| Apr 3, 2012
| 8:04 AM
Blue Moon in Bulgaria? Carling and Coors Light in Croatia? With its $3.54-billion purchase of Prague- and Amsterdam-based brewer StarBev, Molson Coors Brewing Co. may be able to place more of its brands in Central and Eastern Europe.
| Apr 4, 2012
| 9:32 AM
The King wants his crown back: Fast-food chain Burger King is continuing its reinvention by planning to go public – again.
Within the next three months, the hamburger giant said it will re-list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange. The last...
| May 9, 2012
James R. Browning, the rural Montana native who rose to head the powerful U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and unified its diverse judges in campaigns to enlarge the bench and protect the sprawling circuit from division, has died. He was 93.
| Sep 6, 2012
| 9:24 PM
The European Commission's competition committee is scheduled Friday to deliberate whether it will approve Universal Music Group's proposed $2.2-billion merger with EMI Music, according to industry officials.
If approved by antitrust regulators in...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 8:09 AM
The climate is heating up for Universal Music Group in Brussels as the company shuttles its proposal to buy EMI's recorded music business through Europe's labyrinthine antitrust approval process.
The pending $1.9-billion acquisition, announced in...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Universal Music Group has submitted a proposal to the European Commission to sell off major assets in exchange for regulatory approval for its proposed $1.9 billion acquisition of EMI Recorded Music, the company said.
Because the deal would reduce the...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 7:59 AM
Apple Inc. is denying antitrust charges filed against it and five major book publishers this week that accuse the companies of a price-fixing scheme to inflate the prices paid for electronic books.
In a statement to The Times, Apple spokesman Tom...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 7:28 PM
Gasoline price spikes, such as the event that drove the average gallon in California to a stratospheric $4.67 in October, create two types of frustration.
There's the immediate frustration of seeing the price at the pump soar almost overnight to a...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Negotiators for both sides in the NBA labor dispute resumed discussions in New York on Friday morning, according to multiple reports, with the hope of concluding a deal by this weekend so the 2011-12 season can start with Christmas Day games...
| Dec 12, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Here is a roundup of alleged cons, frauds and schemes to watch out for. Telemarketing fraud -- The FBI wants to help you avoid giving your money to criminals on the telephone. Once you fall victim to telemarketing fraud, youâll......
| Dec 21, 2010
| 4:33 PM
This time the force was against George Lucas. The company founded by the "Star Wars" creator, Lucasfilm, reached a settlement with the Justice Department over recruiting practices. The settlement dealt with the common practice of giving a rival a heads-...