| Jan 12, 2015
| 10:10 AM
President Obama on Monday proposed the first federal standard for data breaches, which would require companies to notify customers within 30 days of the discovery that their personal information was exposed to hackers.
In a speech at the Federal Trade...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 4:12 AM
Another drop in the price of oil is pulling the stock market lower.
Exxon Mobil, Chevron, and other oil companies sank along with crude oil after Goldman Sachs slashed its forecast for oil prices for the next two years.
KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 4:49 AM
As we fearlessly — or fearfully — march toward winter's peak, people inevitably turn to weather forecasts to try to anticipate when roads will be treacherous, whether offices and schools may be closed, and how much they'll have to shovel...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 9:00 PM
In light of the decision by the majority of our exhibitors not to show the film "The Interview," we have decided not to move forward with the planned Dec. 25 theatrical release.
— Sony Pictures Entertainment, Dec. 17
We have just witnessed the...
| Dec 26, 2014
So many stories, so hard to choose a top 12.
The world of business didn't disappoint in 2014, with megadeals, a fictional assassination plot, hacking and new agreements to clear the air dominating the news.
Long-suffering Detroit took a big step...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 2:30 AM
The end of the year occasions awards season in all industries, and the world of personal finance is no exception, which brings us to the 2014 edition of the Piggy Bank Awards for Dubious Achievements in Consumer Finance or, for short, "The Piggies."...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Laurie Chisum works as a manager for a small office-equipment company in Orange County. She puts in about 30 hours a week on the job and spends much of her time at home caring for her mother, who is afflicted with Alzheimer's disease.
| Dec 11, 2014
| 8:25 AM
U.S. stocks rebounded from a selloff in energy shares that broadened to the rest of the market Wednesday, as better-than-forecast data on retail sales and unemployment boosted confidence in the economy.
Urban Outfitters Inc. gained the most in the...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 9:17 AM
The leaked documents, with Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen and James Franco cast as clowns, may at times make it all seem like a comedy.
To those whose private correspondence and personal information have been exposed, it may feel like a tragedy.
| Nov 24, 2014
| 7:44 PM
Sony Pictures Entertainment suffered a widespread hack that rendered the film studio's computer systems useless, in a twist right out of a cybersecurity thriller movie.
Employees of the Culver City-based studio who tried to log on to their work...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 10:21 AM
Banks should consider cyber risk insurance to help deal with the financial fall-out from the growing threat of cyber attacks, a top U.S. regulator said on Wednesday.
Bankers and officials have become more vocal lately about concerns that malicious...