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Will Apple finally reveal its next big thing?

SAN FRANCISCO | Apple is poised to reveal its next big thing in a crucial attempt to prove its technological tastemakers still have the power to mesmerize the masses.

September 08, 2014 5:06 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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