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  • July 20- Southwest Airlines Co is investigating technical issues impacting all its online platforms, the company said in several Twitter posts. Customers reported on Twitter that they could not check in to flights on the No.4 U.S. airline by passenger traffic. Its reservations website, www.southwest.com, appeared to not allow booking or check-in and had a...

  • Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said on Wednesday he is tentatively approving daytime flights to Japan's Haneda Airport from the United States for American Airlines Group Inc, Delta Air Lines, Hawaiian Airlines Inc, and United Airlines Inc.. The proposed U.S. cities are Los Angeles, Honolulu, San Francisco, and Minneapolis and are scheduled to start as...

  • July 20- United Continental Holdings Inc is reviewing its management structure and how it routes flights through various hubs in an effort to operate more efficiently and cut costs, Chief Executive Officer Oscar Munoz said in an employee letter that Reuters saw on Wednesday. Separately, United said in a filing on Wednesday that it expected to cut flight...

  • July 20- United Continental Holdings Inc is reviewing its management structure and how it routes flights through different hubs in an effort to overhaul its business, Chief Executive Oscar Munoz said in an employee letter seen by Reuters on Wednesday. The review is part of an ongoing attempt by United and its reshuffled board to cancel fewer flights, win...

  • July 19- United Continental Holdings Inc will buy back $2 billion of stock and sell fewer seats than planned, as rivals add flights in excess of demand, pushing down fares, the airline said Tuesday. Fresh off a battle with two activist hedge funds, United's board approved a stock buyback of $2 billion, or almost 13 percent of the company's market value.

  • A recruiter from PayPal talks to attendees at Internapalooza

    Tech firms are always looking for young talent to fill entry-level positions, but it could be more competitive to get gig in Silicon Valley today, according to a report..

  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wants to change that. Nadella has poured billions of dollars into building new data centers around the world, hoping to position Microsoft as the leading alternative to Amazon in selling online computing power— housed in remote centers or "clouds"— to internet startups and big corporations, as well as consumers.

  • July 19- United Continental Holdings Inc said on Tuesday it would buy back more of its shares and boost third-quarter profit margin by selling fewer seats than previously planned to stop ticket prices from dropping. The No. 3 U.S. airline by passenger traffic said in a statement its board had approved a $2 billion share buyback program. Excluding items such as...

  • SAN FRANCISCO _ Invuity Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $10.1 million in its second quarter. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 81 cents per share. Invuity shares have risen 9.5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • The company also said it would buy back $2 billion of its stock. The No. 3 U.S. airline by passenger traffic earned $588 million in the second quarter. Excluding items such as airport assets that lost value, profit fell 32 percent to $863 million, or $2.61 per share.

  • SAN FRANCISCO— In a story July 9 about a comprehensive ban on foam products in San Francisco, The Associated Press reported erroneously the nature and timing of bans in other cities. And Portland, Oregon, approved a ban on such products in restaurants in1989, not following a similar prohibition in San Francisco in 2006.. SAN FRANCISCO— San Francisco, say goodbye to...

  • Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Tuesday that he wants government regulators and the auto industry to work more closely together to test self-driving technology before people entrust their vehicle's steering and brakes to a robot. Foxx told about 1,200 people at a self-driving convention in San Francisco that a more rigorous review of robotic...

  • SAN FRANCISCO _ Prologis Inc. on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 59 cents per share. Prologis expects full-year funds from operations in the range of $2.52 to $2.58 per share.

  • Uber logo on t-shirts

    Two drivers took Uber to a British employment tribunal, arguing that the ride service is acting unlawfully by not offering rights such as holiday and sick pay.

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Yahoo's latest earnings report leaves no doubt the internet company is stuck in a downward spiral. But after subtracting commissions paid to its partners, Yahoo said its revenue fell 19 percent from a year earlier, while its loss widened to $440 million. Yahoo also reported Monday that it's writing down $482 million in charges related to the...

  • NEW YORK, July 18- U.S. Yields, which move inversely to prices, had touched record lows on both the U.S. 10- year note and 30- year bonds during the last few weeks, driven by an uncertain global growth outlook and geopolitical events that rocked financial markets Turkey's coup attempt, which has been followed by a government purge of the army and police, came after...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— After years of spectacular success, Netflix is starting to hit some potholes. Management blamed the disappointing performance on cancellations by subscribers facing price increases of as much as $2 per month, following the expiration of a two-year rate freeze. The company's stock lost $14.36, or 14.3 percent, to $84.45 in after-hours trading.

  • NEW YORK— The Charles Schwab Corp. on Monday reported a 28 percent surge in its second-quarter profit on revenue gains from new accounts. The San Francisco- based company earned $452 million, or 30 cents per share, while revenue jumped 17 percent to $1.83 billion. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 30...

  • The American Bar Association has said the searches are ethical, and a ruling by the Missouri Supreme Court bolstered arguments that attorneys have a duty to do online research of prospective jurors. Now, a federal judge's ruling in a copyright battle between Silicon Valley heavyweights Oracle and Google has reignited debate about the practice while also...

  • July 15- Airlines diverted flights en route to Turkey and canceled departures from Istanbul's Ataturk Airport as a coup attempt unfolded on Friday, pitting Turkey's military against supporters of President Tayyip Erdogan. A Reuters witness heard a loud explosion at Ataturk Airport. Television images showed tanks parked in front, while scores of people...