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Friday, Jan 1, 2016 at 08:24 PM PST

Passengers Outraged by Uber's NYE Surge Pricing

Passengers Outraged by Uber's NYE Surge Pricing

Disgruntled Uber customers are lashing out on social media after being hit with exceptionally high surge prices on New Year’s Eve, with some users claiming the increased rates “take advantage” of people...

Thursday, Dec 31, 2015 at 01:07 PM PST

Twitter Revises Policy Banning Threats and Abuse

Twitter Revises Policy Banning Threats and Abuse

Twitter has revised its rules of conduct to emphasize that it prohibits violent threats and abusive behavior by users, promising a tough stance at a time when critics are calling for the online service to adopt...

Wednesday, Dec 30, 2015 at 12:27 PM PST

Icahn Outbids Bridgestone to Buy Pep Boys for $1 Billion

Icahn Outbids Bridgestone to Buy Pep Boys for $1 Billion

Pep Boys will be acquired by Carl Icahn for $1 billion, ending a weeks-long bidding war with the Japanese tire company Bridgestone.
The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of next year.

Tuesday, Dec 29, 2015 at 01:24 PM PST

Biotech Company Formerly Run by Shkreli to Appeal Nasdaq Delisting

Biotech Company Formerly Run by Shkreli to Appeal Nasdaq Delisting

KaloBios, the biotech company formerly run by Martin Shkreli, says that it is appealing a decision by Nasdaq to delist the company from its stock market. San Francisco-based KaloBios was notified last week that...

Wednesday, Dec 23, 2015 at 09:26 PM PST

Nasdaq to Delist Bay Area Company Run by Shkreli

Nasdaq to Delist Bay Area Company Run by Shkreli

One of the biotech companies run by Martin Shkreli, the reviled drug price-gouger charged with securities fraud last week, was informed Wednesday that its stock will be delisted by Nasdaq because of Shkreli's...

Wednesday, Dec 16, 2015 at 07:08 PM PST

Fed Raises Interest Rate: What It Means for Us

Fed Raises Interest Rate: What It Means for Us

No surprise, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time in almost a decade because of the improving economy. Wall Street liked Wednesday’s announcement: the Dow went up 224 points and...

Friday, Dec 11, 2015 at 05:50 AM PST

$130B Megadeal: Dow, DuPont to Merge

$130B Megadeal: Dow, DuPont to Merge

Chemical giants DuPont and Dow Chemical agreed to merge in a $130 billion all-stock deal. The company would be renamed DowDuPont then split itself into three independent publicly traded companies focused...

Thursday, Dec 10, 2015 at 03:34 AM PST

Small Number of Staff Behind Scandal: VW

Small Number of Staff Behind Scandal: VW

Volkswagen believes that only a small number of employees were behind the emissions scandal, but its board chairman said Thursday the company is still investigating and suggested the probe will not exclude...

Wednesday, Dec 9, 2015 at 04:18 PM PST

Nordstrom, J.C. Penney, Others Settle False Labeling Lawsuit

Nordstrom, J.C. Penney, Others Settle False Labeling Lawsuit

Nordstrom, J.C. Penney, Bed Bath and Beyond, and Backcountry.com agreed to pay penalties totaling $1.3 million for falsely labeling fibers in some of their products, according to the Federal Trade...

Wednesday, Dec 9, 2015 at 02:35 AM PST

Toyota Starts Sales of 4th Generation Prius Hybrid

Toyota Starts Sales of 4th Generation Prius Hybrid

Toyota said Wednesday it expects annual sales of its newly-released fourth generation Prius hybrid to reach as many as 350,000 vehicles despite a big drop in oil prices making traditional gasoline cars cheap to...

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