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Amazon ad boss leaving, likely for Yahoo

SEATTLE -- advertising boss Lisa Utzschneider is leaving the company Friday, likely headed for Yahoo.

As vice president of global-advertising sales at Amazon Media Group, Utzschneider was among the most senior female executives at the ...

NHTSA tells Takata to speed air bag repairs

The nation's chief auto safety regulator has demanded a quicker response from Japanese air bag supplier Takata Corp., which is at the center of an expanding recall of air bags that may explode unpredictably and spray shrapnel on unsuspecting ...

Microsoft lays off 3,000 more

SEATTLE -- Microsoft on Wednesday notified 3,000 more workers that they're being laid off.

This means that virtually all of the planned 18,000 job eliminations the company announced in July are now completed.

Wednesday's layoffs cut across ...