| May 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Venture capital rising to levels not seen since 2001. Companies with no profits going public. Billions of dollars being paid for start-ups.
These and other signs that the tech boom may be taking an irrational turn are leading...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Over the last six years, roaring bears and raging bulls both have had their turns to be right about financial markets.
But investing success in the next market phase could be far more about pinpointing individual opportunities than riding a wave.
| Mar 20, 2014
| 8:15 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — The University of California took a big step Thursday toward what astronomers predict will be vastly improved exploration of the solar system and universe.
The UC regents approved the university's participation in the...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 1:43 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg said she declined to limit her company's hiring of Google employees after being approached by two senior executives at the Internet giant.
Sandberg made the declaration in a filing in...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:14 PM
A project that could point the way to a new class of drugs to treat influenza won the top prize Tuesday night at the Intel Science Talent Search, netting 17-year-old Eric S. Chen a cool $100,000.
Chen, a senior at Canyon Crest Academy in San Diego,...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 12:04 PM
When it comes to pay, internships can be a struggle -- that is, of course, unless you work at one of the world's top tech companies.
Nineteen out of the top 25 highest-paying companies for internships come from the tech industry, according to a Friday...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Apple released its annual supplier responsibility report Thursday, drawing praise from Greenpeace for steps the company has taken to reduce use of conflict minerals in its products.
"Apple's increased transparency about its suppliers is becoming a...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Few companies have benefited more from the explosion of the wireless market and the increasing sophistication of cellphones than Qualcomm Inc.
The San Diego semiconductor and telecommunications company is the world's leading designer and seller of chips...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Alex. Brown Realty, Inc. a private real estate investment manager, has bought a five-acre site in Oregon with plans for a 140-room Marriott Residence Inn.
ABR and its partners, Portland-based Hillsboro Hotel Development and Texas-based Huntington...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 10:00 AM
What a wonderful article about Crownsville whiz kid Jack Andraka ("Maryland teen gets worldwide stage after winning Intel award," Jan. 4).
As a resident of Anne Arundel county, I am especially proud. His appearances on TV have been excellent. Let's hope...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:10 PM
Hollywood, meet Hadaia Ezzuldin. She's 14 and is in booth PH070 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
A ninth-grader from Erbil, Iraq, Hadaia was watching an Arabic-language romantic comedy called "Omar & Salma 2" when it dawned on her that she was...