| Sep 11, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Apple Inc. is responsible for some of the best commercials of all time, but this year it has sorely been off its game. And its latest commercial isn't going to help change that.
The ad is for the company's new iPhone 5c, a plastic version of Apple's...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:12 PM
NEW YORK — The stock market's all-star team has some new players.
Leaving the Dow Jones industrial average is aluminum giant Alcoa Inc., computer-maker Hewlett-Packard Co. and financial behemoth Bank of America Corp. Joining the index of 30 blue-...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:10 AM
After months of bitter fighting over the future of computer maker Dell Inc., Carl Icahn said in a sharply worded letter Monday that he was giving up.
That appears to clear the way for Chief Executive Michael Dell to take the company he founded...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Apple Inc. is expected to announce new iPhone models next week, but could it also announce a new version of Apple TV?
In August, the Cupertino-based tech giant received three shipments from one of its suppliers of set-top boxes, according to Panjiva,...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:33 PM
The talk on the blog this week about the Jewel-Osco Preferred Customer Card and other loyalty cards reminds me what a stuffed mess my wallet is. (Just looked...lordy I still carry a Blockbuster card!) How long do you think it......
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:29 PM
NEW YORK — The Nasdaq Stock Market suffered a distressing three-hour outage that halted trading in some of the nation's leading companies, the latest in a series of embarrassing glitches that have exposed technological weaknesses across Wall Street....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Open Road Films, the distribution company that released this summer's "Jobs," has extended its $100-million revolving credit facility through 2018.
The company, which was founded in 2011 by exhibitors AMC Entertainment and Regal Entertainment Group,...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Apple Inc., Samsung Electronics Co. and Google Inc. are all developing electronic devices that people wear instead of carry. But Google’s getting a jump among the fashion-minded.
The company’s Glass eyewear is worn by models in 12 pages of...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:40 PM
"Jobs" opens with a scene of technology entrepreneur Steve Jobs introducing the iPod in 2001. As the Apple Inc. co-founder makes his way to a small stage, he passes ads for his own company that feature images of Einstein, Gandhi and Bob Dylan. For the...
| Aug 17, 2013
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers faces a growing shareholder revolt as demonstrated by an institutional investor's open letter last week calling for the Hampstead-based retailer to return its growing cash reserve to owners of its stock.
BeaconLight Capital LLC,...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:44 PM
Let it not be said that San Jose State University hasn't taught the world a valuable lesson in the promises and pitfalls of the fancy new craze for online university learning.
The Cal State University campus set itself up as a pioneer in the field in...