Archive: 09/17/2013

United Tech: Europe improving, military parts down

Sharp cuts in U.S. military spare parts orders are hurting United Technologies Corp.'s helicopter maker, Sikorsky, the chief financial officer said Tuesday, although he was more optimistic about prospects in Europe.

Sep 17, 2013
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Not just for talking, smartphones are hubs: survey

For US smartphone users, talking is old hat. A survey released Tuesday showed Americans spend an average of nearly two hours a day—114 minutes—on their smartphones, including just 23 minutes talking.

Sep 17, 2013
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Poverty stuck at 15 percent—record 46.5 million

The nation's poverty rate remained stuck at 15 percent last year despite America's slowly reviving economy, a discouraging lack of improvement for the record 46.5 million poor and an unwelcome benchmark for President Barack ...

Sep 17, 2013
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