NEW YORK (CNN) -- CNN Money's Stacey Delikat has your top business and financial news on this Tuesday, October 22.
Obamacare website: 6 biggest contractors
It cost the federal government more than $300 million for outside contractors to set up the Obamacare website that has had so much trouble in its first three weeks of operation.
Most of that money has gone to six prime contractors that together have received more than $200 million in taxpayer funds, with the biggest single contractor receiving $88 million.
J.C. Penney scales back Martha Stewart partnership
J.C. Penney announced Monday that it had scaled back its partnership with Martha Stewart's design company in the face of legal pressure from rival Macy's. Macy's (M, Fortune 500), J.C. Penney (JCP, Fortune 500) and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSO) have been locked in a closely watched legal battle over Macy's claim that it has exclusive rights to sell certain categories of Martha Stewart products.
What to expect from Tuesday's Apple event
In what is becoming an annual rite of fall, tablet makers are rushing to release a fresh selection of devices this month in time for the competitive holiday-shopping season. Let's start with market leader Apple, which is expected to unveil new iPads on Tuesday in San Francisco. At 1 p.m. ET, Apple CEO Tim Cook will take the stage in front of an auditorium of journalists and announce updated products with the help of some videos, other Apple executives and possibly a live product demonstration or two. We'll be live-blogging the announcement here at CNN.com/tech.
Man calls police to report stolen strawberry Jell-o
Workplace thieves who cop food from the communal refrigerator can be a pain, but one Berks County man thought his missing Jell-o merited a call to police. According to a report from Upper Macungie police, an employee at Wakefern called the cops on Oct. 10th to report "that an unknown person stole his Jell-o brand strawberry Jell-o snack from the break room refrigerator."