Washington Auto Show roars to life with spotlight on sustainability

The hydrogen-powered Toyota Mirai at media day. (M. McClain/Post)

Eco-friendly hydrogen-fueled vehicles are a centerpiece of the week-long show.

Marriott to buy Canadian hotel company for $135M

Marriott to buy Canadian hotel company for $135M

The deal would make Bethesda-based Marriott the largest hotel company in Canada.

Fannie Mae to move to 15th Street, replacing Washington Post

Fannie Mae to move to 15th Street, replacing Washington Post

Fannie says move downtown will save space and costs. Next step: selling its Wisconsin Ave. headquarters.

NII Holdings to sell operations in Mexico to AT&T

The $1.88 billion agreement comes as the Reston-based firm moves through bankruptcy proceedings.

One of world’s largest law firms dips toe in cyber business

One of world’s largest law firms dips toe in cyber business

DLA Piper forms ancillary business, a departure from traditional legal services, to meet cyber demands.

New app promises to get you into D.C. hotspots at the last minute — for a fee

New app promises to get you into D.C. hotspots at the last minute — for a fee

Table 8, a restaurant booking service aimed at business travelers, debuts here today.

New start-up Quorum aims to bridge politics and data

New start-up Quorum aims to bridge politics and data

Two Harvard undergrads created a platform offering quantitative insight into lawmakers’ decision-making.

The Buzz: Surprise Ride looks for $2M from funding round

The Buzz: Surprise Ride looks for $2M from funding round

Also, Search Technologies buys a Prague company and Carlyle co-founder likens oil prices to a tax cut.

What’s next for philanthropy? More investment and more cooperation.

What’s next for philanthropy? More investment and more cooperation.

Giving leaders see more partnerships between businesses, governments and organizations.

Commentary: Washington’s infrastructure challenge

Commentary: Washington’s infrastructure challenge

It’s expensive to modernize transportation and energy systems, but there’s a bigger cost to waiting.

From the editor: This is not goodbye

From the editor: This is not goodbye

All the news you enjoyed in Capital Business will now be found in the Washington Post’s business section.

How do you archive the world’s largest collection of stuff?

How do you archive the world’s largest collection of stuff?

The Smithsonian Institution turned to technology that uses conveyor belts, cameras to digitize its artifacts.

From our partners

Deltek: Growth in data will drive emerging federal technology markets

Technologies such as the Internet of Things, cyber physical solutions and predictive analytics are the future.

CoStar: 2015 could shape up to be the year for retail in the Washington region

Retail properties are expected to have the lowest vacancy rates and highest rent increases of the year.

Invest It: When investing, know what you don’t know

Smart investors know they can best make their money work for them by putting funds in diverse assets.

Talent Matters: Separating millennials’ myths from reality

Understanding millennials and their preferences is key for businesses who want to recruit and retain them.

On Leadership

A reality check about U.S. women in power

A reality check about U.S. women in power

Among 49 high-income countries, the United States ranks 33rd when it comes to women in legislative roles.

Pitch contest

Help us find the region’s most innovative companies

Help us find the region’s most innovative companies

Sixteen D.C. area companies will get to pitch their ideas during the April 29 event, held at The Post.

Top Workplaces 2014

Reimagining the office

Reimagining the office

We surveyed thousands of workers to find the top employers in the D.C. area. Find out who made the cut.

Workplace

Business Rx: This company aims to be the ‘Snapchat of promo codes’

Business Rx: This company aims to be the ‘Snapchat of promo codes’

OpiaTalk wants to expand its disappearing code business, but can’t afford a marketing team to do it.

Career Coach: Here’s what to look for when using an agency to find a job

Career Coach: Here’s what to look for when using an agency to find a job

In today’s competitive job market, sometimes outside help can give you the help that you need.

American Systems seeks chief financial officer

The Chantilly government contractor is looking for a CFO to work closely with the CEO and board of directors.

@Work Advice: When your boss gives you a phone

@Work Advice: When your boss gives you a phone

Employer-issued smartphone convenience comes at a price, often measured in the loss of your privacy.

Capital Business on Twitter

MRP Realty goes to Philadelphia

After success in the D.C. market, the local company tries a project in the City of Brotherly Love.

The top local business stories of 2014

Change continued to be the watchword as the region’s biggest industries faced challenges — old and new.

Law firms downsize and modernize their space

Covington & Burling and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman both recently moved to smaller and more efficient offices.

Washington area stock index

Who are the winners and losers in the local Washington D.C., Virginia and Maryland public trade markets? Check the Bloomberg Washington D.C. Area Stock Index for up to date performance measures.

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