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  • Book review: 'The Idea Factory' by Jon Gertner

    Book review: 'The Idea Factory' by Jon Gertner
    For generations of industry research executives, AT&T's Bell Telephone Laboratories served as an inspiration: a warren of youthful scientists and engineers assigned to go where their intellects took them, not especially concerned about serving the corporate bottom line, picking up cartloads of Nobel Prizes along the way. Bell Labs was the model for, among others, Xerox Corp.'s legendary Palo Alto Research Center, or PARC, which spun out the personal computer, Windows-style displays, Ethernet and many other advances that delivered their bounty more to society at large than to the parent company.
  • Wall Street Roundup: Home prices, auto sales, hedge funds and a departure

     
    Home prices rise: The 0.3% January increase recorded by the Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller index of 20 metropolitan areas was a modest gain, but fewer cities reported month-to-month increases. Los Angeles’ 1.8% uptick was the largest while Chicago's...

    Social media wrap: Bloomberg, Murdoch, mayors and business leaders call for immigration reform

     
    Mayor of New York joins media magnate in promoting reform of America's immigration laws. Dozens of mayors and business leaders also sign up for the Partnership for a New American Economy.

    Michael Hiltzik: Allergan Inc. and the Lap-Band

     
    Corporations tend to be very careful about the brand names of their most important products. Reporters caught using "xerox" as a verb (especially with a lowercase "x") or referring to a generic bandage as a "band-aid" can expect to get...

    Major companies file brief against DOMA: Discrimination is bad for business

     
    In a major and somewhat unusual move, over 70 major businesses and organizations filed a legal brief stating their opposition to the anti-gay “Defense of Marriage Act” (DOMA), which bans federal recognition of same-sex marriages. Some of the...