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SJ's Bay 101 Card Room Headed for Milpitas?

SJ's Bay 101 Card Room Headed for Milpitas?

Bay 101, a longtime San Jose card room, is looking to build a bigger gambling den somewhere in the South Bay. Read »

Sep 10, 2014
Apple Uses Solar to Power iPhone 6 Manufacturing

Apple Uses Solar to Power iPhone 6 Manufacturing

Apple is using an Arizona solar farm to power the factory that will make the iPhone 6's sapphire screens, according... Read »

Sep 9, 2014
Home Depot Confirms Credit Card Data Breach

Home Depot Confirms Credit Card Data Breach

It's official: Home Depot has suffered a credit card data breach, the home improvement superstore confirmed Monday... Read »

Sep 8, 2014
PHOTOS: See Southwest Airlines' New Look

PHOTOS: See Southwest Airlines' New Look

Southwest Airlines will put a new paint job on its planes, adding a splash of bright color as it enters middle... Watch »

Sep 8, 2014
Chick-fil-A Founder Truett Cathy Dies at 93

Chick-fil-A Founder Truett Cathy Dies at 93

S. Truett Cathy, who started a postwar diner in Atlanta that grew into the Chick-fil-A restaurant chain, died at the... Read »

Sep 8, 2014
Apple Invites Fashionistas to Sept. 9 Event

Apple Invites Fashionistas to Sept. 9 Event

Apple has invited fashion editors and bloggers to its Sept. 9 event, causing some to speculate that Apple will... Read »

Sep 8, 2014
Nevada Offers Tesla $1.3B for

Nevada Offers Tesla $1.3B for "Gigafactory"

Gov. Brian Sandoval announced Thursday that Nevada won a high-stakes battle with four other states for Tesla Motors'... Read »

Sep 4, 2014
Federal Court Dismisses Yelp Extortion Case

Federal Court Dismisses Yelp Extortion Case

A lawyer for four small businesses said Wednesday his clients haven't yet decided whether to appeal a... Watch »

Sep 4, 2014
CVS Renames Itself, Goes Tobacco Free Early

CVS Renames Itself, Goes Tobacco Free Early

CVS, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain, will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly... Read »

Sep 9, 2014
Abercrombie Dropping Logo to Boost Brand

Abercrombie Dropping Logo to Boost Brand

The Abercrombie & Fitch logo has lost the power it once wielded, so the struggling teen retailer plans to strip... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Market Basket Board OKs $1.5 Billion Sale to Ousted CEO

Market Basket Board OKs $1.5 Billion Sale to Ousted CEO

Market Basket's board of directors has signed a deal to sell the grocery chain to former CEO Arthur T. Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
AA Pulls Fares Off Orbitz.com

AA Pulls Fares Off Orbitz.com

American Airlines says they've pulled their fares off of websites powered by Orbitz after being unable to come... Watch »

Aug 28, 2014

"Millennial" Market Not Lovin' McDonald's: Report

It looks like millennials aren’t munching on McDonald’s as much as they used to. Read »

Aug 26, 2014
Burger King Buying Tim Hortons for About $11B

Burger King Buying Tim Hortons for About $11B

Burger King is buying Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc. for about $11 billion, creating... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
Amazon Buying Twitch for $970 Million in Cash

Amazon Buying Twitch for $970 Million in Cash

Amazon is buying video game streaming platform Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to expand its... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Clippers Owner Ballmer Steps Down From Microsoft Board

Clippers Owner Ballmer Steps Down From Microsoft Board

Steve Ballmer on Tuesday left Microsoft's Board of Directors, citing new commitments as owner of the Los... Read »

Aug 19, 2014
McDonald's to Sell Packaged Coffee in Supermarkets: Report

McDonald's to Sell Packaged Coffee in Supermarkets: Report

Fans of McCafe will be lovin’ the latest McDonald’s news. The fast food chain announced plans to start selling its... Read »

Aug 19, 2014
Silicon Valley Startups Must Pass

Silicon Valley Startups Must Pass "The Toothbrush Test"

Google CEO Larry Page has popularized a new aphorism in Silicon Valley: the toothbrush test. Read »

Aug 19, 2014
Uber Battling California Legislature, Lyft

Uber Battling California Legislature, Lyft

Uber says a bill to regulate its nascent industry is written by trial lawyers and the insurance industry and must be... Read »

Aug 13, 2014
Cisco to Lay Off Up to 6,000 Workers

Cisco to Lay Off Up to 6,000 Workers

Cisco says it will lay off up to 6,000 workers, or 8 percent of its workforce, as part of a restructuring. Read »

Aug 13, 2014

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