04/16/14 07:00 PM
SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — Yahoo co-founder David Filo is vying to rejoin the Internet company's board after an 18-year absence. The 47-year-old Filo is among three board candidates hoping to be elected at Yahoo's annual meeting scheduled for June 25. Yahoo Inc. disclosed the candidates to fill...
04/16/14 06:45 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's first-quarter earnings growth faltered as the Internet's most influential company grappled with a persistent downturn in advertising prices while spending more money to hire employees and invest in daring ideas. The results announced Wednesday fell below analyst...
04/16/14 06:30 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Online dating service Zoosk is filing for an initial public offering worth as much as $100 million. The company says its Behavioral Matchmaking engine gathers data about users as they send messages and accept connections. That allows it to offer better connections. Zoosk says...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/16/14 05:04 PM
President Obama on Wednesday announced initiatives he said would better train American workers to fill high-skilled jobs, his latest effort to push his economic agenda without Congress.
04/16/14 01:01 PM
LONDON (AP) — Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that he listened to hacked voicemail messages while he was editor of the tabloid. Coulson told a London jury that he was "shocked" in 2004 when a reporter at the newspaper — owned by magnate...
04/16/14 01:00 PM
Medicine only helps if you take it properly. And adhering to an exact schedule of what to take, and when, can be challenging for patients who are forgetful or need to take several medications. Doctors warn about the consequences and urge patients to use various techniques, such as using divided...
By Bloomberg News | 04/16/14 12:47 PM
Weibo's done half the job that Twitter has in turning its microblogging users into earnings. That may explain why the Chinese company is seeking as little as half the valuation in its initial public offering.
04/16/14 12:00 PM
Stocks are moving higher for a third day in a row after more U.S. companies report solid earnings and on encouraging news about China's economy. Yahoo rose 6 percent after the Internet pioneer said it was benefiting from its lucrative investments in Asia. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose...
04/16/14 10:00 AM
TOKYO (AP) — The Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange in Tokyo is headed for liquidation after a court rejected its bankruptcy protection application. Mt. Gox said Wednesday the Tokyo District Court decided the company, which was a trading platform and storehouse for the bitcoin virtual currency, would...
By Bloomberg News | 04/16/14 09:31 AM
AT&T, the largest U.S. phone company, said it reached a deal with a global automaker to add to its ranks of customers looking to bring connectivity to cars.
By Bloomberg News | 04/16/14 09:30 AM
Intel Corp.’s main personal-computer processor business is showing signs of improvement after a record industry slump, yet the company’s push to get into faster-growing mobile-phone chips has gone backward.
By Stephen Ohlemacher | 04/16/14 08:08 AM
A public employees union is fighting a bipartisan effort in Congress to force the Internal Revenue Service to hire private contractors to collect some delinquent taxes.
04/16/14 05:00 AM
AMSTERDAM (AP) — ASML Holding NV, the largest supplier of equipment to computer chip makers such as Intel and Samsung, says it sees only incremental sales gains in the coming two quarters. The Veldhoven, Netherlands-based company, a bellwether for the semiconductor industry, Wednesday...
04/15/14 09:30 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco lawmakers are considering making it legal for city residents to rent out their homes on sites such as Airbnb, but only if they have liability insurance and meet other requirements, a newspaper reported. Supervisor David Chiu introduced legislation Tuesday...
04/15/14 09:00 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A trade group for wireless providers said Tuesday that that nation's biggest mobile device manufacturers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the gadgets to try to deter rampant smartphone theft. CTIA-The Wireless Association announced that under a "Smartphone...
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