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Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin participates in the morning session of the National Governor’s Association Winter Meeting in Washington.

Vermont Moves Toward Labeling of GMO Foods

CORPORATE | By Dave Gram, Lisa Rathke | Friday Apr 25, 2014
Vermont lawmakers have passed the country’s first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods, underscoring a division between powerful lobbyists for the U.S. food industry and an American public that overwhelmingly says it approves.

Brand ambassador Taiwanese actor Kai Ko, left and Amber Kuo step into a Chevrolet Trax urban SUV during the China launch of the car ahead of Auto China 2014 in Beijing, China.

GM Boosting China Production Capacity to 5 Million

CORPORATE | Apr 25
The president of General Motors said Sunday that the company and local partners are boosting production capacity for GM-brand vehicles in China to 5 million.

The Mozilla Foundation, the nonprofit arm of the tech company behind the Firefox browser, looks to move beyond its CEO controversy and is the lead sponsor for the upcoming Bay Area Youth Summit

Mozilla Sponsors Bay Area LGBT Youth Summit

CORPORATE | By Matthew S. Bajko | Apr 24
The lead sponsor for a Bay Area LGBT youth summit taking place in San Francisco’s gay Castro district next weekend will be the Mozilla Foundation, organizers disclosed to the Bay Area Reporter.

Tech Tips: Add 2nd Layer of Protection Online

CORPORATE | By Anick Jesdanun | Apr 24
If the Heartbleed security threat teaches us anything, it’s that passwords don’t offer total protection.

Inside the Craft Beer Revolution

CORPORATE | Apr 24
Over the past five years, the big beer conglomerates, Anheuser-Busch InBev and Miller-Coors, have decreased production by 10 percent. At the same time, craft beer is going through a renaissance.

Women, Minorities Underrepresented in STEM Fields

CORPORATE | Apr 23
A study by U.S. News & World Report finds America is not producing enough workers to keep up with growing STEM (science technology, engineering and mathematics) field.

MoneyWatch :: AT&T Eyes Streaming Video

CORPORATE | Apr 23
AT&T wants to challenge video streaming services like Hulu and Netflix. The company will invest more than $500 million to buy and develop a streaming video brand or website. No specifics have been released yet.

Dave Greenbaum

Gay Business Owners Still Face Challenges

CORPORATE | By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Apr 23
Despite increasing acceptance of homosexuality in the U.S., gay small business owners say they still encounter discrimination from possible customers and investors.

A scientist holds a juvenile lobster while doing research on Orr’s Island in Harpswell, Maine.

Maine Baby Lobster Decline Could End High Catches

CORPORATE | By Patrick Whittle | Apr 23
The number of baby lobsters settling off the rocky coast of Maine continues to steadily decline - possibly foreshadowing an end to the recent record catches that have boosted New England’s lobster fishery, scientists say.

An Alfa Romeo 4C is displayed at the New York International Auto Show in New York.

Hot Cars at this Year’s New York Auto Show

CORPORATE | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Apr 23
With more than 1 million visitors annually, the New York International Auto Show is one of the most important shows for the U.S. auto industry. Here are some of the vehicles debuting this year.

Botox Maker Allergan Draws Bid from Valeant

CORPORATE | By Ken Sweet, Matthew Perrone | Apr 22
Valeant Pharmaceuticals is teaming up with activist investor Bill Ackman in a bid for Botox maker Allergan that could be worth about $40 billion.