| Mar 31, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Pluto.TV, a startup whose investors include UTA CEO Jeremy Zimmer and Terry Semel's Windsor Media, is launching the beta version of its online web-video guide that aggregates Internet content into 24-hour, TV-like channels.
At launch, Pluto.TV offers...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 11:47 AM
A recent study released by Harvard Business School professors says black hosts on Airbnb typically charge lower fees than non-black hosts for similar properties, signaling the black hosts may be facing discrimination through the online service.
| 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 21, 2014
| 1:46 PM
The competition to get iPads and laptops into classrooms has been heating up over the last year.
To make the iPad attractive to more educators, Apple has announced it will make its educational content even more widely available.
On Tuesday, the...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Verizon Communications Inc. said it will acquire Intel Corp.'s online television unit in a deal that signals the growing importance of harnessing the Internet to deliver movies and television shows into the home.
The transaction, valued at less than...