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Apple CEO Tim Cook Says Apple Pay a Success

CORPORATE | By Brandon Bailey | Thursday Oct 30, 2014
Apple CEO Tim Cook said Apple's new mobile payment system had over 1 million activations in the first three days after it became available, and is now more widely used than any competing payment system.

Apple's Tim Cook: 'I'm Proud to be Gay'

CORPORATE | Oct 30
Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay. The public declaration, in an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek, makes Cook the highest-profile business CEO to come out as gay.

'Drag Race' Stars Featured in Starbucks's 1st LGBT-Friendly Ad

CORPORATE | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 30
"Drag Race" stars Bianca Del Rio and Adore Delano are featured in Starbucks' first LGBT-friendly commercial.

Google Working on Pill that Searches for Illnesses

CORPORATE | By Brandon Bailey | Oct 29
Google is working on a cancer-detecting pill in its latest effort to push the boundaries of technology.

Obama Taking Action to Push Manufacturing

CORPORATE | By Jim Kuhnhenn | Oct 28
President Barack Obama on Monday expanded his push for increased manufacturing in the United States by directing federal money toward new technologies, apprenticeship programs and competitions designed to assist small manufacturers.

The SUV Goes from All-American to Global Star

CORPORATE | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Oct 28
Once a hulking symbol of American excess, sport utility vehicles are quickly becoming the world's favorite way to get around. It's a surprising rebirth for a vehicle that was the subject of obituaries when gas prices spiked in 2008.

Apple CEO Challenges Home State on LGBT Rights

CORPORATE | By Jay Reeves | Oct 28
Apple CEO Tim Cook is challenging his home state of Alabama to do more to ensure the rights of people based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Walmart Apologizes For 'Fat Girl Costumes' on Website

CORPORATE | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 28
Walmart is owning up to its mistake this week, after the company's website labeled a line of plus-sized Halloween costumes, "Fat Girl Costumes."

Consumer Reports Reveals the Most Reliable Cars

CORPORATE | Oct 27
Consumer Reports is out with its annual list of the most reliable vehicles. It also has information about a popular feature that's being blamed as a major problem in new vehicles. CBS News' Bigad Shaban reports.

Mazda Roadster in Guinness World Records

CORPORATE | By Ann M. Job | Oct 25
Driving the 2015 Mazda MX-5 Miata roadster is like letting loose of heavy burdens. The smartly styled, 13-foot-long two-seater is so efficient in design, there's not a lot of room to carry extra baggage.

Cloud Business Lifts Microsoft's Quarterly Results

CORPORATE | By Brandon Bailey | Oct 24
Microsoft's quarterly profit and revenue sailed past expectations Thursday, as CEO Satya Nadella's push to embrace cloud computing and diversify into mobile devices helped lift sales by 25 percent.