Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella painted an upbeat vision of the future Tuesday, saying that the next version of Windows will be unified across screens of all sizes and that two money-losing units - Nokia phones and Bing search - would become profitable in 2016.
Americans will spend, on average, more than $669 on back-to-school expenses, up 5 percent from a year ago.
One of the world's wealthiest men, Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, is making an argument for a three-day work week, saying it could help people balance their work and home lives.
Sales of previously owned homes rose for a third straight month in June, pushing activity to the highest level in eight months and providing evidence that housing is regaining lost momentum.
McDonald's Corp. said its profit slipped in the second quarter as sales in the U.S. continued to flag.
U.S. consumer prices rose in June at a slightly slower pace than in May with two-thirds of the June advance driven by the largest jump in gasoline prices in a year.
Coca-Cola Co. reported quarterly sales that fell short of Wall Street estimates on Tuesday as demand weakened for Diet Coke in North America.
Verizon reported Tuesday that its second-quarter earnings nearly doubled after it secured full ownership of Verizon Wireless.
The Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce says its longtime special projects manager Pauline Bartlett has died.
As the city's bus strike enters its second week, a closed meeting is scheduled to consider a new union proposal.
Before Ralf Groene helped devise the look and feel of Microsoft's Surface tablet, he designed food - or "food concepts," he says, for people on the go
The taxable value of all Kern County properties for this fiscal year is up 5.6 percent to $97.5 billion, Assessor-Recorder Jim Fitch's office said Monday.
Rising sales helped boost hiring and wages at U.S. businesses in the second quarter, and companies are optimistic that the trends will continue this fall, according to a new survey by the National Association for Business Economics.
As sightings of great white sharks mount off Cape Cod in real life, businesses in the Massachusetts town of Chatham are embracing the frenzy.
McDonald's and KFC in China faced a new food safety scare Monday after a Shanghai television station reported a supplier sold them expired beef and chicken.
Private jet sales are rising again, climbing out of a deep recession when the company plane was an easy target for spending cuts.
National parks and monuments boosted the economies of surrounding communities in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho by a combined $1.15 billion last year, according to a new study.
A Kentucky city is venturing into the retail gas business by opening a municipal-run filling station.
The shopping center at the corner of Calloway and Stockdale will soon house five new stores, four of which are entirely new to Kern County.
Day 4 in the city's bus strike brought a new proposal from the union.
Bakersfield Mayor Harvey Hall joined Eyewitness News Mornings to talk about his recovery from recent surgery, the state of the city and the ongoing GET bus strike.
Unemployment rates dropped in 22 U.S. states last month and stayed the same in 14, as the nation at large posted a fifth straight month of solid hiring.
A gauge designed to predict the economy's future health increased in June for a fifth consecutive month, supporting the view that economic growth should accelerate in the second half of this year.
Kia is recalling nearly 52,000 Soul small SUVs to fix a problem that can cause steering failure.
U.S. stock futures are creeping up Friday as General Electric, Google and other big companies report quarterly results.
A developing nation version of the World Bank was formally agreed this week two years after India proposed the idea to Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa. Yet even as the five governments hailed its formation, there were questions about whether four of them might simply be paying to move from U.S. financial hegemony to dominance by another economic superpower: China.
With the strike still in full force, many of the county’s residents are having difficulty finding alternate transportation.
Lloyd Segal is a real estate guru who recently joined Eyewitness News Mornings to talk about flipping houses.
Residents aren't the only ones who waste water. Municipalities and commercial establishments are among the violators.
Two meetings have been scheduled between Golden Empire Transit District officials and its union following discussions Thursday morning.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week, a steady decline that suggests a strengthening job market.
U.S. home construction fell in June to the slowest pace in nine months, a setback to hopes that housing is regaining momentum and will boost economic growth this year.
Average U.S. mortgage rates declined slightly this week with rates remaining near historic lows.