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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
Jury Hands Apple $120M Verdict in Samsung Patent Battle

Jury Hands Apple $120M Verdict in Samsung Patent Battle

A California jury has found that Samsung infringed Apple's smartphone patents and awarded Apple $120 million... Watch »

May 3, 2014
Feds, eBay Settle Antitrust Lawsuit

Feds, eBay Settle Antitrust Lawsuit

The Justice Department said Thursday that it has settled a lawsuit against eBay that accused the company... Read »

May 1, 2014
Safety, Legal Issues Force PG&E to Miss Earnings Estimates

Safety, Legal Issues Force PG&E to Miss Earnings Estimates

PG&E Corp. reported Thursday that its first-quarter profit fell as costs tied to its natural gas business... Read »

May 1, 2014
Toyota Moving U.S. Headquarters From California to Texas

Toyota Moving U.S. Headquarters From California to Texas

Toyota is moving its U.S. headquarters from California to Texas, and with it, it's moving about 3,000 jobs to... Watch »

Apr 28, 2014
Virgin America, KIA Pull Sponsorship From Clippers

Virgin America, KIA Pull Sponsorship From Clippers

Some of the Los Angeles Clippers' largest sponsors are severing their ties with the team in efforts to... Read »

Apr 28, 2014
Tech Companies Settle Workers' Lawsuit

Tech Companies Settle Workers' Lawsuit

Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe have settled a class-action lawsuit alleging they conspired to prevent... Read »

Apr 24, 2014
Apple Boosts Stock Buyback, Will Split Stock

Apple Boosts Stock Buyback, Will Split Stock

Apple plans to buy back an additional $30 billion of its stock, raise its quarterly dividend by 8 percent and split... Read »

Apr 23, 2014
Facebook CFO David Ebersman to Step Down

Facebook CFO David Ebersman to Step Down

Facebook's first-quarter earnings and revenue grew sharply, surpassing Wall Street's expectations thanks to an... Read »

Apr 23, 2014

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