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Emmerich: Chinese market won’t change film plots

July 17, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this July 3, 2013 file photo, film director Roland Emmerich poses for photographers in Moscow, Russia. Although Hollywood may be benefiting by adding Chinese elements to its films, it won’t be making wholesale changes to the way it tells stories on the screen just to cater to China’s massive audience, the director [&hellip...

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Shareholders voting on $24.4 billion Dell buyout

July 17, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2007 file photo, Dell CEO Michael Dell smiles at Oracle Open World conference in San Francisco. Dell Inc. is making a late push to win shareholder support for founder Michael Dell’s plan to take the slumping computer...

House votes to delay parts of health care law

July 17, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., center, chair of the House Republican Caucus, and other GOP leaders, meet with reporters just before a vote to delay the individual and employer mandates of President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, at the...

American Express 2Q profit grows 5 percent

July 17, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Passers-by walk past an American Express logo near the entrance to a bank in the Harvard Square neighborhood of Cambridge, Mass., Tuesday, July 19, 2011. American Express Co. reports quarterly financial results Wednesday, July 17, 2013, after the market...

Marathon bombing suspect on Rolling Stone cover

July 17, 2013 • Business, EntertainmentComments (0)

In this magazine cover image released by Wenner Media, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appears on the cover of the Aug. 1, 2013 issue of “Rolling Stone.” (AP Photo/Wenner Media) BOSTON (AP) — A Rolling Stone cover story...

Yahoo’s 2Q earnings rise 46 pct, revenue sinks

July 16, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo the web pages of Yahoo and Tumblr are displayed on a computer screen in New York. Yahoo reports quarterly earnings on Tuesday, July 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo remained stuck in a revenue rut during the...

5-nation spy alliance too vital for leaks to harm

July 16, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This Sept. 5, 2006 photo shows Air Marshall Bruce Ferguson, the former head of New Zealand’s foreign spy agency, the Government Communications Security Bureau, after receiving the Distinguished Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit at Government House...

Calif. seeks record fine in pipeline explosion

July 16, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 9, 2010 file photo, a massive fire roars through a mostly residential neighborhood in San Bruno, Calif. California regulators on Tuesday July 16, 2013 called on Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to pay at least $300 million in fines in...

As cyber attacks detonate, banks gird for battle

July 16, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

A surveillance sign is posted outside a Bank of America branch on Peachtree Street, Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in Atlanta. Banks large and small are girding for an elaborate drill this week that will test how they’d fare if hackers unleashed a powerful and...

DIGITS: 32 percent keep a household budget

July 16, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

In this photo arranged to show the number “32,” the number is displayed at a local supermarket in Los Angeles, on Thursday, July 11, 2013. A new poll shows that 32 percent of Americans put together a budget each month to track income and...