| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:44 PM
"Lean In," the bestselling nonfiction book by Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg about the dearth of women leaders in the corporate world and what can be done about it, is on its way to the big screen.
Sony Pictures has obtained film rights to "Lean In"...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: MBA mortgage applications, Federal Funds target rate
Local earnings: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., Boeing Co., IDEX Corp., John B. Sanfilippo & Sons
Other earnings: Chrysler Group, Dow Chemical, Facebook Inc., Marathon Petroleum and others
| Nov 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Snapchat is not even 3 years old. It's run by a couple of twentysomethings with no prior business experience. And it has never made a cent.
Yet investors are fighting for the opportunity to throw hundreds of millions at the...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:31 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook Inc. for the first time on Wednesday acknowledged it may have a challenge in holding the attention of young people.
Chief Financial Officer David Ebersman said during the company’s third-quarter earnings call that...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Facebook Inc. had another impressive quarter, reporting strong profit and revenue that soundly beat Wall Street expectations.
The world's largest social network said it earned $425 million, or 17 cents a share, compared with a $59-million loss a year...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:04 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — After two days of summit meetings here, President Obama and other world leaders signed a lengthy declaration of prescriptions for the global economy, including pledges that placed a renewed emphasis on creating jobs as...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:43 PM
The FTC is exploring whether Facebook's proposed privacy changes violate the settlement,...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Dick Costolo doesn't fit the profile of a typical tech start-up chief executive.
He's not a twentysomething college dropout. He didn't start Twitter Inc. in his dorm room. And he doesn't wear a hoodie.
At 50, with a balding...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:05 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Call it the anti-Facebook IPO.
It may be the most hotly anticipated initial public stock offering since Facebook Inc. But Twitter Inc. is doing all it can to distance itself from the Facebook fiasco, which has become a case study...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:54 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook Inc. has just one question for Wall Street: How do you like me now?
Shares of the social network, which had fallen from favor after its disastrous public debut last year, hit new highs Tuesday, even as U.S. stocks ended...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Dueling is set to make a comeback at Hard Knocks.
The indoor war-simulation arena, which added faux handguns to its arsenal recently, will use the new weaponry in a quick-draw tournament on Aug. 13. The style will be Wild West style: ready-aim-fire. It's...