| Nov 20, 2013
| 6:02 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg brought undocumented immigrants to Silicon Valley to "hack" for immigration reform.
Twenty immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children began taking part in a 25-hour "hackathon"...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Back in the 1980s, when I lived in Nairobi, foreign residents had a simple way of obtaining Kenyan shillings.
They'd write a check in, say, U.S. dollars on their U.S. bank accounts to the Indian man who owned the ice cream store down the block. He'd pay...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:38 AM
In an open letter to Washington, eight major technology companies are calling for sweeping changes in the way the U.S. government collects information on citizens.
The letter was signed by AOL Inc., Apple Inc., Facebook Inc., Google Inc., LinkedIn...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:41 AM
As we observed more than a year ago in relation to Facebook's initial public offering, entrepreneurs distinguish between venture investors and stock market investors this way:
"Venture money is expensive money, but it's smart money. Stock market money...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:24 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is offering more than 41 million shares of Facebook stock to the public as part of a follow-on offering worth about $3.9 billion.
Zuckerberg along with the company and board member Marc...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:13 AM
South Korea rivals Samsung and LG are squaring off again, this time when it comes to gigantic televisions with curved screens.
The two companies Thursday announced they will showcase 105-inch curved-screen Ultra HD TVs at the Consumer Electronics Show...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 12:57 PM
Sheryl Sandberg, at the age of 44, just became one of the youngest billionaires ever.
Sandberg, the chief operating officer at Facebook, owns an estimated 12.3 million shares in the world’s most popular social networking website, shares that...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 1:45 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- With a little help from its billion or so friends, Facebook seems to have cracked the code on how to turn the world's largest social network into a moneymaking machine.
The giant social network which began as a project in Mark...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 10:42 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook’s stock soared to a record high of $62.50 in midday trading Thursday, lifted by a wildly better-than-expected fourth-quarter showing, especially when it comes to clocking mobile advertising revenue.
The giant social...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Warner Bros. Pictures has cast Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor and Jeremy Irons will play Alfred in the upcoming Superman-Batman film.
The castings, announced Friday, come two weeks after Warner pushed production on the untitled "Superman-Batman" movie...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Mark Zuckerberg as supervillain? Not quite, but the casting of Jesse Eisenberg as the evil mastermind Lex Luthor in the upcoming "Superman/Batman" movie certainly calls to mind the actor's Oscar-nominated performance as the young tech billionaire in...