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Aereo Suspends Service After Supreme Court Ruling

Aereo Suspends Service After Supreme Court Ruling

Online-streaming service Aereo Inc. is temporarily closing down its operation, three days after it was dealt... Read »

Jun 28, 2014
U.S. Gas Prices Rise Slightly to $3.71 a Gallon

U.S. Gas Prices Rise Slightly to $3.71 a Gallon

A survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the U.S. has risen by 2 cents over the last... Read »

Jun 23, 2014
Tesla May Be World's Most Important Car Company: Report

Tesla May Be World's Most Important Car Company: Report

Tesla riding high after a new report said it may be the world's most important car company. Read »

Jun 22, 2014
UPS to Consider Box Size in Ground-Shipping Prices

UPS to Consider Box Size in Ground-Shipping Prices

UPS says it will consider box size when setting prices for ground shipment of parcels within the U.S. and Canada. Read »

Jun 17, 2014
Elon Musk's SolarCity to Buy Panel-Maker Silevo

Elon Musk's SolarCity to Buy Panel-Maker Silevo

SolarCity, one of the nation's largest installers of rooftop solar systems, is buying Silevo, a solar... Read »

Jun 17, 2014
Dunkin' Donuts to Open Location in Modesto

Dunkin' Donuts to Open Location in Modesto

Fresh on the heels of locations announced in Southern California, Dunkin' Donuts will also open in Modesto. Read »

Jun 11, 2014
Amazon to Launch Local Services Marketplace This Year: Report

Amazon to Launch Local Services Marketplace This Year: Report

Amazon later this year plans to launch a marketplace for local services that provides information that... Read »

Jun 10, 2014
United Frequent Flier Program to Reward Big Spenders

United Frequent Flier Program to Reward Big Spenders

Travelers who fly the most and pay the most will soon earn more miles on United Airlines'... Read »

Jun 10, 2014
Verizon Signals It Could Hire 700 in San Jose

Verizon Signals It Could Hire 700 in San Jose

Verizon has signed a lease for 136,000 square feet of office space in North San Jose, where it could... Read »

Jun 3, 2014
SF Coffee Chain Vows to Stop Tracking Customers' Devices

SF Coffee Chain Vows to Stop Tracking Customers' Devices

Popular San Francisco coffee chain Philz Coffee had been using an analytics firm to track activities -- anonymously... Read »

May 29, 2014
Drugmaker Pfizer Drops $118B Bid to Buy British Pharma Company

Drugmaker Pfizer Drops $118B Bid to Buy British Pharma Company

Drugmaker Pfizer has abandoned its bid to buy British pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca for nearly $118 billion. Read »

May 26, 2014
Campbell's Pruneyard Back on the Market

Campbell's Pruneyard Back on the Market

The "mixed-use gem" in the West Valley, 27 acres of offices, retail and a hotel, is up for a rare sale. Watch »

May 23, 2014
Hewlett-Packard to Cut 11,000 to 16,000 More Jobs

Hewlett-Packard to Cut 11,000 to 16,000 More Jobs

Hewlett-Packard says it is cutting another 11,000 to 16,000 jobs, above a target of 34,000 the company outlined in a... Read »

May 23, 2014
Gas Prices Down 3 Cents, SF Most Expensive in U.S.

Gas Prices Down 3 Cents, SF Most Expensive in U.S.

The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the U.S. has dropped 3 cents over the past two weeks. Read »

May 18, 2014
AT&T Agrees to Buy DirecTV in $48.5B Deal

AT&T Agrees to Buy DirecTV in $48.5B Deal

AT&T Inc. on Sunday agreed to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion, or $95 per share, a move that gives telecommunications... Read »

May 18, 2014
AT&T Closes in on DirecTV With $50B Deal

AT&T Closes in on DirecTV With $50B Deal

AT&T is close to announcing that it will buy the No. 1 U.S. satellite TV operator DirecTV, in the... Read »

May 18, 2014
Businesses Priced Out of SF Move to East Bay

Businesses Priced Out of SF Move to East Bay

Over 300,000 square feet of office space in the East Bay has been leased by San Francisco-based companies priced out... Read »

May 14, 2014
Oracle Asks Court to Reinstate $1.3B SAP Verdict

Oracle Asks Court to Reinstate $1.3B SAP Verdict

A federal appeals court indicated that the bitter legal tussle between business software maker Oracle Read »

May 13, 2014
What to Know About Alibaba's IPO

What to Know About Alibaba's IPO

Chinese Internet giant Alibaba filed for a $1 billion IPO on Tuesday, much lower than markets had expected, NBC News... Read »

May 6, 2014
Airlines Making Less Money Off Baggage Fees

Airlines Making Less Money Off Baggage Fees

The government reported Monday that U.S. airlines raised $3.35 billion from bag fees in 2013, down 4 percent... Read »

May 5, 2014
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