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  • WhatsApp price ups the ante in a big-spending industry

    SAN FRANCISCO — The $19 billion that Facebook Inc. is paying for a smartphone app, one of the biggest tech deals of all time, made jaws drop even in Silicon Valley, where entrepreneurs tend to have an inflated sense of their own worth. "It's 19...
  • Nasdaq index briefly tops 4,000 for first time in 13 years

    Nasdaq index briefly tops 4,000 for first time in 13 years
    First came the Dow. Then the S&P 500. And now the Nasdaq is reaching a milestone. The technology-laden Nasdaq composite index briefly jumped above 4,000 on Monday, the first time it has hit that mark since the collapse of the dot-com bubble 13 years...
  • Tech giants push for limits on government surveillance

    (Reuters) - Eight U.S. web giants have joined hands to start a public campaign for new limits on how governments collect user information amid concerns of growing online surveillance. The companies — Google Inc, Microsoft Corp, Apple Inc, Facebook...
  • Apple, Facebook, Google call for government surveillance reform

    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...
  • GM names Mary Barra chief executive; Dan Akerson to retire

    General Motors Co. named its first female chief executive Tuesday, elevating Mary Barra, a former intern who over three decades rose to head the automaker’s global product development, to its top position. Barra, 51, joins a handful of women,...
  • Sudden illness sped up GM's executive shuffle, Barra's CEO promotion

    Sudden illness sped up GM's executive shuffle, Barra's CEO promotion
    The sudden illness of Karin Akerson, the wife of General Motors Co. Chief Executive Dan Akerson, sped up the naming of a new top executive at the nation’s largest automaker. GM said Mary Barra will succeed Akerson in January.  Barra, 51, heads the...
  • GM names its first female CEO

    Mary Barra, who started at General Motors Co. as a teenager and played a key role in the automaker's post-bailout turnaround, will become the first female chief executive in the company's history. Despite the groundbreaking nature of her appointment,...
  • Yahoo Mail fail casts shadow over efforts to turn firm around

    SAN FRANCISCO — Even for Yahoo Inc., a company with a lengthy track record of failure, this was an epic fail. For five days this week an untold number of its 100 million users couldn't send or receive email, prompting many longtime, loyal users to...
  • Daytime proved too challenging for Katie Couric

    Daytime proved too challenging for Katie Couric
    Katie Couric's high-profile return to daytime television is coming to an end. Couric and the Disney/ABC Television Group, which distributes her syndicated talk show, "Katie," said Thursday that it would end next summer after two seasons. The show airs...
  • Tribune Co. to buy music data company Gracenote for $170 million

    Tribune Co. to buy music data company Gracenote for $170 million
    Tribune Co. has reached an agreement with Sony Corp. of America to acquire Gracenote Inc., a music data company.  Tribune, the parent of the Los Angeles Times, will pay $170 million for the company in a deal expected to close within the first quarter of...
  • Small businesses struggle to manage online image

    Restaurants, mom-and-pop shops and other small businesses often face an abundance of frustrating complications during start-up — construction delays and supply shortages being among the top obstacles. Now, managing online presence is joining the...