LOS ANGELES -- Your next draft may be pulled not by a bartender -- but by you.
A small but growing number of gastropubs and fast-casual restaurants are going self-serve, installing systems that enable drinkers to draw ...Read more
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Nobody does "event" like Apple. Sure, there's Google's I/O and Microsoft's Build, jamming downtown San Francisco streets. But they're all Apple wannabes. Ever since co-founder Steve Jobs got all P.T. ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Leroy and Lauri Dixon used to plow $40,000 a year into promoting their party-supply business in a dozen telephone books. Today they spend $4,000 less and reach a lot more people by advertising on Google, ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- A few years ago, journalism major Palmer Luckey dropped out of Cal State University, Long Beach to work on a device that would wrap a small computer monitor across a person's face.
With the company he ...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On the list of a million things Americans think about, electric motors are probably, oh, number a million and one.
But we're surrounded by them at home, at the office, in our cars, shopping for ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Ethan Keiser, 24, is founder of StudyTree, a mobile app that connects college students for on-demand peer tutoring. The student-to-student solution creates a marketplace enabling students to either make ...Read more
When it comes to using a smartphone to make purchases in retail stores, Apple Pay has been getting most of the attention.
But Android users now have a comparable alternative. Launched earlier this month, Android Pay not ...Read more
SEATTLE -- Entrepreneur Dan Shapiro has a long history in the high-tech industry. He founded Sparkbuy, a price-comparison site, was CEO of Google Comparison and launched photo-sharing service PhotoBucket.
But his most ...Read more
Should You Jump on the Social Security Maximizing Bandwagon?
If you are like me, almost every week your mailbox has at least a couple advertising fliers -- usually from financial planners -- with misleading come-ons like ...Read more
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The Media Do Serious Damage
Frequently, especially since the Columbine High School tragedy, ...Read more
NEW YORK -- A bankruptcy judge Tuesday approved a plan to sell the television assets of Relativity Media to a group of secured creditors, giving founder Ryan Kavanaugh a chance to reorganize the rest of the company.
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court's conservative justices have long been skeptical of class-action lawsuits that may be profitable for trial lawyers but can be costly to companies.
Judges in California have leaned the other...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The global economy is slowing down.
The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday lowered its forecast for worldwide growth as a deceleration in China and other emerging markets is offsetting modest gains in ...Read more
Online community Reddit on Tuesday launched Upvoted, a stand-alone website to house original content inspired by or related to posts from the expansive online forum.
In a post published to Upvoted, Reddit co-founder ...Read more
It's the sort of reveal that might draw more bewildered reactions than finding out who "A" is on "Pretty Little Liars": ABC Family is changing its name.
Starting in January, the Disney-owned cable network will drop its ...Read more
NEW YORK -- Microsoft moved deeper into the hardware business, introducing Surface Book, the first laptop the company has ever built.
The device was one of several the Seattle-area company unveiled Tuesday at a media ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Lionsgate and Starz shares opened higher Tuesday as Wall Street expressed enthusiasm for a potential merger between the two companies.
Lionsgate topped $40 a share in morning trading -- near an all-time ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Wall Street is desperately trying to persuade U.S. House lawmakers to kill a proposal that would use money from banks to fix the nation's highways. A key concern is that once Congress taps the finance ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The rising value of the dollar and the slowing global economy caused exports to drop in August, pushing the U.S. trade deficit to its widest level in five months.
The nation imported $48.3 billion more in ...Read more
DETROIT -- Discussions between the UAW union and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles aimed at restructuring a tentative agreement overwhelmingly rejected by workers have reached a critical juncture with the union issuing a strike ...Read more