Jul 31, 2014

Raiders owner mum on team's future

Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis has confirmed he’s met with San Antonio officials but declined to disclose whether he has any interest in relocating the franchise to Texas. “Former San Antonio mayor Henry Cisneros is a friend, and Henry suggested I take the opportunity ...

Jul 31, 2014

Bolt labels Times report as 'lies'

Even as athletics medals were being won at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday, the spotlight was on the sprinter nowhere near the track: Usain Bolt. The world’s fastest man was at the center of a controversy in Glasgow for apparently criticizing his games experience ...

Jul 31, 2014

United to sell team shares on NYSE

Manchester United’s American owners are set to raise around $150 million by selling more of their club shares on the New York Stock Exchange. The English Premier League club announced Wednesday that the Glazer family is selling 8 million shares with reduced voting rights, ...

Jul 31, 2014

Steelers will retire Green's No. 75

The Pittsburgh Steelers are retiring Hall of Fame defensive end Joe Greene’s No. 75. The team announced Wednesday that Greene will be honored during a ceremony on Nov. 2 when the Steelers host the Baltimore Ravens. Greene, the fourth overall pick in the 1969 ...

Jul 31, 2014

Privacy rights and 'big data'

The government is moving to expedite the use of massive amounts of personal data — collected online or otherwise from a variety of sources — for commercial purposes on condition that the data is processed to ensure anonymity of the information.

Hokkaido Electric applies for additional 17% rate hike

Jul 31, 2014

Hokkaido Electric applies for additional 17% rate hike

Hokkaido Electric Power Co. on Thursday became the first utility to seek its second rate hike since March 2011, applying for permission to charge households around 17 percent more starting this fall. In its application to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, the ...