| 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...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:41 PM
With 20 minutes to go before making their high-stakes start-up pitches, the wannabe entrepreneurs were understandably nervous.
In one corner of the room, Marc Pakravan and Robert Davis, who came up with the idea for an online shopping site for men's...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Call it a live-action "Scooby Doo" for the Funny or Die crowd.
"Ghost Ghirls," a scripted Web series produced by Jack Black, will debut next week on Yahoo Screen with 12 episodes, each with a length of around 10 to 12 minutes.
The show, created by...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:53 PM
Amid reports this summer of the National Security Agency’s accessing troves of private communications, technology companies have sought to distance themselves from allegations of cooperation with government authorities, while reassuring users that...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 5:47 PM
Former Yahoo Inc. Chief Executive Terry Semel and his wife, Jane, have listed their estate in Beverly Hills at $12.75 million.
The 1987 contemporary, designed by Robert Offenhauser, features a two-story entry with a skylight entered through floor-to-...
| Oct 30, 2011
Master brander Donald Trump has sold his custom estate in Rancho Palos Verdes for $7.15 million.
Located at Trump National Golf Course, which he owns and operates, the 11,000-square-foot Mediterranean mansion features a game room with a bar that is a...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 12:39 PM
For advocates of gender equality, this week's ouster of two of corporate America's most powerful women served as a reminder of how little progress U.S. companies have made in promoting women to executive positions.
In particular, Yahoo Inc.'s decision to...