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  • Nigeria tech enclave springs up in Lagos suburb Monday, 27 Jul 2015 | 7:52 AM ET

    LAGOS, July 27- At first glance, Yaba is like many other parts of Nigeria's sprawling commercial capital: a cacophony of car horns and shouting street vendors, mingling with exhaust fumes and the occasional stench of sewage. But in between the run-down buildings in this seemingly inauspicious part of Lagos, a city of around 21 million, tech start-ups are taking...

  • NEW SHOREHAM, Rhode Island, July 27- Rhode Island's Deepwater Wind will start installing the foundations for North America's first offshore wind farm on Monday, a milestone the company says could pave the way for an industry long established in Europe but that is still struggling with opposition in the United States. "Our belief is once Block Island is up and...

  • Haemonetics reports 1Q loss Monday, 27 Jul 2015 | 6:09 AM ET

    BRAINTREE, Mass. _ Haemonetics Corp. on Monday reported a loss of $267,000 in its fiscal first quarter. Haemonetics expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.98 to $2.08 per share. Haemonetics shares have increased almost 3 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • ROCHESTER, N.Y.— Rochester, whose fortunes have risen and fallen with the demand for futuristic technologies from former powerhouses like Xerox and Kodak, is looking for its next big breakthrough in the field of integrated photonics, a light science with the potential to transform communications, medicine and national defense. "You've gone from making Brownie...

  • CONCORD, N.H.— When Tyler Richardson's son hit puberty, the combination of hormones and new strength from a growth spurt added an element of danger to a long history of unpredictable behavior because of autism and severe anger problems. He wandered outside one day after his aides left his grandmother's home, where he was living. After a long, nationwide search and...

  • TEL AVIV, July 26- Facebook marketing partner Bidalgo targets a tripling in sales in 2015 as its new technology to automate the process of making personalised online video advertising benefits from Facebook's growing share of the video market. Facebook is becoming a leader in the video market as users prefer to watch video ads over static images, said Peleg...

  • WASHINGTON— State-run health insurance markets that offer coverage under President Barack Obama's health law are struggling with high costs and disappointing enrollment. Hawaii's marketplace, the latest cautionary tale, was awarded $205 million in federal startup grants. Twelve states and the District of Columbia fully control their markets.

  • Verizon workers vote to authorize strike, if necessary Saturday, 25 Jul 2015 | 5:22 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Verizon workers in nine states have voted to go on strike if necessary over a dispute about a new contract, a union official said at a rally Saturday. At the rally in New York, the CWA announced that 86 percent of Verizon workers who voted in a recent poll backed strike action if required. The contract covers employees the nine states from Massachusetts to...

  • NEW YORK— Five days before he was to start college, Fred Maahs' world turned upside down. Off the Delaware coast in 1980, on the last day of summer vacation, the 18- year-old took a dive from his family's boat into an unseen sandbar barely a foot below the surface, sustaining injuries that paralyzed him from the chest down. Some 2,000 people with disabilities— elated...

  • NEW YORK, July 24- American high school students walk through metal detectors each day. The Metropolitan Opera in New York searches the bags and purses of patrons each night, and air travel involves long lines and security checks. "Owners do not want the experience at their theater to be a negative one, and going through a metal detector and having their bags checked...

  • BOSTON— A day after the country's second major theater shooting in recent history, some rattled observers shunned future movie outings, but others on Friday kept lining up at box offices around the country and vowed not to be kept away by fear. "You can't live your life like it's always going to happen," said Aaron Dicks, 31, who was at an AMC theater in Roseville,...

  • WASHINGTON— The U.S. housing market has sizzled this summer, lifting expectations that home sales will finally help drive an economic expansion now in its seventh year. Signs are emerging that housing's momentum may be destined to falter in coming months. Analysts note that some of the key foundations needed to sustain a brisk pace of home-buying in the long run...

  • BOSTON— The black wool double-breasted suit jacket Ringo Starr wore in the 1965 Beatles movie "Help!" Boston- based RR Auction announced Friday that the jacket with soft gray vertical pinstripes, six black buttons, and the name "Ringo" sewn inside was part of the online Marvels of Modern Music auction that closed Thursday. Other items sold in the auction included a...

  • *Tecfidera U.S. growth to be flat for rest of 2015. July 24- Biogen Inc more than halved its sales growth forecast for 2015, saying it expects demand for its flagship multiple sclerosis drug, Tecfidera, to continue slowing this year in the United States. Biogen's stock fell as much as 18.8 percent to a seven-month low, wiping out about $17 billion of its value, after the...

  • BOSTON, July 24- State Street Corp's stock fell as much as 5 percent on Friday after the U.S. custody bank said its second-quarter expenses grew faster than revenue. State Street reported adjusted earnings of $569 million, or $1.37 per share, compared with $603 million, or $1.39 a share, the year before. That met analysts' profit expectations of $1.37 per share,...

  • BOSTON, July 24- State Street Corp's stock fell 5 percent on Friday after the U.S. custody bank said its second-quarter profit fell from year-earlier levels and expenses grew faster than revenue. State Street reported adjusted earnings of $569 million, or $1.37 per share, compared with $603 million, or $1.39 a share, the year before. State Street shares fell $4.23,...

  • WASHINGTON— Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Friday the government has opened a price-gouging investigation involving five airlines that allegedly raised airfares in the Northeast after a deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia in May disrupted rail service. The Transportation Department sent letters on Friday to Delta, American, United,...

  • July 24- Sales of Biogen Inc's roster of multiple sclerosis drugs failed to meet analysts' expectation, prompting the company to slash its full-year profit and sales forecast. Tecfidera's sales were $833 million in the second quarter ended June 30, well below Wall Street's estimate of about $933 million, according to Evercore ISI. Sales of Biogen's injectable...

  • State Street meets 2Q profit forecasts Friday, 24 Jul 2015 | 7:27 AM ET

    BOSTON _ State Street Corp. on Friday reported second-quarter earnings of $422 million. The average estimate of 19 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of $1.37 per share. Twenty analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.73 billion.

  • NEWARK, N.J.— Power problems caused delays for Amtrak trains running between Washington, D.C. and Boston and for commuter lines into New York City on Friday, leaving thousands of riders livid and transit officials apologizing for the fourth such problem in a week. Amtrak was restricted to operating three trains at a time through the Hudson River Tunnel into New...