October 16, 2012 |
Apple is expected to announce the iPad mini next week, but that's not all the Cupertino-based company has in store, according to multiple reports on the Web. Nine to 5 Mac is reporting that the tech giant is also planning to reveal a new version of its tiny Mac mini computer. Citing unnamed sources, the report says the new Mac mini will have USB 3.0 ports and newer chipsets. The Mac mini was last redesigned two years ago and hasn't received an internal upgrade since last summer.
March 30, 1987 |
A light earthquake hit southern Bulgaria on Sunday, the state-run BTA news agency reported. It did not say if there was damage. Its epicenter was about 112 miles southeast of Sofia, BTA said.
August 27, 2008 |
Borders Group Inc. reported a narrower second-quarter loss. The second-largest U.S. bookseller lost $9.2 million, or 15 cents a share, compared with $25.1 million, or 43 cents, a year earlier. Revenue fell to $758.5 million from $812.4 million, the company said.
February 8, 2013 |
KABUL, Afghanistan - The U.S. military Friday strongly rejected reports cited by a United Nations committee indicating that American forces had killed hundreds of children in Afghanistan over the last four years. The U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child said it was alarmed by reports that hundreds of children had died in U.S. attacks and airstrikes due to a "reported lack of precautionary measures and indiscriminate use of force. " The U.S. military called the reports "categorically unfounded.
October 26, 2009 |
Investors would like a definitive answer to the question: Is the economy in fact in recovery? The answers this week may not be conclusive, but they might remove some of the uncertainty that has made stock trading choppy lately. Investors will get the Commerce Department's first report on third-quarter gross domestic product, the broadest measure of the economy's health. The week will also bring reports on housing prices and new-home sales, consumer confidence and durable goods orders, a key indicator for the manufacturing industry.
January 3, 1992 |
New applications for jobless benefits fell in mid-December but remained at recessionary levels, the government said Thursday, while other reports provided further evidence of persistent sluggishness in the economy. The nation's purchasing managers said economic growth fell sharply in December, and the government said spending in the construction sector in November fell for the first time since June.
July 10, 1994
President Eisenhower's organization is described as military style in the well-documented piece on some management tips that might assist President Clinton ("Mr. President, Some Management Tips for You," July 5). I am reminded of Ike's directive when he was president of Columbia University. In requesting annual reports from department heads, he specified that all reports must be limited to one page only. Anything beyond one page would remain unread, Ike admonished. Not only did they all comply, but I was informed by several Columbians that Ike's order was voluntarily extended to other reports.
July 31, 1989
Center Alton Lister will be traded by the Seattle SuperSonics to the Golden State Warriors in the next few days, according to reports published Sunday. To get the 7-foot Lister, the Warriors will give back to Seattle the 1990 first-round draft choice they got from the SuperSonics in a trade for an extra first-round pick this year, the Oakland Tribune and the San Jose Mercury News reported. Neither team would confirm nor deny the reports.
May 17, 1987
Care Enterprises Inc., an ailing Laguna Beach-based nursing home chain, reported a first-quarter 1987 net income of $66,000, down 75% from the $264,000 reported for the same period last year. Revenues for the quarter ended March 31 were $64.4 million, compared with $64.1 million for the same period last year. Derwin Williams, Care chief financial officer, said Friday that the dramatic drop in net income resulted from losses incurred on the sale of nursing homes during the quarter.
May 9, 1989
BNB Bancorp, the holding company for the single-office Burbank National Bank, reported a first-quarter profit of $15,113, compared with a year-earlier loss of $31,182. BNB also said its assets as of March 31 totaled $14.4 million, up 21% from $11.9 million a year ago. The company's deposits rose 17% to $13 million from $11.1 million.