| Dec 17, 2013
| 12:30 PM
HONG KONG -- Which Hollywood films will get into China through the import quota system is a guessing game that was in full swing last week at CineAsia, the last significant Asian film trade convention of the year.
The convention and trade show, held in...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 3:47 PM
The bitcoin faithful are ever on the lookout for signs that their virtual currency is as good as cash, more than a speculator's dream and not merely a device for criminal transactions.
So you can expect them to make a lot out of the announcement that...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Apple Inc. announced Sunday that it has finalized a deal to sell the iPhone through China Mobile, the world's largest mobile phone carrier.
The deal has been in the works for years as Apple sought to gain a stronger foothold in this crucial...
| 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 11, 2013
| 10:14 AM
Mary Barra, chosen to take over as CEO of General Motors, caught the car bug as a child and still admits a passion for Camaros.
As she rose from intern to the automaker’s global product development chief, Barra worked at some point in nearly every...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Jerry Bruckheimer, one of Hollywood's most powerful producers, is returning home.
The veteran filmmaker, who had an enormously successful run on the Paramount Pictures lot with "Flashdance," "Beverly Hills Cop," "Top Gun" and other movies in the 1980s...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:30 AM
HONG KONG -- Asia's theatrical cinema market continues to grow at a fast pace. But 3D viewing is slowing across much of the region.
That mixed news message jumped right out of the screen early on the first morning of the CineAsia distribution and...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:55 PM
The U.S. Department of Justice and several states, including Virginia, announced a settlement agreement Tuesday allowing the merger of U.S. Airways and American Airlines, creating the largest commercial airline in the country.
As a result of the...