| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 4:26 AM
A proposed merger of Internet pioneers AOL Inc and Yahoo Inc could create a nimbler player in Web video, but strong growth, the measure of success in Silicon Valley, would remain elusive.
Investors are revisiting one of the most speculated Internet...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:10 PM
A Tyrannosaurus rex lumbers forward, belts out a deafening roar, then stomps overhead, and a viewer watching inside a virtual reality headset turns around to see the beast walking away.
The lifelike run-in with a prehistoric monster comes courtesy of...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Facebook Inc is set to unveil a new advertising platform to improve effectiveness of online ads, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday citing people with knowledge of the matter.
The product is a redesigned version of Atlas Advertiser Suite, an ad...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 4:15 AM
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| May 1, 2014
| 2:57 PM
There appears to be no prospect of peace in San Francisco when it comes to the parade of giant, corporate shuttles rumbling through the streets every day.
On Thursday, a coalition of local activists filed a lawsuit asking a judge to prevent corporate...
| May 27, 2014
| 12:23 PM
After initially refusing to take action, Facebook has removed a page glorifying Elliot Rodger, the man authorities say is behind the Isla Vista rampage that left six dead and several wounded Friday.
The page listed Rodger as "an American Hero" who...
| May 16, 2014
| 9:31 PM
California's unemployment rate dropped below 8% last month for the first time in nearly six years as employers put the state on the verge of recovering all of the jobs lost during the Great Recession.
Employers added 56,100 jobs in April, far more...
| May 17, 2014
| 3:09 PM
A New Jersey judge’s order banning a mother on probation from mentioning her children or their father on Facebook and elsewhere online was not unconstitutional, an appellate court ruled this week.
The case centered on the online statements --...
| May 20, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Hundreds of millions of Indians had their fingers inked blue to show they voted in recent nationwide elections. According to Facebook, 4 million of them clicked the “I’m a Voter” button to broadcast their participation on the social...
| May 22, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Facebook will be making it easier for its users to share less.
Among the new privacy policies announced Thursday was a change to the default sharing setting for new users. Instead of their first posts aumoticatically being shared with everyone, even...