<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Business News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/business http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth http://www.nbcdfw.comen-usSat, 30 Apr 2016 19:57:57 -0500Sat, 30 Apr 2016 19:57:57 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Rovi Buying TiVo in $1.1.B Cash-and-Stock Deal]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 07:42:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-51921649.jpg
Rovi Corp. said Friday that it will pay $10.70 in cash and stock for each TiVo Inc. share. Rovi will pay $2.75 per share in cash, or about $277 million. The rest, $7.95 per share, will be paid in stock.Once...

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<![CDATA[Newer Technology Makes Chip Transactions Faster]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 12:43:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/credit+card+chip.JPG
New technology designed to prevent credit card fraud has slowed transactions at the checkout stand -- but newer technology may change that.

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<![CDATA[What To Do If You Are Audited by the IRS]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:25:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/tax+envelope.jpg
You've received a letter from the IRS regarding an audit. Stay calm and assess the situation.

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<![CDATA[DoJ Approves Charter Deal to Buy Time Warner Cable]]> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 18:36:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/475414152-charter-communications.jpg
The U.S. Justice Department approved Charter Communications' proposed purchase of Time Warner Cable and Bright House networks on Monday, Reuters reports.The Justice Department valued the purchase of Time...

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<![CDATA[Trans-Alaska Pipeline Resumes Oil Production After Fire ]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 19:51:11 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/160421-alaska-pipeline-749p_83a192ebac3e50487de2b8a05858d82a.nbcnews-ux-2880-1000.jpg
The Trans-Alaska Pipeline resumed operations after a fire at a pumping station forced officials to shut it down on Wednesday, according to the company running the system, NBC News reported.An employee noticed...

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<![CDATA[Intel to Cut 12K Jobs, Reducing Workforce by 11 Percent]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 16:09:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/184*120/91022387.jpg
Shares of Intel fell nearly 3 percent after the bell Tuesday as it announced it would cut 12,000 jobs, or 11 percent of its workforce, by 2017, due to restructuring, CNBC reports. Intel, based in Santa Clara,

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<![CDATA[Last-Minute Tax Day Filing: How to Pay Uncle Sam at Deadline]]> Mon, 18 Apr 2016 10:31:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/210*120/GettyImages-88160312.jpg
Waiting until the last minute to pay your taxes can cost you if you are expecting a refund, since the government hangs on to your money and receives more interest on it. However, if you owe money to the...

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<![CDATA[Tax Day Freebies Soothe Uncle Sam's Sting]]> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 18:38:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/irsGettyImages-56043781.jpg
Businesses across DFW are giving away freebies to treat tired, taxed Texans.

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<![CDATA[Wegmans Tops Grocery Store List]]> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 16:40:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/wegmans-pub-bar-and-restaur.jpg
Trader Joe's is no longer America's favorite grocery store.Wegmans tops Market Force’s 2016 list of America’s Favorite Grocery Retailers.Market Force, a brand strategy firm, gave the Rochester, New...

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<![CDATA[Why The 2016 Tax Deadline Isn't April 15]]> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 11:04:55 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/irsGettyImages-56043781.jpg
Most people know April 15 as the deadline for submitting personal tax returns, but that's not the case this year. For the 2016 deadline, the Internal Revenue Service has given taxpayers until Monday, April...

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<![CDATA[Zuckerberg Announces Facebook Chatbot Venture]]> Tue, 12 Apr 2016 14:51:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/Facebook-generic-1.jpg
Facebook announced Tuesday it will let developers build chatbots – interactive, responsive messaging programs – to communicate directly with people, CNBC reports.The announcement came at its annual F8...

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<![CDATA['Pregnancy Penalty' Can Affect Pay of Women Without Kids]]> Mon, 11 Apr 2016 16:19:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/595346485-pregnancy-penalty-file-image.jpg
As women fight what has been an uphill battle for equal pay, they continue to face another exacerbating factor: being penalized for the fact that they could – regardless of whether they will – have children, NBC...

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<![CDATA[Cable Company Switch Leaves North Texans Frustrated]]> Mon, 04 Apr 2016 18:25:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-0000237.jpg
North Texans who had phone, Internet and cable service with Verizon have been switched over to Frontier Communications.]]>
<![CDATA[Lawsuit Says Starbucks Underfilling Lattes]]> Mon, 04 Apr 2016 14:03:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Starbucks_Latte_511143580.jpg
A lawsuit filed in a Northern California federal court last week accuses Starbucks of deliberately underfilling its latte cups by 25 percent in order to save money, The Seattle Times reported.The suit...

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<![CDATA[Over 200k Orders for New Tesla]]> Sat, 02 Apr 2016 09:29:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/216*120/AP_508328161795.jpg
The electric car company that drove its loyal fans into a frenzy of anticipation usually associated with iPhones and Xboxes unveiled its new, lower-priced model Friday at an event in Southern California.Some...

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<![CDATA[HCA North Texas Announces Plans for Acquired Hospital in Frisco]]> Fri, 01 Apr 2016 16:47:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/doctor-health-generic-1200-02.jpg
HCA North Texas opened its newest hospital, Medical City Frisco, Friday.

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<![CDATA[Condoms, Sodas and Snacks: Amazon Expands Dash Button Program]]> Thu, 31 Mar 2016 13:42:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Amazon+Dash+Button.jpg
You can now dash for condoms on Amazon.One year after the company unveiled its Amazon Dash Buttons, which allow customers to order goods with the push of a physical button, the company announced Thursday it is...

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<![CDATA[Craft Coffee Drinkers Becoming More Selective]]> Thu, 31 Mar 2016 12:13:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/craft-coffee.jpg
Smaller coffee shops have become so popular that larger chains, like Starbucks, are stepping up their credentials to appeal to coffee aficionados.

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<![CDATA[Uber Seeks 2,500 New Drivers to Serve S. Dallas]]> Fri, 01 Apr 2016 15:20:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/uber12.jpg
Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings endorsed ride sharing company Uber’s drive for more drivers and better service in southern Dallas this week.]]>
<![CDATA[Spring Break Scams Target Would-Be Vacationers]]> Fri, 25 Mar 2016 18:58:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/beachGettyImages-480297417.jpg
Shelly Stamis saw an online advertisement for a vacation home in Florida at only $200 a night, and she figured she had found a solid bargain."We looked at all the pictures, and it was right on the beach,...

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<![CDATA[Easter Is Like Christmas for Candy Industry]]> Fri, 25 Mar 2016 12:35:03 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/eastercandy.jpg
Easter is the winner when it comes to candy sales in the U.S., CNBC reported.Americans spent over $800 million last year on creme-filled eggs, chocolate rabbits and colored marshmallow Peeps in the week...

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<![CDATA[Multiple Corporations Are Relocating to North Texas]]> Fri, 25 Mar 2016 12:14:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/big-biz-housing.jpg
Several construction projects are underway on Texas 121 near the Dallas North Tollway big corporations like Toyota, Liberty Mutual and State Farm are relocating to the area.

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<![CDATA[Seller's Market Makes Home-Buying Tough in DFW]]> Thu, 24 Mar 2016 12:32:56 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/home-GettyImages-484768986.jpg
A Lewisville family is frustrated after making 13 offers on homes in North Texas and still getting outbid.

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<![CDATA[Southwest Airlines Rallies Support for Cuba Flights]]> Wed, 23 Mar 2016 20:35:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/havana+cuba+flights.jpg
Southwest Airlines says it has gathered more than 25,000 signatures in its effort to win permission to fly between the U.S. and Cuba.

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<![CDATA[Pay-Per-Article News App Launches in US ]]> Wed, 23 Mar 2016 16:12:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Blendle-AP_1603222133275898.jpg
A news app set will launch on Wednesday in the U.S., with 20 of the country’s largest newspaper and magazine publishers jumping on as partners, according to NBC News.Blendle, created by...

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<![CDATA[Starbucks to Donate More Food to Food Banks]]> Wed, 23 Mar 2016 16:29:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Starbucks_Food_Donation_Program.jpg
The array of Starbucks sandwiches and salads that aren't purchased at the end of the day usually end up in the garbage bin with the rest of the trash, but the Seattle-based coffee company says it's found a...

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<![CDATA[Kindle Devices Need Critical Update by Tuesday: Amazon]]> Mon, 21 Mar 2016 12:11:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Amazon-Kindle-GettyImages-156687508.jpg
Amazon is warning Kindle users of a critical software update that needs to be installed before Tuesday March 22.

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