Electric City is the name of a new animated science-fiction series created by — and starring — Tom Hanks. It's being promoted at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in part because it'll be shown on the Internet site Yahoo this spring.
The company unveiled the new version of its 1960s era compact car Monday. Chrysler's hoping the Dart will keep the reinvented car company on a roll. The company has started regaining some traction after a near collapse and a government bailout. It's now part of the Italian car company Fiat.
You can never be too thin seems to be the mantra at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Ultra-thin laptops and slender next-generation TVs are being showcased along with thousands of other gadgets and gizmos. The show is so massive that if you walked from booth to booth you would travel more than 15 miles.
White House Chief of Staff William Daley is stepping down from his post and will be replaced by Budget Director Jack Lew. Over the summer Lew was deeply involved in negotiations to raise the debt ceiling. Daley has only been on the job for about a year.
Under the Affordable Care Act, health plans that spend too much on administrative costs instead of medical care are required to offer rebates to customers. Some states, such as Texas, aren't ready for this change just yet.
There's no better way to build a team than to start a band, say the executives of one telecom firm who met while playing music. Soon, their employees will play against each other in a companywide battle of the bands. The only rule is they have to pick an instrument they don't already know how to play.
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