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  • Federal judge lets Wrigley upgrades continue, denies rooftop firms' motion

    Federal judge lets Wrigley upgrades continue, denies rooftop firms' motion
    Allowing the Cubs to proceed with all of their renovations of Wrigley Field, a federal judge on Thursday denied a request by two nearby rooftop businesses for the Cubs to stop installation of their right-field video board. The ruling by U.S. District...
  • Music streaming demands new wave of licensing rules

    Music streaming demands new wave of licensing rules
    Why would Jay Z spend $54 million to buy music streaming service Tidal, which will allow fellow artists to serve as equity holders? Because he, like others, is fed up with the lack of control that artists have over the music business. One prime...
  • Cubs victory as judge refuses to halt stadium video board

    The Chicago Cubs don't have to halt construction on a Wrigley Field video board that will block game views of adjacent rooftop clubs, a federal judge ruled on Thursday, dismissing claims from the one-of-a-kind businesses that they're doomed if it goes up....
  • Why gas prices in California are so much higher than elsewhere in U.S.

    Why gas prices in California are so much higher than elsewhere in U.S.
    Californians are used to gyrating gas prices, but the latest swing from the lowest in years to nearly a dollar above the national average is leaving drivers in a tizzy. Some are accusing oil companies of manipulating prices. The industry blames an...
  • Office Depot sought merger with Staples as state and county finalized incentives deal

    Office Depot sought merger with Staples as state and county finalized incentives deal
    Office Depot was exploring a merger with Staples a year ago, even as Palm Beach County and the state were finalizing a new $5 million package of incentives intended to keep the company's headquarters — and more than 2,000 jobs — in South...
  • FTC's Google investigation probed by Senate antitrust chief

    WASHINGTON The chairman of a U.S. Senate antitrust panel will look into the release of a confidential Federal Trade Commission report on an investigation of Google Inc.'s search business, which was closed in 2013 without an enforcement action. Sen....
  • Supreme Court ruling puts state regulatory boards in crosshairs

    Supreme Court ruling puts state regulatory boards in crosshairs
    Want to get paid for shampooing someone's hair? In California, you may need to have at least nine months of experience and pass a licensing test overseen by the state barbering and cosmetology board, whose members include salon professionals. Do you...
  • Google engaged in anticompetitive behavior, internal FTC report says

    Google engaged in anticompetitive behavior, internal FTC report says
    Google Inc. may have a dodged a bullet. The company engaged in anticompetitive behavior to maintain the dominance of its search engine, investigators at the Federal Trade Commission wrote in a private report obtained by the Wall Street Journal. In the...
  • Trouble at AmEx: Some cardholders can leave home without it

    Trouble at AmEx: Some cardholders can leave home without it
    For decades, American Express was the undisputed credit card of choice among corporate road warriors, the wealthy and the well-traveled, who lived by the company's slogan, "Don't leave home without it." But changing consumer habits, extremely...
  • Lawyer: Wrigley video board would kill rooftop clubs

    Lawyer: Wrigley video board would kill rooftop clubs
    A lawyer for rooftop clubs overlooking Wrigley Field told a federal judge on Monday that if the Chicago Cubs are permitted to erect a giant video board blocking views of games from across the street it would kill their lucrative business. Attorneys...
  • Rooftop owners say Cubs' video board would kill their business

    Rooftop owners say Cubs' video board would kill their business
    A lawyer for rooftop clubs overlooking Wrigley Field told a federal court Monday that if the Chicago Cubs are permitted to erect a giant video board blocking views of games from across the street it would kill their lucrative business. Attorneys for the...