SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Caryn Beck-Dudley has some experience as an outsider.
She was a nonpracticing Mormon in Utah, Mormon country. She was the first pregnant, pre-tenure professor in tenure track line at Utah State; ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The earthy smell of silk and wool fills a showroom piled waist-high with thousands of hand-woven rugs, some of them centuries old. It is a familiar scent, one that links this shop in L.A.'s Westwood ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The gig: Michael Marini, 49, is chief executive of Planet Home Living, one of the leading developers of small-lot subdivisions -- clusters of townhome-like single-family houses that are only inches apart ...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- As it strives to push sales toward an ambitious, self-imposed goal, Kohl's Corp. wants to speak to more than just the "mom-ness" of its core customer.
It wants to tap her inner sense of style.
The nationwide...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy grew at a faster pace over the summer than initially estimated, a positive sign that could help convince Federal Reserve policymakers to raise a key interest rate next month.
Total economic ...Read more
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LOS ANGELES -- Snapchat Inc. Chief Executive Evan Spiegel grabs his iPhone, opens his Los Angeles company's app and taps an icon for "Los Angeles."
Instantly, he's watching short, full-screen videos that Snapchat users ...Read more
In the early 2000s, some in the residential-construction industry predicted that, in the not-too-distant future, the United States would reach its new-home saturation point.
The result would be a corresponding growth in ...Read more
Q: Three months ago, we rented a house that was listed by a real estate agent. We were told the owner lived abroad. After negotiations between our agent and the listing agent, we filled out a detailed application, paid ...Read more
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When a dear friend disappears, archaeologist Grace Madison exposes his deadly deception—and endangers everything she cherishes.
She is cataloging looted antiquities in Brussels when her son's bride is attacked in Switzerland and daughter disappears...
When Apple released the iPad in 2010, it sought to fill a niche in the computing industry.
The company perceived -- correctly as it turned out -- that there was a need for a device that was larger and more powerful than a...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Robert Fraley, executive vice president and chief technology officer at Monsanto, is considered the father of agricultural biotechnology. Fraley has received numerous awards, including the World Food Prize ...Read more
Q: I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10. Does the Windows 10 built-in security software, Windows Defender, provide enough protection against computer viruses, spyware and other malicious software? Will the Kaspersky ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Cargill Inc. is big in aquaculture feed, and salmon makes up one of the world's biggest aquaculture markets. But the fish feeder and the pink-fleshed fish haven't been in the same boat -- until now.
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Q: I am about to turn 70, and I'm still working. When I was 66, I filed for widow's benefits on my husband's record. At the time, my own retirement benefit was less than...Read more
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SEATTLE -- Amazon.com has required an undisclosed number of customers to reset passwords to their online accounts after the company said some passwords "may have been improperly stored" on devices.
Several Amazon ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Animated dinosaurs and an up-and-coming boxer will fight "The Hunger Games" for box-office dominance over the Thanksgiving weekend, as Hollywood hopes for a busy five days of clashing heavyweights.
Pixar's ...Read more
PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Hewlett-Packard disappointed Wall Street Tuesday, turning in a final quarter that fell below expectations.
The Palo Alto computer giant, which split into two companies at the beginning of this month, ...Read more
SEATTLE -- Amazon boss and space pioneer Jeff Bezos scored a historic technical achievement Monday when his secretive Blue Origin space travel company successfully sent a rocket 62 miles up into space and then, in a ...Read more
SEATTLE -- Expedia will lay off 326 employees, or 40 percent, of the Chicago staff of Orbitz, which Expedia acquired earlier this year.
The Puget Sound Business Journal reported the number Tuesday from a filing Expedia ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Campbell Soup Co. on Tuesday raised the earnings outlook for its fiscal year ending next summer after benefiting in its first quarter from higher prices for products and gains in supply-chain efficiency.
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