| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:10 AM
After months of bitter fighting over the future of computer maker Dell Inc., Carl Icahn said in a sharply worded letter Monday that he was giving up.
That appears to clear the way for Chief Executive Michael Dell to take the company he founded...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:12 PM
NEW YORK — The stock market's all-star team has some new players.
Leaving the Dow Jones industrial average is aluminum giant Alcoa Inc., computer-maker Hewlett-Packard Co. and financial behemoth Bank of America Corp. Joining the index of 30 blue-...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Apple Inc.'s 2013 iPhone event has come and gone.
The company announced a new iPhone 5s with a super-fast processor, upgraded camera and fingerprint scanning technology. Apple also revealed the new iPhone 5c with a plastic coating and steel frame. ...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Apple Inc. is responsible for some of the best commercials of all time, but this year it has sorely been off its game. And its latest commercial isn't going to help change that.
The ad is for the company's new iPhone 5c, a plastic version of Apple's...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:38 PM
BEIJING — If Nicole Zhou reflects how the Chinese feel about Apple Inc.'s latest iPhones, the technology giant may have a huge struggle on its hands winning consumers over in the world's biggest smartphone market.
One day after the Cupertino,...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:15 PM
Steve Jobs' childhood home — where the first Apple computers were created — has been added to the list of historic properties in Los Altos.
The Los Altos Historical Commission voted unanimously Monday night to designate the home at 2066...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:35 AM
It looks as though the introduction of Apple Inc.'s new streaming music service hasn't thrown Pandora Media Inc.'s rhythm off.
Oakland-based Pandora said people spent 1.47 billion hours listening to its Internet radio offering in October, an increase of...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Dick Costolo doesn't fit the profile of a typical tech start-up chief executive.
He's not a twentysomething college dropout. He didn't start Twitter Inc. in his dorm room. And he doesn't wear a hoodie.
At 50, with a balding...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Bestselling author Scott Turow is back with a new legal thriller, "Identical" -- look for our review in the Sunday Los Angeles Times -- and making the talk show rounds. On "CBS This Morning," he talked about the book and its origins, then turned to...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Xbox Music, Microsoft Corp.'s entry into the ever-expanding music-streaming industry, will introduce applications for Android and iOS devices and allow free streaming on the Web, the company said Sunday.
Microsoft launched Xbox Music about a year ago,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Pandora Media Inc., the Internet radio giant, has hired former aQuantive head and Microsoft Corp. executive Brian McAndrews as its chief executive, president and chairman as it fends off growing competition and tries to increase revenue from advertising....