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Someone in Florida had filed using his name and Social Security number, the IRS said. Some 1.6 million Americans were victims of ID theft tax refund crimes in the first half of 2013, up from 1.2 million in all of 2012, the IRS watchdog, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, said in a November report.
Feb 18- Robocoin said on Tuesday that later this month it will install the first automated teller machines in the United States that let users buy and sell bitcoin, the latest step into the mainstream for the digital currency.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 13- A U.S. appeals court on Thursday revived a shareholder lawsuit against BP PLC over statements the company made in the wake of a 2006 oil spill in Alaska. The ruling from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco allows shareholders to proceed with some securities fraud claims against BP after a lower judge had dismissed them.
Demonstrations against corporate commuter shuttles are popping up in Silicon Valley and Seattle. CNBC's Josh Lipton reports.
Dallas, Seattle and other cities are connecting their airports to downtown by rail in hopes of easing headaches and attracting more business.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 6- San Franciscans have long blamed the technology sector for rising rents. Now, a study from real-estate company Trulia backs them up. Rents are rising faster in U.S. tech hubs than in the rest of the country, Trulia said in a report released Thursday.
But he said it is a "fair criticism" that Boeing needs to do more to help suppliers on engineering and process improvement that will provide better prices. He said about one-third of Boeing's suppliers are involved in the company's "partnering for success" program, under which they work together to reduce costs and share the benefits.
SEATTLE, Feb 4- Alaska Airlines is determined to remain independent and its financial results are crucial to staving off a takeover, the head of the airline said on Tuesday. "The best defense is performance," Brad Tilden, chief executive officer of Alaska Air Group, told an aerospace conference.
Discussing the changing economics of the NFL, security in New York for Super Bowl XLVIII and the risk of hiring Pete Carroll as head coach, with Peter McLoughlin, Seattle Seahawks President.
Denver and Seattle aren't even playing in the same league when it comes to their housing markets.
The group includes non-represented employees as well as engineers and technicians represented by the Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace, Boeing said. Separately, about 31,000 machinists will get bonuses of 4 percent of eligible pay, the maximum under their contract, Boeing said.
The threat of unionization will force the NCAA to make changes and what they do for the athletes," says Joe Theismann, a former Super Bowl champion, in discussing Northwestern football players' move to unionize.
Discussing the weather factor and security surrounding the event, former Super Bowl champion Joe Theismann says the weather on game day doesn't matter to players—and he reveals which team he thinks will come out on top.
Super Bowl champion and ESPN announcer, Joe Theismann, discusses his personal interest in the stock market and provides his best plays for 2014.
Both teams participating in Super Bowl XLVIII come from cities where marijuana is legal. CNBC's Jane Wells reveals some interesting nicknames for the big game.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz on Wednesday said he was promoting Chief Financial Officer Troy Alstead to the new position of chief operating officer.
LOS ANGELES, Jan 29- Starbucks Corp Chief Executive Officer Howard Schultz on Wednesday said he was promoting Chief Financial Officer Troy Alstead to the new position of chief operating officer, allowing Schultz to focus on expanding the coffee shop chain's e-commerce business, particularly mobile payments.
LOS ANGELES, Jan 29- Starbucks Corp Chief Executive Howard Schultz on Wednesday said he was promoting Chief Financial Officer Troy Alstead to the new position of chief operating officer, allowing Schultz to focus on expanding the coffee shop chain's e-commerce business.
LOS ANGELES, Jan 27- Beatles, robots and a mass wedding drew 28.5 million viewers to the Grammy awards television broadcast on Sunday night, the show's second-largest audience in two decades, CBS Corp's broadcast network CBS said on Monday.
The New York metro area's first Super Bowl could end up with the cheapest average entry prices in years, the CEO of TiqIQ told CNBC.