| May 23, 2013
| 2:24 PM
The first round of bids were due this week for Hulu, the popular online TV service whose prospective sale has attracted interest from digital media players as well as cable operators.
An initial bid has been submitted by the Chernin Group, a next-...
| May 23, 2013
| 5:35 PM
The initial bids are in for online media's most talked-about sale: Hulu.
The online video site, which is jointly owned by News Corp., Walt Disney Co. and Comcast Corp.'s NBCUniversal, attracted bids this week from two of Hollywood's digital media power-...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:52 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Apple Inc. has hired Burberry Chief Executive Angela Ahrendts to run its retail division, hoping her background melding technology, fashion and commerce will be the right mix to navigate the future of the stores that have been a...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:45 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Google Inc.'s quarterly results topped Wall Street expectations as the technology giant continued to grow its mobile advertising business, propelling its shares into record territory.
The company keeps minting money despite...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The Hulu divorce has been called off.
After months of fielding offers from would-be buyers for the popular online video site, owners 21st Century Fox Inc., Walt Disney Co. and NBCUniversal decided Friday to cancel the sale.
Instead, they said, they...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Tumblr is encouraging its users to change their passwords after a major vulnerability was discovered in its iPhone and iPad apps.
An anonymous reader of the publication the Register found that Tumblr did not use a secure connection when its users logged...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:05 PM
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...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 11:58 AM
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...
| 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...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Snapchat is not even 3 years old. It's run by a couple of twentysomethings with no prior business experience. And it has never made a cent.
Yet investors are fighting for the opportunity to throw hundreds of millions at the...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:18 PM
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...