| May 10, 2011
| 10:19 AM
(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp plans to buy Internet phone service Skype for $8.5 billion in its biggest-ever acquisition, placing a rich bet on mobile and the Internet to try to best rivals such as Google Inc.
In a deal that took about a month from offer to...
| Dec 29, 2010
| 3:30 PM
SEATTLE ( KTLA) -- Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has re-filed his lawsuit against Facebook, Google and nine other companies, claiming they infringed on his patented Web technology.
Interval Licensing, which was based in Seattle and is not...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 8:45 AM
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled against Microsoft Corp on Thursday, rejecting its appeal of a record $290 million jury verdict for infringing a small Canadian software firm's patent.
The justices unanimously upheld a U.S. appeals court ruling that went...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 11:19 AM
Facebook, the world's biggest social networking website, is set to launch a new feature next week, possibly in the mobile or tablet arena, its CEO said.
Chief Executive and founder Mark Zuckerberg told reporters in a visit to Facebook's Seattle office on...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 8:39 AM
Hackers posted online what they say is login information for more than 450,000 Yahoo users.
The hack, which of course was conducted anonymously, was meant to be a warning, according to the Web page where the documents were dumped.
"We hope that the...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 5:52 AM
If it wasn't clear before, it certainly is now: Your username and password are almost impossible to keep safe.
Nearly 443,000 e-mail addresses and passwords for a Yahoo site were exposed late Wednesday. The impact stretched beyond Yahoo because the...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 8:19 PM
Yahoo Inc demandó a Facebook Inc por 10 patentes que incluyen métodos y sistemas para publicidad en internet, en la primera gran batalla legal entre dos gigantes de los medios sociales tecnológicos.
La demanda, presentada en un tribunal federal de...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 12:31 PM
Yahoo Inc., of Sunnyvale, Calif., was once a high-flying Internet company. But now it's struggling to stay relevant.
The company today announced it was laying off 2,000 people, or about 14 percent of its workforce. It was the biggest layoff in the...
| Oct 30, 2011
Master brander Donald Trump has sold his custom estate in Rancho Palos Verdes for $7.15 million.
Located at Trump National Golf Course, which he owns and operates, the 11,000-square-foot Mediterranean mansion features a game room with a bar that is a...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Former Yahoo Inc. chief executive Terry Semel and his wife, Jane, have put their Malibu beach home up for sale at $50 million.
Sitting on a three-quarter-acre lot along Billionaire's Beach, named for its wealthy homeowners, the main house is entered...
| Jun 24, 2012
Actor-comedian Jim Carrey has listed his place in gated Malibu Colony at $13.95 million.
The two-story contemporary beach house features an open plan living room, family room, dining room and kitchen that lead to an ocean-facing deck. There are...