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  • Time Warner CFO John Martin to succeed Phil Kent as Turner CEO

    Time Warner CFO John Martin to succeed Phil Kent as Turner CEO
    Time Warner Inc. is overhauling the leadership at its Turner Broadcasting unit. Phil Kent, the longtime chief executive officer of Turner Broadcasting will give up that title in 2014, and John Martin, currently chief financial officer of Time Warner,...
  • Turner Broadcasting gets a Time Warner makeover

    Turner Broadcasting gets a Time Warner makeover
    Time Warner Inc. is shaking up the leadership at its Turner Broadcasting unit. Phil Kent, chief executive of Turner Broadcasting since 2003, will give up that title at the beginning of next year to John Martin, Time Warner's chief financial officer....
  • Cyber-security firm Cylance works to read hackers' minds

    Cyber-security firm Cylance works to read hackers' minds
    Two hackers from Irvine gained access in April to the air conditioning and water systems of a Google Inc. office in Sydney, Australia. Because Google had failed to install a security patch to a software program that remotely tracks and controls building...
  • How about a compromise on bundling cable TV channels?

    How about a compromise on bundling cable TV channels?
    If you had asked me last week how I felt about people having to pay for dozens of TV channels they never watch, I'd have told you it's an unfair and archaic practice that should be done away with. I'd have said pretty much the same earlier this week...
  • Stocks hit fresh highs, but Google, Microsoft earnings disappoint

    Stocks hit fresh highs, but Google, Microsoft earnings disappoint
    Enjoy the stock market's latest record while you can. The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index both turned in fresh highs Thursday, propelled by favorable earnings and a drop in jobless claims. Share prices also got a boost...
  • California unemployment rate falls to 8.5%

    California unemployment rate falls to 8.5%
    California continued its economic recovery in June as its unemployment rate slid to 8.5%, the lowest it has been in nearly five years. Employers' payrolls grew by 30,200 jobs, helping push down the jobless rate from 8.6% in May, according to data...
  • Blaine Vess harnesses the Internet to help students succeed

    Blaine Vess harnesses the Internet to help students succeed
    The gig: A couple of weeks into his first semester at North Central College in Illinois in 1999, Blaine Vess co-founded Oppapers.com, a website to search for essays, reports and term papers. He's now the chief executive of StudyMode, a West Hollywood...
  • Paltalk, of PRISM fame, brings video chats with strangers to tablets

    The once-inconspicuous Paltalk, the least known of the technology companies said to be involved in the National Security Agency’s PRISM surveillance program, released a video-chat application for iPad and Android tablets on Monday. Paltalk...
  • David Lowery's uphill fight against commodification

    David Lowery's uphill fight against commodification
    David Lowery has a modest proposal to help his fellow musicians in the digital age: force Pandora and other online music services to negotiate for the right to play songs. Lowery — leader of indie-rock pioneers Camper Van Beethoven and later,...
  • Visual-effects firms get a boost from video games

    Visual-effects firms get a boost from video games
    In a bombed-out section of a futuristic downtown Los Angeles, a man sits on a tire next to an overturned car, staring at a computer-controlled screen fastened to his wrist, oblivious to the machine gun fire and bomb blasts around him. The camera pans...
  • CBS boss Leslie Moonves warns of possible Time Warner Cable blackout

    CBS boss Leslie Moonves warns of possible Time Warner Cable blackout
    CBS Chief Executive Leslie Moonves is warning employees that the network's TV stations may be dropped by Time Warner Cable if a new deal isn't reached by Thursday morning. "There is a very real threat that Time Warner Cable is going to drop our stations...