Business News Archive - August 15, 2006

Dell said on Monday it would recall 4.1 million notebook computer batteries because they could overheat and catch fire, in the biggest recall in the 22-year history of the world's largest personal computer maker.

U.S. consumer satisfaction with their vehicle purchases has reached an all-time high, but ratings for domestic automakers mostly lagged those for foreign competitors, according to a national survey released on Tuesday.

Women in America earn less than men, a disparity that provokes plenty of discussion and debate. But a new study found that women themselves may be partly responsible for the pay gap.

TULSA, Okla., Aug. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Alamo Rent A Car, the official rental car of Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort, announced today it has moved to a new, on-airport location at Reagan Washington National Airport.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.