News tagged with economic systems

NPD: October video game sales tumble 19 percent

(AP) -- After a slight reprieve in September, U.S. video game retail sales slumped again in October, unable to escape the economic turmoil that's cutting into consumer spending and swelling the ranks of unemployed.

dateNov 13, 2009 in Business
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Comcast's 2Q profit soars 53 pct, tops estimates

(AP) -- Comcast Corp., the nation's biggest cable TV systems operator, posted a 53 percent increase in second-quarter profit on Thursday, helped by higher prices and increased customer spending on video and ...

dateAug 06, 2009 in Business
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Paperless health care? One hospital's long journey

(AP) -- Baby Riley Matthews wheezed noisily on the exam table. "He's belly-breathing," the emergency-room doctor said worriedly - Riley's little abdomen was markedly rising and falling with each breath, a sign of respiratory ...

dateJul 07, 2009 in Other
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NetApp to buy Data Domain in $1.5 billion deal

(AP) -- Data storage company NetApp Inc. said Wednesday it agreed to buy data backup and disaster recovery systems provider Data Domain Inc. for $25 per share in cash and stock, or about $1.5 billion.

dateMay 21, 2009 in Business
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