| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:14 AM
With fewer than nine hours left, an auction to have a fancy steakhouse lunch with Omaha billionaire Warren Buffett has received a top bid of $775,100 Friday.
The 14th charity auction closes at 7:30 p.m. Pacific time and raises money for Glide, a San...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Shares of Pandora Media Inc. tumbled Monday after reports surfaced that Apple Inc. had taken a key step toward launching its own music streaming service.
Warner Music Group has signed a publishing and recorded music licensing deal with Apple for its...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Pandora's stock sunk further Tuesday after anticipation grew that Apple Inc. is getting closer to launching a rival music streaming service and has deals with two major labels in place.
But Chief Financial Officer Mike Herring says he isn't worried...
| May 28, 2013
| 8:53 PM
Apple Inc.'s success at avoiding billions of dollars in U.S. taxes through some (apparently) legal maneuvers has tax pundits pointing their guns at the corporate tax system. The case has revived numerous hoary cures for the supposed evil of corporate...
| May 31, 2013
| 9:33 AM
WASHINGTON -- Ireland's ambassador to the U.S. declared Friday that his nation was not a tax haven for Apple Inc., formally disputing a congressional report that said company executives had negotiated a special low rate to shelter much of the firm's...
| May 20, 2013
| 2:04 PM
This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details
WASHINGTON -- Apple Inc. has used an elaborate web of offshore subsidiaries to avoid paying billions of dollars in U.S. taxes on $44 billion in foreign income over the past four years,...
| May 21, 2013
| 6:38 AM
WASHINGTON -- Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook and other company officials will be in a legendary hot seat Tuesday as they try to defend the company's tax practices -- in front of Sen. Carl Levin.
The veteran Michigan Democrat chairs the Senate's...
| May 21, 2013
| 9:22 AM
WASHINGTON — Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook strongly defended the company's tax practices Tuesday at a Senate hearing highlighting the technology giant's use of Irish subsidiaries to shelter billions of dollars in income from U.S. taxes....
| May 16, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Google Inc. upended the Internet with its search engine.
It launched its own email service, made roads and highways easier to navigate, developed the world's most popular operating system for mobile devices and took a shot at Apple Inc.'s iTunes with...
| May 17, 2013
| 8:00 AM
For decades we've been watching TV. Now a new generation of televisions is beginning to watch us.
Technological advances are giving the old clunky "boob tube" an I.Q. injection. Some of the new breed of smart TVs comes equipped with facial recognition...
| May 7, 2013
| 3:22 PM
Al Gore and Mitt Romney have little in common -- except, perhaps, their net worth.
Gore, the environmental activist and former U.S. vice president, has amassed a net worth that may exceed $200 million, according to an analysis by Bloomberg. That’s...