| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:02 PM
The Chinese TV-set manufacturer that bought the naming rights to the venerable Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood is partnering with Canadian big-screen company Imax Corp. to make a premium home theater system.
TCL Multimedia Technology, part of...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:42 PM
WASHINGTON — The job market weakened in September amid a slowdown in key growth engines such as healthcare and leisure — a worrisome sign given that the employment picture probably worsened this month with the partial federal government...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Iran and six major powers have been at odds for a decade over the Islamic republic’s development of nuclear capabilities, at the heart of negotiations set to resume Tuesday in Geneva.
Hopes of budging the high-stakes diplomatic standoff from...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Fewer than one in six of the world's workers feel engaged on the job, hurting productivity and costing employers billions of dollars a year, according to a Gallup report.
The vast majority of people employed in 142 countries said they are either "not...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 9:47 AM
Lorillard Inc., the third-largest U.S. tobacco company, continued its push into the fast-growing electronic cigarette business, acquiring a British e-cigarette maker for about $49 million.
Lorillard said Tuesday that it purchased SKYCIG to expand its...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:54 AM
The Gap's limited-edition capsule collection with GQ magazine's 2013 best new menswear designers in America -- including Venice-based Paige Mycoskie of Aviator Nation fame -- is set to hit shelves Tuesday, Sept. 24.
The collection, which includes...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:24 AM
Plácido Domingo, the conductor -- as opposed to Plácido Domingo, the world-renowned tenor -- will appear Saturday evening for Los Angeles Opera's season-opening production of Bizet's "Carmen" at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
For the city's arts patrons...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:05 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Call it the anti-Facebook IPO.
It may be the most hotly anticipated initial public stock offering since Facebook Inc. But Twitter Inc. is doing all it can to distance itself from the Facebook fiasco, which has become a case study...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In a dramatic shake-up that took Hollywood by surprise, NBCUniversal has shuffled its executive ranks by forcing out film Chairman Adam Fogelson and shifting Universal Studios President Ron Meyer — the industry's longest-serving studio chief —...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:56 PM
NBCUniversal is shaking up the ranks of its movie studio, with longtime head Ron Meyer transitioning into a corporate advisory role.
In a surprise move, Jeff Shell, a longtime Comcast Corp. television executive who spent the last two years in London,...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 1:28 PM
BOGOTA, Colombia -- With Starbucks preparing to enter the Colombian market and compete against entrenched retailers, including the country’s signature Juan Valdez chain, some growers here can be excused for wondering, “What if?”