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  • Allegiant Travel tops Street 4Q forecasts Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 | 5:05 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS _ Allegiant Travel Co. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $56.7 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $3.17 per share. Allegiant Travel shares have declined almost 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Las Vegas Sands misses Street 4Q forecasts Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 | 4:21 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS _ Las Vegas Sands Corp. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $465.8 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 64 cents per share. Las Vegas Sands shares have fallen 5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Jan 21- U.S. regulators have asked a federal judge in Nevada to order a professional racecar driver and various entities he and his late brother controlled to pay more than $1.32 billion for engaging in a scheme to deceive payday lending customers. The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday filed papers in federal court in Las Vegas seeking to force Scott Tucker...

  • YOUR MONEY-Hotel travelers gripe as resort fees rise Tuesday, 12 Jan 2016 | 8:30 AM ET

    New York, Jan 12- Travel expert Tim Winship considers himself a budget-conscious travel expert, but even this editor-at-large of SmarterTravel.com was blind-sided by a mandatory resort fee. The Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas is charging him a resort fee of nearly $30 per day for an upcoming family reunion, something he noticed only in the last stage of booking through...

  • President Barack Obama visits Detroit's annual auto show on Jan. 20, exactly one year before he leaves office, he is expected to tout how much the industry has changed since he orchestrated a federally funded rescue in 2009.. "We said the auto industry would have to truly change, not just pretend that it did," the president said Saturday in a weekly radio address...

  • President Barack Obama visits Detroit's annual auto show on Jan. 20, exactly one year before he leaves office, he is expected to tout how much the industry has changed since he orchestrated a federally funded rescue in 2009.. "We said the auto industry would have to truly change, not just pretend that it did," the president said Saturday in a weekly radio address...

  • DETROIT, Jan 10- Tesla Motors said on Sunday it was updating the Autopilot driving systems in Model S sedans to put new limits on its hands-free operation, which has been both praised for its innovation while criticized for having been launched too early. Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk said the car will now reduce its speed in anticipation of curves on the...

  • Tesla curbs autopilot functionality in Model S cars Sunday, 10 Jan 2016 | 10:24 AM ET

    DETROIT, Jan 10- Tesla Motors said on Sunday it was updating the Autopilot driving systems in Model S sedans to put new limits on its hands-free operation, which has been both praised for its innovation while criticized for having been launched too early. When Autopilot launched in October, Chief Executive Elon Musk cautioned that the hotly anticipated...

  • LAS VEGAS, Jan 8- Germans love the latest wave of touch-free car controls, which respond to the flick of a wrist or the swipe of a hand, as it means no messy fingerprints on their spotless dashboards. A simplistic stereotype, but it captures the split among the world's drivers over the newest in-car tech on display at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this...

  • LAS VEGAS, Jan 7- Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler AG is developing plans to produce a family of new battery-powered luxury vehicles, the automaker's research chief said. Mercedes also could use software updates to extend the hands-free driving range of its new Mercedes-Benz E-class, which launches later this year, depending on testing underway in Nevada and...

  • Jan 7- Solar panel installer Sunrun Inc said it has ceased all operations in Nevada, after the state reduced credits customers receive for selling excess solar power to the grid. Sunrun's rival SolarCity Corp said on Wednesday that Nevada utilities commission's decision would affect 550 of its employees in the state. Sunrun said it would seek to transition its...

  • Sunrun exits Nevada, affecting hundreds of jobs Thursday, 7 Jan 2016 | 9:23 AM ET

    Jan 7- Solar panel installer Sunrun Inc said it has ceased all operations in Nevada, after the state reduced credits customers receive for selling excess solar power to the grid.

  • TOKYO, Jan 7- Japanese stocks fell on Thursday morning after China's central bank weakened the yuan- sparking a sharp strengthening of the yen, hurting exporters and tarnishing sentiment in a market already on edge over geopolitical tensions and signs that China's economy is slowing. A selloff on China's benchmark Shanghai composite index eventually led to...

  • LAS VEGAS, Jan 6- General Motors Co will not use' over-the-air' upgrades, a way of remotely updating software on its vehicles, for safety-critical vehicle systems such as brakes, the automaker's product development chief said on Wednesday, signaling a different approach from electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc.. Mark Reuss, head of GM's global product...

  • Jan 6- Netflix Inc's video-streaming service went live in more than 130 countries on Wednesday, covering almost the entire globe except China, in a huge global push by Chief Executive Reed Hastings to counter slowing growth in the United States. India, Nigeria, Russia and Saudi Arabia were among the major countries where the service was launched, Hastings said at...

  • LAS VEGAS, Jan 6- General Motors Co will not use' over-the-air' upgrades, a way of remotely updating software on its vehicles, for safety-critical vehicle systems such as brakes, the automaker's product development chief said on Wednesday, signaling a different approach from electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc.. Mark Reuss, head of GM's global product...

  • Key Apple contract manufacturer Foxconn will cut working hours over the week-long Lunar New Year holiday, a person familiar with the matter said, which would be a rare move. Taiwan- based Foxconn, formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, assembles the latest iPhones at factories in China where it employs hundreds of thousands of people, and typically...

  • Jan 6- Netflix Inc's video-streaming services went live in more than 130 countries on Wednesday, covering almost the entire globe except China, in a huge global push by Chief Executive Reed Hastings to counter slowing growth at home. India, Nigeria, Russia and Saudi Arabia were among the major countries where the service was launched, Hastings said at a Consumer...

  • Netflix to stream in almost all countries, skips China Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 1:51 PM ET

    Jan 6- Video streaming company Netflix Inc on Wednesday launched its services in 130 countries, covering almost the entire globe except China, as part of efforts to counter slowing growth in the United States. India, Nigeria, Russia and Saudi Arabia were among the major countries where the service was launched, Chief Executive Reed Hastings said at the Consumer...

  • Automakers strike back at Silicon Valley disruptors Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 1:16 PM ET

    GM's move and others underscore Detroit's determination to battle Silicon Valley for dominance of clean urban transport. Ford Motor Co used this week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to announce that Toyota Motor Corp, the No. 1 global car maker, will use Ford software to connect smart phones to dashboards and join Ford in promoting that...