| Feb 5, 2015
| 4:24 PM
To the editor: Michael Hiltzik thinks the chief executive of IBM is "mediocre" and thus over-paid. The implication is that we (meaning the government) should do something about that. ("IBM redefines failure as 'success,' gives underachieving CEO huge...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Four luxury condo buildings would soar with their steel and glass spires, redefining the city's downtown skyline.
The shortest building would be 23 stories. And the tallest, at 30 stories, would rise above every other building in the city.
| Sep 3, 2014
| 1:38 PM
The Executives' Club of Chicago has appointed Ana Dutra as its new president and chief executive officer, the civic group announced Wednesday.
She replaces former Democratic congresswoman Melissa Bean, who was recently named Midwest chair of JP Morgan...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 4:30 PM
A Chicago business executive was ordered held in lieu of $150,000 after being charged with having sex with a 14-year-old boy who he met on Craigslist last year, prosecutors said Saturday.
Glenn A. Lapidus, 46, of the 2000 block of North Bissell Street...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
"You shouldn't get to call yourself an American company only when you want a handout from the American taxpayers," President Obama said last week.
He was referring to American corporations now busily acquiring foreign companies in order to become non-...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 12:16 AM
Enrollments in the nation's healthcare program have nearly concluded, but for states whose insurance exchanges have been crippled by technical problems, a difficult phase is just beginning: potential legal battles and a race to overhaul their systems...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 7:26 PM
Downstream from the noisiest places in Chicago — the runways at O'Hare International Airport and the surrounding sky — scientists at a government laboratory are quietly working to understand at the most detailed level why jet engines are so...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 7:16 AM
BEIJING — Malaysian officials investigating the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines plane Saturday said they were not ruling out terrorism — or any other causes — as reports emerged that two Europeans listed on the passenger manifest...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 10:30 AM
It's written by one of the world's richest men, it's 24 pages long, and it's one of the best how-to guides that I can think of for young investors.
Hot off the presses, it's the annual shareholders' letter from Warren Buffett, the 83-year-old chairman of...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Weeks after officials at the state's health care exchange began blaming IBM software for the worst problems, including lost applications, IBM began pushing back, saying the state shares some of the blame.
It's the latest salvo in the blame game that...
| May 25, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. is in the business of managing people, or at least helping other companies do so.
The Santa Monica company provides cloud-based software sold on a subscription basis that handles all aspects of everyday life at work —...