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  • Facebook's status among investors and analysts changes: It's a darling

    Facebook's status among investors and analysts changes: It's a darling
    SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook Inc. has just one question for Wall Street: How do you like me now? Shares of the social network, which had fallen from favor after its disastrous public debut last year, hit new highs Tuesday, even as U.S. stocks ended...
  • Mobile-ad budgets rise 142% since 2011, study says

    Mobile-ad budgets rise 142% since 2011, study says
    Mobile-advertising budgets have surged 142% since 2011, according to a new study, as brand marketers seek to capitalize on consumers' love affair with smartphones and tablets. The Interactive Advertising Bureau study polled 300 top marketing executives,...
  • China may lift ban on Facebook, Twitter in Shanghai free-trade zone

    China may lift ban on Facebook, Twitter in Shanghai free-trade zone
    SAN FRANCISCO -- In what could be the toehold that Facebook has been looking for, the giant social network and other websites banned in China may be accessible in a free-trade zone that is being set up in Shanghai, according to a report in the South China...
  • Temporary staffing firm On Assignment booms as U.S. economy improves

    Temporary staffing firm On Assignment booms as U.S. economy improves
    Sometimes, employers aren't looking for a long-term, committed relationship. That's where On Assignment Inc. comes in. The Calabasas firm provides skilled employees — many of them in the technology field — to companies looking for...
  • Joy Covey dies at 50; as CFO, she helped take Amazon.com public

    Joy Covey dies at 50; as CFO, she helped take Amazon.com public
    Joy Covey, who helped take Amazon.com Inc. public as the Internet retailer's chief financial officer, died Wednesday when her bicycle collided with a van on a downhill stretch of road in San Mateo County. She was 50. Covey, who had been riding her...
  • Two executives leave ABC and ABC Family

    Two executives leave ABC and ABC Family
    Two senior executives are exiting Walt Disney Co.'s television operations. At ABC, John Saade, executive vice president of alternative and late-night programming, is leaving. No replacement was named, but Lisa Berger, a former top programming...
  • Joy Covey, ex-Amazon executive who helped take company public, dies

    Joy Covey, who helped take Amazon.com Inc. public as the Internet retailer’s chief financial officer, died Wednesday when her bicycle collided with a van  on a downhill stretch of road in San Mateo County. She was 50. Covey was riding her...
  • New California rules aim for transparency in online campaign material

    SACRAMENTO — Under new rules approved Thursday, the state hopes to help Californians determine whether political material they read online is a writer's own opinion or propaganda paid for by a campaign. Campaigns will now have to report when...
  • Rep. Goodlatte points online sales tax talks in wrong direction

    Rep. Goodlatte points online sales tax talks in wrong direction
    House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) drew cheers from brick-and-mortar retailers this week when he laid out seven principles to "guide discussion" of online sales taxes and "spark creative solutions." To the retailers, Goodlatte's...
  • MPAA hires two new executives to head its technology efforts

    MPAA hires two new executives to head its technology efforts
    The Motion Picture Assn. of America Inc., the trade group representing the major studios, has hired two new executives to head up its technology efforts. John McCoskey, a former chief technology officer at PBS,  joins the MPAA as executive vice...
  • MPAA report says Google, other search engines a major gateway to piracy

    MPAA report says Google, other search engines a major gateway to piracy
    A study released by the Motion Picture Assn. of America is taking aim at Google, alleging the Internet giant and other search engines are making it too easy for consumers to find pirated content online -- even when they're not looking for it. A study...