| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:58 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- As Twitter made public its stealth filing for an initial public offering, it parted with some of its Silicon Valley brethren by saying it would only issue one class of shares, meaning it plans to give all shareholders a vote.
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Not one but two secret floating barges have now been tied to Google, but what could they be?
In the past week, the Mountain View, Calif., tech giant was linked to a company that has leased out a hangar in the middle of San Francisco Bay where it is...
| 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...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 10:28 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Google executives got a steep discount on jet fuel from the federal government for their fleet of private aircraft over a six-year period, a new audit from the NASA inspector general says.
A company owned by tech billionaires Larry...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 5:08 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- For years, Google has been the search engine that connects people to all points on the Internet.
Now it also wants to be the company that connects people's homes to the Internet.
The search giant said Monday that it agreed to buy Nest...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 1:21 PM
When Sergey Brin isn't busy with Google Glass or making movie cameos, he also takes the time to invest hundreds of thousands of dollars in lab-grown meat.
The billionaire Google co-founder was recently revealed as the person funding a project by Dutch...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 8:34 AM
After reports that a young woman in China died after using her iPhone while it was plugged in and charging through a third-party USB adapter, Apple has announced a USB adapter trade-in program.
The Cupertino, Calif., tech giant will accept third-party...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 10:13 AM
We know Samsung is making a smartwatch, and now, we might know its name: the Galaxy Gear.
Earlier this year, Samsung confirmed that it was among the half-dozen companies developing a smartwatch, but since then, the South Korean tech giant hasn't said...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:12 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — On a recent afternoon, Homer Gaines hiked with girlfriend Tami Stillwell to the gusty peak of Angel Island in the San Francisco Bay, bent down on one knee and slipped a topaz and white-sapphire ring on her finger, capturing the...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 6:13 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- In another bombshell, top Android executive Hugo Barra is leaving Google to join Chinese phone maker Xiaomi.
That's according to a report in technology blog All Things D.
His departure comes on the heels of the revelation that...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 8:19 AM
T-Mobile is reportedly blocking employees from taking Sept. 20 off, a move that could indicate when the newest iPhone models will go on sale.
For weeks, reports have said that Apple will formally unveil the iPhone 5S and the low-cost iPhone 5C on Sept....
| Aug 29, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Men in the U.S. are just as likely as women to have their smartphones lost or stolen. But a survey released this week found that a greater percentage of men back-up their devices, install mobile anti-virus protection and enable theft-deterrence features....