AT&T Inc. proposed offering digital- only telephone service in towns in Alabama and Florida as it moves toward abandoning its aging copper-wire network and escaping the U.S. regulation that goes with it.
Robert W. Norton, who spent 29 years in equity-sales marketing for Lehman Management Co. and its successor firms, Ark Asset Management Co. and Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors, died in a motorcycle accident on Dec. 31. He was 61.
The presidential race heads into its final two weeks with polls showing a dead heat nationally and some tightening in the most closely competitive states, suggesting the outcome could turn on a mistake or which campaign better mobilizes its forces.
Last year, Marc Kaye suffered a cash shortage. He had tuition to pay at three colleges -- including Harvard and Columbia -- and his insurance business wasn’t generating enough commissions to cover the bills.
Salomon Melgen, the Florida political donor at the center of a criminal probe, said he and Senator Robert Menendez are “like brothers” who spoke weekly, yet his companies never benefited and he broke no laws.
Lee MacPhail, the product of a baseball family who spent 45 years as an executive in the sport and ruled for George Brett in what became known as the Pine Tar Game at Yankee Stadium, has died at the age of 95.
Google Inc., trying to match its success in smartphones, stepped up its challenge to Apple Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. in the $66.4 billion tablet market with the Nexus 7, a $199 device that sports a slim 7-inch screen.
Al Weiner’s stake in New York’s Empire State Building came to him by way of his grandfather’s death in a 1950 train crash in Richmond Hill, Queens. His grandmother sued the Long Island Rail Road, and her lawyer was Lawrence Wien, a family friend.