Aug 13, 2012 Mergers and acquisitions news today as Google adds guidebook company Frommer's to its travel and entertainment quiver. What does the search company want to do with the old-school guidebook?
Aug 8, 2012 Union workers at the bankrupt airline could be facing layoffs in the thousands, or deep cuts to wages and benefits.
Jul 20, 2012 After the close on Wall Street yesterday, Microsoft announced its first quarterly loss ever. And Google announced a $2.8 billion profit for the quarter. Two very different situations -- but they might just share a theme.
Jul 11, 2012 AMR, the parent company of American Airlines, says it is reaching out to other airlines in search of a merger. US Airways has previously shown very public interest in joining forces.
Jul 3, 2012 Cable's The Weather Channel seeks to bolster its forecasting credentials by acquiring Weather Underground, weather buffs' favorite source for learning which way the wind blows.
Jun 12, 2012 The NBA finals will be played in two arenas named for a couple of less-than-stellar corporate performers.
May 9, 2012 Unlimited data plans, unlimited airline miles, all-you-can eat buffets -- looking at the logic (or lack of) behind companies that launch all-you-can-eat plans.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Apr 26, 2012 It's rumored that US Airways may soon merge with the bankrupt parent company of American Airlines. Mergers usually bring promises of frequent flier guarantees and hub airport assurances, but do they actually happen?
Apr 26, 2012 Ancestry.com Inc. will soon take over rival family history website Archives.com for the price tag of around $100 million.