It began in a Starbucks Corp. coffee shop in Berlin six years ago. Los Angeles Philharmonic Association President Deborah Borda and conductor Gustavo Dudamel decided to ask architect Frank Gehry to design sets for a trilogy of Mozart operas Dudamel wanted to stage.
Stored inside a laptop at FBI headquarters are photos of thousands of paintings, sculptures and artifacts, works by Vincent Van Gogh and Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso and Paul Cezanne -- international treasures worth millions of dollars each. All are missing.
The U.S. economy will continue to recover until at least 2015 without tumbling into a recession, achieving the sustained growth that has eluded it since the last slump ended four years ago, according to a Bloomberg poll.
Activision Blizzard Inc., the world’s largest video-game publisher, has halted discussions on buying back shares held by parent company Vivendi SA amid a disagreement on price, people with knowledge of the talks said.
Activision Blizzard Inc., the largest U.S. video-game maker, fell the most in 18 months after offering a guarded outlook because of uncertain customer demand for new consoles and its “World of Warcraft” online game.
Blackstone Group LP, the world’s largest private-equity firm, is taking aim at the $5.4 trillion of cash on corporate balance sheets in the U.S. and Europe as regulators weigh changes that may reduce the appeal of money- market funds.
Activision Blizzard Inc., the largest U.S. video-game maker, fell the most in two years after offering a guarded outlook because of uncertain customer demand for new consoles and its “World of Warcraft” online game.
Ouya Inc., the maker of a $99 video- game console that uses Google Inc.’s Android operating system, raised $15 million in venture funding to expand operations. Industry pioneer Bing Gordon joined its board.