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Bank of America to Pay $132M in SEC Case

Bank of America to Pay $132M in SEC Case

Bank of America has agreed to pay $131.8 million to settle Securities and Exchange Commission charges that... Read »

Dec 12, 2013
Facebook to Join S&P 500

Facebook to Join S&P 500

Facebook will join the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index, replacing technology supplier Teradyne Inc.,... Read »

Dec 11, 2013

Google's Most Searched Throughout the Years

Google's most searched terms from 2006 until today. View »

Dec 10, 2013
American, US Airways Complete Merger, Creating World's Biggest Airline

American, US Airways Complete Merger, Creating World's Biggest Airline

American Airlines has emerged from bankruptcy protection and US Airways culminated its long pursuit of a... Watch »

Dec 9, 2013
Wal-Mart Agrees to Contribute $25M to Settle Gas Can Lawsuits

Wal-Mart Agrees to Contribute $25M to Settle Gas Can Lawsuits

Wal-Mart has agreed to contribute about $25 million to settle unresolved lawsuits filed on behalf of... Read »

Dec 9, 2013
Tech Companies Fuel Silicon Valley Job Growth

Tech Companies Fuel Silicon Valley Job Growth

San Jose, like the rest of the country, has seen a boost in hiring, and a drop in the jobless rate thanks largely to... Watch »

Dec 6, 2013
Twitter Names First Female Board Member

Twitter Names First Female Board Member

Twitter has named Marjorie Scardino as a director, adding a woman to the all-white male board for which it's... Read »

Dec 5, 2013
Unemployment Rate May Be Larger Than We Think

Unemployment Rate May Be Larger Than We Think

The unemployment number is often thought of as an important economic barometers. However, Americans may not... Watch »

Dec 5, 2013
Cyber Monday Nets Record $1.74B

Cyber Monday Nets Record $1.74B

Shoppers bought online at the heaviest rate ever Monday, according to research firm comScore Inc., The... Read »

Dec 4, 2013
Record Crowds Over Weekend, But Spending Declined

Record Crowds Over Weekend, But Spending Declined

Retailers drew crowds with early discounts, however they failed to motivate shoppers to Read »

Dec 2, 2013
Sony SmartWatch 2: No Worries for Apple

Sony SmartWatch 2: No Worries for Apple

The Sony SmartWatch 2 has come out and apparently it's slow with a clunky interface, so Apple's rumored iWatch... Read »

Dec 1, 2013
Bay Area Encouraged to Shop on Small Business Saturday

Bay Area Encouraged to Shop on Small Business Saturday

For those working to cross off items on holiday shopping lists, many Bay Area stores are participating in... Watch »

Nov 30, 2013
FDA Tells 23andMe to Halt Sales of Genetic Test

FDA Tells 23andMe to Halt Sales of Genetic Test

The Food and Drug Administration has ordered Google-backed genetic test maker 23andMe to halt sales of... Watch »

Nov 25, 2013
Shoppers Crowd Bay Area Malls on Black Friday

Shoppers Crowd Bay Area Malls on Black Friday

Shoppers were out in full force on Black Friday, but not just at big box stores. They flocked to the malls too. Watch »

Nov 30, 2013
Unemployment Hits Record Low in Parts of Bay Area

Unemployment Hits Record Low in Parts of Bay Area

Unemployment rates dropped in California this fall, with some areas in the Bay Area reportedly reaching record lows,... Read »

Nov 22, 2013
Stocks Surge, Dow Closes Above 16,000 for 1st Time

Stocks Surge, Dow Closes Above 16,000 for 1st Time

The Dow Jones industrial average has closed above 16,000 on Thursday for the first time ever, with stocks buoyed to... Read »

Nov 21, 2013
Jury Ends Day 2 of Samsung-Apple Deliberations

Jury Ends Day 2 of Samsung-Apple Deliberations

Silicon Valley jurors failed to reach a decision Wednesday and will return for a third day of deliberations... Read »

Nov 20, 2013
Nordstrom Closed on Thanksgiving to

Nordstrom Closed on Thanksgiving to "Celebrate One Holiday at a Time"

If you're in the habit of shopping for the holidays early and want to get a head start this year on... Read »

Nov 21, 2013
Jury to Decide How Much Samsung Owes Apple

Jury to Decide How Much Samsung Owes Apple

A Silicon Valley jury is set Tuesday to begin deciding behind closed doors how much Samsung Electronics owes... Read »

Nov 19, 2013
Stock Prices Soar

Stock Prices Soar

As the innovation hub of the world, the Bay Area is partially responsible for the record highs on Wall Watch »

Nov 18, 2013
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