| Oct 25, 2012
| 6:29 AM
Windows has been Microsoft's most reliable cash cow for nearly three decades. The software giant is gambling all of that success on what it deems to be the company's future: a radically redesigned Windows 8.
Windows is the linchpin of Microsoft's empire....
| Nov 2, 2012
| 8:09 AM
Billionaire financier Warren Buffett already has his hands in newspapers, jewelry, insurance and other holdings. Now, with the acquisition of Oriental Trading Co., the 82-year-old can add party planning.
Buffett said Friday that his Berkshire Hathaway...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Malcolm Gladwell, author of best-selling books like The Tipping Point and Outliers, said in a recent interview that people in 50 years won’t remember Steve Jobs. On the other hand, Gladwell does believe Bill Gates will go down in history, not for...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:08 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Upending one of the world's most successful business strategies over the past three decades, Microsoft has developed a Windows tablet computer of its own design.
The company on Monday unveiled the Surface, a PC tablet that runs a yet-to-be...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 2:01 PM
Microsoft 'gazillionaire' Bill Gates wants to provide schools and students with mood bracelets. Yeah, this isn’t a joke. The bracelets would measure how interested they are in their lessons.
About $1.1 million buck-o-roos from the Bill & Melinda...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 1:14 PM
"Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them — every day begin the task anew."
— St. Francis de Sales
| Mar 21, 2013
| 2:30 AM
For all the Obama-era talk of decline, there is at least one reason why America probably won't, at least not quite yet.
"Peak oil" and our "oil addiction" were supposed to have ensured that we ran out of either gas or the money to buy it. Now, suddenly,...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:52 AM
No man is an island, but Larry Ellison comes close.
Last year, Ellison bought 98 percent of Lanai for more than $500 million. Despite a wispy beard and penchant for black outfits that make him look like a devil, he's mostly being hailed as a white knight...
| Oct 15, 2012
Joe Mansueto's day jobs have been a handful lately: He has been busy turning Morningstar Inc. into a $3.1 billion investment information megamart, buying up media properties and skipping the charity circuit in favor of coaching grade-school soccer on...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 12:51 PM
For the Urban League of Broward County, the road to hosting the annual gathering of one of the nation's oldest civil rights organizations will involve raising lots of money, recruiting hundreds of volunteers and strategic planning to welcome thousands....
| Feb 9, 2011
Kenneth Olsen, a computer industry pioneer and co-founder of Digital Equipment Corp., died Sunday. He was 84.
His death was announced by Gordon College in Wenham, Mass., where he was a trustee and benefactor. No other details were given.
| Aug 16, 2010
Circumcision programs are slowly beginning to be rolled out in sub-Saharan Africa in hopes of reducing the toll of HIV infections in the area, researchers said at the International AIDS Conference in Vienna. Some predicted that more than 4 million new HIV...