| 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...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 12:17 PM
Atlanta-based HD Supply is one of the largest wholesale distributors in the U.S. and Canada, providing products and services to customers in infrastructure and energy, maintenance, repair & improvement and specialty construction markets. It has been...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 5:29 PM
One of Baltimore's most prolific developers faces two lawsuits for unpaid bills related to stalled urban renewal projects along the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River.
A lawsuit against Turner Development's principal, Patrick Turner, and a second suit...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 8:26 AM
A report that several private equity firms -- including original investor Bain Capital -- are considering buying Staples Inc. pushed the office supply chain’s stock up as much as 6.2% on Friday.
Acquisition talks are still preliminary and any offer...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 8:09 AM
Billionaire financier Warren Buffett already has his hands in newspapers, jewelry, insurance and other holdings. Now, with the acquisition of Oriental Trading Co., the 82-year-old can add party planning.
Buffett said Friday that his Berkshire Hathaway...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:07 PM
The world's billionaires include nine from Maryland, according to Forbes magazine's latest ranking of the world's richest people.
The magazine lists 1,226 billionaires worth $4.6 trillion — both record figures.
Maryland's billionaires include...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 12:22 PM
If you think you will have your day in court when aggrieved by civil injustice, think again. More likely, you will be headed for a meeting run by a professional arbitrator. Ironically, the Supreme Court is to blame. It is leading a quiet transformation by...