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What's in a billion? Facebook users hit milestone in 1 day
Issued: August 28, 2015
A billion people logged in to Facebook on a single day this week, marking the first time that many members used the world's largest online social...
Two tropical waves approaching Puerto Rico
Issued: August 28, 2015
The U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) in Puerto Rico reported Friday that two tropical waves are approaching the island, which needs even more...
Seaborne cancels flights to Dominica; others still cancelled between San Juan, USVI
Issued: August 28, 2015
Due to the passage of Tropical Storm Erika across the Caribbean, Seaborne Airline said Friday it has cancelled flights to Dominica for the next 48...
Puerto Rico banks operating regularly
Issued: August 28, 2015
Puerto Rico banks have resumed operations Friday as Tropical Storm Erika continues to move away from the local area. ...
Q&A about this week's market turmoil in China and beyond
Issued: August 28, 2015
With the Chinese stock market turmoil that incited global panic abated - at least for now - here are some questions and answers about it, as well as...
Amgen wins approval for second biotech cholesterol drug
Issued: August 28, 2015
Amgen Inc. has won approval for the second medicine in a new class of biotech drugs that reduce artery-clogging cholesterol more than older statin...
Tropical storm conditions spread across Puerto Rico
Issued: August 27, 2015
Tropical Storm Erika was located about 135 miles (215 kilometers) south-southeast of San Juan, and was moving faster toward the west at 17 mph (28...
Gap to end on-call scheduling
Issued: August 27, 2015
ALBANY, N.Y. — Gap Inc. is ending its practice of requiring workers to remain on-call for short-notice shifts following an inquiry from New York's...
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
Issued: August 27, 2015
NEW YORK -- It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger...
For the first time, 1 billion people used Facebook in a day
Issued: August 27, 2015
For the first time, a billion people used Facebook in a single day on Monday. ...
A Q&A with Wall Street's top psychiatrist on market turmoil
Issued: August 27, 2015
NEW YORK -- When it seems like the stock market has lost its mind, big banks and investment firms often turn to one particular psychiatrist: Richard...
Apple schedules new product event for Sept. 9
Issued: August 27, 2015
Apple has announced plans for a new product event on Sept. 9 in San Francisco, where the giant tech company is expected to show off new iPhones and...
Deadlines at Labor Relations Board moved until next work day
Issued: August 27, 2015
Puerto Rico Labor Relations Board President Jeffry Pérez Cabán announced Thursday an extension of deadlines to deliver documents to the agency, due to...
Saturday is ‘Passport Day’ at San Juan office
Issued: August 27, 2015
The U.S. Department of State, San Juan Passport Agency, will open its doors for Saturday service on Aug. 29, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a special...
SBA economic injury loans available following USDA disaster declaration
Issued: August 27, 2015
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced Thursday that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small...
Over 500 wealth managers to gather in Miami
Issued: August 27, 2015
Markets Group, an executive-forum organizer, will host the 3rd Annual Private Wealth Latin America & The Caribbean Forum, the largest conference...
Where did U.S. mainland travelers go to most in 1st half of 2015?
Issued: August 27, 2015
Accommodation-booking website Hotels.com has released the most popular cities from the first half of 2015, highlighting the most popular domestic and...
General contractors concerned about Prasa bond issuance
Issued: August 27, 2015
Contractors, subcontractors and suppliers to which the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (Prasa) owes some $100 million are increasingly...
Review: New phones, tablets keep Samsung at Android helm
Issued: August 27, 2015
Samsung's new smartphones and tablets might not offer enough to entice current iPhone and iPad users to switch, but they keep Samsung at the head...
Governor announces transformation of El Yunque rainforest entrance
Issued: August 26, 2015
Gov. Alejandro García Padilla announced Wednesday the start of the Palmer, El Yunque Portal, project, which seeks to improve and transform the main...
Fed’s Dudley: Congress should grant Chapter 9 to Puerto Rico
Issued: August 26, 2015
Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William C. Dudley said Wednesday the U.S. Congress should allow Puerto Rico public corporations access to...
Q&A: What to make of the recent volatility in the markets
Issued: August 26, 2015
The wild swings in the stock market this week have sent market volatility levels to heights not seen since the financial crisis. ...
Puerto Rico stocks, Wall Street bounce back in big fashion
Issued: August 26, 2015
After several consecutive days in free-fall, Puerto Rico stocks edged up on Wednesday—with the day’s gains ranging between 2.24% and 12.38%—as Wall...
Facebook testing its own virtual assistant in messaging app
Issued: August 26, 2015
Facebook is the latest technology company to offer users a virtual assistant service. ...
DDEC, Portek finalize Port of the Americas contract
Issued: August 26, 2015
The Puerto Rico Economic Development & Commerce Department (DDEC by its Spanish initials) announced Wednesday a three-year contract...


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