Category Archives: U.S.

Taser changes name in shift to software, police services

By Stephen Nellis SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Taser International Inc <TASR.O>, maker of the eponymous device used by police to stun & incapacitate a person temporarily, is changing its name…

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TASER changes name in shift to software, services for police

By Stephen Nellis SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – TASER International, the maker of electrical weapons for police officers, is changing its name to Axon as it pushes further into the software…

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U.S. office vacancy rate flat in first quarter: Reis

(Reuters) – U.S. office vacancy rate was flat at 15.8 percent in the first quarter of 2017, compared with the fourth quarter of 2016, according to real estate research firm…

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U.S. economic growth revised higher, boosted by consumer spending

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. economic growth slowed less than previously reported in the fourth quarter as robust consumer spending provided a boost that was partially offset by…

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Caterpillar shuts plant in Aurora, Illinois, that employs 800

By Gayathree Ganesan & Akankshita Mukhopadhyay (Reuters) – Caterpillar Inc said on Friday it will shut its Aurora, Illinois, plant, costing approximately 800 employees their jobs as the world's largest…

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Consumer spending slows, but inflation is rising

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. consumer spending barely rose in February amid delays in the payment of income tax refunds, yet the biggest annual increase in inflation in…

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U.S. consumer sentiment cools a bit in late March: UMich

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. consumer sentiment was scaled back slightly in the latter half of March yet was still stronger than February on optimism approximately jobs & finances together…

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