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  • Losing Brad Pitt's Plan B puts focus on Paramount Pictures' strategy

    The impending departure of Brad Pitt's Plan B Entertainment from Paramount Pictures would seem like a blow to the Hollywood studio, which is suffering from a perception problem. The studio is making fewer films these days, and enjoying smaller market...
  • Local banks jockey for new customers

    Local banks jockey for new customers
    Central Florida's financial institutions are jockeying for position in what could be the banking industry's most competitive year yet since the end of the Great Recession. With many businesses investing in expansion, consumer confidence strengthening...
  • Automatic renewal can perpetuate a management problem

    Question: I'm on the board of our homeowners association and was shocked when our management company's contract was supposed to terminate, but they stayed on! We wanted to get rid of them but learned too late that the company had what is called an...
  • Los Angeles Set to Waive Fees for TV Pilots

    The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday passed an ordinance that will waive fees on TV pilots, in hopes of recapturing a greater share of production of one-hour drama series that depend heavily on location filming. A spokesman for Los Angeles Mayor...
  • Facing shareholder pressure, Emulex may cash in its chips

    Emulex Corp. in Costa Mesa designs and makes chips that help data move faster through computer servers and storage networks. The company's Ethernet and Fibre Channel products have been built into the server and storage products of such well-known...
  • Americans need to stop subsidizing CEO pay

    Almost everyone knows CEO pay is out of control. It surged 16 percent at big companies last year, according to the New York Times, and the typical CEO raked in $15.1 million. Meanwhile, the median wage continued to drop, adjusted for inflation. What's...
  • Runaway Production: TV Drama Spreads Out All Over the Map

    Atlanta. Chicago. New Orleans. Wilmington, N.C. Austin, Texas. Albuquerque, N.M. Ireland, Hungary and Puerto Rico. These are among the locales that TV producers and actors have to be prepared to call home, at least temporarily, if they are fortunate...
  • L.A. Mayor Declares State of 'Emergency' As Movie, TV Production Flees Hollywood

    Los Angeles' new mayor has vowed to help staunch the flow of film and TV production jobs out of Hollywood, starting with the appointment of a film czar at City Hall. But to make a real difference, Eric Garcetti needs to convince skeptical state pols to...
  • Hollywood Sidelined in Korea's Bumper Aug B.O.

    HONG KONG - South Korean films are enjoying their biggest ever month at their home box office. They dominate Hollywood by a ratio of more than four to one in August. For the first time ever, more than 20 million tickets in a month were sold for Korean...
  • 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,...
  • 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...