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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • Apple, Facebook, Google call for government surveillance reform

    In an open letter to Washington, eight major technology companies are calling for sweeping changes in the way the U.S. government collects information on citizens.  The letter was signed by AOL Inc., Apple Inc., Facebook Inc., Google Inc., LinkedIn...
  • Social media start-ups' value is enormous — if you trust investors

    Social media start-ups' value is enormous — if you trust investors
    SAN FRANCISCO — Snapchat is not even 3 years old. It's run by a couple of twentysomethings with no prior business experience. And it has never made a cent. Yet investors are fighting for the opportunity to throw hundreds of millions at the...
  • I (heart) introverts

    It's not just a women's issue. Granted, that's how many of us are framing last month's decision by Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo! Inc., to end telecommuting and require all employees to report to the office. It ignited a firestorm of controversy over...
  • Apple hires Burberry CEO to head its retail division

    SAN FRANCISCO — Apple Inc. has hired Burberry Chief Executive Angela Ahrendts to run its retail division, hoping her background melding technology, fashion and commerce will be the right mix to navigate the future of the stores that have been a...
  • Google's earnings push shares near record high

    Google's earnings push shares near record high
    SAN FRANCISCO — Google Inc.'s quarterly results topped Wall Street expectations as the technology giant continued to grow its mobile advertising business, propelling its shares into record territory. The company keeps minting money despite...