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Monday, Jul 31, 2017 at 02:41 PM PDT

Startups Launch Into California's Marijuana Industry

Startups Launch Into California's Marijuana Industry

As local municipalities grapple with the legalities of enforcing and regulating a newly legalized industry, business ideas continue to flow from the Bay Area’s startup crowd.

Monday, Jul 31, 2017 at 02:08 PM PDT

Discovery to Buy Scripps Networks for Nearly $12B

Discovery to Buy Scripps Networks for Nearly $12B

Discovery Communications will buy Scripps Networks for close to $12 billion, tying together two powerful stables of TV shows ranging from Animal Planet to the Food Network. The deal, announced Monday, puts...

Monday, Jul 31, 2017 at 09:25 AM PDT

With Uber in Turmoil, Lyft's Ridership Surpasses All of 2016

With Uber in Turmoil, Lyft's Ridership Surpasses All of 2016

Ride-hailing service Lyft carried more passengers through June this year than it did in all of last year as it capitalized on missteps at Uber.

Saturday, Jul 29, 2017 at 04:59 PM PDT

Companies Say Apple Removed Their Privacy Apps From China

Companies Say Apple Removed Their Privacy Apps From China

China appears to have succeeded in eliminating software programs that enable its people to view an uncensored internet. Companies that let people avoid the government filters said Saturday that their programs...

Friday, Jul 28, 2017 at 11:36 AM PDT

Wells Fargo Paying $80 Million Over Customer Car Insurance

Wells Fargo Paying $80 Million Over Customer Car Insurance

Wells Fargo is paying $80 million to customers who the bank signed up and charged for auto insurance that they did not want or need. The bank said Friday that roughly 570,000 customers were affected and will be...

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 05:30 PM PDT

Apple Kills iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle as Music Moves to Phones

Apple Kills iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle as Music Moves to Phones

The iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle have played their final notes for Apple. The company discontinued sales of the two music players Thursday in a move reflecting the waning popularity of the devices in an era...

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 04:28 PM PDT

Apple Ordered to Pay $506M in Wisconsin Patent Infringement

Apple Ordered to Pay $506M in Wisconsin Patent Infringement

A judge has ordered computer-maker Apple Inc. to pay more than $506 million in a patent infringement case brought by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation after the two sides agreed on final damages.

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 04:28 PM PDT

Twitter Reports 2Q Loss; User Base Unchanged From 1Q

Twitter Reports 2Q Loss; User Base Unchanged From 1Q

Twitter Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $116.5 million in its second quarter.

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 01:56 PM PDT

Forbes: Amazon CEO Bezos Was Briefly the World's Richest Man

Forbes: Amazon CEO Bezos Was Briefly the World's Richest Man

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos briefly became the world's richest man Thursday in Forbes magazine's tracking of wealth, as stock in his e-commerce company hit an all-time high. Microsoft founder Bill Gates reclaimed the...

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 11:59 PM PDT

Google Doles Out $820 Million For 52 Sunnyvale Properties

Google Doles Out $820 Million For 52 Sunnyvale Properties

Google has snatched up 52 Sunnyvale properties, shelling out a whopping $820 million on the acquisitions.

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