthian Colleges for alleged predatory lending, saying that the for-profit institute lured students into taking out private student loans by touting "bogus" job prospects and using illegal debt-collection methods.

  • *Frankfurt judge sets aside previous injunction. FRANKFURT, Sept 16- A Frankfurt judge granted a reprieve to Uber, the online transportation service, setting aside a temporary injunction issued two weeks ago against the Silicon Valley company from operating a novel car-sharing service across Germany.

  • Big cities take aim at prescription painkillers Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 12:29 PM ET

    The heightened rhetoric comes as Chicago tries to recover millions in health care costs from opioid drugmakers, alleging that companies deliberately misled the public about the risks of their drugs.

  • NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 12:23 PM ET

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida— NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil. NASA will pay the companies $6.8 billion— $4.2 billion to Boeing and $2.6 billion to SpaceX.

  • Sept 16- A federal appeals court on Tuesday threw out a jury order requiring Apple Inc to pay VirnetX Holding Corp $368.2 million in damages for infringing four patents concerning technology for providing security over the Internet.

  • German court lifts injunction banning Uber Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 10:13 AM ET

    BERLIN— A court in Germany has lifted an emergency injunction that banned the ridesharing service Uber from operating anywhere in the country. The Frankfurt state court ruled Tuesday that the urgent measures taxi drivers won against their upstart rival last month weren't warranted.

  • Live Whitney Houston CD/DVD to be released Nov. 10 Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 10:03 AM ET

    NEW YORK— A CD/DVD featuring Whitney Houston's first public performance— and one of her last in 2009— will be released Nov. 10. Her mentor, Clive Davis, said the album will showcase her legacy. Davis, chief creative officer of Sony Music Entertainment, said it was hard going through videos to select the final track listing.

  • PG&E officials leave posts over improper emails Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 10:02 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Emails showing California regulators and Pacific Gas& Electric Co. appearing to negotiate which judge would be assigned to hear one of the utility's rate cases led the state's top regulator to remove himself from two PG&E cases and four senior officials on both sides to resign.

  • Self-driving cars now need a permit in California Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES— Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years— but until now, the Department of Motor Vehicles wasn't sure just how many were rolling around. Google's souped-up Lexus SUVs are the biggest fleet, with 25 vehicles. Google alone is closing in on 1 million miles.

  • US producer prices unchanged in August Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— A measure of prices that producers receive for their goods and services was unchanged in August, the latest sign that inflation is in check. Wholesale gas prices fell 1.4 percent last month and food costs dropped 0.5 percent, the Labor Department said Tuesday.

  • Allergan agrees to move forward with meeting Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 6:35 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Allergan and Pershing Square have agreed on at least one step toward settling a fight over the makeup of the Botox-maker's board. Allergan will hold its special shareholders meeting as planned on Dec. 18, while Pershing Square and its partner, Valeant Pharmaceuticals, continue their push for control of the drugmaker.