WASHINGTON -- Facebook agreed Tuesday to settle a privacy complaint filed by federal trade regulators, who accused the social networking site of deceiving users by "repeatedly" making supposedly private information publicly available.
The Federal Trade Co
FORT WORTH, Texas -- AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday to restructure significant debt obligations, causing shares in the company to plummet.
Stock prices sank 86 percent when they
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn offered to buy Commercial Metals Co. and combine it with his existing metals operations in a bid that values the Texas steel-scrap recycler and distributor at about $1.73 billion. Icahn Enterprises LP, which owns a 10 perce
“Twilight” movie producer Summit is having preliminary merger talks with publicly held Lionsgate Entertainment, the studio behind the upcoming teen movie “Hunger Games,” sources told The Post.Both have something to gain from a combination, since the two h
Securities and Exchange Commission chief Mary Schapiro was given an embarrassing public lashing yesterday by a Manhattan federal judge who ruled that she took the easy way out of a disquieting regulatory action against Citigroup.
Last month, the SEC sued
The 1 percent are living up to their reputation when it comes to shopping.
Neiman Marcus — which owns the swanky Bergdorf Goodman stores on Fifth Avenue — said its quarterly profit nearly doubled on sales of more than $1 billion, as its super-rich cliente
The holiday tablet wars have begun with a bang.
Sales of Amazon’s Kindle devices quadrupled on Black Friday, the online retail giant said yesterday, adding that its new Kindle Fire tablet was the best-selling product on its site.
Apple, meanwhile, kept mu
Two top executives at Verizon Wireless are feeling the heat from a lawsuit accusing the wireless giant of pumping up its prepaid wireless numbers.Lawyers for Verizon’s largest New York franchisee, ZCom, want to depose Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam and Chairma
Jon S. Corzine, the former New Jersey governor and US senator who led MF Global Holdings before the firm filed bankruptcy on Oct. 31, has been called to testify Dec. 13 at a Senate Agriculture Committee hearing on the collapse. Corzine, who was CEO of the
Despite a potential shareholder revolt, Yahoo! is taking bids from investors for a 19.9 percent stake in the Sunnyvale, Calif., company. The deadline for the bids, set by Yahoo!’s bankers Goldman Sachs and Allen & Co., was yesterday, and the less than 20
LONDON -- A dress worn by the late singer Amy Winehouse on the cover of her album "Back to Black" sold for £43,200 ($67,500) at auction in London Tuesday.
The proceeds from the auction of the printed chiffon dress will go to the Amy Winehouse Foundation,
What an embarrassment!
The No. 1 favorite show in TV Guide’s annual reader’s poll is . . . “Community,” the comedy NBC pulled off the air last week.
Some 300,000 people voted in the poll — which won the snarky sitcom a TV Guide cover in the issue due out
Decked out in her Saturday night finest, wearing a fitted houndstooth skirt, black shirt and perfectly blown-out hair, pretty brunette Betsy Beam is at the Ainsworth in Chelsea, ready to get her gridiron on with the rest of the University of Alabama Alumn
Cosmic activity in the domestic area of your chart means you'll have to tread carefully when dealing with loved ones. Some of them may be super touchy at the moment, so if you value your serenity watch what you say...
No matter how irritating others may be you must not let them get under your skin. If you can, try to be on the move a lot today, as it will give you an excuse to avoid people who rub you up the wrong way...
You will be under a lot of pressure today and because the pressure comes from partners and colleagues you could fall out with someone you usually get along with. Be that as it may you must stick up for yourself...
If you are the kind of Aries who likes to travel you could find yourself a long way from home today - and enjoying yourself immensely. You need a new adventure and this one will make you feel young all over again...
Back in the summer of 2005, I was dispatched to Southern California to assess the newest of the new on the region’s booming resort scene.
From the St. Regis in (but not on) Monarch Beach to the Parker in Palm Springs, to the plastic-fantastic Bacara just
A drug suspect was busted for smoking pot at the College of Staten Island – but later died after a violent struggle with a cop whose gun he had wrested away, The Post has learned.
The suspect, Cory Holmes, 39, suffered a fatal heart attack at Richmond Un