Johnson Controls Inc. plans to spin off its automotive-interiors business into a joint venture with China’s Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems Co., which will be the majority owner.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie called for a special session of the state legislature to meet July 2 to address tax laws, the governor said in an e-mailed statement.
“Maleficent,” Walt Disney Co.’s live-action twist on the animated classic “Sleeping Beauty,” captured the box-office crown with a $69.4 million weekend debut, surpassing forecasts.
Hachette Book Group apologized to its authors for a dispute with Amazon.com Inc. that prompted the online retailer to block pre-orders for some of the publisher’s forthcoming book releases.
“The Fault in Our Stars,” an emotional drama about two young cancer patients who fall in love, outsold the latest Tom Cruise movie to open in first place over the weekend for 21st Century Fox Inc.
Adobe Systems Inc. named Jon Perera to the post of vice president of worldwide education marketing. He joins the company from Microsoft Corp., where he was general manager of its academic programs group.
Punxsutawney Phil emerged from his burrow this morning in central Pennsylvania and saw his shadow, which according to legend signals six more weeks of winter for the U.S.
ABB Ltd. is said to be near an agreement to buy Thomas & Betts Corp. for about $4 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing unidentified people familiar with the situation.
"The successful candidate here will give people in Nevada some hope that things are going to get better."
- Dan Hart on Aug 30, 2012