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  • 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...
  • Kroger to buy Harris Teeter

    Kroger to buy Harris Teeter
    The Kroger Co. will buy Harris Teeter in a $2.5 billion deal, the company announced Tuesday. Both grocery chains have a presence in Hampton Roads. Right now, Kroger executives are not saying exactly how the merger will change either grocery brand. In a...
  • Ford's second-quarter profit soars as losses in Europe decline

    Ford's second-quarter profit soars as losses in Europe decline
    Powered by brisk sales of profitable pickup trucks, growing business in China and fewer losses in Europe, Ford Motor Co. posted a big gain in profit in the second quarter. Ford’s profit roses 18.5% to a $1.2 billion. Revenue rose 14.4% to $38.1...
  • Quiksilver is riding a wave of red ink

    Quiksilver is riding a wave of red ink
    Surf apparel company Quiksilver Inc. hasn't given investors much to be stoked about in recent years. The Huntington Beach company owns some of the biggest brands in action sports: Quiksilver, Roxy, DC and others. Yet it has lost money each of the last...
  • Researchers: Agencies should be developing next generation of senior executives

    Researchers: Agencies should be developing next generation of senior executives
    A few years ago, Verron "Ron" Brade led a move to change the way technical employees at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center move up from doing the work to supervising the workers. Key to preparing the Clarksville resident to lead the effort, he said, was...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...