| Aug 2, 2014
| 6:07 PM
The Nature Conservancy recently helped broker a deal in which the Walt Disney Co. will obtain carbon credits from the Bethlehem Authority, which owns sensitive woodlands surrounding the city's water supply in the Poconos. The deal provides the authority...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Beats Electronics and Beats Music is now officially part of Apple.
In a "Welcome to the family" post on its website Friday, Apple said that the $3 billion has officially closed.
"Today we are excited to officially welcome Beats Music and Beats...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Feelings were mixed among Allergan Inc. employees one day after the Botox maker announced 1,500 job cuts, mostly in Southern California.
Outside of Allergan’s Irvine campus, where the bulk of the 650 research and development jobs the company...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Filed under: Volkswagen, Earnings/Financials During a gathering of 20,000 Volkswagen Group employees at company headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany on Wednesday, CEO Martin Winterkorn dropped a bombshell. The boss stated that the automaker isn't...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:45 AM
As San Diego Opera continues to regroup and work toward mounting its planned 2015 season, scheduled to begin in January, the troubled company has put cost-cutting measures in place that are expected to help it achieve a measure of financial stability....
| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Calder Casino and Race Course has slashed its horse racing dates and eliminated its poker room, and with that comes a reduction in employees.
The Miami Gardens pari-mutuel revealed this week that 246 employees are being laid off, filing a Worker...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:00 AM
San Diego Opera has reached a new level of stability, leaders say, after a series of cost-cutting and the announcement of new initiatives to broaden its presence in the community.
The company — which in May rescinded a controversial decision to...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Microsoft Corp. said on Thursday it will cut up to 18,000 jobs, or about 14 percent of its workforce, as it halves the size of its recent Nokia acquisition and trims down other operations.
The downsizing is the largest in the Seattle-based company's...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Attempting to fend off a culture that dwelled too long on tradition and replace it with one far more aggressive, Microsoft Corp.’s chief executive announced sweeping layoffs on Thursday that will affect workers worldwide.
Anlaysts were surprised...
| Jul 22, 2014
Botox maker Allergan Inc. said Monday that it will cut 1,500 employees, most of them in Southern California, in a cost-cutting effort the Irvine company hopes will help it fight off a hostile takeover bid by a Canadian rival.
Stung by criticism that it'...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Roughly 1,100 Chicago Public Schools employees are being laid off, among them 550 teachers whose jobs were cut because of declining enrollment, officials said Thursday.
The teachers who were laid off are eligible to reapply for jobs elsewhere in CPS,...