| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:01 AM
Apple Inc.'s latest smartphones, the iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S hit stores Friday, and shoppers across South Florida got up bright and early to get them.
AT&T stores, which carry the latest models, opened earlier than usual Friday to lines of customers...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:40 AM
The founder of Newport Beach-based Pacific Investment Co. (PIMCO) and his wife have pledged to give their fortune to charity before they die, according to published reports.
Bill and Sue Gross, who have an estimated wealth of $2 billion, plan to...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:21 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Has Apple Inc. regained its cool factor?
The company announced in a news release Monday that it sold 9 million new iPhones over the weekend. That number blew past its previous records, trounced nearly all expectations on Wall...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Neither Netflix nor Amazon were on stage, but the growing clout of these online video distributors was nonetheless felt at a San Francisco conference focused on the future of TV.
As the rival services bid against one another for exclusive rights to...
| Aug 17, 2013
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers faces a growing shareholder revolt as demonstrated by an institutional investor's open letter last week calling for the Hampstead-based retailer to return its growing cash reserve to owners of its stock.
BeaconLight Capital LLC,...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 10:06 AM
Rdio Inc., a San Francisco-based streaming music company, has revamped its Internet radio service with new types of stations and additional features in an apparent attempt to take on giant Pandora Media Inc.
The update to Rdio, which is available on...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Large-cap growth funds have held up better than most other types of stock funds in 2011.
Previously ignored, big-name companies that have rapidly rising earnings become more attractive in uncertain times than their riskier small-cap counterparts....
| Aug 19, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Apple Inc., Samsung Electronics Co. and Google Inc. are all developing electronic devices that people wear instead of carry. But Google’s getting a jump among the fashion-minded.
The company’s Glass eyewear is worn by models in 12 pages of...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Retail giant Amazon is said to be preparing to unveil a video-streaming device just in time for the holidays.
The new set-top box would position Amazon to compete with other Internet-connect TV devices in the market, including those sold by Roku and...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 8:05 PM
The Los Angeles Board of Education has scheduled a special Oct. 29 meeting to review efforts to provide iPads to every student and teacher in the nation's second-largest school system.
The meeting was proposed by board member Monica Ratliff, who...
| Oct 9, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO — When a group of former Apple Inc. employees announced that they had created a company called Nest to reinvent the thermostat, Silicon Valley did a double take.
You left Apple to work on a … thermostat?
But after the...