| Sep 29, 2014
| 4:30 PM
An activist investment firm has urged Yahoo to consider merging with AOL -- claiming the combination could produce $1 billion of cost synergies -- but several Wall Street analysts say such a tie-up likely doesn't make sense.
On Friday, Starboard Value...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 12:30 PM
ABC has won the opening Friday of the season in key demos behind an expanded "Shark Tank" and newsmag "20/20," while CBS' "The Amazing Race" looked soft on its new night but the net still won with ease in total viewers.
Also released Saturday by...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 5:10 PM
It was nice while it lasted. Not.
California's desperate pursuit of Tesla's multibillion-dollar "gigafactory" appeared to come up empty Wednesday after CNBC reported that the manufacturer of pricey electric cars would build its new battery plant in...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Anticipation and sadness mixed in the air as audiences at New York's massive Ziegfeld theater waited to see the first episode of the fifth and final cycle of HBO's "Boardwalk Empire." Attendees were eager to get their eyes on a new episode, but also aware...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Albert Cohen opens up the letter from the U.S. bankruptcy court, but he barely skims it.
He gets notes like these all the time. Another customer won't be able to pay the money owed for furniture bought at Union United, the Gary business he has owned for...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 3:22 PM
What will happen with Covidien and its 3,100 Connecticut employees if a proposed, $43 billion takeover by Medtronic Inc. goes forward?
Steve Blazejewski, president of general surgical products at Covidien, wouldn't comment on that when he addressed...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:36 AM
The Wall Street Journal is reporting: Crumbs Bake Shop has won court approval to re-open stores as soon as next month under new management.
The company plans to focus on about two dozen locations in major cities including Chicago, New York, Boston,...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 4:47 PM
The purchase and sale of news reporters by powerful institutions and influential people are hardly a new phenomenon. But like all manifestations of disproportionate wealth, it's been raised to glorious new heights during the early 21st century.
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:13 AM
As CBS prepares to move into "Thursday Night Football," CBS Corp. President and CEO Leslie Moonves raved about the NFL in a CNBC interview Wednesday.
How high is Moonves on football?
"The NFL is proven to be the best thing there is in television,"...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is asking federal regulators to examine the stalemate between Time Warner Cable and other pay-TV operators that's prevented much of the region from watching Dodgers baseball this season.
Garcetti's request came late...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 12:30 PM
In an era when interactive devices seem to have reduced the attention span of most video consumers to that of a hummingbird on methamphetamine, the new executive producer of "The CBS Evening News" recently tried something counterintuitive: a story segment...