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  • Amazon's Baltimore site to receive more than $43M in tax credits

    Amazon's Baltimore site to receive more than $43M in tax credits
    State and city officials said Wednesday that Amazon.com's new warehouse in Southeast Baltimore will receive more than $43 million in tax credits — incentives they say helped lure the large company to Maryland. The company and its landlord, Duke...
  • Pinterest pins down $225 million in funding, valued at $3.8 billion

    Pinterest pins down $225 million in funding, valued at $3.8 billion
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Pinterest has secured a $225-million round of funding that values the company at $3.8 billion. With the funding led by Fidelity Investments, Pinterest becomes one of the most valuable privately held consumer Internet companies even...
  • We have Lyft-off

    We have Lyft-off
    Drivers in Newport Beach may soon notice cars adorned with fuzzy, pink mustaches maneuvering among the traffic. The ride-share service Lyft launches in several Orange County cities Thursday. Providing an alternative to a taxi or a limousine, Lyft...
  • Home pools produce more pleasure than profit

    Home pools produce more pleasure than profit
    Paul Folino created the swimming pool in his Coto de Caza backyard as a mini version of a Shangri La he admired in Maui. The resort-style pool includes cascading rocks and waterfalls, a shallow lounging area, grotto, waterslide and spa. Folino, who...
  • Underwriter Finds Productive Niche

    Underwriter Finds Productive Niche
    Karen O'Brien likes her job as a senior client administrator at Medical Risk Managers Inc., a big player in the medical stop-loss insurance business. Beyond the pay, the camaraderie with co-workers and perks, O'Brien feels appreciated. "I came from a...
  • Variety's Business Managers Elite Breakfast: To Build a 'Super' Brand, Avoid the Word Digital

    For a network like Comedy Central, its digital branding strategy is no longer distinguished from the rest of its marketing efforts. Among its audience, "arguably (digital is) the first screen for millennials and TV is the second screen," according to...
  • Bose and 'Arrow:' Sound Company Helps the CW Launch Superhero Spinoff 'Blood Rush'

    Bose, the maker of high-end electronics devices like sound cancelling headphones and speaker systems, is going after a younger audience by pairing up with the CW's "Arrow." Together with the network and the show's producers, Bose is behind "Blood Rush,"...
  • Nail services a point of popularity

    Nail services a point of popularity
    The love affair with nail polish that ignited during the recession is still going strong. According to a March 2013 report by global market research firm NPD Group, "more than half of women age 18-plus have purchased nail products for at-home use or...
  • Disney's SOAPnet channel headed for the drain

    SOAPnet's bubble has finally burst. On Dec. 31, Walt Disney Co. will pull the plug on the cable channel it created 14 years ago to squeeze extra life from its popular daytime dramas. But like all great soap opera characters, this one didn't go down...
  • 'Thor' roars at box office. 'Modern Family' problem for USA.

    'Thor' roars at box office. 'Modern Family' problem for USA.
    Before the coffee. After remembering Veterans Day. The Skinny: I ran a 10K Sunday at a pace of just over eight minutes per mile. Not bad for a geezer. I guess for me life's a sprint, not a marathon. I'll be sore for the next few days but it was worth...
  • Girl Scouts aim to boost financial literacy with prepaid card offer

    They've had long-standing partnerships with some of the nation's largest commercial bakeries. Now, there's a marketing arrangement with a financial services company that sells a prepaid debit card for teenagers. What gives with the Girl Scouts? For...