As Americans scrutinize every purchase, merchants are making sure to stock up on holiday gifts that are either practical or offer an affordable way to splurge.
PHILADELPHIA - Comcast Corp. reported lower second-quarter earnings Wednesday partly because of costs related to its pending takeover of NBC Universal, yet it saw improvements in advertising and demand for pricier television services.
NEW YORK - A lot has changed since I reviewed travel websites four years ago.
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma Corporation Commission authorized Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co.
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- Wireless users opt for service without commitment
- Sprint overhauls Virgin Mobile, includes data
- Frugality among consumers is outliving recession
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- Charges drag DirecTV to 4th-quarter loss
- Google reduces fee to break Nexus One contract
- Google cuts fee to break Nexus One contract
- AT&T settles class action over termination fees
- Holiday shopping, PayPal help eBay 4Q profit rise
- EBay: holiday cell phone shopping up fourfold
- Gift Guide: High-tech happiness for $100 or less
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- Holiday Web shopping looks brighter than last year
- AP, News Corp bosses tell search engines to pay up
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