| 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...
| 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...
| May 14, 2013
A new study suggests the majority of Americans would be willing to divulge personal information, including their own fingerprints, if it personalized their car ??? and nearly two in three would ride in a self-driving car. San Jose, Calif.-based Cisco........
| Aug 6, 2013
The auto industry has been abuzz about connecting cars via wireless networks ??? a pathway toward better real-time traffic and navigation, more passenger entertainment features, safety-hazard warnings and eventually driverless cars ??? for years. Some...
| Nov 21, 2013
The auto industry dreams big. Audi said Tuesday it will have 4G LTE connectivity in the 2015 A3 with shared smartphone/car data plans, and the automaker said earlier this year it sees the connected-car movement bringing driverless cars here by......
| Feb 15, 2011
| 3:26 PM
Not long ago, I interviewed the chief operating officer of electrical giant Exelon in my jammies.
He didn't seem to notice.
I was telecommuting from my dining room, doing my part for the planet.
Increasingly, other Americans are, too.
| Feb 20, 2012
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Like many employees these days, Kim Gibbons uses her own smartphone and tablet for her job at Cisco Systems. That way, no matter where she is -- including weekend soccer matches with her children -- "I'm still very much connected...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 6:02 PM
American employers added more jobs than forecast in July and wages climbed.
Payrolls rose by 117,000 workers after a 46,000 increase in June that was larger than earlier estimated, the Labor Department said Friday. The median estimate in a Bloomberg News...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 12:30 PM
CHICAGO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the Federal Communications Commission is asking for a review of the agency's stance on radiofrequency energy emitted from cell phones amid lingering concerns that the devices may cause brain tumors.