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  • The new Inquisition

    What if you believed that the planet might not have warmed up the last two decades, even though carbon emissions reached all-time highs? Or, if the earth did heat up, you thought that it was not caused by human activity? Or, if global warming were the...
  • Skepticism wells up at Senate hearing on Comcast-Time Warner deal

    A former U.S. Justice Department official warned at a Senate hearing Wednesday in Washington that the $45.2 billion merger of Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc. would lead to a dangerously large corporation with "massive tentacles" in the pay-TV and...
  • Comcast defends Time Warner Cable merger plan in FCC filing

    Comcast defends Time Warner Cable merger plan in FCC filing
    Comcast Corp., already the nation's largest cable and Internet provider, says it needs to get bigger to compete against the formidable giants of Silicon Valley. The Philadelphia-based cable behemoth said in a government filing Tuesday that its...
  • Caterpillar digs in at hearing on taxes: 'We pay everything we owe'

    Caterpillar digs in at hearing on taxes: 'We pay everything we owe'
    WASHINGTON — Since 1999, Caterpillar Inc. has routed most of the profits from its foreign replacement parts business through an affiliate in Switzerland that employs a small fraction of the company's 118,000 workers and has no warehouses. The...
  • Comcast defends proposed Time Warner deal ahead of hearing

    On the eve of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing that will bring Comcast Corp. face-to-face with one of its sharpest critics, Minnesota Sen. Al Franken, the cable-TV company released a 650-page public interest filing on the potential benefits of the...
  • Tablets and apps for children are on the rise

    Tablets and apps for children are on the rise
    Nick Stepka knew what gift would make his daughter's third birthday a hit, and it wasn't a toy or doll. He gave her a tablet — not a sleek new iPad or a hand-me-down Samsung, but one specifically designed and marketed for little ones. It even came...
  • Making retailers liable for damages from hacking

    SACRAMENTO — The recent hacking of customer data from Target Corp. computers is roiling the California Legislature. Last week, two members of the Assembly touted a bill to strengthen consumer safeguards and limit the type of information...
  • $3M Of EBook Price-Fixing Settlement Heading To Connecticut Readers

    $3M Of EBook Price-Fixing Settlement Heading To Connecticut Readers
    Connecticut readers are getting paid this week from a settlement with five major publishers to resolve claims that they illegally set eBook prices. Readers in the state will get about $3 million of the $166 million settlement in a case brought by...
  • Value of stock buybacks up sharply in fourth quarter, led by Apple

    Value of stock buybacks up sharply in fourth quarter, led by Apple
    The value of stock buybacks by U.S. companies jumped in the fourth quarter of last year, led by repurchases by Apple Inc. and other technology giants. Companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 repurchased $126 billion of stock in the fourth quarter...
  • Caterpillar said to be focus of Senate committee tax probe

    Caterpillar said to be focus of Senate committee tax probe
    A U.S. Senate investigative panel is examining Caterpillar Inc. and whether the company improperly avoided U.S. taxes by moving profits outside the country, said three people familiar with the inquiry. The Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on...
  • Anne Sweeney to step down as Disney/ABC TV faces critical juncture

    Anne Sweeney to step down as Disney/ABC TV faces critical juncture
    The most powerful woman at the Walt Disney Co. — and perhaps in all of Hollywood — said that she would leave her job overseeing the company's $10-billion-a-year entertainment TV networks, leaving Disney to search for a successor in an...