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  • Facebook bus drivers vote to join Teamsters union

    The bus drivers who take Facebook employees to work in the morning and home again at day's end voted to unionize, the Teamsters union announced Wednesday. The drivers work for Loop Transportation, a San Francisco company that contracts with Facebook,...
  • Hollywood is giving tech start-ups the star treatment

    Hollywood is giving tech start-ups the star treatment
    Japanese technology entrepreneur Ken Fukazawa was in San Francisco in March when his geeky friends told him about something awesome coming up in Los Angeles. Walt Disney Co. was opening its doors to selected start-ups for a summer of intensive...
  • Investments in Uber's Indian rivals uncertain after taxi app ban

    A ban on online taxi services in India, following the arrest in New Delhi of an Uber driver accused of rape, has brought uncertainty to the millions of dollars of international investment pumped into Uber's Indian rivals Ola and TaxiForSure. Ola raised...
  • Afghan mullah offers ancient wisdom to youths on Facebook

    Afghan mullah offers ancient wisdom to youths on Facebook
    For years, said Mohammad Sajad Mohseni, a 63-year-old mullah, young Afghans took one look at his salt-and-pepper beard, white turban and coral-colored prayer beads and dismissed him. "They just saw me as another mullah," Mohseni said. But that changed...
  • Factbox: Reactions to Obama's push for strong net neutrality rules

    The following are written statements issued in response to President Obama's comments on Monday pressuring the federal communications regulator to adopt Internet traffic rules that would treat Internet providers more like public utilities. Statement from...
  • Facebook warns of increased spending, shares fall

    Facebook warns of increased spending, shares fall
    Facebook Inc warned on Tuesday of a dramatic increase in spending in 2015 and projected a slowdown in revenue growth this quarter, slicing a tenth off its market value. The hefty spending plans exposed the first signs of stress in the rock-solid...
  • Facebook sues law firms over case of man who claimed half ownership

    Facebook Inc. is suing several law firms that represented a man who contended that he owned half of the social network and was entitled to billions of dollars from the company and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg. The case was dismissed in April, and the...
  • Fidelity Contrafund loads up on Facebook and it pays off

    Fidelity Contrafund loads up on Facebook and it pays off
    The $108 billion Fidelity Contrafund continues to have a big appetite for Facebook Inc's stock, adding to its position in the social media company during the third quarter and praising its mobile ad revenue growth and "visionary management." The fund,...
  • Apple, Facebook will pay for female employees to freeze their eggs

    Apple, Facebook will pay for female employees to freeze their eggs
    Apple Inc and Facebook Inc will help pay for female employees to freeze their eggs, signaling a willingness to spend on perks and benefits in a race to acquire top-flight talent. From January, Apple will pay both full- and part-time employees up to $20,...
  • Facebook closes $21.8-billion deal for WhatsApp

    Facebook Inc. welcomed WhatsApp to its family on Monday as the Silicon Valley social media company closed its $21.8-billion purchase of the popular chat app. First announced in February, the deal set a stunning high-water mark for an acquisition of a...
  • EBay agrees to spin off PayPal after pressure from activist investors

    In the 1980s, the heyday of the corporate raiders, Carl Icahn made a name for himself as a persistent aggressor. He went after stodgy, old-line companies — Gulf & Western, Western Union, Phillips Petroleum, TWA — hellbent to break them up...