| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:38 PM
BEIJING — If Nicole Zhou reflects how the Chinese feel about Apple Inc.'s latest iPhones, the technology giant may have a huge struggle on its hands winning consumers over in the world's biggest smartphone market.
One day after the Cupertino,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:58 AM
BEIJING -- If anything indicates how China’s Apple fans feel about the company’s latest product release this week, it’s how Nicole Zhou spent her Wednesday afternoon.
One day after the Cupertino-based company unveiled two new iPhone...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Nearly 40% of the nation’s best-paid CEOs over the past two decades were either fired, forced to take government bailouts or in charge of companies that paid huge amounts in fraud-related claims.
That’s the conclusion of a report Wednesday...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 11:38 AM
A coffee connoisseur may look for balanced flavors, acidity and proper brewing technique in their cup of Joe, but America's palate prefers a more simpler brew: Folgers.
J.M. Smucker Co., the maker of Smucker's jam and Folgers coffee, reported...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Microsoft's tumultuous fall on the stock market during the last 13 years has largely been fueled by missteps in the consumer products market.
Though Bill Gates had significant control until 2006, soon-departing Chief Executive Steve Ballmer ultimately...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Tesla Motors Model S has quietly become the third-bestselling luxury car in California, trailing only the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and BMW’s 5-Series.
Tesla has sold 4,714 of its Model S electric cars in the state during the first half of the year,...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 7:38 PM
Emulex Corp. in Costa Mesa designs and makes chips that help data move faster through computer servers and storage networks.
The company's Ethernet and Fibre Channel products have been built into the server and storage products of such well-known...
| Jun 17, 2013
Surf apparel company Quiksilver Inc. hasn't given investors much to be stoked about in recent years.
The Huntington Beach company owns some of the biggest brands in action sports: Quiksilver, Roxy, DC and others. Yet it has lost money each of the last...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:36 AM
Powered by brisk sales of profitable pickup trucks, growing business in China and fewer losses in Europe, Ford Motor Co. posted a big gain in profit in the second quarter.
Ford’s profit roses 18.5% to a $1.2 billion. Revenue rose 14.4% to $38.1...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 9:14 AM
T-Mobile helped increase the iPhone's share of the smartphone market in the latest three-month period, according to a survey released Monday.
Apple's U.S. smartphone market share increased 3.5 percentage points in the three months that ended in May from...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Trucks and American brands have dominated U.S. auto sales through the first half of this year.
Ford’s F-Series truck remains the bestselling vehicle in America and will likely hold that top spot yet again this year after building a 125,000-vehicle...