| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:00 PM
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...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:38 PM
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,...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 8:10 AM
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?
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:19 PM
Obamacare is driving a transformation in the way pharmacies do business, so get ready.
The healthcare reform law will expand access to medical services for millions of people. That's going to place added pressure on primary healthcare providers and...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 4:48 PM
They appear to be routine job interviews: One by one, the top managers of city agencies spend an hour with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti as he ponders who should stay and who should go.
But with Garcetti wrapping up three months of evaluations, far...
| May 1, 2013
| 12:48 PM
Nissan Motor Co. is cutting the sticker price on seven of its 18 models in the U.S.
Nissan is hoping that the change will help the cars and SUVs show up more prominently on shopper search websites such as AutoTrader, Edmunds and Kelley Blue Book.
| Oct 8, 2013
| 2:17 PM
In Central Florida's latest money-in-the-bank score card, an Orlando bank run by a father-and-son team has surged into first place among the locally based community banks, regulatory figures show.
Fast-growing Old Florida National Bank, headquartered in...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Has the tablet revolution run out of steam?
Three years ago, Apple unveiled the first iPad, which had a bigger impact than anyone could have imagined. PC and laptop sales have been dropping, and for the first couple of years, sales of iPads regularly...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 7:11 PM
WASHINGTON — As America's road planners struggle to find the cash to mend a crumbling highway system, many are beginning to see a solution in a little black box that fits neatly by the dashboard of your car.
The devices, which track every mile a...
| May 28, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Going beyond previous estimates, market research firm IDC said it expects that tablet computers will outsell laptops this year.
Tablets were already on pace to beat sales of desktop computers: By 2015, IDC said, tablets will have more market share...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:21 PM
Chief Executive Tim Cook likes to say Apple Inc. has an advantage over competitors because it does three things well: hardware, software and services.
For much of the year, speculation about new hardware gets the lion's share of attention from obsessive...