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  • S&P 500 friends Facebook in major boost for giant social network

    S&P 500 friends Facebook in major boost for giant social network
    SAN FRANCISCO -- In a dramatic rebound from its bungled initial public offering last year, Facebook Inc. will join the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index next week, capping its fitful rise to one of the nation's most powerful technology companies....
  • Developers see Pasadena as an inland version of Silicon Beach

    Developers see Pasadena as an inland version of Silicon Beach
    Historic Old Pasadena, a restored section of the city's downtown bustling with shops and restaurants, is getting more high-tech. Three older buildings at a busy intersection on Raymond Avenue will be transformed into a hub for budding technology firms...
  • Facebook, Twitter try to grab teens' attention with new features

    SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc. are going after the only thing more fleeting than a Snapchat message: the teenage attention span. On Thursday, Instagram, the photo-sharing service owned by Facebook, introduced a way to send...
  • Camera makers face shakeout as smartphones shatter mirrorless hopes

    Camera makers face shakeout as smartphones shatter mirrorless hopes
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Panasonic Corp and Japan's other mid-tier camera makers have a battle on their hands to win over a smartphone "selfie" generation to mirrorless cameras that held such promise when they were launched around five years ago. Panasonic,...
  • Facebook's Zuckerberg leads big jump in charity among the wealthy

    Facebook's Zuckerberg leads big jump in charity among the wealthy
    Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, led a big rise in philanthropy among the wealthy in 2013 as the number of gifts of at least $1 million climbed 57%, according to a report by the Chronicle of Philanthropy. The...
  • Snapchat becomes target of widespread cyberattack

    Days after being warned of a security weakness in its popular app, Snapchat became the target of a widespread cyberattack that affected millions of users, a black eye for a local start-up with sky-high hopes of becoming the next social media juggernaut....
  • After Zynga announcement, bitcoin price tops $1,000

    After Zynga announcement, bitcoin price tops $1,000
    The price of bitcoin shot up past $1,000 Monday after Zynga, an online gaming company, announced it would test using the digital currency as payment. Bitcoin, the volatile unregulated currency, has hit highs and lows in recent weeks and has gained...
  • Apple must refund customers for apps bought by children

    Apple Inc. agreed to refund customers $32.5 million to settle a complaint over mobile phone apps bought by children, prompting consumer advocates to call for a broader crackdown against deceptive practices by big wireless companies. "This is a warning...
  • Facebook's clout in wireless industry is growing fast

    Facebook's clout in wireless industry is growing fast
    SAN FRANCISCO — Less than two years ago, disillusioned investors were fleeing Facebook Inc. stock, worried the company would never figure out how to make the leap to mobile devices from personal computers, let alone make money on them. Now, more...
  • Confirmed: Facebook's $19-billion WhatsApp deal is Jaw-Dropping

    Confirmed: Facebook's $19-billion WhatsApp deal is Jaw-Dropping
    After the $19-billion WhatsApp deal was announced, I wrote a little blog post about where it ranked among other tech deals. I included the line:  "One day later, Silicon Valley is still trying to pick its collective jaw off the floor following news that...
  • Stocks surge to new highs as Ukraine worries ease

    Stocks surge to new highs as Ukraine worries ease
    Stocks surged Tuesday as traders celebrated reports of a softening of tension in Ukraine. The three major indexes were in positive territory, with the S&P 500 trading at a record high. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 192 points, or 1.2%, to 16,...