| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:32 AM
The vast majority of businesses, in their respective fields, are "me, too" operations, offering almost identical products or services. Therefore, each trade is saturated with next to nothing to differentiate one enterprise from another.
| Sep 9, 2013
| 8:30 PM
The new head of NBCUniversal's film operation is an eight-year Comcast vet who made his mark as an exec in the rough-and-tumble world of cable startups and regional sports nets.
During his long run at News Corp., Fox served as prexy of its cable networks...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:22 AM
A firm getting its start in the Triangle Business Incubator aims to grow with the new model for health-care being required by the Affordable Care Act.
A problem posed by Maris “Buster” McCrabb’s nephew who works in patient...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 3:16 PM
Microsoft celebrated the grand opening of its new L.A. office on Thursday, and Mayor Eric Garcetti, a high school mariachi band and actress Holly Robinson Peete were among the eclectic mix of guests at the event.
The roughly 20,000-square-foot Microsoft...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Like many Southern California residents, I resisted ever hailing a taxi.
The region's traffic and sprawl hinted at exorbitant fares. Figuring out whom to call and then waiting on hold to order a cab added to my reluctance.
But now with a smartphone,...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Ever heard of the indoor farm that didn't need any soil? Well, take a look around, because one might be springing up in your neighborhood sometime soon.
There's a new crop of growers in Connecticut who are turning traditional farming on its head by...
| Sep 1, 2013
FARMINGTON — With LinkedIn, recruiting.com, the recruiterslounge.com, and a zillion other places to get job hunting and career advice, is there room for Recruiter.com to survive and grow?
The traffic numbers suggest the answer is yes. According to...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Rakuten, a diversified Japanese Internet services company, signed an agreement to acquire Viki, a global video streaming startup built to expand the reach of premium content via crowd-sourced subtitles in multiple languages, the companies announced...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 8:41 PM
WASHINGTON — B. Braun Medical and other makers of medical devices cried foul over a 2.3 percent tax imposed on their industry by Obamacare, saying it could force them to cut jobs, move overseas and stop growth.
Seven months since its...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
On a recent day at work in a San Francisco loft, Moncef Belyamani was sporting a hipster "LOVE" T-shirt and riffing, with obsessive detail, on the evolution of vinyl record production.
The Android coder and sometime dance-club DJ wrapped up by...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:53 PM
This is a good time to be an entrepreneur.
As the global economy has teetered on the edge of collapse, and former pillars of society from bankers to politicians have become mired in scandal, business founders have been lionized across the world as the...