The Billionaire Who Remade Retirement Living On A Massive Scale
Gary Morse developed a mega retirement community called The Villages. His Florida haven for retirees grew to become the largest master-planned community in the country. Morse died Wednesday at 77.
Maker Of 'Body Cams' Used By Police Reports Spike In Sales
What's interesting is the spike started well before the August shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
Apple CEO Tim Cook Comes Out, Writing He's 'Proud To Be Gay'
In Bloomberg Businessweek, Tim Cook, now the most prominent business executive to come out, writes that his desire for privacy had held him back from publicly disclosing his sexual orientation.
New Crash Test Dummy To Gain Pounds To Reflect Fatalities Among Obese
Obese occupants of a vehicle are up to 78 percent more likely to die in a car crash than someone of average weight, says the CEO of Humanetics, the world's largest maker of crash test dummies.
GDP Posts Strong 3.5 Percent Growth Rate In 3rd Quarter
The economy performed better than expected in the July-September period, after making a 4.6 percent jump in the second quarter of the year.
Apps Aim To Guide You On 'Sustainable Food' (Whatever That Means)
Consumers who care about how their food is produced have a growing number of apps they can turn to at the supermarket. The problem? Nailing down just what sustainability means when it comes to food.
Apple's Tim Cook In Rare Company As Publicly Gay Chief Executive
In an essay for Bloomberg Businessweek, Cook comes out by saying he's proud to be gay and his silence was a matter of personal privacy. Two other publicly traded U.S. companies have publicly gay CEOs.
Moving Past The Password, But At What Cost?
Apps working with a new Twitter service would simply ask for your phone number instead of a password. In exchange, the company would get some of the most valuable information about you.
Apple CEO Tim Cook Comes Out As Gay
The head of the world's most iconic technology company says that although his sexual orientation has been no secret among friends and colleagues, now is the time to publicly acknowledge it.
Record Those Work Hours, Get Some Beer
Minneapolis ad agency Colle + McVoy is using beer to get its workers to fill out their time sheets. Fill out your time sheet, swipe your card, and you get a free beer.
The Independent Oil Producer You Usually Don't Hear From
Most Americans feel relieved when they see a drop in prices at the pump. Jason Bruns feels the opposite. A higher price of oil is good for him. He owns 10 oil wells in Kansas that produce about two barrels a day.
LA Manufacturing Industry Still Supported By Garment Workers
Los Angeles has the highest number of manufacturing jobs in the country. While much of American manufacturing is high end, folks here still hold up the low end, with low-wage, non-union jobs held by immigrants.
Keep On Drillin'? Santa Barbara Prepares To Vote On Oil Future
Measure P in California's Santa Barbara County asks voters to ban controversial oil and gas drilling methods such as hydraulic fracturing. To date, the oil industry has spent $7 million to defeat it.
EU's New Competition Chief Could Shake Up Google Antitrust Case
Nearly 20 companies have filed antitrust complaints against Google in Europe since 2009. Under the new commissioner, the company could face more formal charges and billions of dollars in fines.
FTC Says AT&T Misled Customers About 'Unlimited' Data Plans
The Federal Trade Commission says AT&T slowed data speeds for 3.5 million customers, sometimes up to 90 percent.