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Phony Buyout Story Sends Twitter Stock Briefly Higher

Phony Buyout Story Sends Twitter Stock Briefly Higher

Twitter's stock briefly spiked on Tuesday after a fake story said the short messaging service received a $31 billion... Read »

Jul 14, 2015
Computer System Failures Spark Concerns of Cyber Attack

Computer System Failures Spark Concerns of Cyber Attack

Three high profile computer systems failed Wednesday, temporarily crippling the New York Stock Exchange, United... Watch »

Jul 8, 2015
Startup Set to Sell 3-D Printed Cars Next Year

Startup Set to Sell 3-D Printed Cars Next Year

An Arizona startup has announced they will sell the first 3-D printed car beginning in 2016. Local Motors said there Read »

Jul 8, 2015
China's Plunging Stock Market Causes Concerns for Millions of Investors

China's Plunging Stock Market Causes Concerns for Millions of...

Recent falls in the Chinese stock market have caused panic for millions in that country as they remain unsure of the... Read »

Jul 7, 2015
Student Loan Rates Drop, But For How Long?

Student Loan Rates Drop, But For How Long?

More than 1.2 trillion dollars in student loans are taken out by more than 40 million consumers, with an average... Watch »

Jul 7, 2015
PETA Goes After Gap For Selling Fur

PETA Goes After Gap For Selling Fur

PETA is putting Gap under fire for selling fur through its Intermix brand. Read »

Jul 7, 2015
Final Women's World Cup Match Most Watched U.S. Soccer Game

Final Women's World Cup Match Most Watched U.S. Soccer Game

The US Women's soccer team broke the record for most World Cup wins when they notched their third championship... Read »

Jul 6, 2015
America on 4 Wheels: Muscle Cars Rule Again

America on 4 Wheels: Muscle Cars Rule Again

After years of hand-wringing over fuel economy, Americans are once again buying flashy, powerful muscle cars —... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Vet24seven App Gives Pet Owners Anytime Access to Veterinarians

Vet24seven App Gives Pet Owners Anytime Access to Veterinarians

Pet owners now have anytime access to veterinarians thanks to a new mobile app. Watch »

Jul 3, 2015
Nike Chairman, Co-Founder Phil Knight to Step Down in 2016

Nike Chairman, Co-Founder Phil Knight to Step Down in 2016

Nike co-founder Phil Knight will step down from his position as chairman of the sportswear juggernaut in 2016, the... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
What's Going on in Greece? And How It Affects You

What's Going on in Greece? And How It Affects You

Monday's stock slide has investors nervously awaiting Tuesday's opening bell amid the Greek Crisis and an emerging... Watch »

Jun 30, 2015
Uber's Tracking Policy Draws Complaint from Watchdog Group

Uber's Tracking Policy Draws Complaint from Watchdog Group

The Electronic Privacy Information Center has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission over Uber's plan... Watch »

Jun 22, 2015
Action Needed Now to Slow Climate Change: WH

Action Needed Now to Slow Climate Change: WH

Failure to act on climate change could cause an estimated 57,000 deaths a year in the United States from poor air... Read »

Jun 23, 2015
Starbucks Will Close La Boulange

Starbucks Will Close La Boulange

Twenty-three La Boulange shops in the Bay Area will soon close, a decision made by parent company Starbucks. Read »

Jun 17, 2015
Kirkland's Monogrammed Mugs Recalled

Kirkland's Monogrammed Mugs Recalled

Kirkland's monogrammed coffee mugs are under recall because they can spark if used in a microwave. Read »

Jun 12, 2015
Tesla Rents Former Solyndra Factory in Fremont: Report

Tesla Rents Former Solyndra Factory in Fremont: Report

Tesla has rented the 500,000-square-foot factory in Fremont that was the former home of Solyndra, according to the... Read »

Jun 12, 2015
Starbucks Mobile Order Service Expands to Bay Area

Starbucks Mobile Order Service Expands to Bay Area

Want to order Starbucks with the touch of a smartphone? There’s an app feature for that. Read »

Jun 16, 2015
Padmasree Warriors Leaving Cisco

Padmasree Warriors Leaving Cisco

A Silicon Valley shakeup. ONe of the most powerful people in the tech industry is stepping away from one of the... Watch »

Jun 4, 2015
Calif. Assembly Approves Bill Regulating Bitcoin

Calif. Assembly Approves Bill Regulating Bitcoin

California would regulate businesses that hold bitcoin and other virtual currency in a way similar to banks, under... Read »

Jun 4, 2015
Bay Area Company Sees Spike in Rescue Insurance

Bay Area Company Sees Spike in Rescue Insurance

It sounds like something out of the movies, but it could be the next big thing: ripcord insurance. It's a promise to Watch »

Jun 2, 2015

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