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Calif. pledges better mobile privacy disclosures

February 23, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

California Attorney General Kamala Harris gestures during a news conference Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, in San Francisco. Mobile applications seeking to collect personal information will have to forewarn users as part of an agreement reached in California. The guidelines announced Wednesday by Harris are designed to protect consumers who don’t realize...

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Ohio health system invites employee inventions

February 23, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this Feb. 6, 2012 photo, Dr. Ray C. Wasielewski director of Minimally Invasive Orthopedics at Grant Medical Center shows off software that improves real time 3D imaging when he ultra sounds a patient’s knee,in Columbus, Ohio. Wasielewski is credited...

Fantasy camp for those who love to fly

February 23, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this photo made Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, Eric Mueller of Los Angeles, Ca., laughs and films for his blog as a cabin fills with smoke during a simulator emergency exercise at the American Airlines training facility in Fort Worth, Texas. It’s the ultimate...

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom released on bail

February 22, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Kim Dotcom, the founder of the file-sharing website Megaupload, comments after he was granted bail and released on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, in Auckland, New Zealand. Kim was granted bail and released on Wednesday after a New Zealand judge determined that...

Neb. city's illegal immigration law to be nuisance

February 22, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this July 13, 2010 photo, Greg Casady of Council Bluffs, Iowa, holds a sign in favor of recent legislation in Arizona while demonstrating in support of recent legislation dealing with illegal immigration at the Fremont, Neb. Municipal Building. A federal...

Company sues Apple over iPad name in Shanghai

February 22, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this May 6, 2011 file photo, people queue overnight outside the Xidan Apple Store for the chance to buy an iPad 2 on the first day of its sale in Beijing, China. Apple’s dispute over the iPad trademark deepened Monday, Feb. 20, 2012,...

Inherited comic collection expected to fetch $2M

February 22, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

This Feb. 13, 2012 handout photo provided by Heritage Auction , shows the CGC-Certified 6.5 copy of Detective Comics #27 from the Billy Wright Collection at Heritage Auctions in Dallas,Texas. On Wednesday, the collection is expected to bring more than $2...

Sugarland attorneys: Injured Ind. fans share blame

February 22, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Oct. 28, 2011, file photo the American country music duo Sugarland, featuring vocalist Jennifer Nettles, right, and guitarist Kristian Bush perform a benefit concert in Indianapolis for victims of the Aug. 13 Indiana fair stage collapse....

Johnson & Johnson CEO to step down in April

February 22, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Thursday Nov. 15, 2007 file photo, health care products maker Johnson & Johnson’s CEO William Weldon poses for photos at the company’s world headquarters in New Brunswick, N.J. The company on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 said...

YouTube enlists big-name help to redefine channels

February 21, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this Dec. 16, 2011 photo, crew members work on a costume at the Maker Studios in Culver City, Calif. The $100 million investment by YouTube in 96 new channels starting in October has sparked a flurry of activity in Hollywood’s independent producer...