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  • GM names Mary Barra chief executive; Dan Akerson to retire

    General Motors Co. named its first female chief executive Tuesday, elevating Mary Barra, a former intern who over three decades rose to head the automaker’s global product development, to its top position. Barra, 51, joins a handful of women,...
  • Sudden illness sped up GM's executive shuffle, Barra's CEO promotion

    Sudden illness sped up GM's executive shuffle, Barra's CEO promotion
    The sudden illness of Karin Akerson, the wife of General Motors Co. Chief Executive Dan Akerson, sped up the naming of a new top executive at the nation’s largest automaker. GM said Mary Barra will succeed Akerson in January.  Barra, 51, heads the...
  • GM names its first female CEO

    Mary Barra, who started at General Motors Co. as a teenager and played a key role in the automaker's post-bailout turnaround, will become the first female chief executive in the company's history. Despite the groundbreaking nature of her appointment,...
  • Yahoo Mail fail casts shadow over efforts to turn firm around

    SAN FRANCISCO — Even for Yahoo Inc., a company with a lengthy track record of failure, this was an epic fail. For five days this week an untold number of its 100 million users couldn't send or receive email, prompting many longtime, loyal users to...
  • Daytime proved too challenging for Katie Couric

    Daytime proved too challenging for Katie Couric
    Katie Couric's high-profile return to daytime television is coming to an end. Couric and the Disney/ABC Television Group, which distributes her syndicated talk show, "Katie," said Thursday that it would end next summer after two seasons. The show airs...
  • Tribune Co. to buy music data company Gracenote for $170 million

    Tribune Co. to buy music data company Gracenote for $170 million
    Tribune Co. has reached an agreement with Sony Corp. of America to acquire Gracenote Inc., a music data company.  Tribune, the parent of the Los Angeles Times, will pay $170 million for the company in a deal expected to close within the first quarter of...
  • Hulu sale is canceled; owners double down on the video site

    Hulu sale is canceled; owners double down on the video site
    The Hulu divorce has been called off. After months of fielding offers from would-be buyers for the popular online video site, owners 21st Century Fox Inc., Walt Disney Co. and NBCUniversal decided Friday to cancel the sale. Instead, they said, they...
  • Tumblr fixes security hole, asks users to change passwords

    Tumblr is encouraging its users to change their passwords after a major vulnerability was discovered in its iPhone and iPad apps. An anonymous reader of the publication the Register found that Tumblr did not use a secure connection when its users logged...
  • Small businesses struggle to manage online image

    Restaurants, mom-and-pop shops and other small businesses often face an abundance of frustrating complications during start-up — construction delays and supply shortages being among the top obstacles. Now, managing online presence is joining the...
  • Summer camp takes entrepreneurship training to a younger crowd

    Summer camp takes entrepreneurship training to a younger crowd
    With 20 minutes to go before making their high-stakes start-up pitches, the wannabe entrepreneurs were understandably nervous. In one corner of the room, Marc Pakravan and Robert Davis, who came up with the idea for an online shopping site for men's...
  • Jack Black-produced series 'Ghost Ghirls' debuts Monday on Yahoo

    Jack Black-produced series 'Ghost Ghirls' debuts Monday on Yahoo
    Call it a live-action "Scooby Doo" for the Funny or Die crowd.  "Ghost Ghirls," a scripted Web series produced by Jack Black, will debut next week on Yahoo Screen with 12 episodes, each with a length of around 10 to 12 minutes. The show, created by...