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HP to Pay $32.5M to Settle Postal Service Dispute

HP to Pay $32.5M to Settle Postal Service Dispute

Hewlett-Packard Co. has agreed to pay $32.5 million to settle allegations it overcharged the U.S. Postal Service for... Read »

Aug 1, 2014
California's Historic Drought May Run Breweries Dry

California's Historic Drought May Run Breweries Dry

NBC Bay Area's Ian Cull examines how California's severe drought can affect the taste, production and price of beer... Watch »

Aug 2, 2014
FedEx Pleads Not Guilty to Shipping Drugs for Illegal Pharmacies

FedEx Pleads Not Guilty to Shipping Drugs for Illegal Pharmacies

FedEx has plead not guilty to felony drug distribution charges related to accusations of working with illegal inter... Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
Apple Earnings at Highest Rate in 2 Years

Apple Earnings at Highest Rate in 2 Years

Apple's growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
Reality Check: Uber Prices

Reality Check: Uber Prices

Ride-sharing service Uber recently announced it would slash prices by as much as 25 percent. Watch »

Jul 18, 2014
Tax Credits Could Attract Tesla Factory to California

Tax Credits Could Attract Tesla Factory to California

Big tax credits are available to Tesla now in California, where Gov. Jerry Brown and other officials hope the elect... Read »

Jul 12, 2014
Samsung Says It's Losing Money Because of China

Samsung Says It's Losing Money Because of China

Samsung says its disappointing earnings are because of increased competition in China and slow smartphone growth. Read »

Jul 8, 2014
Heald College, WyoTech To Be Sold In Bay Area

Heald College, WyoTech To Be Sold In Bay Area

School's soon to be out for Heald College and WyoTech in the Bay Area, after owner Corinthian Colleges Inc. revealed... Read »

Jul 8, 2014
Uber Delivers Ice Cream

Uber Delivers Ice Cream

Ride-providing company Uber on Friday provided ice cream to its customers. Read »

Jul 19, 2014
Who Bought All the Bitcoin? It's Tim

Who Bought All the Bitcoin? It's Tim "Six Californias" Draper

Well-known Bay Area-based tech entrepreneur Tim Draper was the man who purchased from the federal government the... Read »

Jul 3, 2014
Regulators Accuse T-Mobile of Bogus Billing

Regulators Accuse T-Mobile of Bogus Billing

T-Mobile US became the target of a federal investigation and lawsuit Tuesday amid allegations that it bilked potent... Watch »

Jul 2, 2014
Google Buys Music Streaming Service Songza

Google Buys Music Streaming Service Songza

In an effort to play a role in the online music business, Google has acquired streaming music service Songza, Reute... Read »

Jul 1, 2014
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 an... 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 two... 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 panel manufac... 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 encompasses... 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' frequent-flier program.... Read »

Jun 10, 2014

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