| 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...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:31 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The hottest ticket at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain: Mobile king Mark Zuckerberg.
The Facebook chief executive, fresh off his empire-building move to buy popular mobile messaging company WhatsApp for $19 billion, took...
| 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...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:29 AM
Stocks surged Tuesday as traders celebrated reports of a softening of tension in Ukraine. The three major indexes were in positive territory, with the S&P 500 trading at a record high.
The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 192 points, or 1.2%, to 16,...
| 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 16, 2014
| 4:13 PM
The company: Qualcomm Inc.
Headquarters: San Diego
Leadership: Paul E. Jacobs, chief executive since 2005
Fiscal 2013 revenue: $24.9 billion
Fiscal 2013 net income: $6.9 billion
Stock price: $76.28 at Friday'...
| May 19, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Motorola this month began selling the Moto E, a low-cost smartphone available for $129 with no contract.
The Moto E is Motorola's latest effort to go after customers who want high-quality devices but don't want to spend hundreds of dollars or get...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:39 PM
With President Obama in San Diego for a political fundraising event Thursday, a national veterans group called for him to "clean up" the Department of Veterans Affairs, mired in scandal over alleged lapses in medical care.
"The president is here in...
| May 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Two former Qualcomm Inc. sales directors were charged with insider trading, allegedly making $230,000 in profit from trades in Atheros Communications Inc. when Qualcomm bought the company in 2011.
Derek Cohen and Robert Herman, both 52, were charged...
| May 13, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Motorola is trying to lower the cost of entry for smartphone buyers around the world with its latest device: the $129 Moto E.
The company announced the device Tuesday morning, saying the gadget will be available at its low price without requiring a...
| May 17, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Calling it one of the great comebacks in sports, Mayor Kevin Johnson announced on Friday at City Hall that the sale of the Sacramento Kings to a local group of investors has been finalized.
The Maloof family is reportedly selling a 65% controlling...