Business

Sears says it will close 20 more stores

The move is called “yet another sign that Sears’ business model no longer works.”

Chris Connor, Jim Nash, Tony Weber being inducted into Cleveland Advertising Hall of Fame

The three honorees are being recognized for their outstanding contributions to advertising over their careers, as well as for advancing the industry's standards, creative excellence, and responsibility in areas of social...

Google Home 6x better than Amazon Alexa in 3,000 question test

Don’t judge a smart speaker by its sales — at least that’s the story floating around the internet today, as Ad Age has revealed a study showing that Google Home is six times likelier than Amazon Alexa to answer user requests...

In the name of all that is holy, please don’t let Sheryl Sandberg become the next CEO of Uber

If anyone in this world deserves to be a CEO somewhere, it’s Facebook chief operating officer and Lean In author Sheryl Sandberg. And if there’s…

Harley-Davidson Discussing Purchase of Ducati From VW

Harley-Davidson is in talks to buy Ducati Motor Holding from Germany’s Volkswagen in a deal that could bring together two of the most storied motorcycle names and pave the way for further divestments by the German car maker.

ASICS America plans to stride into Boston by year’s end

ASICS America Corp. is targeting a December move-in for its new Boston product creation studio after the athletic footwear and clothing company signed a 10-year lease for 25,168 square feet on Summer Street near South Station.

Google Will No Longer Read Your Emails To Tailor Ads

A major change is coming to Gmail. Google will no longer scan the contents of your emails to serve up personalized ads.

The West Coast's tallest building, the Wilshire Grand, opens in LA

The ribbon was cut Friday on the tallest building west of the Mississippi - the Wilshire Grand.

DoJ asks Supreme Court to decide Microsoft foreign email battle

The U.S. Department of Justice has asked the Supreme Court to hear a case that could have a massive impact on the way tech companies respond to law enforcement agencies’ requests for user data. At issue is a warrant, issued in...

One Man, One Job: Win The Pentagon’s Next Big Contract

Multibillion-dollar jet deal would be crowing achievement for former Deputy Defense Secretary Bill Lynn.

Amazon Patent Reveals Drone Delivery ‘Beehives’

The future of Amazon drone deliveries could start at massive 'beehives."

From Music to Maps, How Apple's iPhone Changed Business

Apple’s iPhone, and the smartphone boom that followed, gave rise to whole new industries, laid waste to others and forced new business models. As the device turns 10, we take stock of its impact.

Andrew Ng to launch Deeplearning.ai months after departure from Baidu

Former Baidu chief scientist Andrew Ng today announced plans to launch a new business called Deepelarning.ai. The company launched with little information about what to expect beyond an exploration of the “frontiers of AI,” but...

Hulk Hogan's Lawyer Helms New Suit Against Gawker's Successor

The founder of a website that gives betting advice to gamblers is suing the owner of sports website Deadspin for defamation over a story that questions his honesty and claims he was profiting at his customers’ expense.

High-Tech ‘Cornhole’ Boards Have Built-In Scoreboard

A Russellton man has solved the problem of keep score during Corn Hole, he's invented a high-tech board.