| Nov 21, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Internet radio company Pandora Media Inc. reported third-quarter sales that exceeded analysts' expectations as mobile advertising grew by more than half. But the company swung to a net loss as it spent more on marketing, sales and product development. ...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:05 AM
In a building on the north side of Microsoft Corp.'s Redmond, Wash., campus, there is much talk of stopping the bad guys.
By that, the Microsoft employees do not mean Google Inc., Apple Inc. or Amazon.com Inc.
Rather, the investigators, forensics...
| 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...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:42 PM
... Well, maybe not so excellent.
In the latest installments of the Los Angeles Unified School District's $1-billion marketing venture with Apple Inc. -- excuse me, I meant its visionary effort to equip every pupil with 21st century educational...
| 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 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Large-cap growth funds have held up better than most other types of stock funds in 2011.
Previously ignored, big-name companies that have rapidly rising earnings become more attractive in uncertain times than their riskier small-cap counterparts....
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:21 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Has Apple Inc. regained its cool factor?
The company announced in a news release Monday that it sold 9 million new iPhones over the weekend. That number blew past its previous records, trounced nearly all expectations on Wall...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:40 AM
The founder of Newport Beach-based Pacific Investment Co. (PIMCO) and his wife have pledged to give their fortune to charity before they die, according to published reports.
Bill and Sue Gross, who have an estimated wealth of $2 billion, plan to...
| 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...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:54 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Apple Inc.'s fourth-quarter earnings and revenue exceeded Wall Street's expectations as sales of iPhones soared. But there were some signs of struggle for iPad sales, which remained flat.
The diverging fortunes of its two marquee...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:06 PM
Apple Inc. announced earnings largely in line with Wall Street's expectations as sales of iPhones climbed while the iPad remained flat.
The company reported revenue in the fourth quarter of its 2013 fiscal year of $37.5 billion, up from $35.97 billion a...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:14 PM
SACRAMENTO -- A Bay Area man pleaded no contest Monday to charges stemming from his threat to kill state Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) because he was angry that the lawmaker had introduced gun control bills.
Everett Basham, who authorities say was...