| Feb 14, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Google wants to create Internet connections of 10 gigabits per second, 10 times faster than what it already delivers to customers of its Fiber service in the Kansas City area.
Patrick Pichette, chief financial officer of the tech giant, said it could...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 7:33 AM
Facebook celebrated its 10th anniversary last week by launching a feature called "Look Back" videos.
After around 200 million users jumped at the chance to create their own, Facebook is declaring the feature as a success.
Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:35 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Republican candidate for governor Neel Kashkari has raised more than $900,000 in the last two weeks, according to a new report filed by his campaign on Wednesday.
The candidate's former boss at the U.S. Treasury Department, Henry Paulson,...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Charter Communications has gone public with an offer to acquire Time Warner Cable in a deal that would be worth more than $61 billion -- an offer the bigger operator called "grossly inadequate."
Charter, having failed to sway TW Cable's board with...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Five years after the Obama administration's renewable energy initiative touched off a building boom of large-scale solar power plants across the desert Southwest, the pace of development has slowed to a crawl, with a number of companies going out of...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Solar installer SolarCity Corp. has figured out a way to tap retail investors willing to earn green by going green.
The San Mateo company on Wednesday said it plans to offer a way to buy investment products similar to bonds. Instead of being backed by...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:29 PM
With his slightly oversized suits, quiet raspy voice and large digital watch, Hank Paulson comes across as someone's kindly Midwestern uncle in "Hank: 5 Years from the Brink," not a former Goldman Sachs chief executive who became the man tasked with...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers refused to roll over and play dead after the recent hostile takeover offer from Men's Wearhouse.
On Friday, the Hampstead-based retailer announced that its board recommends shareholders reject a $1.61 billion acquisition offer from...
| Jan 21, 2014
The cornerstone of criminal justice reform is the belief that offenders leaving prison could be prevented from committing new crimes and getting locked up all over again, if only government could find the right social service organization to provide the...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Neel Kashkari announced his run for governor of California on Tuesday and then turned to the crowd to take a commemorative photo.
"Say cheese!” the multimillionaire Republican declared.
And all around the state of California, political...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 3:51 PM
The call-and-response to California Gov. Jerry Brown’s State of the State address Wednesday flipped traditional party roles on their heads. Look for more of it in 2014.
The Democratic governor spoke of fiscal discipline and, with a flourish,...