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  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 9:25 a.m. EDT Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 9:25 AM ET

    US consumer spending climbed healthy 0.5 percent in August, while income up 0.3 percent Survey: Average bank fees for overdrafts, use of out-of-network ATMs surge from a year ago Canada's Encana buying Athlon Energy for $5.93 B, gets strong position in Permian Basin US safety agency looking into low-speed unintended acceleration in older Toyota Corollas At start of busy week on the economic news front, markets edge down amid protests in Hong Kong Lenovo looks to boost growth after acquisition of IBM low-end server business Coty CEO Michele Scannavini leaves company, chairman will be interim chief Macy's to hire 86,000 seasonal workers this holiday season Tibco Software to sell itself to private equity firm Vista Equity Partners for $3.98 billion Amag Pharmaceuticals to spend $675 million in cash-stock acquisition of Lumara Health

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 9:19 a.m. EDT Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 9:19 AM ET

    US consumer spending climbed healthy 0.5 percent in August, while income up 0.3 percent Survey: Average bank fees for overdrafts, use of out-of-network ATMs surge from a year ago Canada's Encana buying Athlon Energy for $5.93 B, gets strong position in Permian Basin US safety agency looking into low-speed unintended acceleration in older Toyota Corollas At start of busy week on the economic news front, markets edge down amid protests in Hong Kong Lenovo looks to boost growth after acquisition of IBM low-end server business Coty CEO Michele Scannavini leaves company, chairman will be interim chief Macy's to hire 86,000 seasonal workers this holiday season Tibco Software to sell itself to private equity firm Vista Equity Partners for $3.98 billion Amag Pharmaceuticals to spend $675 million in cash-stock acquisition of Lumara Health

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 9:09 a.m. EDT Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 9:09 AM ET

    US consumer spending climbed healthy 0.5 percent in August, while income up 0.3 percent Survey: Average bank fees for overdrafts, use of out-of-network ATMs surge from a year ago Canada's Encana buying Athlon Energy for $5.93 B, gets strong position in Permian Basin At start of busy week on the economic news front, markets edge down amid protests in Hong Kong Lenovo looks to boost growth after acquisition of IBM low-end server business Coty CEO Michele Scannavini leaves company, chairman will be interim chief Macy's to hire 86,000 seasonal workers this holiday season Tibco Software to sell itself to private equity firm Vista Equity Partners for $3.98 billion Amag Pharmaceuticals to spend $675 million in cash-stock acquisition of Lumara Health DreamWorks surges in premarket trading on reports of talks with SoftBank

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 9:07 a.m. EDT Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 9:07 AM ET

    US consumer spending climbed healthy 0.5 percent in August, while income up 0.3 percent Canada's Encana buying Athlon Energy for $5.93 B, gets strong position in Permian Basin Survey: Average bank fees for overdrafts, use of out-of-network ATMs surge from a year ago At start of busy week on the economic news front, markets edge down amid protests in Hong Kong Lenovo looks to boost growth after acquisition of IBM low-end server business Coty CEO Michele Scannavini leaves company, chairman will be interim chief Macy's to hire 86,000 seasonal workers this holiday season Tibco Software to sell itself to private equity firm Vista Equity Partners for $3.98 billion Amag Pharmaceuticals to spend $675 million in cash-stock acquisition of Lumara Health DreamWorks surges in premarket trading on reports of talks with SoftBank

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 9 a.m. EDT Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 8:58 AM ET

    US consumer spending climbed healthy 0.5 percent in August, while income up 0.3 percent Canada's Encana buying Athlon Energy for $5.93 B, gets strong position in Permian Basin Survey: Average bank fees for overdrafts, use of out-of-network ATMs surge from a year ago At start of busy week on the economic news front, markets edge down amid protests in Hong Kong Lenovo looks to boost growth after acquisition of IBM low-end server business Coty CEO Michele Scannavini leaves company, chairman will be interim chief Macy's to hire 86,000 seasonal workers this holiday season Tibco Software to sell itself to private equity firm Vista Equity Partners for $3.98 billion Amag Pharmaceuticals to spend $675 million in cash-stock acquisition of Lumara Health DreamWorks surges in premarket trading on reports of talks with SoftBank

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 8:50 a.m. EDT Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 8:50 AM ET

    US consumer spending climbed healthy 0.5 percent in August, while income up 0.3 percent Canada's Encana buying Athlon Energy for $5.93 B, gets strong position in Permian Basin Survey: Average bank fees for overdrafts, use of out-of-network ATMs surge from a year ago At start of busy week on the economic news front, markets edge down amid protests in Hong Kong Lenovo looks to boost growth after acquisition of IBM low-end server business Macy's to hire 86,000 seasonal workers this holiday season Tibco Software to sell itself to private equity firm Vista Equity Partners for $3.98 billion Amag Pharmaceuticals to spend $675 million in cash-stock acquisition of Lumara Health DreamWorks surges in premarket trading on reports of talks with SoftBank Dave& Buster's plans initial public offering of about 5.9 million shares

  • Tibco to be sold to private equity firm for $3.98B Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 8:48 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Tibco Software Inc. said Monday that it is selling itself to private equity firm Vista Equity Partners for about $3.98 billion. Vista Equity, which owns several software companies, has offices in Austin, Texas, Chicago and San Francisco.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 8:48 a.m. EDT Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 8:48 AM ET

    US consumer spending climbed healthy 0.5 percent in August, while income up 0.3 percent Canada's Encana buying Athlon Energy for $5.93 B, gets strong position in Permian Basin Survey: Average bank fees for overdrafts, use of out-of-network ATMs surge from a year ago At start of busy week on the economic news front, markets edge down amid protests in Hong Kong Lenovo looks to boost growth after acquisition of IBM low-end server business Macy's to hire 86,000 seasonal workers this holiday season Tibco Software to sell itself to private equity firm Vista Equity Partners for $3.98 billion Amag Pharmaceuticals to spend $675 million in cash-stock acquisition of Lumara Health DreamWorks surges in premarket trading on reports of talks with SoftBank Dave& Buster's plans initial public offering of about 5.9 million shares

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 29- Cisco Systems will invest $1 billion over two years to expand its cloud offerings, the company said on Monday, linking hundreds of data centers and cloud providers around the world in a network with more than 30 partners.

  • Lenovo looks to expand after IBM acquisition Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 4:27 AM ET

    BANGKOK— Lenovo Group has received U.S. and European approval to complete its acquisition of IBM Corp.' s low-end server business and plans to use it to grow faster outside its personal computer business, Lenovo's chairman said Monday.

  • BEIJING, Sept 28- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, in its first big investment since raising $25 billion in a record-breaking New York initial public offering, has bought 15 percent of Chinese hospitality technology provider Beijing Shiji Information Technology Co Ltd for 2.81 billion yuan.

  • Phoning 'home': what your mobile may be giving away Sunday, 28 Sep 2014 | 12:50 AM ET

    SINGAPORE, Sept 28- When popular Chinese handset maker Xiaomi Inc admitted that its devices were sending users' personal information back to a server in China, it prompted howls of protest and an investigation by Taiwan's government. The affair has also drawn attention to just how little we know about what happens between our smartphone and the outside world.

  • Top U.S. regulators warn banks over 'Shellshock' bug Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 6:40 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Sept 26- A group of top U.S. financial regulators urged banks to quickly fix their software to protect it against the "Shellshock" computer bug, saying it could expose them to fraud. Shellshock is a newly emerged major Internet threat that affects a common software tool found in many operating systems known as Bash, or Bourne-again Shell.

  • BOSTON, Sept 26- Palo Alto Networks Inc's flagship next-generation security firewall ranks as the least effective in a new test of such equipment by NSS Labs, results that surprised some analysts because the product is widely considered an industry leader.

  • But BlackBerry's hardware unit also offered hopeful news, posting an adjusted profit for the first time in five quarters, helped by lower manufacturing costs and strong demand for its low-end Z3 handsets in emerging markets. BlackBerry shares were up 7.6 percent at C $11.70 on the Toronto Stock Exchange and up 7.4 percent at $10.51 on Nasdaq.

  • BOSTON, Sept 26- Apple Inc said the vast majority of Mac computer users are not at risk from the recently identified "Shellshock" computer bug, which security experts have warned affect operating systems, including Mac's OS X. "The vast majority of OS X users are not at risk," Apple spokesman Bill Evans said late Thursday evening.

  • Constant phone calls allowed on European flights Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 9:02 AM ET

    BERLIN— European skies may soon be alive with the sound of small talk with new safety rules allowing the use of all portable electronics, including cell phones, at any time during flights.

  • BLACKBERRY CEO CHEN SAYS EXPECTS TO DOUBLE SOFTWARE REVENUE NEXT YEAR FROM AROUND $250 MILLION IN THIS FISCAL YEAR.

  • BLACKBERRY CEO CHEN SAYS IN NEXT 90 DAYS WILL RELEASE BBM PROTECTED, BBM MEETINGS, BBM MONEY, AND IDENTITY MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE.

  • SEATTLE, Sept 26- Microsoft Corp will unveil a new name for its best-known product on Tuesday when it offers the first official glimpse of its latest Windows operating system.