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  • Tired of high state taxes? Maybe it's time to move Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Moving van

    A CNBC analysis shows that many states with the highest per capita in taxes are also seeing the most net migration to lower-tax states.

  • DETROIT, June 22- Air bag maker Takata Corp may have put profits before safety, Democrats on a U.S. Senate committee said in a report released on Monday. The report by the minority on the committee on commerce, science and transportation was released the day before a Washington hearing on Takata's defective inflators, which are linked to more than 100 injuries and...

  • LONDON, June 22- North America's power grids set new records for reliability in 2014 despite being tested by extreme cold during the polar vortex and rising concerns about physical and cyber attacks on the network. But on most measures, electricity networks across the United States and Canada are becoming more reliable as a result of increased investment and...

  • WASHINGTON, June 21- Surging investment by Chinese companies in U.S. research labs is yielding a fast-growing trove of patents, part of a push to mine America for ideas to help China shift from being the world's factory floor to a driver of innovation. Even without a treaty, China is pouring capital into U.S. research as well as buying other assets.

  • UPDATE 2-Oracle sales, profit miss estimates; shares fall Wednesday, 17 Jun 2015 | 5:02 PM ET

    June 17- Oracle Corp's quarterly profit and revenue fell short of analysts' estimates, as weak sales of its traditional database software licenses were made worse by a strong U.S. dollar that lowered the value of foreign sales. Shares of Microsoft Corp and Salesforce.com, two of Oracle's closest rivals, were close to unchanged. "This was an ugly print and speaks to...

  • June 17- Stephen Elop, the former top boss at phone-maker Nokia, is one of four high-level executives leaving Microsoft Corp as the company hones its focus on software services and the cloud, Chief Executive Satya Nadella announced on Wednesday. The departure of Elop, whose Devices group will be rolled into Microsoft's Windows unit, signals a shift of emphasis...

  • June 16- Amazon Inc is developing a mobile application that would pay ordinary people, rather than courier companies, to deliver packages en route to other destinations, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. The company's timing for the service, known internally as "On My Way", could not be learned, the Journal reported. Shipping costs at the Seattle- based...

  • U.S. lets Delta Air Lines keep Seattle-Haneda route Monday, 15 Jun 2015 | 2:44 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, June 15- The U.S. Transportation Department said on Monday it had finalized a decision to let Delta Air Lines keep a route between Seattle and Tokyo's Haneda airport. It said the decision, which finalized a tentative determination made in March, was subject to conditions aimed at ensuring Delta maintained a daily service in the Seattle market...

  • DOT SAYS DECISION ON DELTA SEATTLE- HANEDA SERVICE SUBJECT TO CONDITIONS TO ENSURE DELTA MAINTAINS DAILY SERVICE IN SEATTLE MARKET YEAR-ROUND.

  • TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT SAYS FINALIZED DECISION TO LET DELTA AIR LINES RETAIN AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE DAILY SERVICE BETWEEN SEATTLE AND TOKYO'S HANEDA AIRPORT.

  • SEATTLE, June 15- A Royal Dutch Shell PLC drilling rig that will search for oil in the Arctic pulled out of its temporary base in Seattle on Monday for the trip north to Alaska as dozens of activists in kayaks tried to stop its movement, authorities said. Greenpeace USA said the kayaks had slowed the rig's progress and that 13 protesters had been detained by the Coast...

  • WASHINGTON, June 15- The Pentagon's top arms provider and firms partly funded by Silicon Valley billionaires Bill Gates and Paul Allen are among dozens of companies collectively betting more than $1.3 billion that a new wave of nuclear power can be a force to fight climate change. Advanced nuclear power plants, which will employ techniques such as using fuels...

  • WASHINGTON, June 15- The Pentagon's top arms provider and firms partly funded by Silicon Valley billionaires Bill Gates and Paul Allen are among dozens of companies collectively betting more than $1.3 billion that a new wave of nuclear power can be a force to fight climate change. Advanced nuclear power plants, which will employ techniques such as using fuels...

  • LOS ANGELES, June 13- Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Saturday signed a law hiking the city's minimum wage from $9 an hour to $15 by 2020, an increase that will affect hundreds of thousands of workers. The Los Angeles City Council approved the wage hike in May with a 14-1 vote. The law requires businesses with 25 or more employees to increase pay for minimum wage...

  • NEW YORK, June 10- Emirates airline sees an opportunity to increase direct flights from Europe to cities other than its Dubai hub, but its chief executive said he is concerned about harming struggling European carriers. "We're just concluding our performance assessments," of the Airbus and Boeing aircraft, Clark said in an interview following a speech in New York.

  • LOS ANGELES, June 10- The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday gave final approval to an ordinance raising the minimum wage in America's second-largest city to $15 an hour by 2020 from the current $9. The measure, which still must be signed into law by Mayor Eric Garcetti, would require businesses with more than 25 employees to gradually increase wages to meet a...

  • NEW YORK, June 10- Wall Street's industry-funded watchdog is crafting guidance that would give brokers clarity about delaying transactions made by investors whom they believe may be suffering from dementia or are being influenced by caregivers, its chief said on Wednesday. The issue is a high priority for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, said...

  • Guess who's spending billions to create US jobs Tuesday, 9 Jun 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Start-Up NY

    To lure corporate investors, states are doling out billions in grants and tax holidays. But the strategy isn't boosting competitiveness.

  • NEW YORK/ MEXICO CITY, June 9- Almost a year after Mexico opened its energy market to private investors, North American firms are rushing south to decide which pipeline or power plant to invest in. Though the money tap could eventually open, given the promise afforded by Mexican natural gas, oil and renewable energy projects, some of the reluctance to ink deals may be...

  • NEW YORK, June 5- Boeing Co said it is increasingly confident it can deliver new jetliner models on time and on budget, and will not need to cut output as it transitions to the upgraded designs. "We've been very focused on making sure our suppliers have the capability and capacity to go to 12 a month," said Larry Loftis, general manager of the Boeing 787 program.