| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Neel Kashkari announced his run for governor of California on Tuesday and then turned to the crowd to take a commemorative photo.
"Say cheese!” the multimillionaire Republican declared.
And all around the state of California, political...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:27 AM
Chinese computer maker Lenovo said it would pay $2.3 billion in cash and stock for IBM’s server business, a deal that comes nearly a decade after Lenovo bought IBM's ThinkPad unit that helped the Chinese firm eventually become the largest personal...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 11:18 AM
You may have thought that the entitlement culture among the high-tech elite was getting out of hand before, but it will be a long time before anything tops the ghastly outburst from venture capitalist Thomas Perkins appearing in Friday's Wall Street...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:18 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Google's deal to sell its Motorola Mobility unit to Lenovo for $2.9 billion delivered a double-barreled shocker to the tech industry as the sale promised to scramble the playing field for mobile devices.
The transaction marks an...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 10:31 AM
Hewlett-Packard has begun heavily promoting its Windows 7 PCs over those that run Windows 8, the newer but far less popular version of Microsoft's operating system.
The Palo Alto tech company recently updated its website to showcase computers running...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 7:21 PM
NEW YORK — Wall Street closed out an epic year with the stock market's best performance since 1995, fattening the retirement accounts for a generation of Americans crushed by the financial crisis just five years ago.
The 27% gain in the Dow...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Has the tablet revolution run out of steam?
Three years ago, Apple unveiled the first iPad, which had a bigger impact than anyone could have imagined. PC and laptop sales have been dropping, and for the first couple of years, sales of iPads regularly...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
John R. "Trip" Adler III
The gig: Adler, 29, is a founder and chief executive of Scribd, a YouTube for publishing in which anyone can upload documents and let others read and share them. With 80 million visitors a month, it's a popular destination....
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Texas has threatened to secede so often that a lot of blue America is thinking, yeah, sure, why not?
But it’s Silicon Valley where there is a “let my people go” discussion going on, ever since a businessman and Stanford lecturer...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Silicon Valley has rediscovered cybersecurity. The last time it was this focused on the field was in the 1990s. Two giants emerged from that generation: McAfee and Symantec.
These may well be the two security companies that remain the most...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:06 AM
General Motors Co. named its first female chief executive Tuesday, elevating Mary Barra, a former intern who over three decades rose to head the automaker’s global product development, to its top position.
Barra, 51, joins a handful of women,...