| Jan 7, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Sony Corp. is getting into a new facet of the TV business: launching an Internet service that will bring live television programs and on-demand content into the home.
Andrew House, chief executive of the Sony Computer Entertainment Group, unveiled plans...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 5:00 AM
LAS VEGAS — You won't find Apple, Facebook or Microsoft exhibiting at CES — at least not officially — but Pizza Hut, Ford and Schwinn are here.
The annual consumer electronics confab used to be the premier gathering place for the...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 2:15 PM
T-Mobile loves to pick on AT&T.
T-Mobile Chief Executive John Legere, who crashed and was kicked out of an AT&T party Monday, took the stage at the Venetian on Wednesday with some choice words for the rival carrier.
In an appearance laced with...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:13 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Yahoo Inc. Chief Operating Officer Henrique de Castro will be leaving Thursday, the company said in a filing Wednesday.
The company did not give a reason for his abrupt departure in the regulatory filing and a Yahoo spokeswoman declined...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Starbucks has come under fire in the tech world this week for the security measures -- or lack thereof -- that it uses to protect user information stored within its mobile payment app.
Security researcher Daniel Wood published a report Monday that...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:41 AM
Like Mugwumps, Gryffindor and Hufflepuff from "Harry Potter" before it, the world may now be divided into those for whom "Hunger Games"-related words such as Katniss, Peeta and Haymitch mean something and those for whom they do not.
The latter trio is...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Is Katie Couric cutting the TV cord? Yahoo officially announced Monday that Couric is joining its ranks as its “global anchor.”
After more than three decades on the air as a journalist and talk show hostess, the 56-year-old will now add...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:45 AM
Former Democratic Party leader Howard Dean and the progressive group he founded endorsed Rep. Michael M. Honda's reelection bid Tuesday, their first foray into a 2014 congressional contest.
Honda is a seven-term incumbent who represents the Silicon...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:06 AM
General Motors Co. named its first female chief executive Tuesday, elevating Mary Barra, a former intern who over three decades rose to head the automaker’s global product development, to its top position.
Barra, 51, joins a handful of women,...
| 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...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 4:33 PM
Yahoo is looking to expand its online video offerings with two new original series, the company announced Monday.
The two new half-hour comedy series will come from producers Paul Feig, Mike Tollin and Bryan Gordon. And more than previous Yahoo original...