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MoneyWatch :: New App for Caffeine Junkies

CORPORATE | Friday Apr 18, 2014
There’s a new app, called Cups, that lets you pay $45 a month for unlimited coffee from dozens of independent coffee shops. Right now the app is only available in New York and there is one limitation: Users have to wait 30 minutes before ordering another.

Royal Caribbean Chief on Getting Customers Back

CORPORATE | Apr 18
Trust in the cruise industry is down 12 percent since last year and 13 percent say they’re less likely to book a cruise. Adam Goldstein, newly-named president and chief operating officer of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., talks.

’The Finisher’ Author David Baldacci on Young Adult Audience

CORPORATE | Apr 18
The best-selling author of the new novel "The Target" is also the writer behind a new young adult book called "The Finisher." Baldacci discusses the importance of reading and what he hopes to impart to his young fans.

Ford to Offer 50th Anniversary Mustang

CORPORATE | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Apr 18
Ford is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Mustang with a limited-edition model and a display atop the Empire State Building.

Get Ready for a Mobile Phone Kill Switch

CORPORATE | Apr 18
A wireless industry trade group says a free preloaded or downloaded anti-theft tool will be installed on phones sold in the US after July 2015, allowing the owner to disable the device remotely if it gets stolen. Bigad Shaban reports.

2014 Audi RS 7

Audi’s RS 7 is Answer to Porsche, Mercedes

CORPORATE | By Ann M. Job | Apr 18
The 2014 Audi RS 7 checks all the boxes and then some for wealthy car buyers who want a stylish, luxury sedan that looks like a coupe, delivers 500-plus turbocharged V-8 horsepower and comes with a high-brow German pedigree.

Google Earnings Fall Short of Expectations

CORPORATE | Apr 17
After Google reported a 19 percent increase in revenue, its stock fell nearly six percent Wednesday after the market closed. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger discusses Google’s first-quarter earnings reports and tech stocks selloff.

A sea lion pup named Hoppie who was found at Mape’s Ranch near Modesto, Calif.

Lost Sea Lion in California Found Mile from Water

CORPORATE | Apr 17
Workers at a central California ranch could hardly believe their eyes when they spotted a sea lion pup hopping through an almond orchard, a mile from the San Joaquin River.

Mustang’s 50th Anniversary Atop Empire State Building

CORPORATE | Apr 17
Michelle Miller reports from the observation deck of the Empire State Building, where a new Ford Mustang convertible is on display to celebrate a big anniversary for one of America’s most iconic cars.

Mel Gravely, president of TriVersity Construction, poses in his office in front of some paintings of work his company has done.

Mentors Help Minority Companies accelerate Growth

CORPORATE | By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Apr 17
Mel Gravely says his construction company might not exist today if he didn’t have mentors to guide it. Gravely’s company, TriVersity, joined a program called a minority business accelerator even before he bought a controlling interest in the company.

Mary Barra , CEO of General Motors, speaks at the 2014 Automotive Forum.

GM Sales Eyed for Impact of Ignition Switch Recall

CORPORATE | By Tom Krisher | Apr 17
As General Motors executives show off their newest cars and trucks in New York this week, analysts are watching for signs that consumers are shying away from the ones sitting on dealer lots.