| Jul 1, 2014
HAMPTON — Eugene Marshall Jr. took the plunge 30 years ago. Farewell IBM and potential long-term security and stock options. Hello college sports administration and thankless hours and inevitable job change.
He's never looked back, and Monday...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Stock in Columbia-based Micros Systems Inc. surged Tuesday after a report that it was about to be acquired by technology giant Oracle Corp.
The company's shares shot up nearly 15 percent to close at $66.33 each in Tuesday trading after Bloomberg News...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The famously reclusive J.D. Salinger wouldn't allow himself to be known. And yet assorted authors continue to probe his life. Inevitably, they are forced to reiterate the same few scattered facts other scribes have pored over before. That's the fate...
| Jun 22, 2014
It's not about the recipes, or vanilla spongecake versus chocolate, or square layers versus round. For Elysia Root, cake is the medium to create memories and happiness. The satisfaction of being a cake designer is hearing love stories, making kids smile...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Ora TV, the digital network funded by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim HelÃº, has recruited Jamie Schutz, who previously ran production for Ogilvy & Mather's branded-entertainment division, as EVP of branded entertainment.
Schutz will lead production,...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 10:11 AM
"Murder in the First"—TNT may be promoting the single-case-per-season time line of its new detective drama, but “Murder in the First” stands out mostly for its simplicity: To investigate a series of murders, two detectives travel a...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 8:30 AM
"FUD" opens with Gordon, Cameron and John facing a harsh round of questioning from IBM's legal team, related to Joe's reverse-engineering scheme. The crew has been coached well and they stay within the bounds of the law.
That leaves only Joe to face...
| 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...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Looking to spark iPad sales, Apple is developing a 12.9-inch model that will go into production early next year, a report Tuesday by Bloomberg said.
Apple remains the leader in the tablet market, but it has seen year-to-year iPad sales decline the last...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Here's a depressing statistic: Last year, U.S. companies spent a whopping $598 billion — not to develop new technologies, open new markets or to hire new workers but to buy up their own shares. By removing shares from circulation, companies made...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 6:05 PM
International Business Machines Corp on Wednesday launched a computer system that can quickly identify patterns in massive amounts of data, an ability that IBM said should hasten breakthroughs in science and medical research.
The computer system, Watson...