| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:18 PM
The U.S. government in 2008 threatened to fine Yahoo Inc $250,000 a day if it failed to turn over customer data to intelligence agencies, according to documents unsealed on Thursday.
The documents shed new light on how the government dealt with U.S....
| Sep 12, 2014
| 12:29 AM
The sheer size of the Chinese market is so alluring to Western companies that even pro-internet freedom firms like CloudFlare may have to put moral outrage to the side in their pursuit of new business.
San Francisco-based CloudFlare has a policy of...
| Sep 6, 2014
Alibaba Group Holding has set the price range of its initial public stock offering $60 to $66 a share and hopes to raise a record-shattering $24.3 billion in what would be the biggest IPO ever.
At $66 a share, the Chinese Internet behemoth would be...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:30 AM
The landmark deal between Comcast Corp. and Netflix Inc. resolves a simmering dispute over who will support America's growing Internet video habit.
Netflix has agreed to pay Comcast for a direct connection to the cable operator's broadband networks to...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
BEIJING — Want to engrave a few words in Chinese on your new iPad? No problem — Apple offers consumers in mainland China free personalization. Just don't get too political.
Say you type in the Dalai Lama's name in Chinese characters into...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:13 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Yahoo Inc. Chief Operating Officer Henrique de Castro will be leaving Thursday, the company said in a filing Wednesday.
The company did not give a reason for his abrupt departure in the regulatory filing and a Yahoo spokeswoman declined...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: Consumer price index for March, April Empire State index, April NAHB housing market index, ICSC-Goldman Sachs and Redbook retail sales indexes for week ending April 12
Local earnings: Northern Trust, Wintrust Financial
Other earnings: Coca-...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 5:52 PM
The "Heartbleed" software flaw that triggered alarm bells around the world could fundamentally undermine two decades' worth of efforts to persuade consumers they could trust the Web to securely handle such tasks as buying a pair of shoes and applying...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 10:42 PM
Tribune Co.'s newspaper unit will pay a dividend of up to $275 million to its parent when it is spun off later this year, according to a government filing.
The new Tribune Publishing Co. will own the Los Angeles Times and seven other newspapers....
| Feb 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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.
| Feb 4, 2014
| 9:22 AM
IBillionaire Inc., a company that models investments of the world's wealthiest people, plans to offer an exchange traded fund this spring that will allow the public to "invest like a billionaire," its top executive said Tuesday.
After receiving about $1...