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  • Retail association sues Purdue to get info in Amazon deal

    An association of campus retail stores has sued Purdue University over information that was redacted in a public records request about the school's partnership with Amazon.com Inc. The online retailer opened a brick-and-mortar location on Purdue's campus...
  • Morgan Stanley CFO Ruth Porat to be Google's new CFO

    Morgan Stanley CFO Ruth Porat to be Google's new CFO
    The balance of power between Wall Street and Silicon Valley shifted another degree westward. Ruth Porat, chief financial officer of Morgan Stanley, is leaving to take the same job at Google Inc., a symbolically significant move by a high-profile Wall...
  • HBO strengthens ties to Bay Area as center of gravity in media shifts

    HBO strengthens ties to Bay Area as center of gravity in media shifts
    The notion that HBO has left its heart in the Bay Area is no accident. The premium cable network has held two major events there in the last two weeks. The first was the unveiling of its new stand-alone streaming service, HBO Now, as part of a deal with...
  • Haggen grocery chain begins rollout of new markets in Southland

    Haggen grocery chain begins rollout of new markets in Southland
    Southern Californians are spoiled when it comes to grocery shopping. Despite the retrenchment by Fresh & Easy, which is closing 30 Southland stores, the region bristles with food purveyors. Farmers' markets and ethnic shops are sprouting in the shadow...
  • Erika Ettin: The online bookstore of love

    Let's say you walked into a bookstore, and there was a book called, "The Scientific Answer to Your Most Common Questions." Would you buy it? Now, what if the title were instead "Why Do Men Have Nipples? : Hundreds of Questions You'd Only Ask a Doctor...
  • Google grabs Morgan Stanley CFO Ruth Porat

    Google grabs Morgan Stanley CFO Ruth Porat
    Ruth Porat, chief financial officer of Morgan Stanley, is leaving to take the same job at Google Inc., a symbolically significant move by a high-profile Wall Street executive -- and one of the finance industry's most prominent women. Google said in a...
  • Rhyme of the Day blog finds reason in rhyme

    Rhyme of the Day blog finds reason in rhyme
    Usually when John Enright posts online, it rhymes. Like this early morning ditty: "Old and tired or bold and wired? I'll be whichever is required." Or this hot take: "Putin is sort of missing. He's off the public stage. I'm thinking 'another facelift'...
  • Quirky Twitter account helps sell Mount Prospect house

    Quirky Twitter account helps sell Mount Prospect house
    There's a cottage industry out there of authors penning books on how to sell a home. Search the phrase "selling your house" on Amazon and more than 2,600 book results pop up. Rich Burghgraef didn't read a book, but he did hire real estate agents. In...
  • App opens gateway to employment in Baltimore

    App opens gateway to employment in Baltimore
    A new door to employment in Baltimore is opening wider. The gateway is the latest variation in finding and applying for jobs online. Called Apploi, it's an application for computers, smartphones and tablets that allows users to fill out an application...
  • Amazon drones, NFL blackouts and other potential collisions

    Amazon drones, NFL blackouts and other potential collisions
    Amazon has approval to test drones for delivery. Which explains the new ads about how well its tablets withstand being dropped. Drones plus power lines may lend new meaning to Amazon Fire. NFL owners voted to suspend their 42-year-old local TV...
  • More tech industry buyers are snapping up L.A. real estate

    More tech industry buyers are snapping up L.A. real estate
    Tech moguls looking to buy a trophy home have long turned to Southern California. Billionaire Larry Ellison has become almost legendary for purchasing prized beachfront Malibu properties. Amazon.com's Jeff Bezos spent $24.5 million for a Beverly Hills...