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  • Steve Jobs and Apple probably picked the best day to announce medical leave

     
    Steve Jobs announced his leave of absence from Apple on a holiday, when the U.S. markets were closed. The next day Apple reports record sales and a $6-billion profit. It seems that Jobs and Apple picked the best possible day to break such news....
  • Hot Property: Larry Ellison buys Rancho Mirage golf course estate

     
    Billionaire Larry Ellison has bought the Rancho Mirage estate of Edra Blixseth. Most recently listed at $55 million, the purchase price was $42.9 million, according to the Desert Sun. Called Porcupine Creek, the 249-acre desert property includes a...
  • Obama meets tech leaders for dinner

     
    It was an impressive list of names who attended a dinner Thursday night with President Obama. The Wall Street Journal had a picture of everyone, including Apple’s Steve Jobs who is on medical leave, raising their glasses.  “The president...
  • Treasury dismisses idea of tax holiday for foreign profits unless it's part of broader reform

     
    A top Treasury official said that a temporary tax holiday to allow U.S. corporations to bring back billions of dollars in overseas profits should only be part a broader overhaul of the tax code, pouring cold water on a top......
  • Google's profit shortfall may cast more doubt on tech sector

     
    Google Inc.’s miss on first-quarter earnings was exactly what the struggling tech-stock sector didn’t need. Shares of the Internet search titan plunged to a six-month low of $547 in after-hours trading Thursday, down 5.4% from $578.51 at the...
  • Could Google's earnings feed doubt across the tech world?

     
    Google's earnings fell short of what analysts were expecting on Thursday, sending shares in the tech giant sinking to a six-month low in after-hours trading. But while the lower than expected performance from Google marked just the fifth time in the...
  • Facebook hires former White House Press Secretary Joe Lockhart

     
    Joe Lockhart handled the media during President Bill Clinton's turbulent second term, impeachment hearings and all. Who better to run communications at Facebook? The former White House press secretary next month will join the social networking phenom as...
  • Stocks end week on edge over Europe's debt woes; Treasury yields fall, oil inches up

     
    A week that began with promise on Wall Street ended with investors back in fear mode. Stocks had a miserable day Friday as prices fell at the outset and mostly drifted lower the rest of the session. Some investors continued......
  • Oracle seeks $2.6 billion in damages from Google

     
    Oracle Corp. is claiming $2.6 billion in damages from Google Inc., alleging that it infringed Oracle patents on the Java programming language and its use in the Android operating system. In the latest filing in the case between the two......
  • California Supreme Court rules in overtime case [Updated]

     
    The California Supreme Court decided unanimously Thursday that out of state residents who work for California-based companies are protected by the state's overtime laws during business trips here. Employment lawyers predicted the decision would trigger...
  • Oracle wants to question Google's Larry Page in Android patent lawsuit

     
    Wall Street got to question the usually reclusive Larry Page on Thursday. Now Oracle Corp. wants its shot at questioning Google Inc.'s new chief executive in high-stakes patent litigation that has pitted the two tech giants against each other. Oracle sued...