United Technologies CEO Retires, Succeeded by CFO

United Technologies CEO Retires, Succeeded by CFO

Aerospace and building systems giant United Technologies announced Monday the abrupt retirement of CEO Louis Chenevert, and named Chief Financial Officer Greg Hayes to succeed him. Chenevert, 56, is also stepping down as chairman. He had been appointed to both ...

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Behind Closed Doors, Ford, UPS, and Visa Push for Net Neutrality

Behind Closed Doors, Ford, UPS, and Visa Push for Net Neutrality

The corporate battle lines over the new federal rules for the Internet have been well established. Vocal technology startups have been leading the charge for muscular regulations for broadband access, and Internet service providers including Comcast (CMCSA) and Verizon (VZ) ...

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King Prepares for Life After Candy Crush

King Prepares for Life After Candy Crush

Mobile games are expected to surpass consoles as the biggest segment of the gaming market next year. This should be good news for King (KING), the maker of Candy Crush Saga and a company that has had trouble convincing investors ...

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The culture war finally comes to the Catholic Church

The culture war finally comes to the Catholic Church

New York Times columnist Ross Douthat is no one’s idea of a radical. In the five and a half years since joining the op-ed page of the paper, he’s proved himself to be a thoughtful, measured, and nuanced social-conservative commentator ...

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Under Armour beats analysts’ sales, earnings estimates in third quarter

Under Armour beats analysts’ sales, earnings estimates in third quarter

Under Armour expects sales to top $3 billion this year, company officials said Thursday, as the brand announced a third-quarter profit jump of 22 percent. The Baltimore-based sports apparel maker raised its annual sales forecast to $3.03 billion, a 30 ...

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How Google Search is changing to fight online piracy

How Google Search is changing to fight online piracy

Google’s dominance of the online search market has often put it at odds with copyright holders, who argue the company should hide results likely to contain pirated content. On Friday, the search engine giant announced new efforts in response to ...

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Kesha determined ‘to move on with her life’ as she trades lawsuits with longtime music producer Dr. Luke over abuse allegations

Kesha determined ‘to move on with her life’ as she trades lawsuits with longtime music producer Dr. Luke over abuse allegations

The singer claims she was drugged and raped by Dr. Luke during their decade-long business relationship and nearly died young due to his abuse, her lawsuit obtained by The News states. Kesha isn’t backing down after her music producer filed ...

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One Great Idea From Jean Tirole, the Nobel Economist

One Great Idea From Jean Tirole, the Nobel Economist

Jean Tirole, the French economist who won this year’s Nobel economics prize, has so many ideas that it takes a 52-page scientific paper just to list them, with the authors apologizing that “it is hard to do justice to his ...

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How to fix our broken offices

How to fix our broken offices

Once upon a time, the internet was going to free us from the office. Everyone was going to telecommute and videoconference. The office would become not only paperless, but virtual. We wouldn’t have to spend all that time fuming in ...

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Future fashion: what we will be wearing next season as predicted by Chanel

Future fashion: what we will be wearing next season as predicted by Chanel

FASHION’S crystal ball— also known as the Chanel show— is the most simple way to predict the style hits of next season. No expense was spared at the Paris show with Chanel King, Karl Lagerfeld, erecting hoardings of a typical ...

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