| Dec 11, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Kathy Thomson, the former president and chief operating officer of the Los Angeles Times, has become chief marketing officer and executive vice president at the satellite radio company Sirius XM Holdings Inc.
Thomson will report directly to SiriusXM's...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Qualcomm Inc., a San Diego maker of chips for mobile phones, promoted Chief Operating Officer Steve Mollenkopf to chief executive after he was reported to be a candidate for the top job at Microsoft Corp.
Mollenkopf, 44, will become CEO on March 4,...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 10:27 AM
There appears to be no better way to get your current company to show just how much it loves you than by becoming the source of rumors that you're in the running to be the next CEO of Microsoft.
On Thursday came word via Bloomberg that Qualcomm Chief...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 2:08 PM
The Samsung Galaxy S5 and the Gear Fit will make their U.S. debuts on Friday.
The GS5 is the latest version of Samsung's flagship phone, while the Gear Fit is a brand new product aimed at consumers who are interested in tracking their fitness.
| Mar 25, 2014
| 11:29 AM
HTC on Tuesday announced its next flagship device: the One (M8).
Besides its funky name, the HTC One (M8) features a five-inch 1080p HD display, comes with 32 gigabytes of storage and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat with the HTC Sense 6 interface. The device...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:02 PM
HTC unveiled the One (M8) smartphone Tuesday and immediately began selling the device.
The phone features a five-inch full 1080p HD screen, uses a 2.3-GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat. The HTC One (M8) comes...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 1:51 PM
The HTC One (M8) is now on sale, and soon, it will be joined by the Samsung Galaxy S5. Along with the iPhone 5s, consumers will soon have quite a few top devices to choose from.
Here's how the three devices stack up.
Users who simply want the...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:00 PM
NEXT month Britons will have yet more smartphones to choose from, when devices from Wiko, a two-year-old French company, go on sale. Wiko will be hoping that its phones, which in France start at around €70 ($96), prove as popular across the Channel...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 2:33 PM
SAN DIEGO — Amid controversy over the killer whale shows at SeaWorld, the City Council on Tuesday unanimously declared March to be SeaWorld San Diego Month.
The proclamation, on the 50th anniversary of the founding of the park on Mission Bay,...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The San Diego Opera shocked many in the arts world by announcing it will cease operations at the end of the current season, citing a tough fundraising environment and weak ticket sales.
The company's board voted to shut down rather than declare...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Nokia announced three low-cost smartphones that run the Google Android operating system.
In recent years, Nokia primarily powered its smartphones with the Windows Phone operating system, but limitations of that platform prevented the phone maker from...