Visit Elsa! 'Frozen' Puts Norway On The Map
May 27 2014 7:21 PM
Thanks to Disney’s “Frozen,” travel from the U.S. to Norway is booming. And destination tie-ins are likely to be a bigger factor for future animated projects.
Mom Bloggers Snubbed By Mickey D’s?
May 23 2014 5:38 PM
At Thursday’s shareholder confab, the company describes criticism as "much ado about nothing."
Unprotected Sex Could Become A Right Of Free Speech
May 22 2014 9:28 PM
A bill banning the lack of condoms in adult films passed its first hurdle in California. Adult entertainers claim it's a violation of free speech.
Groupon Pledges Not To Cave To PETA -- Or Does It?
May 22 2014 4:22 PM
Caught in the middle of a politically charged battle between animal-rights activists and free-market conservatives, Groupon Inc. is toeing a precarious line.
At McDonald's, Beef From Both Sides
May 22 2014 8:25 AM
Conservatives are urging the burger chain to re-embrace its family-friendly roots, but health advocates aren't 'Lovin' It.'
Can Netflix Dominate Europe?
May 21 2014 11:51 AM
The rapidly expanding video-streaming company announced plans to launch its service in six more European countries later this year.
Merger Foes To Rally In Philly As Comcast Meets
May 20 2014 7:35 PM
Opposed to the proposed Comcast-TWC merger, consumer advocates are taking to the streets on Wednesday outside the cable giant’s annual shareholder meeting.
Cable Bill Price Hikes Outpace Inflation Fourfold
May 20 2014 1:35 PM
According to a new report from the FCC, the average bill for basic cable in the United States rose four times the rate of inflation
Hello, Sprint? Dish Network Needs A Partner, Too
May 19 2014 5:50 PM
News that AT&T will merge with DirecTV has rekindled speculation that Dish Network will forge an alliance with Sprint or T-Mobile.
Here's What AT&T Gets Out Of DirecTV Merger
May 19 2014 11:37 AM
To compete with Comcast, AT&T is dialing up the satellite-TV company to the tune of $48.5 billion. Is it a smart merger or a wrong number?
Gay Teen Pressures Amazon To Cut Off Boy Scouts
May 19 2014 10:46 AM
Pascal Tessier, who believes the BSA’s anti-gay policy violates Amazon’s terms, plans to deliver 120,000 petition signatures to Amazon's headquarters.
Jill Abramson To Wake Forest Graduates: 'I'm In The Same Boat As You'
May 19 2014 10:32 AM
Ousted New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson said there is "not a chance" she will get her New York Times tattoo removed.
Ringling Bros. Trumpets Legal Victory In Fight With Elephant Lovers
May 17 2014 12:17 PM
Hampered by a reputation for extreme tactics, the animal-rights movement loses a 14-year court battle with one of its biggest targets.
Jill Abramson Didn’t Want To Go, Refused To Resign
May 16 2014 5:14 PM
A new report confirms rumors that Jill Abramson refused an offer to resign from her position as executive editor at the New York Times, and indicates that she was hoping to keep her job.
America's Most Sugary Cereal Brands
May 16 2014 10:45 AM
Eating three-quarters of a cup of some of America's favorite cereals could be the equivalent of having four Oreo cookies for breakfast.
Ending Paycheck Secrecy: Abramson Ouster Underscores Transparency Debate
May 15 2014 5:35 PM
Would U.S. workers be better off if everyone knew everyone else’s salary? At some companies, pay transparency policies are already being tried -- and they’re working.
A Third Of Internet Users Could Face Data Caps Within 5 Years
May 15 2014 10:26 AM
Comcast lobbyist David Cohen said the company could roll out controversial “usage-based billing” to all customers in five years.
At The Times, Trading One Kind Of Diversity For Another
May 14 2014 6:32 PM
Black media groups on Thursday applauded the appointment of Dean Baquet the first African-American to lead the New York Times, who is replacing Jill Abramson, the first woman to fill the role.
The Times: Theories Swirl On The Reasons Abramson Was Fired
May 14 2014 5:59 PM
The New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson was abruptly fired on Wednesday, and the reasons remain unclear.
What's Next For Jill Abramson's New York Times Tattoo?
May 14 2014 4:07 PM
New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson abruptly left the paper after almost three years on Wednesday. Will she choose to keep her tattoo of the Times "T" logo?