| Dec 13, 2013
| 4:50 PM
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...
| May 22, 2013
| 1:49 PM
This week’s flashy redesign of Flickr shifts the Yahoo-owned photo-sharing website away from subscription revenue and more toward ad revenue. But Yahoo also could look to monetize another Flickr feature: printing hard copies of photos.
| 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 20, 2013
| 6:00 AM
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...
| 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...