Business at a glance

Cruise lines cruise to better results

Jul 31, 2015
Royal Caribbean reports Q2 results.
Posted In: cruise ships, cruise, Royal Caribbean
Facebook reported strong second quarter earnings on Wednesday.

The obsession with tech-company growth

Jul 30, 2015
Nothing succeeds with Wall Street like getting bigger.
Posted In: Facebook, Amazon, Twitter, earnings report

Do you really need a license to do your job?

Jul 30, 2015
Occupational certification requirements vary widely from state to state.
Posted In: occupational licensing, labor market, workforce
The original Shake Shack in Madison Square Park, NY.

Randy Garutti on Shake Shack's 'accidental' start

Jul 30, 2015
The CEO talks about the chain's origins and shaking up the restaurant industry.
Posted In: Shake Shack, CEOs, restaurants
A still from an Amazon Prime Air system.

Amazon's vision of a drone highway in the sky

Jul 29, 2015
It would be a new delivery system, with a lane for everyone.
Posted In: Amazon, drones, commercial drones, delivery services
Yelp lost $1.3 million in this year's second quarter.

Shareholders' review of Yelp? Not five stars.

Jul 29, 2015
The platform's stock sank 25 percent after a second disappointing earnings report.
Posted In: Yelp, quarterly report, losses

A rural town hates the coming of high-speed trains

Jul 29, 2015
Tiny Acton, California, fears railway will bring water and noise pollution.
Posted In: Acton, trains, california
Visitors look at Volkswagen cars at a Volkswagen Group showroom.

How did Volkswagen conquer the world?

Jul 28, 2015
For the first time, Volkswagen edges out Toyota as the world's biggest car maker.
Posted In: Volkswagen, carmakers, auto sales
A still from a Windows 10 ad.

Microsoft hoping for a revival with Windows 10

Jul 28, 2015
The company aims for the new operating system to help it win back tablet and phone users.
Posted In: Microsoft, windows 10, PCs, mobile devices
A banner with the logo of Twitter is set on the front of the New York Stock Exchange.

Twitter's earnings report in one tweet

Jul 28, 2015
The social media site isn't doing too bad for itself.
Posted In: Twitter, revenue, growth
 
 
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