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    • BUSINESS
    • 1:06 PM, Sep. 2, 2014

    CEO: Sale of Compuware to private equity firm to cause 'some shifting' in jobs

    Detroit-based Compuware Corp. has entered into an agreement to be sold for $2.5 billion to private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo. The transaction is expected to close by early 2015. Compuware's board of directors has unanimously approved the agreement.

    • 4:48 PM, Sep. 2, 2014
    • BUSINESS

    Apple says iCloud not breached for hacked celebrity photos

    Apple Inc. said its iCloud service wasn't breached by hackers who posted nude pictures of celebrities, as the company works to deflect questions about the security of its systems.

    • 3:35 PM, Sep. 2, 2014
    • RETAIL

    Home Depot investigates credit card data breach

    Home Depot is investigating a potential credit card data breach. The retailer says that it's looking into 'unusual activity' and that it's working with both banks and law enforcement.

    • 6:17 AM, Sep. 2, 2014
    • BUSINESS

    AAA: Michigan gas prices rise 8 cents in past week

    Dearborn — AAA Michigan says gasoline prices in the state rose about 8 cents in the last week.

  1. Metro Detroit food and beverage events

    Catch the grand opening of null in Dexter, turn up the heat at Dakota Inn Rathskeller'a Chili Cook-Off, try lots of tastes from local restaurants and vendors, and more.

    • 8:44 AM, Sep. 2, 2014
    • REAL ESTATE

    U.S. home prices rose at slower pace in July; Michigan has biggest price gain at 11.4%

    Washington — U.S. home prices rose in July but at a slower rate compared with earlier this year. The moderating price increases could help support sales.

    • 7:21 AM, Sep. 2, 2014
    • BUSINESS

    Revel casino goes dark after just 2 years

    Atlantic City, N.J. — Revel Casino Hotel opened with a bang a little more than two years ago amid high hopes of turning around Atlantic City's struggling casino market.

    • 10:19 AM, Sep. 2, 2014
    • BUSINESS

    U.S. construction spending up 1.8% in July

    Washington — U.S. construction spending staged a strong rebound in July, rising by the largest amount in more than two years.

    • 10:15 AM, Sep. 2, 2014
    • BUSINESS

    U.S. manufacturing grows at fastest pace in 3½ years

    Washington — U.S. manufacturing grew in August at the strongest pace in more than three years as factories cranked out more goods and new orders rose.

    • 8:30 AM, Sep. 2, 2014
    • RETAIL

    1-800-FLOWERS buying Harry & David for $142.5M

    Carle Place, N.Y. — 1-800-FLOWERS.COM Inc. is buying Harry & David for $142.5 million to help broaden the assortment of foods that its customers can choose as gifts.

    • 7:25 AM, Sep. 2, 2014
    • RETAIL

    Dollar General raises Family Dollar bid to $9.1B

    Goodlettsville, Tenn. — Dollar General upped its bid for the rival Family Dollar chain and addressed an earlier roadblock, saying that it will more than double the number of stores it would shed to tamp down the antitrust concerns of its takeover target.

    • 11:01 PM, Sep. 1, 2014
    • TECHNOLOGY

    App of the Week: World Radar

    The World Radar app lets users see what storm systems are on the way, as well as viewing current conditions and 10-day forecasts.

    • 11:15 AM, Sep. 1, 2014
    • BUSINESS

    Atlantic City's Revel starts closing after 2 years

    Atlantic City, N.J. — The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling began to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel emptied its hotel.

    • 10:00 PM, Aug. 31, 2014
    • BUSINESS

    Season ripe for Mich. apple growers; another bumper crop expected

    The polar vortex was no match for Michigan's apple trees. The orchards emerged from arctic winter weather largely unscathed, and are celebrating with an abundant harvest predicted to rival last year's record-breaking haul.

    • 10:03 PM, Aug. 31, 2014
    • BUSINESS

    Bacon prices sizzle with demand

    Like his father and grandfather before him, butcher Lou DeRosa lifts thick slabs of bacon from the glass case at Marconda's Meats and wraps them for a waiting ...

  2. Look past perks on credit cards

    Store credit cards may offer some tempting perks, like 20 percent off your purchase when you apply for a card at the cash register. But lately, the interest ...

  3. Twitch pushes video games to come of age as spectator sport

    The online network Twitch attracts millions of visitors, most of whom watch live and recorded footage of other people playing video games —in much the same way ...

  4. O'Connor: Put the brakes on auto insurers' unfair practices

    Head's up, Funny Money fans: In honor of the end of summer and start of a new school year, here's a pop quiz! Our topic? Your automobile insurance.

  5. Don't count on lenders to use new FICO scores

    Lost in the news about how the most-used credit score brand, FICO, has changed its formula for calculating scores was an important fact: It won't matter, at ...

  6. Credit card late payments take 2Q dip

    Americans are doing a better job of making timely credit card payments, even as many lenders increasingly extend credit to more people with less-than-stellar ...

  7. Mich.-based moving company gives young entrepreneur a lift

    Jonathan Crain had just driven 1,500 miles and was lugging heavy furniture up five flights of stairs when he developed a true appreciation for his moving- ...

    • 10:06 PM, Aug. 31, 2014
    • PERSONAL FINANCE

    Working parents share kids' back-to-school stresses

    Kareem Anguin gripped his daughter's hand and walked her through the bustling hallway to her first-grade classroom at Lincoln-Marti School in Miami.

  8. Key remedies for a rejected insurance claim

    Keep calm and take notes. Stay true to this principle and you can improve your odds of successfully fighting a health insurer's claim rejection.

    • 10:35 PM, Aug. 31, 2014
    • BUSINESS

    Enlist some help getting acclimated to corporate ranks

    Q: After accepting a position in my company's corporate office, I have found that I'm not very comfortable here. In engineering, where I previously worked, ...

    • 8:02 PM, Aug. 29, 2014
    • BUSINESS

    Bell's Upper Hand Brewery set to be toast of Escanaba

    Escanaba — The new Upper Hand Brewery, recently constructed in Escanaba, is looking to start making beer next month, according to the president of Bell's Brewery Inc.

    • 9:43 PM, Aug. 29, 2014
    • BUSINESS

    Jersey shore retailers bask in post-Sandy recovery

    Belmar, N.J. — Good weather and greater awareness that the Jersey shore has made huge strides in recovering from Superstorm Sandy helped make the second summer ...

    • 8:09 PM, Aug. 29, 2014
    • TECHNOLOGY

    Visual search still grapples with image problems

    Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of information about the shades ...

  9. Jumping into streaming TV can get convoluted

    Streaming devices link the TV to the Internet so users can watch Netflix or Hulu on the bigger screen, giving them a far wider choice of programming than cable ...

    • 10:44 AM, Aug. 29, 2014
    • BUSINESS

    Detroit City Distillery opening in Eastern Market

    A craft distillery and tasting room in Detroit's Eastern Market is set to open. The distillery's mission is to produce spirits and cocktails using Michigan ...

    • 9:47 AM, Aug. 29, 2014
    • BUSINESS

    Labor Day weekend to bolster solid year for Michigan tourism

    Experts say despite this year's cool spring and summer, 2014 is on track for being a profitable year for Michigan's tourism industry.

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