| Nov 7, 2008
New York - AP
Wall Street has plunged for a second day as weak economic and corporate data are triggering broad fears about the economy.
The pullback Thursday brings the major market indexes' two-day declines to about 10 percent. The losses have...
| Apr 30, 2009
| 2:22 PM
The swine flu is spreading worldwide, and online spammers are seizing this opportunity to make money.
It's part of a growing trend by scammers to use the day's headlines to profit off of consumers fears. Computer Security Company McAfee reports most spam...
| Dec 31, 2006
The old sports adage says there's no "I" in "team." But for the information technology industry, there's no "team" in "IT."
Unlike most major industries, high tech has no all-encompassing trade association to push its agenda at the White House and on...
| Dec 6, 2007
Seeking to shore up its flagging public image, the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers has retained a consulting firm known for creating controversies in media and politics on behalf of well-heeled clients.
The alliance, which...
| Jan 5, 2008
Will the third time be a charm -- or a bust?
The stock market, slammed Friday by recession fears after a dismal jobs report, is suffering through its third major decline since July.
Key indexes closed either near or below their levels in November, which...
| Oct 26, 2009
It's 8 p.m. Friday and the historic Towne Theatre downtown is sold out. About 500 moviegoers have crowded into the three-screen movie house, paying up to $12 a ticket to watch not the latest Hollywood blockbuster but instead the premieres of three...
| Nov 26, 2009
Retired Rear Adm. David M. Stone, who once headed the Transportation Security Administration and was the first federal security director at Los Angeles International Airport in the critical months after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, has died. He was 57....
| Jun 1, 2009
General Motors filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday as part of the Obama administration's plan to shrink the automaker to a sustainable size and give a majority ownership stake to the federal government.
GM's bankruptcy filing is the fourth-...