<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Business News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/business http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.com en-us Sun, 04 Oct 2015 10:06:45 -0700 Sun, 04 Oct 2015 10:06:45 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[New Chip Credit Cards Deadline Has Arrived]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 09:39:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/NC_chippin0930.jpg
Stores, restaurants and hotels meet the deadline to have the "Chip and PIN" technology installed to work with the new, more secure credit cards.]]>
<![CDATA[What Those Metallic Chips on New Credit Cards Mean]]> Thu, 01 Oct 2015 09:40:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_645262875224-CCChip.jpg
Whether you’re buying latte or a new pair of jeans, the new credit cards with the square metallic chips on the front are meant to better protect you from fraud. Here’s what you should know about chip...

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<![CDATA[Google Expected to Unveil New Phones, Latest Android OS]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2015 22:06:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_768252633260.jpg
Google is expected to unveil two new Nexus smartphones, its new mobile operating system and the next generation of its Chromecast streaming device at an event in San Francisco on Tuesday. Analysts are expecting...

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<![CDATA[Empty Cash Registers: Philly Businesses Struggle Through Pope Visit ]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2015 21:32:37 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Book+Store+Closes+Pope+Visit.jpg
With as many as 1.5 million people estimated to have passed through Philadelphia during the week-long World Meeting of Families conference and papal visit, one would expect business was booming. But all...

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<![CDATA[Apple's iPhone 6S & 6S Plus Hits Stores on Friday]]> Fri, 25 Sep 2015 08:07:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/AP_917275329034.jpg
The new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus are hitting stores on Friday and people, as well as a robot, around the world are already lining up. Lucy the robot was among the first to wait in the rain in Sydney...

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<![CDATA[Credit Cards Now Come With a Chip]]> Mon, 21 Sep 2015 04:54:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_357621665550.jpg
The new chip cards consumers have received are part of a nationwide shift to offer increased security against fraud and shift liability from card issuers to merchants, who must upgrade to the new technology...

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<![CDATA[Al Qaeda Magazine Targets Buffet, Bloomberg]]> Wed, 09 Sep 2015 15:21:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_120505023412.jpg
A notorious Al Qaeda magazine is encouraging lone-wolf terrorist attacks on U.S. economic leaders, including, Bill Gates, Michael Bloomberg, and Warren Buffet, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Ex-Tesla Employee Posted Confidential Docs From Manager's Email Online: FBI]]> Thu, 03 Sep 2015 15:01:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Tesla_Kalbasi_ComputerCrimes.jpg
A former Tesla engineer is facing charges for allegedly accessing his former manager’s work email, then posting confidential information from the account online, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation....

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<![CDATA[McDonald's to Serve Breakfast 24/7]]> Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:08:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mcdonald%27s+breakfast.jpg
McDonald's announced Tuesday its highly anticipated decision to serve breakfast all day at all U.S. locations starting this fall. According to CNBC, McDonald's franchisees voted to approve all-day breakfast at...

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<![CDATA[Conn. Governor in Talks With GE]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 01:07:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GEPIC8252015.jpg
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy revealed this week that his administration has been in close talks with GE to try to keep the company and its 800 employees in Connecticut. GE has operated its world base...

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<![CDATA[Huggies Investigating Claims of Glass Found in Baby Wipes]]> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 13:44:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_470676170697.jpg
Huggies is investigating after a video made by a mother in Guam purporting to show fiberglass in its baby wipes was posted online. "We are aware of the situation with a mom who posted videos of what...

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<![CDATA[Dow Falls More Than 500 Points]]> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 13:08:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-487480511.jpg
The Dow fell more than 500 points Friday, plunging for a second straight day and hitting a 10 percent decline from its all-time high — the definition of a market correction. Investors continue to worry that a...

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<![CDATA[How Subway Will Erase Jared Fogle From Its Brand]]> Wed, 19 Aug 2015 11:54:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/fogle-subway-AP_92272235523.jpg
The company that once benefited from Jared Fogle's weight loss story will now need to figure out how to erase him from the brand completely. Fogle pleaded guilty to allegations that he paid for sex acts...

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<![CDATA[Tinder CEO Leaves After Five Months]]> Thu, 13 Aug 2015 10:09:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/140411-tinder-dating-app-mn-1310_6f284758e68894d5f153e1d324a00965.nbcnews-fp-1360-600.jpg
Tinder's latest CEO Christopher Payne just didn't match with the company. Payne is leaving the position after just five months on the job. Taking over will be Tinder co-founder and current president Sean...]]>
<![CDATA[Student Loan Rates Drop, But For How Long?]]> Tue, 07 Jul 2015 11:29:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/CN12T07072015_1200x675_479329347941.jpg
More than 1.2 trillion dollars in student loans are taken out by more than 40 million consumers, with an average balance of about 29 thousand dollars. Last week, the interest rate on those federal loans dropped...]]>
<![CDATA[What's Going on in Greece? And How It Affects You]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:59:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NC_lv50tweb_1500x845.jpg
Monday's stock slide has investors nervously awaiting Tuesday's opening bell amid the Greek Crisis and an emerging crisis in Puerto Rico.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago McDonald's Faces Complaints Over Employee Burns]]> Tue, 17 Mar 2015 15:09:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mcds-protest-1.jpg
McDonald's employees in Chicago lobbied for more safety standards at the restaurant. Demonstration comes one day after employees around the nation filed 28 health and safety complaints against the Oak...

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<![CDATA[Social Reaction to Chargers-Raiders Stadium News]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:33:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/chargers+raiders+stadium+rendering+13.jpg
News that rival professional football teams the San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders are joining forces on a proposal that could have them share a Southern California stadium surprised many when it...

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<![CDATA[Elite Jumping Horses of Cuba ]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 09:32:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP247924812525_CubaHorses.jpg
Already renowned for fine rum and fancy cigars, Cuba is carving out a new luxury niche that is attracting Latin American elites to the communist-run island: elite jumping horses.

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<![CDATA[U.S. Gas Prices Falling Below $2]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:36:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/gas-prices-461831632.jpg
Now is the perfect time to start planning a road trip, because by the end the weekend, the national average for gas prices is predicted to fall below $2 a gallon. But fill up your tanks, because these record low...

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<![CDATA[Target to Shut Down Stores in Canada]]> Thu, 15 Jan 2015 10:02:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/453903966.jpg
Target says it will shut down 133-store Canadian operation after failed expansion

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<![CDATA[Whole Foods Microbrewery Set to Open in San Jose]]> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 18:21:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/whole-brewery.jpg
Whole Foods is brewing up something other than organic groceries. The company is about to open its first microbrewery in San Jose.

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