| Oct 15, 2013
| 5:05 AM
At BGT Partners in Hallandale Beach, Fla., founder David Clarke wanted to give his staff a say in how to make the company better. So Clarke took the classic suggestion box into the 21st century, creating a dedicated website where employees anonymously...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Fears of consumers cutting the cord to their pay-TV provider might be overblown, according to a new survey by PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
Most people surveyed said they subscribe to more than one video service. Even younger consumers said they paid for...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:39 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - Shirley Silvers thinks the "virtual doctor" who monitors her chronic lung condition via mobile phone is wonderful.
"It is like having my doctor sitting on my sofa," said the 64-year-old from Stoke-on-Trent in central England,...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Venture capital funding shriveled for the first time in three years in 2012, with investors funneling $26.5 billion to companies over 3,698 deals, according to a new report.
That’s a 10% drop in dollars and a 6% slide in deal volume, according...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Lehigh men’s basketball seniors Gabe Knutson and C.J. McCollum are candidates for the Senior CLASS Award. An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School ®, the award focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 2:42 PM
The cost of owning an electric car is wriggling its way down to becoming competitive with its gas-powered peers, according to new projections by the Electrification Coalition.
Representatives from the Washington, D.C., advocacy group said during a...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:43 PM
Noel Carrillo was nervous this summer about his lack of health insurance.
"I was a little bit scared because things happen all the time," said the 26-year-old Westwood resident.
But now that he's headed to medical school at UCLA, help has arrived....
| Nov 9, 2012
| 2:04 PM
Connecticut will be the new home of an insurance company, and the announcement is coming "very soon," Gov. Dannel P. Malloy told a group of insurance executives gathered Friday.
It was a brief mention, and nothing more about it was said, during the...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 10:55 AM
I’m pissed that I did not write this column immediately after the election because now basically everyone on the internet has written it, but I’ll try to add my unique take (which just means more potty words).
I was never all that worried...
| Oct 1, 2012
He was born in England, spent a significant part of his career in Asia and cut his American corporate teeth in Dallas. But Stephen Chipman, now into his third year as chief executive of Grant Thornton LLP, is thinking a lot about Chicago.
| Sep 24, 2012
| 6:46 AM
Mitt Romney's Friday release of some tax documents came after months of pressure on the Republican candidate to make public more of his financial picture.
Republicans urging further release hoped additional documents would put the issue of what Romney...
| Dec 26, 2010
Americans are venturing out again as they start to shake off the recession. That may be good for their spirits, but it's bad for their bank accounts. As more people travel, flights, cruises and hotel rooms get more expensive. Expect to pay more for your...