| Aug 22, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Nasdaq said Thursday it has halted all trading -- apparently the latest snafu to strike major exchanges and trading firms.
The halt affected scores of big-name stocks, including Apple Inc. and Google Inc., leaving small investors and others scrambling...
| 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...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:40 PM
"Jobs" opens with a scene of technology entrepreneur Steve Jobs introducing the iPod in 2001. As the Apple Inc. co-founder makes his way to a small stage, he passes ads for his own company that feature images of Einstein, Gandhi and Bob Dylan. For the...
| 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,...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:44 PM
Let it not be said that San Jose State University hasn't taught the world a valuable lesson in the promises and pitfalls of the fancy new craze for online university learning.
The Cal State University campus set itself up as a pioneer in the field in...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The Kickstarter-born Pebble smartwatch will go on sale in Best Buy stores Sunday, marking the device's retail debut.
Pebble said the smartwatch will sell for $150. The device can be purchased now from Best Buy's website.
The smartwatch can connect...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 9:31 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Activist investor Carl Icahn said he has amassed a sizable stake in Apple Inc. and prodded the tech giant to increase its stock buyback program, cheering investors but creating a headache for one of the industry's most admired...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Boardroom brawling at J.C. Penney Co. has claimed its latest casualty: activist investor Bill Ackman, who stepped down as a director after publicly voicing concerns about the struggling retailer's chief executive and chairman.
The department store chain...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Investor Carl Icahn announced Tuesday on Twitter that he had made a large investment in Apple Inc., calling the stock "undervalued."
The influential investor has become increasingly active in the tech sector in recent years. News that he has taken a...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Apple Inc. has made a strategic move to improve the quality of its mapping service by acquiring a Canadian start-up that specializes in collecting large amounts of location-related data.
The Cupertino, Calif., tech giant has acquired the team and...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:50 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Ruth Asawa, a San Francisco sculptor recognized as a major post-WWII American modernist for her intricate hanging wire creations, died early Tuesday, her daughter Addie Lanier said. She was 87.
Asawa, who as a Japanese American woman...