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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.

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 09:58 PM PDT

Judge Recommends Contested Giant Hawaii Telescope for Permit

Judge Recommends Contested Giant Hawaii Telescope for Permit

A construction permit should be granted for a giant telescope planned for a Hawaii mountain summit that some consider sacred, a hearings officer recommended Wednesday. Retired judge Riki May Amano, who is...

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 02:13 PM PDT

Sex Discrimination Cases at Silicon Valley Tech Companies

Sex Discrimination Cases at Silicon Valley Tech Companies

Add Binary Capital venture capital firm co-founder Justin Calbeck to a growing list of executives and companies in Silicon Valley faced with sexual discrimination charges.

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 06:54 PM PDT

Facebook Cafeteria Workers Unionize, Seeking Higher Wages

Facebook Cafeteria Workers  Unionize, Seeking Higher Wages

Around 500 cafeteria workers at Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park have elected to unionize in an effort to negotiate higher wages, health care benefits, and pensions.

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 07:21 PM PDT

Bay Area Braces For More Jobs, But Where Will Techies Live?

Bay Area Braces For More Jobs, But Where Will Techies Live?

The good news: More tech jobs are coming to the Bay Area, as companies like Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon and LinkedIn promise to grow in the years ahead. The bad news: Traffic is already really bad here, and...

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 01:55 PM PDT

TSA to Implement New, Stronger Airport Screening

TSA to Implement New, Stronger Airport Screening

The Transportation Security Administration is rolling out new and stronger screening methods for carry-on baggages at airports across the United States.

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