| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:30 AM
HONG KONG - "Transformers- Age of Extinction" enjoyed a huge debut in China and it topped a massive week for Hollywood in the Middle Kingdom. But the highest scoring film of the year so far remains Chinese. And with local and Hollywood titles powering...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 9:24 AM
DETROIT (Reuters) - For more than 25 years, the contest among Japanese car makers in North America has been a two-horse race, led by Toyota with Honda in second place and Nissan in the rear view mirror trailing far behind. Not anymore.
Nissan, thanks to...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente is lowering its rates for Obamacare coverage in California by 1.4% next year, according to an industry report.
California's health insurance exchange recently announced that premiums were rising 4.2%, on average,...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Nearly 300 million smartphones were shipped in the second quarter of this year, up almost 25 percent from the same period last year, according to market research firm International Data Corp.
Samsung remained the market leader, with 74.3 million...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Cars like the Mitsubishi Mirage, Eclipse and Galant were once the bedrock of their segments. Montero and Montero Sport pioneered the SUV boom. So good were Mitsubishi vehicles that Chrysler shared architecture, factories and powertrains. This year,...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 9:07 AM
After a slow start, Molina Healthcare Inc. is looking for bigger enrollment in California's health insurance exchange in the next three months.
The publicly traded company based in Long Beach had only 521 enrollees in the Covered California exchange, or...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Every quarter Google has a larger mobile market share than Apple, but when it comes to shopping online, iOS users outspent Android users with sales five times higher on Christmas Day.
Apple iOS users accounted for 23% of total U.S. online sales,...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
How did it come to this? Between 2007 and 2012, the State of Maryland raised taxes and fees 24 times according to Change Maryland, including raising income taxes during a 2012 special legislative session, increasing the sales tax on alcoholic beverages...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 8:47 AM
While Apple and Microsoft saw their share of laptops sold to businesses and other organizations in the U.S. decrease in 2013, Google dramatically increased its portion of sales.
From January through November, Google sold 1.76 million Chromebook...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 12:30 PM
MADRID - Hit by still weak consumer demand in Spain, TV ad spend in Spain plunged 8% year-on-year to around Euros1.65 billion ($2.3 billion) in 2013, 53% off its pre-crisis 2007 peak, per a Barlovento Comunicacion year-in-review study.
Whether the ad...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 4:30 PM
In a major market share shake-up, Warner Bros. ruled the movie world in 2013, with $4.95 billion globally ($3.1 million from overseas and $1.85 billion Stateside). Sony fell the furthest -- from last year's global and Stateside leader to fourth place...