| Jan 31, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Happy Freebie Friday!
It's a countdown to the big game and we have a super lineup of free stuff to celebrate Super Bowl Sunday. Make a play for free pizza, Cheerios, free museum visits.
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| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Microsoft announced that engineering exec Satya Nadella will be its next CEO, replacing retiring chief Steve Ballmer after a nearly six-month search, and that cofounder Bill Gates would step aside as chairman of the board.
Gates is to remain a technology...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 10:01 AM
The conventional wisdom that emerged in recent days about Satya Nadella boiled to a simple, singular word that was repeated over and over again:
The 22-year Microsoft was the "safe choice" to be the third chief executive in Microsoft history....
| Feb 9, 2014
| 7:34 PM
LOS ANGELES – Marina Shafir might well have fought her final amateur bout.
Regardless, she most assuredly turned in the most complete performance of her amateur mixed-martial-arts career on Sunday night at the University of MMA’s Fight Night...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:24 AM
Nokia will reportedly unveil a smartphone running Google's Android operating system later this month, before its acquisition by Microsoft closes.
The Finnish phone maker, which agreed to sell its hardware business to Microsoft for $7.4 billion last...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Laugh all you want at those old public-access television clips of the late Dr. Gene Scott, the eccentric televangelist who sometimes wore two pairs of glasses at once and shouted at viewers to "Get on the telephone!" whenever his fundraising totals ebbed....
| 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 19, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Facebook is acquiring mobile messaging company WhatsApp for about $16 billion, plus $3 billion in stock grants, as the social-networking firm looks to boost the overall time users spend on its properties.
The price tag for the deal -- the biggest for...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
As Microsoft's new CEO, Satya Nadella has a big decision to make. He must figure out whether he wants to have the kind of public persona that's meant to connect with consumers or lead from the shadows where he's operated for the past 22 years at the...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:02 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Just days after agreeing to sell itself to Facebook in a $19-billion deal, WhatsApp made waves again Monday, this time announcing it plans to offer voice calls on its popular mobile messaging service.
WhatsApp Chief Executive Jan Koum...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 8:17 AM
Following Facebook's acquisition of messaging service WhatsApp last week for $19 billion, BlackBerry CEO John Chen said he would not hesitate to sell his company's messaging service for that much money.
"I work for the shareholder. Standard answer. If...