| Jul 14, 2013
| 3:37 PM
San Francisco-based Wells Fargo & Co. topped the ranks of corporate giving in 2012, climbing ahead of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., according to a new survey of 100 companies released Sunday by the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Wells Fargo gave away $315.8 million...
| Jul 28, 2013
Who would have guessed 15 years ago that Martin Roesch's free computer network-security program would turn into a $2.7 billion deal?
Roesch used the no-cost software he developed in 1998 — called Snort because it sniffs out trouble — as...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 7:38 PM
Emulex Corp. in Costa Mesa designs and makes chips that help data move faster through computer servers and storage networks.
The company's Ethernet and Fibre Channel products have been built into the server and storage products of such well-known...
| 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...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Over the last six years, roaring bears and raging bulls both have had their turns to be right about financial markets.
But investing success in the next market phase could be far more about pinpointing individual opportunities than riding a wave.
| Mar 31, 2014
| 3:26 PM
A team of tech-savvy students from North Hollywood High clinched the national championship this past weekend in Maryland at the CyberPatriot VI competition, which tests their cyber-security knowledge.
Composed of 11th-graders, Team Azure -- Henry...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:15 AM
Now that the Google Barge has left the San Francisco Bay and set sail for less choppy waters, Silicon Valley needs another good mystery. And thanks to the city of San Jose, we've got one!
On Wednesday, the city of San Jose gave swift approval to a...