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WCBS 880 Small Business Breakfast: “Thinking Big” With Bruce Ratner

A standing room only crowd filled a ballroom at the Carltun in Eisenhower Park October 15th to hear developer Bruce Ratner talk about the art of networking, the power of persistence and the status of […]

10/21/2014

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California.   (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Launches New Payment System ‘Apple Pay’ For iPhone 6 Users

Apple said its new system is secure because it creates one-time payment numbers for purchases, instead of using credit card numbers and security codes.

10/20/2014

Prince Amukamara #20 of the New York Giants tackles Andre Johnson #80 of the Houston Texans in the second half at MetLife Stadium on September 21, 2014. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Law Allowing Sports Betting In N.J. Signed By Gov. Christie

New Jersey is moving ahead with plans to permit betting on sports in the state, but legal challenges could stall the rollout.

10/17/2014

Hackensack University Medical Center (credit: Hackensack University Medical Center/Facebook)

Hackensack, Meridian Hospital Networks Planning Merger

Meridian Health and Hackensack University Health Network officials said Thursday that they have signed a memorandum of understanding and are working toward a merger. They said it could be four months before they have a final agreement.

10/16/2014

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the afternoon of October 8, 2014. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Ebola, Other Worries May Have Contributed To Rough Day On Wall Street

Stocks were deep in the red again on Wednesday, although they did rebound from a mid day swoon. At the closing bell the Dow was down 173 points at 16,141. Earlier in the day it had dipped below 16,000 for the first time since February.

10/15/2014

A Kohl's on Long Island (credit: CBS 2)

Shoppers Set Sights On Early Holiday Sales

Black Friday may still be six weeks away, but stores are already advertising holiday shopping sales.

10/13/2014

FILE -- Solar panels  in Chicago (credit: Getty Images)

PSEG Long Island Promises Improved Transparency In Placement Of Solar Panel Farms

Shoreham residents are fighting against plans to build 10-foot-high solar panels across 60 acres of open land.

10/13/2014

The Waldorf Astoria  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Feds Take Close Look At Sale Of Waldorf Astoria To Chinese Company

Terms of the sale allow Hilton to run the hotel for the next 100 years and call for “a major renovation” that officials say has raised eyebrows in Washington, where fears of Chinese eavesdropping and cyber espionage run high.

10/13/2014

Shoppers wait for a Kmart to open on Thanksgiving night November 22, 2012 in Griffith, Indiana. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Kmart Announces Major Data Breach Affecting Credit Card Information

Kmart on Friday became the latest retailer to announce a data breach in its payment systems.

10/10/2014

(FILES) - The "Amazon" logo.  (credit: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Amazon Opening Retail Store On West 34th Street In Time For Holidays

The online retail giant plans to open a brick-and-mortar store at 7 West 34th Street just in time for the holidays.

10/10/2014

Dairy Queen store in Kentucky (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Dairy Queen Says Data Breach Affected 395 Stores This Past Summer

Dairy Queen announced Thursday that a security breach struck hundreds of its stores around the country this past summer – including some in the Tri-State Area.

10/09/2014

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the afternoon of October 8, 2014. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Dow Sees Worst Drop Of The Year, Driven By Declines In Energy Companies

The Dow Jones industrial average closed 334 points lower on Thursday than the day before, in what amounted to the worst drop of the year.

10/09/2014

The Jets’ Muhammad Wilkerson, left, and Antonio Allen line up against the Detroit Lions at MetLife Stadium on Sept. 28, 2014. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Monmouth Park Racetrack Forms Group To Handle Sports Betting

A New Jersey racetrack has taken another step toward offering sports betting if it becomes legal in New Jersey.

10/09/2014

A Connecticut Light & Power truck (credit: Michael Guerrera/WTIC)

CL&P Rate Hike Foes Include Public Officials, Customers

Drawing the most criticism is the utility’s plan to hike its monthly fixed charge — what consumers pay before they use a single kilowatt of electricity — from $16 to $25.50.

10/07/2014

JPMorgan Chase  (file/credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

JPMorgan Chase Breach Heightens Data Security Doubts

The New York-based bank disclosed Thursday that the breach compromised customer information pertaining to roughly 76 million households and 7 million small businesses.

10/03/2014