| 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 12, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The impending departure of Brad Pitt's Plan B Entertainment from Paramount Pictures would seem like a blow to the Hollywood studio, which is suffering from a perception problem.
The studio is making fewer films these days, and enjoying smaller market...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 5:05 PM
For Republicans roaring into the midterm election, the last few weeks have brought a wave of good news. President Obama's poll numbers continue to hover in the 40s. Democrats' hopes of holding the Senate look slimmer by the day. And the GOP heralded...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 11:57 AM
The continuing embarrassment that is the Martin O'Malley administration's roll out of Obamacare in Maryland certainly won't bode well for the governor's presidential prospects.
You may not be able to sign up for health insurance on the state website,...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 11:47 AM
Korean automakers, Toyota and Volkswagen all had a rough time with the California auto market last year.
Hyundai experienced the biggest market-share slide of any auto brand, according to the California New Car Dealers Assn. The South Korean automaker&...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Under Armour took on Nike and Adidas — and won.
Beating out much bigger rivals to partner with the University of Notre Dame and its athletic teams catapulted the Baltimore-based sports brand onto an elite playing field, marketing experts say....
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Most California health plans make it hard for patients to get care easily and do a poor job of controlling chronic conditions such as asthma and diabetes, a new state report shows.
The findings were published Tuesday in the state's annual report card on...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Harley-Davidson is bullish on the year just past and even more so on the year ahead.
Executives from the massively successful Milwaukee company told investors Thursday that fourth-quarter revenue and earnings were up over the same period last year, with...
| 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...
| 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...