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  • Activist investor details changes it seeks for Office Depot

    Activist investor details changes it seeks for Office Depot Activist investor Starboard Value filed a 100-plus page white paper with regulators Monday detailing what it thinks is wrong with Office Depot and proposed plans for "renewal and...
  • Millennial Media shares fall sharply on news of deal, losses

    Millennial Media shares fall sharply on news of deal, losses
    Shares of Millennial Media fell nearly 20 percent in early trading Wednesday on news that the Canton mobile advertising company would buy a competitor at a bargain price and that its second-quarter losses widened. Millennial announced Tuesday it struck a...
  • Folgers No. 1 cup of Joe in America; coffee snobs may cringe

    Folgers No. 1 cup of Joe in America; coffee snobs may cringe
    A coffee connoisseur may look for balanced flavors, acidity and proper brewing technique in their cup of Joe, but America's palate prefers a more simpler brew: Folgers. J.M. Smucker Co., the maker of Smucker's jam and Folgers coffee, reported...
  • Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's top 9 flops, from Tablet PC to Xbox One

    Microsoft's tumultuous fall on the stock market during the last 13 years has largely been fueled by missteps in the consumer products market. Though Bill Gates had significant control until 2006, soon-departing Chief Executive Steve Ballmer ultimately...
  • Tesla quietly becomes one of California's bestselling luxury cars

    Tesla quietly becomes one of California's bestselling luxury cars
    Tesla Motors Model S has quietly become the third-bestselling luxury car in California, trailing only the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and BMW’s 5-Series. Tesla has sold 4,714 of its Model S electric cars in the state during the first half of the year,...
  • Many highly paid CEOs end up as failures, report says

    Nearly 40% of the nation’s best-paid CEOs over the past two decades were either fired, forced to take government bailouts or in charge of companies that paid huge amounts in fraud-related claims. That’s the conclusion of a report Wednesday...
  • $38,000 full-size sedan challenge: Overview

    $38,000 full-size sedan challenge: Overview
    If the new-car market is a Big Mac, full-size sedans would amount to only the sesame seeds. They're a sliver of the auto market, accounting for just 3.5% of new-car sales in the first seven months of 2013. Still, automakers believe in big cars. Seldom...
  • Prices of latest iPhones putting off smartphone shoppers in China

    BEIJING — If Nicole Zhou reflects how the Chinese feel about Apple Inc.'s latest iPhones, the technology giant may have a huge struggle on its hands winning consumers over in the world's biggest smartphone market. One day after the Cupertino,...
  • Future jobs in customer service

    Future jobs in customer service
    How long has it been since you called a company on the phone for customer service? A week? A few months? Now think about the last time you went online to pay a bill or searched for an answer online. It was probably a lot more recently, right? In today&...
  • U.S. Airways, American Airlines merger settlement reached; service to continue at Va. airports

    The U.S. Department of Justice and several states, including Virginia, announced a settlement agreement Tuesday allowing the merger of U.S. Airways and American Airlines, creating the largest commercial airline in the country. As a result of the...
  • L.A. Auto Show: Is Chevrolet banking on a mid-size truck comeback?

    L.A. Auto Show: Is Chevrolet banking on a mid-size truck comeback?
    Texas may rule the roost when it comes to full-size pickup trucks, but step down to the mid-size truck world and California is the place to play. Chevrolet made this clear on Wednesday by using the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show for the world debut of the...