| May 28, 2014
| 4:30 AM
FilmFlex Movies, the British video-on-demand joint venture of Sony Pictures Television and The Walt Disney Co., has been acquired by digital-video services firm Vubiquity.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed. FilmFlex was formed in 2005 as a joint...
| May 28, 2014
| 6:07 PM
In agreeing to pay $3 billion to acquire Beats, Apple Inc. is betting that two music industry insiders can help restore some of its fading cool among young consumers while also helping it reinvent a troubled digital music business.
The largest deal in...
| May 22, 2014
| 4:43 PM
Republican Neel Kashkari of Laguna Beach has collected just over $4 million for his gubernatorial campaign, nearly half of it from his own pocket, according to a finance report that he filed with the state Thursday.
The former investment banker and...
| May 8, 2014
| 5:27 PM
Apple Inc. is nearing a deal to buy Beats Electronics LLC, the premium headphone maker that recently launched a subscription streaming music service.
The Cupertino tech giant would pay $3.2 billion for Beats, according to a person with knowledge of the...
| May 8, 2014
| 7:44 PM
Apple Inc., in what would be the largest acquisition ever for the tech giant, is close to buying high-end headphone maker Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion.
The talks between Apple of Cupertino, Calif., and Beats Electronics of Culver City were first...
| May 11, 2014
| 6:34 PM
The Washington Monument will emerge bruised but not broken for its grand reopening Monday, when visitors will once again be zipping up the elevators of the capital's tallest attraction.
The 555-foot obelisk has been closed since August 2011, when a rare...
| May 12, 2014
| 11:59 AM
After three years of renovations, the Washington Monument reopened to the public Monday with some visible bruises, as thousands gathered to celebrate the restoration of the capital’s tallest monument.
"Today" show weatherman Al Roker, Interior...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Synagro Technologies, a Baltimore-based waste management company, faces grass-roots opposition to its application to spread industrial waste as fertilizer over farms in seven Virginia counties.
As a result of the backlash — coming in the form of...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 4:09 PM
WASHINGTON — Philanthropists and glitterati will roll out the pink carpet for Debbie Wasserman Schultz at the Kennedy Center Thursday night to honor her personal struggle and legislative work to overcome breast cancer.
The South Florida...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 7:59 PM
Rockwell Collins Inc, a supplier of avionics and other electronic systems for commercial and military aircraft, has agreed to buy aerospace communications firm Arinc Inc for $1.39 billion from the Carlyle Group LP .
The transaction will combine Arinc'...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Rockwell Collins' $1.39 billion acquisition of Arinc likely will have some impact on the aerospace technology firm's 900 Anne Arundel County employees, but what that might be remained unclear Monday.
Rockwell Collins Inc. announced Sunday that it would...