| Jan 27, 2014
| 8:27 AM
Google has purchased DeepMind, a British artificial intelligence company whose goal reportedly is to make computers think like humans.
The Mountain View, Calif., tech giant confirmed the deal with technology blog Recode, formerly known as AllThingsD,...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 6:27 PM
Apple iTV? The iWatch? Bigger iPhones and iPads?
Rumormongering about such mythical products is a regular spectator sport for many Apple watchers.
But after the company said it could post a year-over-year decline in revenue this fiscal year for the...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:01 AM
Kroger's merger with Harris Teeter is now complete, company executives said in a press release on Wednesday.
The Federal Trade Commission approved the $2.5 billion deal earlier this month, clearing the way for the final closing stages. Hampton Roads...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
A year ago, financial services giant Guggenheim Partners trumpeted an ambitious new strategy, with visions of creating a powerhouse in the digital media and entertainment space.
The firm, which claims to have more than $190 billion in assets under its...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Google Inc. has agreed to sell Motorola Mobility to Lenovo Group for $2.91 billion, the Silicon Valley company confirmed Wednesday.
Chief Executive Larry Page confirmed the deal in a blog post Wednesday, after reports from Reuters, China Daily and...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:41 AM
The Federal Trade Commission said Friday it has unanimously voted to close its seven-month investigation into the proposed $1.2 billion merger of office supply superstores Office Depot and OfficeMax.
The closing date for the merger is now on Nov. 5, the...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:26 PM
Sometimes, employers aren't looking for a long-term, committed relationship.
That's where On Assignment Inc. comes in.
The Calabasas firm provides skilled employees — many of them in the technology field — to companies looking for...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:23 AM
As reports of an improving economy continue to trickle in, many businesses in the Baltimore area are realizing that global forces could very well positively impact our area and that now is the time to respond to these emerging trends.
This area is in...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Few countries have such a varied and strong sales sector as Germany. There are more than 10 German sales companies at the AFM, and others that are not at the market -- like M-Appeal and Films Boutique -- are very active on the indie pic sales circuit....
| Dec 20, 2013
| 12:56 PM
The Federal Communications Commission on Friday approved Tribune Co.'s purchase of 16 television stations owned by Local TV Holdings.
Tribune's collection of TV stations will nearly double in size with the $2.7-billion acquisition of the new stations,...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. saw profit for the third quarter jump 38 percent, benefiting from strength in television advertising and growth in revenue from fees broadcasters charge cable TV companies to carry their signals.
The Hunt Valley-based TV...