Daily Intel

Monday Memo
A look at business events during the week
Jan 24, 2015 | 3:24 PM
Garden gnome fans fret: SkyMall files for bankruptcy
Apparently, airline passengers aren't buying enough garden gnomes, superhero pajamas and heated cat shelters. SkyMall has filed for bankruptcy.
Jan 24, 2015 | 12:24 PM
Seattle’s Elysian Brewing sold to Anheuser-Busch
Three founders of Elysian Brewing to stay with company, which includes four Seattle bars and the brewery in the Georgetown neighborhood.
Jan 24, 2015 | 11:24 AM
More privacy protection sought for feds' health care website
Privacy advocates say the Obama administration needs to make more changes to protect consumer privacy on the government's health insurance website.
Jan 24, 2015 | 7:24 AM
Online storage provider Box soars in Wall Street debut
Box's shares soared 66 percent in their stock market debut Friday despite the online storage provider's decade-long history of losses, a showing that may encourage more unprofitable technology startups to go public this year.
Jan 24, 2015 | 6:24 AM
Death of Saudi king unsettles oil market, prices waver
Oil prices rose initially on news of the death of Saudi Arabia's powerful King Abdullah, but the increase was moderate and short-lived.
Jan 24, 2015 | 6:24 AM
Stocks fall, snapping 4-day winning streak; UPS slumps
A batch of mixed earnings reports Friday helped push the stock market to its first day of losses this week.
Jan 24, 2015 | 6:24 AM
Expedia buys booking site Travelocity for $280M in cash
Consumers shouldn't notice any change because of a deal already in place. Since 2013, Expedia Inc. has been powering Travelocity's U.S. and Canadian websites and providing Travelocity access to Expedia hotel supply and customer service program....
Jan 24, 2015 | 1:24 AM
Consumer agency falls short with new mortgage tool
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s site that recently went online offers helpful tips on shopping and has a guide to loan alternatives, closing costs and a “rate checker” feature. But something important is missing.
Jan 24, 2015 | 12:24 AM
Open e-book format comes with headaches
How to move your e-books to use across your e-reader devices
Jan 23, 2015 | 11:23 PM