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  • Social media start-ups' value is enormous — if you trust investors

    Social media start-ups' value is enormous — if you trust investors
    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...
  • 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

    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,...
  • Yahoo Mail fail casts shadow over efforts to turn firm around

    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...
  • 'Heartbleed' bug could undermine years of work to build public trust

    'Heartbleed' bug could undermine years of work to build public trust
    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...
  • Tribune newspaper unit to pay up to $275 million in spinoff

    Tribune newspaper unit to pay up to $275 million in spinoff
    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....
  • 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...
  • ETF that models billionaires' investments to launch in spring

    ETF that models billionaires' investments to launch in spring
    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...
  • 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...