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Women, Minorities Underrepresented in STEM Fields

CORPORATE | Wednesday Apr 23, 2014
A study by U.S. News & World Report finds America is not producing enough workers to keep up with growing STEM (science technology, engineering and mathematics) field.

MoneyWatch :: AT&T Eyes Streaming Video

CORPORATE | Apr 23
AT&T wants to challenge video streaming services like Hulu and Netflix. The company will invest more than $500 million to buy and develop a streaming video brand or website. No specifics have been released yet.

Dave Greenbaum

Gay Business Owners Still Face Challenges

CORPORATE | By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Apr 23
Despite increasing acceptance of homosexuality in the U.S., gay small business owners say they still encounter discrimination from possible customers and investors.

A scientist holds a juvenile lobster while doing research on Orr’s Island in Harpswell, Maine.

Maine Baby Lobster Decline Could End High Catches

CORPORATE | By Patrick Whittle | Apr 23
The number of baby lobsters settling off the rocky coast of Maine continues to steadily decline - possibly foreshadowing an end to the recent record catches that have boosted New England’s lobster fishery, scientists say.

An Alfa Romeo 4C is displayed at the New York International Auto Show in New York.

Hot Cars at this Year’s New York Auto Show

CORPORATE | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Apr 23
With more than 1 million visitors annually, the New York International Auto Show is one of the most important shows for the U.S. auto industry. Here are some of the vehicles debuting this year.

Botox Maker Allergan Draws Bid from Valeant

CORPORATE | By Ken Sweet, Matthew Perrone | Apr 22
Valeant Pharmaceuticals is teaming up with activist investor Bill Ackman in a bid for Botox maker Allergan that could be worth about $40 billion.

A Doorbell with Facial Recognition Software?

CORPORATE | Apr 22
Chui aims to bring cell phone notifications and smart home features to the doorbell. Chenda Ngak met with co-founders Nezare Chafni and Shaun Moore to see how it works.

Workers put the finishing touch to a pickup at a factory of SGMW, a joint venture between Chinese carmakers and General Motors in Qingdao in east China’s Shandong province.

Chinese Auto Brands Limp into Beijing Show

CORPORATE | By Joe McDonald | Apr 22
China’s automakers are the underdogs heading into next week’s Beijing auto show, where foreign and domestic brands will jostle for attention in a market that is increasingly difficult for homegrown models.

Log Cabin Republicans To Receive Financial Support from CEA

CORPORATE | By EDGE | Apr 21
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® is proud to announce its financial support of Log Cabin Republicans, becoming the first trade association to formally support the country’s original and largest organization representing gay conservatives.

Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, talks in front of the Chevrolet Trax at the New York International Auto Show.

Chevrolet Bringing Tiny Trax SUV to US and China

CORPORATE | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Apr 19
Chevrolet’s smallest SUV is heading to its biggest markets. The Chevrolet Trax will go on sale in the U.S. and China early next year. General Motors Co. unveiled the 2015 model ahead of the New York International Auto Show.

MoneyWatch :: New App for Caffeine Junkies

CORPORATE | Apr 18
There’s a new app, called Cups, that lets you pay $45 a month for unlimited coffee from dozens of independent coffee shops. Right now the app is only available in New York and there is one limitation: Users have to wait 30 minutes before ordering another.