| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:47 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter Inc. is moving full speed ahead with its initial public offering even as the world braces for the possibility of a U.S. debt default that would roil financial markets and hurt the stock's debut.
The micro-blogging service...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:30 PM
General Electric may be putting some distance between itself and the Peacock.
A new ad from the financial-and-industrial conglomerate features characters from a film studio that is a rival to NBCUniversal's operations and appears on TV networks not owned...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:45 PM
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...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 9:56 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Google is officially a member of the exclusive $1,000 club.
After being weighed down in recent months by concerns about declining advertising prices, Google is soaring after better-than-expected third-quarter results on Thursday....
| Jul 15, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Coming this fall: advertisements pitching the opportunity to buy into hedge funds, private equity funds or early-stage companies.
The Securities and Exchange Commission lifted last week a Depression-era ban against private companies advertising the sale...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 5:41 PM
The possibility that the Tribune Co. will sell its newspapers after an imminent exit from bankruptcy has set off a new round of speculation about The Baltimore Sun's future ownership — along with expressions of interest from potential buyers....
| Apr 21, 2013
| 2:44 AM
It's time for Lincoln to stand and deliver.
Ford sold off a stable of European luxury nameplates -- Aston Martin and Jaguar, Land Rover and Volvo -- to clear the field for its revamped luxury brand, which it rechristened Lincoln Motor Co. in December....
| Jun 28, 2013
| 2:52 PM
An Orlando mobile app maker has created a unique photo- and video-sharing app that not only promises to streamline multimedia sharing but also could be beneficial for groups visiting Orlando’s theme parks.
The iOS app SnapShots allows multiple...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:37 PM
With one stroke, entrepreneur Robert R. Taylor made a fortune, changed the way America washed up and doomed the bathroom soap dish to virtual obsolescence.
It was Taylor who turned hand soap from a slippery lump to a dab from a pump.
| May 12, 2013
| 11:17 AM
In a Hollywood auditorium, James L. Tolbert tried to induce a room packed with broadcasting and advertising executives to essentially join the civil rights movement in 1963 by pointing out the obvious.
"We Negroes watch 'Bonanza' and buy Chevrolets....
| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:30 AM
A Los Angeles digital marketing company scammed "a substantial number" of Angry Birds players through deceptive banner ads, according to a Federal Trade Commission complaint.
Jesta Digital agreed to a $1.2-million settlement with the FTC. On top of...