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NEW YORK, Aug 1- Apple Inc on Friday won preliminary court approval for its $450 million settlement of claims it harmed consumers by conspiring with five publishers to raise e-book prices.
NEW YORK, July 31- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has invested $120 million in San Francisco- based mobile games studio Kabam, the latest in a string of U.S. investments intended to build up the Chinese online retailer's presence in the world's biggest Internet arena.
Paul Meeks, who ran two technology-based mutual funds in the 1990s, recalls the perks and perils of the dot-com boom and bust.
*Target appoints Pepsi executive Brian Cornell as CEO. July 31- Beleaguered retailer Target Corp named former PepsiCo and Wal-Mart executive Brian Cornell as CEO and chairman as it tries to regain customer confidence following a devastating data breach last year that hit earnings. Cornell, the first outsider to lead Target, has his work cut out.
*Shares touch low of $22.60, below IPO price of $23. July 31- General Electric Co's credit card unit, Synchrony Financial, made a muted debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday as investors remained ambivalent about the chances of a consumer-led U.S. economic recovery.
NEW YORK— Shares of Synchrony Financial barely moved Thursday in their debut on the New York Stock Exchange, but that's a better outcome than the broader markets which plunged. Synchrony provides store credit cards for retailers, such as Wal-Mart, J.C. Penney and Amazon.com.
GE's credit card unit, Synchrony Financial, raised $2.88 billion in its stock debut, making it the largest IPO of the year so far.
*Shares touch a high of $24, above IPO price $23. July 31- General Electric Co's credit card unit, Synchrony Financial, made a muted debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday as investors remained ambivalent about the chances of a consumer-led U.S. economic recovery.
Just as the Great Depression shaped the spending habits of Americans who grew up during that era, experts predict millennials will be driven by deals.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 31- Seattle audio and video technician Todd Mueller showed up last year for what might have been a routine job except for one thing: Amazon.com Inc was taking notes. Amazon's experiment with services goes back to at least mid-2012 in its hometown of Seattle.
July 30- General Electric Co's credit card unit, Synchrony Financial, raised $2.88 billion in the biggest initial public offering so far this year, the company said on Wednesday.
July 30- Diamond rings on display at Nordstrom's flagship Seattle store are not for sale. It is the first time the company has turned to brick and mortar in its 15- year history, showcasing products in two Nordstrom stores.
Bankers and MBAs are increasingly moving into the tech sector—and tech companies are ready for them.
*Twitter rallies after blockbuster results. NEW YORK, July 30- U.S. stocks were flat on Wednesday, paring earlier gains as a strong read on second-quarter economic growth sparked concerns the Federal Reserve may adjust its stimulus earlier than expected.
Best Buy, survivor of a breed that once included competitors like Circuit City, is trying to stay relevant. Re/code reports.
*Twitter rallies after blockbuster results. *Biotechs rally on Amgen results, Regeneron trial data. Twitter Inc surged on heavy volume, jumping 25 percent to $48.25 in its biggest one-day advance ever after reporting that monthly active users had risen a better-than-expected 24 percent in the second quarter.
Changing your mind about a purchase can be expensive—particularly if it's a big-ticket item.
*Twitter rallies in premarket after blockbuster results. NEW YORK, July 30- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wednesday after the first read on second-quarter economic growth came in much stronger than expected, overshadowing a weak report on the labor market.
Buiced founder Ray Doustdar pitches his liquid vitamin company. Will the panelists take the shot or not?
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the fairest financier of them all? An analysis of one dating app's data breaks it down.