Sports deals hurt Super Bowl host city
By JOSH HOFFNER and JACQUES BILLEAUD
To fiscal conservatives, Glendale, Arizona, is a cautionary tale for suburban cities that want to throw public money at professional sports projects.
Survey: Firms optimistic on hiring, wages in 1Q
Rising sales helped boost hiring at U.S. businesses in the last three months of 2014, and companies are optimistic that continued improvement in business conditions will bring increased employment and wages in the current quarter, a new survey shows.
Microsoft earnings report doesn't excite the market
Big jumps in sales of its Surface tablets, cloud computing software and Lumia smartphones drove Microsoft's quarterly revenue above expectations, as CEO Satya Nadella continues to steer toward the mobile gadget market and shift Microsoft away from its traditional focus on the PC.
Cops want Waze mobile traffic app disabled
By EILEEN SULLIVAN
Fifty million users in 200 countries turn to Waze for warnings about congestion, accidents, speed traps, traffic cameras, construction zones and potholes.