Relativity Media Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Relativity Media LLC, the beleaguered independent film and television studio behind such recent releases as “The Lazarus Effect” and hits such as MTV’s “Catfish,” filed for bankruptcy protection Thursday and put itself up for sale.

Google Quietly Distributes New Version of Glass

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 46 min 18 sec ago
Google is quietly distributing a new version of its Glass wearable computer aimed at businesses in industries such as health care, manufacturing and energy, according to people familiar with the situation.

Student Refinancing: Wait-Listed, or In?

Wall Street Journal: Career - 49 min 3 sec ago
More student lenders are for the first time offering to refinance the loans of professionals who are years out of college.

Comcast's Wireless Plan May Need Update

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 51 min 45 sec ago
Comcast struck a deal with Verizon in 2011 giving it the right to sell wireless service using the carrier’s network at set terms and pricing. But as the company again explores a wireless offering, the deal is looking dated.

Regal Cinemas Rejects Paramount's Distribution Idea

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 2 hours 23 min ago
Regal Entertainment, the nation’s largest movie-theater chain, isn’t signing on to Paramount Pictures’ plan to shorten the length of time it takes for a movie to become available to watch at home.

Three Coke Bottlers in Talks to Merge

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 3 hours 6 min ago
Three bottlers of Coca-Cola products in Europe are in advanced talks about a merger that would further a push by the U.S. soda giant to consolidate its bottlers around the world and lower costs.

SoulCycle Files to Go Public

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 3 hours 13 min ago
SoulCycle, the New York-based company that has generated a craze over its spin classes, has filed to go public.

New Question for Law Grads: When Is a Job Not a Job?

Wall Street Journal: Career - 3 hours 15 min ago
Some law schools have been paying to place graduates in positions, giving them a boost in a national ranking. But the American Bar Association is tightening the rules on how such positions are counted.

Obama Asks Supreme Court to Review Insider-Trading Ruling

Wall Street Journal: US News - 6 hours 43 min ago
The Obama administration asked the Supreme Court to review last year’s insider-trading decision by a federal appeals court that overturned two convictions and set a higher standard for proving the financial crime.

Officer Pleads Not Guilty to Murder in Motorist Shooting

Wall Street Journal: US News - 7 hours 1 min ago
A former University of Cincinnati police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of a black motorist has entered a plea of not guilty.

Maine House Speaker Files Suit Against Governor

Wall Street Journal: US News - 7 hours 16 min ago
A fiery battle between two of Maine’s political leaders has escalated as the Democratic House speaker filed a civil lawsuit against Republican Gov. Paul LePage alleging the governor used blackmail to deny the speaker a job.

Dallas Fed Struggles to Fill Fisher's Big Shoes

Wall Street Journal: US News - 7 hours 18 min ago
The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is taking its time picking a new president, leaving the position vacant for more than four months and leaving the institution without a strong public voice at a time of intense debate over when the central bank should start raising interest rates.

NLRB to Rule on Northwestern Football Players' Bid to Unionize

Wall Street Journal: US News - 7 hours 21 min ago
The National Labor Relations Board is expected to decide in coming weeks whether to give labor unions a foothold in college sports, a decision that could have a widespread impact on college athletics.

New Question for Law Grads: When Is a Job Not a Job?

Wall Street Journal: US News - 7 hours 42 min ago
Some law schools have been paying to place graduates in positions, giving them a boost in a national ranking. But the American Bar Association is tightening the rules on how such positions are counted.

Google Appeals French Right to Be Forgotten Order

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 7 hours 53 min ago
Google is appealing a French order to expand Europe’s “right to be forgotten” world-wide, kicking off a legal tussle.

California Water-Use Drop Exceeds State Mandate

Wall Street Journal: US News - 8 hours 2 min ago
California urban water districts cut their consumption by 27.3% in June, exceeding a state mandate of 25% that went into effect the same month, as officials enact tough measures amid a prolonged drought.

Senate Passes Three-Month Highway Bill

Wall Street Journal: US News - 8 hours 3 min ago
The Senate passed a three-month highway spending bill, a measure that allows Congress to avoid a cutoff of transportation funds set for Saturday and give lawmakers time to develop an acceptable multiyear package.

U.S. Beer Maker: Tax Code Encourages Foreign Takeovers

Wall Street Journal: US News - 8 hours 22 min ago
Almost 90% of the beer made in America now is made by foreign-owned companies—and the U.S. tax code is one of the big reasons, according to congressional testimony by the founder of the Boston Beer Co.

FAA Steps Up Scrutiny of Allegiant

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 9 hours 3 min ago
An unusual emergency landing by an Allegiant Travel flight low on fuel is drawing new scrutiny to the budget carrier following a string of other in-flight disruptions.

Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush Both Seek an Edge by Courting Black Voters

Wall Street Journal: US News - 9 hours 10 min ago
Both presidential candidates will address the National Urban League on Friday as part of their efforts to win over African-Americans, who turned out in record numbers to elect President Barack Obama.

Pages

Subscribe to Employers Overload aggregator
user login