| Mar 24, 2015
| 11:03 AM
Miles White joined the likes of Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon on Tuesday as one of Barron's picks for the world's 30 best CEOs.
White, 60, has held the top job at North Chicago-based Abbott Laboratories since 1999. He is known for his bold...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 6:58 PM
A prominent Newport Beach plastic surgeon is facing a lawsuit by a former business partner who alleges the doctor cheated him out of his share of a multimillion-dollar tech start-up.
Dr. Jay Calvert is the co-founder of MD Insider, a company that says...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 9:29 PM
A man accused of faking an ownership stake in Facebook to justify a multibillion-dollar lawsuit against its founder Mark Zuckerberg has vanished.
Paul Ceglia, who was under house arrest pending his May 4 trial, jumped bail by slicing off an electronic...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 7:31 PM
Los planes de Facebook no contemplan autos ni energía solar, al parecer.
A una pregunta formulada en el Mobile World Congress en Barcelona, España, sobre si la mayor red social en el mundo tenía ambiciones más allá de los medios sociales y la internet,...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 12:25 PM
Bill Gates, with an eye-popping net worth of nearly $80 billion, has retained his title of the world’s richest person.
According to Forbes, which released its 2015 billionaires list Monday, there are now a record 1,826 billionaires worldwide,...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 5:45 PM
Facebook is on a roll, but executives took Wednesday's earnings announcement as an excuse to say the company is just getting started.
The social network reported profit of $701 million in the three months ended Dec. 31, up 34% from a year earlier....
| Jan 28, 2015
| 1:33 PM
For the seventh quarter in a row Facebook beat profit and revenue forecasts, continuing to win more mobile advertising revenue as most users shift to using the site on smartphones and other portable devices.
The world's biggest online social network...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 2:08 PM
Facebook’s bet on mobile advertising seems to be paying off handsomely.
The social network reported profit of $701 million in the three months ended Dec. 31, up $178 million a year earlier. Revenue for the quarter was up 48% to $3.85 billion.
| Jan 30, 2015
| 7:30 AM
Andrew Keen has a lot of bile to share. He hates selfies. Instagram, he writes in his latest polemic, "The Internet Is Not the Answer," "is a useful symbol of everything that has gone wrong with our digital culture over the last quarter century."...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 10:33 AM
Facebook users who don't fit any of the 58 gender identity options offered by the social media giant are now being given a rather big 59th option: fill in the blank.
"Now, if you do not identify with the pre-populated list of gender identities, you...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:34 AM
Do we control the Internet or does the Internet control us? To what extent are social media sites — as British author, broadcaster and neuroscientist Susan Greenfield suggests in her new book, "Mind Change" — like junk food? Are digital...