| May 2, 2014
| 8:31 PM
SAN JOSE — A federal jury has handed a symbolic victory to Samsung by ordering the South Korean smartphone maker to pay only a fraction of the damages that Apple had requested in the rivals' high-profile patent trial.
After several days of...
| May 1, 2014
| 2:08 PM
April car sales were strong for Toyota Camry, which jumped almost 20% over April 2013 to become to No. 3 top selling car in the U.S. for the month -- ahead of No. 5 Honda Accord and No. 6 Toyota Corolla.
But sales for Toyota's Prius fell 9.4% for the...
| May 2, 2014
| 2:30 AM
HONG KONG - Local films, including Cannes-bound "The Target," opened strongly at the beginning of the Labor Day holiday weekend in South Korea.
"Fatal Encounter," an 18th century tale of two rival assassins, comfortably topped the box office and...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:21 AM
BOSTON (Reuters) - An ignition switch defect linked to deadly crashes and mounting recalls is raising anxiety in General Motors Co showrooms, according to dealers who are fielding more calls from customers concerned about the safety of GM cars.
| Apr 11, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are like the Coke and Pepsi of U.S. maritime transportation.
They seem similar, they dominate the competition but they have a long history of less-than-friendly rivalry. Now, an independent commission's proposal...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 6:03 AM
Popular Inc. will close operations centers in Rosemont, where it has about 300 employees, and Orlando and move most of the jobs to Puerto Rico and New York as the bank focuses on its two key markets.
The closure coincided with the announcement that...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:29 AM
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...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Silicon Valley has rediscovered cybersecurity. The last time it was this focused on the field was in the 1990s. Two giants emerged from that generation: McAfee and Symantec.
These may well be the two security companies that remain the most...
| 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 22, 2013
| 8:47 AM
In the world of tech, failure is almost a badge of honor. It shows others in the industry that you've been through tough times but have learned from mistakes and are now primed for success.
Perhaps that's true, but it doesn't make failure any more...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 12:18 PM
As Buffalo Grove continues to explore a "pay for performance" plan, the village has also paid out its first bonus to its current chief executive.
Buffalo Grove trustees approved a $15,000 bonus for Village Manager Dane Bragg in February. Bragg also...