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Monday, Feb 6, 2017 at 12:17 PM PST

#WeAccept: Airbnb Sends a Message with Super Bowl Ad

#WeAccept: Airbnb Sends a Message with Super Bowl Ad

Super Bowl advertisements are typically designed to promote a company's brand or its products, but Airbnb — joining a handful of other companies — appeared to take a different approach this go around.

Saturday, Feb 4, 2017 at 05:45 PM PST

A $1.1 Million Bet, and a Lot of Happy Bookies in Vegas

A $1.1 Million Bet, and a Lot of Happy Bookies in Vegas

A bettor using his phone app put $1.1 million on the Atlanta Falcons plus 3 points in the Super Bowl, part of an influx of money that could make Sunday a record day in Las Vegas sports books. The unidentified...

Sunday, Feb 5, 2017 at 01:01 PM PST

Uber Buying Plane Tickets for Stranded Company Drivers

Uber Buying Plane Tickets for Stranded Company Drivers

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick says his company is buying plane tickets for stranded drivers now that a federal judge has put a hold on President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the United States by people from seven...

Saturday, Feb 4, 2017 at 12:40 PM PST

What Will H-1B Visa Restrictions Mean for Silicon Valley?

What Will H-1B Visa Restrictions Mean for Silicon Valley?

The Bay Area is watching Washington D.C. closely. Why? For the government’s take on H-1B visas.

Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 at 06:08 PM PST

Snap Inc., Owner of Snapchat, Files for IPO

Snap Inc., Owner of Snapchat, Files for IPO

Snap Inc., owner of the popular disappearing-messages service Snapchat, seeks to raise up to $3 billion in an initial public offering. That number may change based on investor demand. Facebook raised $16 billion...

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017 at 01:34 PM PST

Facebook Quarterly Earnings Top Expectations

Facebook Quarterly Earnings Top Expectations

Facebook reported quarterly earnings that beat analysts' estimates on Wednesday, and revenue that topped expectations, as grew ad revenue 53 percent in a quarter. Shares rose 3 percent after hours.Facebook's ad...

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017 at 03:20 PM PST

Drone Footage Captures Final Touches to Apple Campus 2

Drone Footage Captures Final Touches to Apple Campus 2

Apple is once again making headlines, but not because of a new iPhone or computer.

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017 at 06:22 AM PST

Women Are, Very Slowly, Getting More Seats in the Boardroom

Women Are, Very Slowly, Getting More Seats in the Boardroom

The number of women sitting at the table in corporate boardrooms across the country is rising very slowly, but it's rising. Just over 15 percent of all director seats at publicly traded U.S. companies were held...

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017 at 11:16 AM PST

Fed Leaves Key Rate Unchanged at Time of Uncertainty

Fed Leaves Key Rate Unchanged at Time of Uncertainty

The Federal Reserve has left its key interest rate unchanged at a time of solid economic gains but also heightened uncertainty surrounding the new Trump administration. The Fed said in a statement ending its...

Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017 at 07:02 AM PST

Wells Fargo Denies Loans to Protected Immigrants: Suit

Wells Fargo Denies Loans to Protected Immigrants: Suit

A federal lawsuit filed Monday accuses banking giant Wells Fargo of illegally denying student loans to young immigrants who are protected from deportation and allowed to work and study in the U.S. under a...

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