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  • Sudden illness sped up GM's executive shuffle, Barra's CEO promotion

    Sudden illness sped up GM's executive shuffle, Barra's CEO promotion
    The sudden illness of Karin Akerson, the wife of General Motors Co. Chief Executive Dan Akerson, sped up the naming of a new top executive at the nation’s largest automaker. GM said Mary Barra will succeed Akerson in January.  Barra, 51, heads the...
  • Let's end the obsession with women's wombs

    Let's end the obsession with women's wombs
    When liberals talk about states like Texas implementing laws to deter women from their constitutional right to an abortion, the conversation often veers into a frustrated rant, highlighting the hypocritical nature of conservatives who don’t...
  • Apodaca: Telecommuting not so black and white

    File this one under "Are you kidding me?" Internet firm Yahoo recently banned its workers from telecommuting, and suddenly we have a nationwide debate blazing over an issue that had previously appeared settled solidly in the corner of increasing...
  • Unlike Yahoo, most firms to keep telecommute option, survey says

    Unlike Yahoo, most firms to keep telecommute option, survey says
    Despite recent moves by Yahoo Inc. and Best Buy to end work-from-home arrangements, telecommuters need not fret. Most firms have no plans to end the flexible work policies, a survey found. A poll of 120 human resources executives by Challengers, Gray...
  • Drawing insight into Google's Doodles

    Drawing insight into Google's Doodles
    SAN FRANCISCO — Google.com is the most visited online front door in the United States. According to Alexa, a longtime Internet statistics firm, it is also the second most visited home page in the world behind Facebook.com; roughly 40 percent of...
  • Yahoo discloses how much government data requests it gets

    Yahoo became the fourth major tech company to disclose how much government data requests it gets, following a report that alleged the tech companies are involved in a government surveillance program known as PRISM. Chief Executive Marissa Mayer said...
  • After Yahoo, Best Buy also rethinks telecommuting

    Electronics retailer Best Buy is calling its workers back into the office, shutting down its experiment with flexible workplace hours a week after Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer put the kibosh on telecommuting at her own company. Best Buy said...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Broadchurch' on BBC America

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Broadchurch' on BBC America
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of August 25 - 31, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------    SERIES Broadchurch As their friends...
  • Yahoo revamps its logo, but will anyone notice the difference?

    Yahoo revamps its logo, but will anyone notice the difference?
    Yahoo says it has made a major change to its logo, but unless you have studied  design it's hard to tell the difference. The Sunnyvale, Calif., company unveiled the new design on Tumblr late Wednesday night, and it does appear the company came up with a...
  • Childless writers address choice to forgo parenthood

    Childless writers address choice to forgo parenthood
    Writer and director Henriette Mantel was at a reading for fellow comics when a familiar theme took root. "They were all reading these essays about their kids," says Mantel, who doesn't have children. "Everyone was laughing, 'Ha ha! I know!' and I turned...
  • Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer touts 800 million users, defends logo

    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer touts 800 million users, defends logo
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Yahoo has reached 800 million monthly active users, an increase of 20%, Chief Executive Marissa Mayer said Wednesday. The growth is being driven by mobile usage, with 350 million monthly active users coming to Yahoo on smartphones and...