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Mark Zuckerberg Selling Millions of Facebook Shares

Mark Zuckerberg Selling Millions of Facebook Shares

Facebook and its chief executive Mark Zuckerberg are selling a combined 70 million shares of Class A stock, as... Read »

Dec 20, 2013
Honda Tops Insurance Industry's Shrinking Safety List

Honda Tops Insurance Industry's Shrinking Safety List

Honda Motor Co. has topped the insurance industry's annual list of the safest new vehicles, according to... Read »

Dec 19, 2013
Louisiana Has Nation's Worst Drivers, Survey Finds

Louisiana Has Nation's Worst Drivers, Survey Finds

It looks like motorists who suffer from road rage should avoid Louisian, home to the worst drivers in... Read »

Dec 17, 2013
Many Private College Presidents Earn $1M

Many Private College Presidents Earn $1M

Presidents at 42 private colleges scaled the $1 million annual mark in total pay and benefits in 2011 — a... Read »

Dec 16, 2013
Ford to Launch 23 New Models, Add 11,000 Jobs Next Year

Ford to Launch 23 New Models, Add 11,000 Jobs Next Year

Ford Mustang plans to release 23 new models next year, according to Joe Hinrichs, Ford's president of the Americas. Read »

Dec 12, 2013
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
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