Time Warner Cable, which serves about 14.5 million of the country's 115 million homes, said the outage occurred at 4:30 a.m. ET "during our routine network maintenance."
The recall affects cords sold between September 2010 and June 2012 for HP and Compaq notebooks, as well as certain docking stations.
Watching other people play video games is so popular, Amazon is willing to pay big bucks for it.
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Burger King's corporate headquarters might be leaving the US for Canada.
The airlines were assisted by a 2.3% decline in jet fuel prices and modest declines in maintenance expenses and aircraft rents, according to the group, Airlines for America.
Attention Walmart shoppers: iPhone prices are coming down.
The government's stimulus program has helped keep borrowing costs down. The Federal Reserve has been purchasing treasury bonds and mortgaged-backed securities for years, providing a steady market for mortgages.
Family Dollar says it's sticking with an agreement to merge with Dollar Tree for less money.
Part of the settlement includes penalties and mortgage relief for homeowners.
It's latest earnings report showed a 62-percent decline in earnings from last year.
Why digitally-savvy college students are also more susceptible to identity theft, and tips to avoid it.
A cutting-edge car service is trying to change the way you get your medicine.
New York's Attorney General started investigating Macy's in February 2013 after receiving complaints about racial profiling of shoppers.
David Plouffe is taking charge of a new campaign, against big taxi interests.
Is a price war in the wireless industry about to break out? Sprint just may have just taken the first shot!
Taco Bell introduces "Dollar Cravings" menu.
A third of Americans have nothing saved for retirement.
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Dollar General has made an all-cash bid of nearly ten billion dollars for rival Family Dollar.
A deal between the two companies has been rumored for some time.
Starbucks says the changes will benefit more than 130,000 baristas nationwide.
Survey finds some store credit cards can cost consumers after that initial in-store discount.
Keurig Green Mountain said Thursday it plans to hike prices by 9-percent for the K-Cup packets used in its signature brewing system.
Burger King is scrapping its "Satisfries."
Electronics retailers are hoping for a warm reception for the next generation of HD televisions.
Tech giant Cisco continues to struggle .
Due to increased enrollment, the company estimates health care expenses growing by more than $500 million.
The company shut down three of its four plants in 2012 following some controversial reports on ABC.
Sorting out the facts about recent changes to Facebook Messenger and games, plus a new social scam.
The 'Disney economy' is back. Vacations are a popular way to gauge the economy.
For months, the two have been fighting over how Amazon prices its books.
The Atlanta-based carrier also got top marks for most improved customer service.
It looks like a regular cooler, but it's covered with gadgets like a blender and a cell phone charger.
True Car says the first two days of any month are also good times to buy cars.
Netflix executives have cited HBO as a model as it moves into original programming.
The US corporate tax rate is 35-percent, but in some European countries, it's as low as 12.5 percent.
Apple will likely provide more details on the forthcoming version of its mobile operating system, IOS 8.
Mortgage rates are still relatively low, but thanks to tighter lending regulations, home buyers are paying a lot more when it comes time to close on the loan.
Americans are warming to self-driving cars
How to sidestep the sneaky ways restaurants get diners to spend more money, in Consumer Watch.
As part of a patent-sharing agreement reached in 2011 Samsung is supposed to pay Microsoft a royalty for every Android smartphone it sells.
The jobs recovery marches on, but at slower pace.
Its stocks hit a record low 62-cents Thursday.
Even the smallest debit card purchases are costing customers big fees to the tune of about 17 percent.
Although it posts close to half a trillion dollars in annual sales, Walmart has seen sales drop for five straight quarters.
The gifts service is set to be discontinued mid-August.
Currently, General Motors has a compensation fund set up to pay victims of the 2.6-million vehicles originally recalled for ignition switch issues.
Netflix reluctantly reached a similar deal with Comcast and Verizon earlier this year, amid a public spat over who is responsible for sluggish speeds.
Authorities say they're investigating the company for possible violation of China's anti-trust laws.