SAN FRANCISCO -- Israel, with a population of just 8 million people, has become a powerhouse in cybersecurity. Only the United States has greater strength in the field.
"In Israel, there are 420 companies in the field of ...Read more
SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- In the first firm signal that Silicon Valley's most closely watched deal will go through, Verizon said Tuesday it will buy Yahoo for $4.48 billion, a price that reflects a $350 million discount.
"We ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- The wave of automation that swept away tens of thousands of American manufacturing and office jobs during the past two decades is now washing over the armed forces, putting both rear-echelon and front-line ...Read more
CHICAGO -- When Marathon Pharmaceuticals' $89,000 price tag for a year's supply of its newly approved muscular dystrophy drug sparked outrage earlier this month, the company's CEO responded with another figure: $20.
MINNEAPOLIS -- For every Minnesotan who welcomed the past weekend's warm weather, there was another putting away skis, skates or a snowmobile and wondering whatever happened to the cold. Springlike temps are in the Twin ...Read more
There are many things a reasonable person expects from a job -- bad coffee, a chintzy salary, nosey HR people and, of course, a manager with anger management issues.
There is one thing not even an unreasonable person ...Read more
Q: I've been a professional outside sales representative for 15 years, switching industries three times. I am not pushy, obnoxious, or shallow -- some of the things most thought of when people think of salespeople. I am ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Christine Lagarde is racing through Uganda in a black SUV. It's a bumpy road -- not the only one the IMF chief is likely to encounter in the age of President Donald Trump.
Since World War II, America has set...Read more
The Average GirlAngelina Goode
Olivia Fowler, a surreptitious matchmaker, runs a successful business helping average people meet celebrities in everyday ways. Flawless at what she does, the celebrities don’t have a clue they’re part of a pre-planned meeting. Business is booming, but when Olivia ...
Two Widows Present Unusual Social Security Cases
I am constantly amazed! I have either worked for the Social Security Administration, or been writing a column about Social Security issues, for about 44 years. And you ...Read more
Q: I had shutters installed after Hurricane Wilma, but the guy who did the work did not get a permit. What are the consequences for me now, if any?
A: You are right to be concerned and should get this resolved ...Read more
The letter arrived in Robin Roberts' mailbox innocently enough late last year. The envelope bore her name and her address. Neatly folded inside was a piece of paper, what appeared to be a handwritten note.
Basically, the ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- Tesla Inc. lost $674.9 million on $7 billion in sales last year and lost $121.3 million for the fourth quarter on $2.2 billion in sales, the company said Wednesday.
Annual revenue rose 73 percent thanks ...Read more
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Amid pressure from activists groups, Charlotte-based Bojangles' says it is in the process of phasing out chicken raised on antibiotics.
Led by the North Carolina Public Interest Research Group and the ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Paramount Pictures Chairman Brad Grey has finalized his exit from Viacom Inc. after 12 years managing the legendary movie studio that has struggled to produce box-office hits.
Grey's departure, which was ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Federal Reserve policymakers said at their latest meeting that another small hike in a key interest rate could come "fairly soon," opening the door a bit wider to an increase next month, according to minutes ...Read more
Lexus and Porsche tied for the top spot in auto information company J.D. Power's annual vehicle reliability study.
But other Japanese, German, South Korean and American brands also scored extremely well.
The study ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- American Airlines computer issues that caused major delays at Philadelphia International Airport have been resolved, officials said.
A spokeswoman for American, the dominant carrier in Philadelphia, said ...Read more
CUPERTINO, Calif. -- One of the most iconic companies in the world on Wednesday set a time for when it will move into what looks set to become one of Silicon Valley's most iconic business centers.
Apple said it will begin...Read more
SEATTLE -- Boeing is suing two California companies it claims supplied a mislabeled chemical that caused severe damage to the refueling system of its first Air Force KC-46 refueling tanker and delayed its first flight in ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- As more and more Americans hold nontraditional jobs that don't have benefits attached -- think freelance graphic designers or Uber drivers -- cities and states are exploring ways to ensure those workers still...Read more
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