| 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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I used to think there were independent travelers and cruise passengers -- two mutually exclusive categories. But now, with cruising shedding its newlywed and geriatric stereotypes, all kinds of tourists are finding shipboard travel to be appealing....
| 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...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:47 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter Inc. is moving full speed ahead with its initial public offering even as the world braces for the possibility of a U.S. debt default that would roil financial markets and hurt the stock's debut.
The micro-blogging service...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:52 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Apple Inc. has hired Burberry Chief Executive Angela Ahrendts to run its retail division, hoping her background melding technology, fashion and commerce will be the right mix to navigate the future of the stores that have been a...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:45 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Google Inc.'s quarterly results topped Wall Street expectations as the technology giant continued to grow its mobile advertising business, propelling its shares into record territory.
The company keeps minting money despite...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:07 PM
If the initial public offering of Twitter Inc. had to be summed up in one of the company's famously pithy tweets, this would be it: The timing couldn't be better.
Twitter is expected to make its public debut Thursday in one of the hottest IPO markets in...