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Doheny estate in Bel-Air finds a buyer

10 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

It looks like former First Lady Nancy Reagan just got a new neighbor. The nearby Doheny estate in Bel-Air has sold for more than $33 million. The exact purchase price has yet to make its way into the public record.

Amazon's $200 Kindle Voyage is the Rolls-Royce of e-readers

Perhaps Amazon sold a lot of 3G Paperwhites without special offers. Or maybe Kobo's Aura HD has quietly taken the world by storm and Jeff Bezos decided he needed an answer. Whatever the impetus, Amazon has decided there is room in the world for a...

Sacramento Housing in August: Total Sales down 13% Year-over-year, Equity Sales down 5%, Active Inventory increased 61%

Several years ago I started following the Sacramento market to look for changes in the mix of houses sold (equity, REOs, and short sales). For a long time, not much changed. But over the last 2+ years we've seen some significant changes...Show More Summary

TEAvangelical Nutjob: Bacon Served In Restaurants Means America Is A Christian Nation

On his radio show last Monday, right-wing embarrassment to humanity Bryan Fischer offered complete, definitive proof that America is a Christian nation: Delicious bacon, which he claims would not be sold in America if it was not a Christian nation. Apparently unaware that not all Jews and Muslims abstain from pork, Fischer said: "You want one…

New ‘Genius Grant’ Winner Alison Bechdel to Write New Graphic Memoir

“The Secret to Superhuman Strength” by Ms. Bechdel, a new MacArthur fellow, has been sold to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, which plans to publish it in 2017.

Lecrae Lands First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200; Releases New Song 'Non-Fiction' in Celebration

Lecrae landed his first No. 1 album on Billboard 200 with "Anomaly," which sold 88,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielson SoundScan.

'Destiny' Rakes in $325 Million, But Reviews Paint Game as Mediocre

Destiny, the epic space opera that is part first-person shooter, part massive online game, sold through $325 million worth of games in the five days since it was released, publisher Activision said Wednesday. That number, which represents...Show More Summary

Grocery Chain Pays Big Fine for Selling Recalled Products

AP/The Saginaw News/Jeff SchrierA Meijer store in Birch Run, Michigan. A major supermarket chain has agreed to pay $2 million to settle federal charges alleging the company sold a dozen different products that had previously been recalled over safety issues, including some that started fires and were blamed in infant deaths, the U.S. Show More Summary

Roku Hits Huge Milestone As One Of The Most Popular Streaming Boxes In America

Roku entered the streaming device world with a bang and has proved itself as a serious competitor and shows it has staying power in the streaming industry. According to CNET, Roku sold 10 million streaming devices over its lifetime. Last January, Roku reported it sold 8 million streaming devices. Show More Summary

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Blocked from Selling iPhone 6 in China Due to “Political Craziness”

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have yet to receive release dates in China, and it’s possible the phones may not be sold in the country, the world’s largest smartphone market, until 2015. As Gerber Kawasaki CEO Ross Gerber told Fox Business News today, the delays are not on Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s own […]

Toronto: ‘The Dead Lands’ Acquired by Magnet In NA Rights Deal

EXCLUSIVE: XYZ Films and General Film Corporation has sold the North American rights of the Toronto Fest film The Dead Lands to Magnet Releasing. The New Zealand-set action-thriller was directed by Toa Fraser, scripted by Glenn Standring and produced by Matthew Metcalfe and Standring. Show More Summary

Here's How Much Money 'Destiny' Actually Made In Its First Week

The actual first-week sales figures for "Destiny" are out and Activision's latest video game from the makers of "Halo" isn't breaking any records. Activision announced the game has sold more than $325 million worldwide in its first five days. Show More Summary

The Man Who Sold His Messaging App To Skype Just Raised $4.5 Million For His New Music Startup

After selling messaging app GroupMe to Skype for $85 million in 2011, Steve Martocci did not sit still. Within two years he had his next startup, a music platform called Splice, in the works. Splice is a cloud-based platform for music...Show More Summary

Parade to be Sold to Athlon Media

9 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Parade, the magazine that has filled Sunday newspapers for many years, is about to be sold to Athlon Media. The New York Post reports that Athlon — which is known for publishing sports annuals — is in the late stages of talks with Parade’s...Show More Summary

The food industry’s trillion calorie reduction challenge, evaluated

Remember the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF)—16 big food companies that account for about one-third of calories in the marketplace—and the companies’ pledge in 2010 to reduce the total number of calories they sold by 1.5 trillion by 2015? As I wrote in my post on the pledge, What are we to make of all […]

Edge of Eternity: A Talk With Ken Follett

Photo credit: Barbara Follett Ken Follett's books have sold over 150 million copies worldwide. The Century Trilogy opened with Fall of Giants in 2010, followed by Winter of the World in 2012. Edge of Eternity, the concluding novel in...Show More Summary

Sneaky Used Car Scam Could Cost You Thousands

Alamy Used cars and scams go together like old bread and mold: You have to be vigilant to avoid a problem. A lot of people will need to keep wary this year, as notes, with 18,722,399 used cars sold in the first half of 2014. Buyers...Show More Summary

Xbox One sales tank in Japan following launch

The Xbox One sold 3,015 units during its first full week on the Japanese market, according to data obtained by sales tracking group Media Create. The new figures follow earlier reports of disappointing launch weekend sales, which totaled...Show More Summary

Eike Batista’s Assets Are Frozen in Wake of Insider Trading Charges

Prosecutors in Brazil have argued that Mr. Batista profited from insider information when he sold shares in his now bankrupt petroleum company, OGX.

Pioneer DJ Got Sold So Pioneer Can Focus on Cars, and the DJ Division Can Keep Growing

Spin off those spinning CDJs. Pioneer DJ is now a separate company, sold to an equity firm in New York at the price of roughly US$551 Million. Pioneer Corp in its past form was diversified in the old-fashioned model of Japanese brands. Show More Summary

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