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Apple's stock bounces back to hit a new high (copy)

Apple's stock bounces back to hit a new high (copy)

SAN FRANCISCO | Apple's stock touched a new high Wednesday, reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the competition and expand the technological hit factory built by the late Steve Jobs.

August 20, 2014 3:34 pm
Facebook to let teens share with bigger audience

Facebook to let teens share with bigger audience

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is now allowing teenagers to share their posts on the social network with anyone on the Internet, raising the risks of minors leaving a digital trail that could lead to trouble.

October 20, 2013 12:15 pm
Apple hires Burberry CEO to boost store sales

Apple hires Burberry CEO to boost store sales

Apple is entrusting the elegant stores that help define its brand to Angela Ahrendts, a respected executive who blended fashion sense with technological savvy to establish Burberry as a mark of luxury and success.

October 19, 2013 2:00 pm

Google snaps up Waze to add to mapping service

SAN FRANCISCO | Google is buying online mapping service Waze in a $1.03 billion deal that keeps a potentially valuable tool away from its rivals while allowing it to gain technology that could improve the accuracy and usefulness of its own popular navigation system.

June 11, 2013 3:49 pm

Yahoo takes big leap with $1.1B deal for Tumblr

SAN FRANCISCO | Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet pioneer that had fallen behind the times.

May 20, 2013 5:40 pm

Bing to duel Google with Facebook-friendly format

SAN FRANCISCO | Microsoft's Bing search engine is heading in a new direction as it drills deeper into Facebook's social network and Twitter's messaging service to showcase information unlikely to be found on Google.

May 11, 2012 12:00 am

LinkedIn's 4Q revenue doubles, and stock soars

LinkedIn provided further evidence of online networking's popularity and moneymaking potential with a fourth-quarter performance that got a glowing review on Wall Street.

February 09, 2012 5:45 pm

Google's convoluted search for China compromise

SAN FRANCISCO | Shedding China's shackles on free speech is proving to be easier said than done for Google Inc.

February 14, 2010 12:00 am

Google, Apple spar in high-tech heavyweight battle

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. | The once-cuddly relationship between Google Inc. and Apple Inc. is morphing into a prickly power struggle as the ambitions and ideas of the technology trendsetters increasingly collide.

January 10, 2010 12:00 am

Internet advertising on the comeback trail

SAN FRANCISCO | After bogging down in the recession, Internet advertising is regaining the momentum that has made it the decade's most disruptive marketing machine.

October 21, 2009 12:00 am

Microsoft, Yahoo team up to ding Google with Bing

SAN FRANCISCO | Microsoft Corp. has finally roped Yahoo Inc. into an Internet search partnership, capping a convoluted pursuit that dragged on for years and setting the stage for them to make a joint assault against the dominance of Google Inc.

July 30, 2009 12:00 am

Google's operating system escalates Microsoft duel

SUN VALLEY, Idaho | Google Inc. is hoping to gain greater control over how personal computers work with its plans to develop a free operating system that will attack Microsoft Corp.'s golden goose -- its long-dominant Windows franchise.

July 09, 2009 6:45 am

After IBM dalliance, Sun goes to Oracle for $7.4B

SAN FRANCISCO | Oracle Corp. snapped up computer server and software maker Sun Microsystems Inc. for $7.4 billion Monday, trumping rival IBM Corp.'s attempt to buy one of Silicon Valley's best known -- and most troubled -- companies.

April 21, 2009 12:00 am

Google's search for savings boosts 1Q profit 9 pct

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The recession is prodding Google Inc. to grow up faster than a lot of people anticipated.

April 18, 2009 12:00 am

Google reigns as world's most powerful 10-year-old

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. | When Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded Google Inc. on Sept. 7, 1998, they had little more than their ingenuity, four computers and an investor's $100,000 bet on their belief that an Internet search engine could change the world.

September 07, 2008 12:00 am
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