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  • Academy changes rules, opens up Oscar voting to all members

    Academy changes rules, opens up Oscar voting to all members
    In a move to expand the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences membership's involvement in Oscar voting, the organization announced Saturday during its first general membership meeting that it will allow all members to vote in the foreign-language...
  • Universal wants to add thousands of hotel rooms

     Universal wants to add thousands of hotel rooms
    Universal Orlando is likely to add thousands more hotel rooms in coming years as Central Florida's No. 2 theme-park resort continues an aggressive expansion, a top executive said Wednesday. "We've done a study that says we could have 10,000 or 15,000...
  • GM names its first female CEO

    Mary Barra, who started at General Motors Co. as a teenager and played a key role in the automaker's post-bailout turnaround, will become the first female chief executive in the company's history. Despite the groundbreaking nature of her appointment,...
  • Sudden illness sped up GM's executive shuffle, Barra's CEO promotion

    Sudden illness sped up GM's executive shuffle, Barra's CEO promotion
    The sudden illness of Karin Akerson, the wife of General Motors Co. Chief Executive Dan Akerson, sped up the naming of a new top executive at the nation’s largest automaker. GM said Mary Barra will succeed Akerson in January.  Barra, 51, heads the...
  • Corporate boards look to high-profile directors

    Corporate boards look to high-profile directors
    When T. Rowe Price Group looked to add a director to its board last month, the Baltimore money manager chose someone with widespread name recognition: former Sen. Olympia J. Snowe of Maine. Earlier this year, Price added another notable figure to its...
  • IHS to buy R.L. Polk & Co. for $1.4 billion

    IHS to buy R.L. Polk & Co. for $1.4 billion
    Business research and analytics giant IHS Inc. said Monday it has signed an agreement to acquire automotive information and marketing firm R.L. Polk & Co. for $1.4 billion. Polk is the 15th acquisition that rapidly expanding IHS, based in Colorado,...
  • Ford CEO Mulally squelches rumors he is the next Microsoft chief

    Ford CEO Mulally squelches rumors he is the next Microsoft chief
    During a conference call detailing a third-quarter profit of $1.3 billion, Ford Motor Co. Chief Executive Alan Mulally said Thursday he plans to continue running the automaker, ending rumors he will be the next CEO of Microsoft Corp. Mulally insisted...
  • TV weather forecaster Jerry Taft sells home

    TV weather forecaster Jerry Taft sells home
    WLS-Ch. 7 principal meteorologist Jerry Taft has sold his five-bedroom, 4,000-square-foot house in a Lemont gated community for $627,000. The veteran weather forecaster, who has been with Channel 7 since 1984, has been living in a house "just a couple...
  • Three operators submit bids for license for Prince George's casino

    Three operators submit bids for license for Prince George's casino
    Two more bidders emerged Friday to compete against MGM National Harbor for the right to build a casino in Prince George's County. Penn National Gaming submitted a proposal to the state's gaming control agency for a $700-million Hollywood Casino Resort at...
  • 10 trends that affect the way we work

    As we wind down the year, I've identified major workplace trends affecting the way we work. From an individual perspective, understanding these trends will give you an advantage. From an employer perspective, it will help make more informed business...
  • 5 Questions for Matt Goddard, CEO of R2integrated

    5 Questions for Matt Goddard, CEO of R2integrated
    A new name recently joined the Baltimore skyline: R2integrated. The digital marketing firm's name replaces a sign that once belonged to the now-defunct Baltimore Examiner. The orange sign on the side of the 400 E. Pratt Street building is just one...