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  • Indians in Silicon Valley bursting with pride over new Microsoft CEO

    Since it became apparent last week that Satya Nadella was in line to become only the third chief executive of Microsoft, the Indian community in Silicon Valley has been bubbling over with pride. That his ascension would generate such excitement might...
  • In China, Apple will engrave iPads — if the words aren't too political

    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...
  • Challenges await, but don't underestimate Microsoft's Satya Nadella

    The conventional wisdom that emerged in recent days about Satya Nadella boiled to a simple, singular word that was repeated over and over again:  Safe. The 22-year Microsoft was the "safe choice" to be the third chief executive in Microsoft history....
  • Qualcomm calling on a new CEO amid intensifying competition

    Few companies have benefited more from the explosion of the wireless market and the increasing sophistication of cellphones than Qualcomm Inc. The San Diego semiconductor and telecommunications company is the world's leading designer and seller of chips...
  • Nasdaq index briefly tops 4,000 for first time in 13 years

    Nasdaq index briefly tops 4,000 for first time in 13 years
    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...
  • Yahoo Tunes in Live Concert Broadcasts with Acquisition of Startup Evntlive

    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...
  • McAfee, Symantec adapt to changing cybersecurity landscape

    McAfee, Symantec adapt to changing cybersecurity landscape
    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...
  • Disney Appoints Twitter's Jack Dorsey to Board

    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...
  • CES 2014: Consumer electronics show to feature 'Internet of things'

    CES 2014: Consumer electronics show to feature 'Internet of things'
    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...
  • Online piracy of entertainment content keeps soaring

    Online piracy of entertainment content keeps soaring
    Despite the growth of Netflix, Amazon.com and other legal channels for watching entertainment online, the volume of pirated movies, TV shows, music, books and video games online continues to grow at a rapid pace. The amount of bandwidth used for...
  • BlackBerry buyout collapses, putting new pressure on it to remake itself

    BlackBerry buyout collapses, putting new pressure on it to remake itself
    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...