| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:43 AM
If you think Citizens United has unleashed a torrent of cash and real corruption into our electoral system —and it has — brace yourself for something worse.
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a campaign finance case that...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 8:05 PM
The Los Angeles Board of Education has scheduled a special Oct. 29 meeting to review efforts to provide iPads to every student and teacher in the nation's second-largest school system.
The meeting was proposed by board member Monica Ratliff, who...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Retail giant Amazon is said to be preparing to unveil a video-streaming device just in time for the holidays.
The new set-top box would position Amazon to compete with other Internet-connect TV devices in the market, including those sold by Roku and...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Securities regulators filed a series of letters on Thursday in which they raised questions about disclosures by Apple Inc. of its Irish tax strategies.
Ultimately, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission took no action against Apple, which agreed to...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Apple Inc. is responsible for some of the best commercials of all time, but this year it has sorely been off its game. And its latest commercial isn't going to help change that.
The ad is for the company's new iPhone 5c, a plastic version of Apple's...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:12 PM
NEW YORK — The stock market's all-star team has some new players.
Leaving the Dow Jones industrial average is aluminum giant Alcoa Inc., computer-maker Hewlett-Packard Co. and financial behemoth Bank of America Corp. Joining the index of 30 blue-...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:10 AM
After months of bitter fighting over the future of computer maker Dell Inc., Carl Icahn said in a sharply worded letter Monday that he was giving up.
That appears to clear the way for Chief Executive Michael Dell to take the company he founded...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Boardroom brawling at J.C. Penney Co. has claimed its latest casualty: activist investor Bill Ackman, who stepped down as a director after publicly voicing concerns about the struggling retailer's chief executive and chairman.
The department store chain...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:50 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Ruth Asawa, a San Francisco sculptor recognized as a major post-WWII American modernist for her intricate hanging wire creations, died early Tuesday, her daughter Addie Lanier said. She was 87.
Asawa, who as a Japanese American woman...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:18 PM
In a filing on Friday, Apple Inc. fired back against a series of measures proposed by federal attorneys that would restrict the company's ability to strike electronic-book deals.
Apple attorneys said the "injunction is a draconian and punitive intrusion...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 9:03 PM
Standing between 1,300 product manufacturers and hundreds of thousands of retailers and businesses is Ingram Micro Inc., the world's largest wholesale distributor of computer hardware and software.
The 34-year-old Santa Ana company buys technology...