DirecTV launches Spanish-language streaming service Yaveo DirecTV has soft-launched its new Spanish-language streaming service, Yaveo, featuring thousands of hours of programming and exclusive and hard-to-find content from the U.S., Latin America and Spain.
El Segundo-based DirecTV(Nasdaq: DTV) said the service, which is not available outside of the United States, can be used by anyone in the U.S. with an Internet connection. It will first be available on PCs, Macs and Android devices, followed by iPhone, iPad, Xbox 360, and other devices.
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 01:56:43 +0000 NFIB sues Colorado over business licensing fees Colorado's largest small business organization Monday sued Secretary of State Scott Gessler over business licensing and regulatory fees, claiming that the fees are funding other operations of Gessler's office and should be considered a tax subject to TABOR restrictions.
According to the suit, Gessler's office collects about $20 million a year in fees from businesses that are filing required forms, but the money is going to pay for elections, bingo and raffle regulation and other functions that aren't…
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 01:40:19 +0000 Port management turns to feds for mediation as negotiations with union continue to fail Negotiations between the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union aren't any closer to a resolution and now one party is calling on the federal government to intervene.
The association, which represents ports along the West Coast, announced Monday it has asked for federal mediation in the negotiations between the port management company and the union.
"After seven months of negotiations, we remain far apart on many issues," said Wade Gates, spokesman for…
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 01:35:16 +0000 How to create more women leaders, Part 2 (Video) Diversity in the workplace is growing and we are beginning to see more women take on leadership roles in their organizations. CBIZ leadership discusses the events and activities women are taking part in to build powerful networks and grow into their success.
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 01:20:35 +0000 Judge clears way for Family Dollar merger vote A Delaware judge has rejected an effort to block Tuesday's vote on Family Dollar Stores Inc.'s proposed merger with Dollar Tree Inc., saying dissident shareholders "failed to demonstrate a reasonable probability of success on any of their claims."
The ruling allows shareholders of Matthews-based Family Dollar (NYSE:FDO) to vote tomorrow on whether to sell the company to Dollar Tree for $76 per share.
The dissident shareholders have claimed that Family Dollar's board of directors has failed to properly…
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 01:17:52 +0000 Colorado budget forecast shows continued growth but TABOR worries ahead Colorado's economy keeps getting better, and it continues to be reflected in the amount of money the state takes in from taxes.
That's the conclusion from the latest estimates from state officials that show overall tax collections continue to improve in the state, coinciding with the continuing improvement in the state's economy.
Revenue forecasts released Monday from the Office of State Planning and Budgeting (OSPB) and the nonpartisan Legislative Council both showed increases in forecasted revenues.…
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:53:50 +0000 Bertha contractor sticks with plan to pull 200-ton piece to surface Going ahead is the best way to go for the tunnel, and rescuing Bertha from above is the best way to fix it.
This was the message from the state and the tunnel contractor Monday in a conference call about pending repairs to Bertha, the tunnel boring machine stuck under Seattle.
The machine has been stuck underground for the last year, and contractor Seattle Tunnel Partners has to fix the main bearing at the center of the cutting disk, and reinforce the disk, to get it drilling again.
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:48:31 +0000 DNA Partners sells its last office complex, Highpoint Towers Real estate investor DNA Partners has sold Highpoint Towers near the South Texas Medical Center to an undisclosed buyer for an undisclosed amount. Highpoint Towers consists of two 11-story office buildings totaling 300,000-square-feet of office space.
The two buildings represent the last office properties DNA Partners owned from its local portfolio. The Roslyn, New York-based company had owned the two buildings since 2007.
DNA Partners previously owned the Finesilver Building on Broadway Street,…
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