UPS to Hire 50,000 Workers for the Holiday Rush

UPS (UPS) will hire 50,000 seasonal employees to work over the holiday season. The company is taking on temporary staff to work in positions including package sorters and driver helpers, CNNMoney reported. They will work through the company%u2019s busy season, which covers the holiday period from Thanksgiving to Christmas.

As Apple Soars, Here Come the Tablet Wars

Apple shares soared on news that the release of its much-hyped iPad is less than a month away. But Microsoft is fighting back with Courier, a nifty-looking book-like tablet that the software giant expects to have on the shelves in time for the holidays.