| Aug 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
On a recent day at work in a San Francisco loft, Moncef Belyamani was sporting a hipster "LOVE" T-shirt and riffing, with obsessive detail, on the evolution of vinyl record production.
The Android coder and sometime dance-club DJ wrapped up by...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Simon Cowell is expecting a baby with New York socialite Lauren Silverman, the estranged wife of one of the talent-show judge's good friends — that according to several reports out Wednesday.
Seems that as Lauren, 36, and her real-estate mogul...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 9:56 AM
AOL Inc. on Friday plans to lay off 350 employees who work for the tech company's Patch local news websites, Chief Executive Officer Tim Armstrong said in a conference call with AOL staff.
An additional 150 workers could lose their jobs by October,...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:20 AM
Elliott joined a gym in 2004. That was the easy part. Canceling his membership, as he recently discovered, is a lot harder.
There are lots of good reasons to join a gym or fitness club, not least the fact that we increasingly eat too much and don't...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:03 PM
This has been a tough year for emerging-markets investors.
Fueled by unrest in Brazil and a sluggish economy in China, the broad MSCI emerging-markets index is down 14% this year. The drop has been led by stock market sell-offs in Brazil (-26% in...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — The sound system was on the fritz in Russian technology billionaire Yuri Milner's $100-million, 30,000-square-foot mansion in Silicon Valley.
Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres had been served. The guests had taken their seats in Milner'...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Sarah Jessica Parker couldn't help but wonder what it would be like to collaborate with footwear designer Manolo Blahnik, and Carrie Bradshaw would be shaking in her sky-high boots right about now. (Cue Bradshaw yelp of excitement!)
The "Sex and the...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 9:04 AM
The once-inconspicuous Paltalk, the least known of the technology companies said to be involved in the National Security Agency’s PRISM surveillance program, released a video-chat application for iPad and Android tablets on Monday.
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:13 PM
After months of talks with rights-holders, operators of some of the largest online advertising networks announced the steps they'll take to try to cut off online piracy hotbeds from the flow of marketing dollars. Their voluntary best practices drew praise...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 1:30 PM
A normal Internet user might start off the day catching up on the latest news by visiting Yahoo's homepage, going to a service such as Google News or running through a list of bookmarked websites.
But there's another option that makes the experience of...
| Mar 23, 2013
The early years of Andy Spade's influence on the fashion world are well-documented: In 1993, he helped launch the Kate Spade handbag line with his future wife (the eponymous Kate). That was followed in 1996 by the Jack Spade line of utilitarian men's...