(Associated Press file)
US stocks climb as earnings roll in

07/23/2014 12:12 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) -- Solid earnings for a range of big companies helped nudge the stock market higher Tuesday. 
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Target debuts image-recognition shopping app
07/23/2014 12:12 AM EDT - NEW YORK -- Target is introducing an app that lets users purchase items after scanning magazine ads with their smartphones. Full Story

Apple’s third-quarter earnings top analyst forecasts
07/23/2014 12:10 AM EDT - SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Apple’s growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a model that is expected to cater to consumers yearning for a bigger screen. Full Story

Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions
07/20/2014 02:34 PM EDT - June 16-20 Becket Greylock Federal Credit Union and Virginia A. Full Story

In Brief
07/20/2014 02:33 PM EDT - North Adams: New trustee appointed at MCLA Lisa Chamberlain, managing partner of The Chamberlain Group in Great Barrington, has been appointed to the board of trustees of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts by Gov. Full Story

Baby-boomer nurses delay retirement
07/20/2014 12:11 AM EDT - Despite predictions of an impending nurse shortage, the current number of working registered nurses has surpassed expectations in part due to the number of baby-boomer RNs delaying retirement, a study by the RAND Corp. Full Story

Tony Dobrowolski: Changes in marketing, biotech
07/20/2014 02:41 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD A few odds and ends from around the business world as we head into mid-summer. Full Story

Public art goes high tech in New Mexico
07/20/2014 12:11 AM EDT - ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Not many people have been to Coyote Canyon, a remote spot on the nation’s largest American Indian reservation. Full Story

Loosening credit limits
07/20/2014 12:10 AM EDT - Jake Fitzsimmons opened his first Stuft Burger Bar in Fort Collins, Colo., in 2010, after the worst recession in decades. Full Story

Handyman: Rub-a-dub-dub takes rust stains from a tub
07/20/2014 12:10 AM EDT - Q: I have a big very old tub that I love, but the shower handle is broken, and parts of the inside porcelain enamel have rust stains. Full Story

Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions

07/13/2014 09:29 AM EDT
June 9-13 Adams Wesley Scalise and Maria Cermenaro sold property at 27 Orchard St. 
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Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions
07/07/2014 02:08 PM EDT - June 2-6 Adams Paul A. and Debra A. Trzcinski sold property at 6 Burt St. Full Story

Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions
06/15/2014 01:18 AM EDT - May 12-16 Adams Kenneth R. Brooks sold property at 65 Howland Ave. Full Story

Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions
05/25/2014 09:18 AM EDT - April 21-25 Adams Carol L. Ostrowski sold property at 4 Hoosac St. Full Story

Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions for April 7 - 11
05/11/2014 12:49 AM EDT - April 7-11 Adams Doris B. and David A. Alibozek sold property at East Mountain Road, Adams, to Commonwealth of Massachusetts, $72,150. Full Story

(Adam Berry)
Are car keys a thing of the past?

The furor over General Motors' deadly ignition switch has the potential to doom the car key, a technology drivers have been using for 65 years. Full Story
(Chris Pizzello)
Famous bidders lining up to buy Clippers

Billionaires, entertainers and athletes alike announced their intentions to pursue the Los Angeles Clippers with varying degrees of seriousness Wednesday, proving the longtime losers will be quite a prize if the NBA is able to wrest control of the team away from Donald Sterling after his lifetime ban for racist remarks. Full Story
(Chris Pizzello)
Louis CK is back and grumpier than ever

Louie, who (like Louis) is a New York comic and a divorced father of two daughters, knows struggle and angst and cloudy wonderment. He views life through eyes with a stricken look, dwelling in a state of comfortable dread. Full Story