| Jul 7, 2014
| 12:30 PM
VFX industry veteran Marc Weigert will be Method Studios new president, the vfx studio announced on Monday.
The hiring is part of a larger effort by Method to build stronger relationships with studios and producers, with an eye toward growing the company...
| Jul 10, 2014
Tribune Publishing may have the flexibility to carry more than $350 million in debt after its planned spinoff from Tribune Co., which sources say is expected to happen in early August.
In an amendment filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:40 PM
The University of California system is launching an effort to expand research and outreach to help reduce world hunger, improve nutrition and aid farmers coping with climate change, officials announced Tuesday.
UC President Janet Napolitano said the...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Latino multichannel network MiTÃº named Jeff Mayo, formerly VP of sales and advertising operations at Machinima, as SVP of business and revenue operations.
In addition, MiTÃº announced two other hires: Daniel Batista, previously head of strategic...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 7:25 AM
The World Bank trimmed its global growth forecast late Tuesday, saying a confluence of events, from the Ukraine crisis to unusually cold weather in the United States, dampened economic expansion in the first half of the year.
| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The University of California system is launching an effort to expand and focus research to help reduce world hunger, improve nutrition and aid farmers coping with climate change.
UC President Janet Napolitano, in comments to be delivered Tuesday...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 11:48 AM
Under Armour plans to open its first Chicago retail store on the Magnificent Mile next March, and it will be the athletic-wear retailer’s largest “brand house” to date, the company announced Tuesday.
Under Armour has leased 30,000...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:03 AM
A massive car bomb exploded Friday in a government-controlled village in central Syria, killing at least 34 people and wounding dozens more, Syrian state media reported.
The blast was the latest in a series of bombings apparently targeting zones in...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 10:04 AM
OSLO, (Reuters) - Global warming will cut Antarctica's 600,000-strong emperor penguin population by at least a fifth by 2100 as the sea ice on which the birds breed becomes less secure, a study said on Sunday.
The report urged governments to list the...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Pond5, an online marketplace for video footage and stock media, has raised $61 million in equity financing from Accel Partners and Stripes Group.
The New York-based company's collection of more than 15 million media assets, including 2.7 million royalty-...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:46 AM
Online travel company Priceline Group Inc. is getting into the restaurant reservation business.
Priceline said Friday it will pay $2.6 billion in cash to buy OpenTable, a San Francisco company that allows diners to make restaurant reservations over...