| Feb 5, 2014
| 10:01 AM
The conventional wisdom that emerged in recent days about Satya Nadella boiled to a simple, singular word that was repeated over and over again:
The 22-year Microsoft was the "safe choice" to be the third chief executive in Microsoft history....
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
BEIJING — Want to engrave a few words in Chinese on your new iPad? No problem — Apple offers consumers in mainland China free personalization. Just don't get too political.
Say you type in the Dalai Lama's name in Chinese characters into...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The Walt Disney Co. elected Jack Dorsey, chairman of Twitter and CEO of Square, as an independent director to its board effective immediately.
Disney chairman and CEO Robert Iger called the 37-year-old Dorsey "a talented entrepreneur who has helped...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 6:56 PM
To glimpse the future of consumer electronics, get a grip on the world's first Internet-connected tennis racket.
With tiny sensors embedded in the handle, the racket measures a player's strokes, topspin and just about everything else that happens when...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Shares of Cisco Systems Inc. were getting slammed Thursday after the tech giant warned that its revenue this quarter could fall as much as 10% from a year ago.
Cisco's stock was down 12% in midsession trading after the surprising news. In August,...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:06 AM
The stock market rally rolled on Monday, with the Nasdaq composite index crossing 4,000 for the first time since 2000.
Though it remains far below its all-time high, the technology-laden Nasdaq is up more than 32% this year, making it one of the best-...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:18 PM
First came the Dow. Then the S&P 500. And now the Nasdaq is reaching a milestone.
The technology-laden Nasdaq composite index briefly jumped above 4,000 on Monday, the first time it has hit that mark since the collapse of the dot-com bubble 13 years...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Silicon Valley has rediscovered cybersecurity. The last time it was this focused on the field was in the 1990s. Two giants emerged from that generation: McAfee and Symantec.
These may well be the two security companies that remain the most...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Yahoo has taken a small step to bulk up its video portfolio with the acquisition of Evntlive, an early-stage startup that had created a "virtual venue" for live Internet concerts.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Evntlive announced Friday that it...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:08 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Gov. Jerry Brown signed a new pact Monday to formally align California's clean energy policies with those of Oregon, Washington state and British Columbia.
The agreement commits all four governments to work toward ways to put a...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:16 PM
With BlackBerry's latest upheaval, the troubled company is again facing pressure to ditch its smartphones.
In a stunning turn of events, BlackBerry announced Monday that a tentative deal to sell itself to a Canadian financial services holding company...