| Oct 15, 2013
| 9:34 AM
This has been a good year for Mary Jo White, the new chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission, and not such a good one for Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook and New York hedge fund manager Bill Ackman.
That’s the view of Worth magazine,...
| Oct 9, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO — When a group of former Apple Inc. employees announced that they had created a company called Nest to reinvent the thermostat, Silicon Valley did a double take.
You left Apple to work on a … thermostat?
But after the...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:43 AM
If you think Citizens United has unleashed a torrent of cash and real corruption into our electoral system —and it has — brace yourself for something worse.
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a campaign finance case that...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 8:05 PM
The Los Angeles Board of Education has scheduled a special Oct. 29 meeting to review efforts to provide iPads to every student and teacher in the nation's second-largest school system.
The meeting was proposed by board member Monica Ratliff, who...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Retail giant Amazon is said to be preparing to unveil a video-streaming device just in time for the holidays.
The new set-top box would position Amazon to compete with other Internet-connect TV devices in the market, including those sold by Roku and...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Securities regulators filed a series of letters on Thursday in which they raised questions about disclosures by Apple Inc. of its Irish tax strategies.
Ultimately, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission took no action against Apple, which agreed to...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:01 AM
Apple Inc.'s latest smartphones, the iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S hit stores Friday, and shoppers across South Florida got up bright and early to get them.
AT&T stores, which carry the latest models, opened earlier than usual Friday to lines of customers...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Large-cap growth funds have held up better than most other types of stock funds in 2011.
Previously ignored, big-name companies that have rapidly rising earnings become more attractive in uncertain times than their riskier small-cap counterparts....
| Sep 15, 2013
| 1:13 PM
TORONTO (Reuters) - A few years ago, a successful run on the festival circuit might have propelled a small independent film into a limited art-house run and then onto the shelves of the local video store, where for the most part, it would be forgotten....
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:38 PM
BEIJING — If Nicole Zhou reflects how the Chinese feel about Apple Inc.'s latest iPhones, the technology giant may have a huge struggle on its hands winning consumers over in the world's biggest smartphone market.
One day after the Cupertino,...
| Sep 13, 2013
A Lake County businessman has launched a patriotic e-commerce website, touting it as the largest collection of American-made products in the nation.
The website, MadeintheUSA.com, created by Don Buckner, lists nearly 1 million items for shoppers to...