| Dec 15, 2009
| 4:34 PM
Bing, the nearly 6-month old search engine from Microsoft Corp., has steadily been capturing more and more of the Web search market. But instead from stealing users from market leader Google Inc., Bing is still siphoning them from ally Yahoo....
| Dec 22, 2009
| 4:34 PM
A worker walks into Yahoo headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif. Except for "essential functions," Yahoo said it was shutting down for a week starting Dec. 25. Credit: Paul Sakuima/Associated Press Yahoo Inc. is closing down for a week over the holidays to...
| Jun 15, 2010
How about this for a Starbucks order: venti cappuccino with soy milk, two squirts of vanilla syrup — and a side of free Internet.
Starting July 1, Starbucks will offer free wireless Internet at all its 6,700 company-operated locations in the U.S.,...
| Dec 23, 2009
Yahoo Inc. is closing down for a week over the holidays to save money, but experts said the shutdown is par for the course in Silicon Valley.
The Internet company is mandating that most of its employees worldwide, except for those responsible for...
| Dec 26, 2009
When Samih Toukan and Hussam Khoury started Maktoob.com as an Arabic e-mail service 10 years ago, they had a modest office in Amman, Jordan, and little support from friends and family who could not imagine anyone using the Internet in Arabic.
| Jan 25, 2011
| 12:07 AM
SAN FRANCISCO ( KTLA) -- Yahoo is laying off another 100 to 150 workers.
The job cuts made Tuesday represent about 1 percent of Yahoo's work force of roughly 13,500 workers.
The latest payroll reductions come just six weeks after Yahoo laid off 600...
| May 10, 2011
| 10:19 AM
(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp plans to buy Internet phone service Skype for $8.5 billion in its biggest-ever acquisition, placing a rich bet on mobile and the Internet to try to best rivals such as Google Inc.
In a deal that took about a month from offer to...
| Dec 29, 2010
| 3:30 PM
SEATTLE ( KTLA) -- Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has re-filed his lawsuit against Facebook, Google and nine other companies, claiming they infringed on his patented Web technology.
Interval Licensing, which was based in Seattle and is not...
| Sep 14, 2010
Broken Record: Music in the Download Era is a series of occasional articles.
As the buzz surrounding Google Inc.'s efforts to jump into the digital music market rose to a roar late August, one name kept surfacing about the person who might lead it ...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 11:19 AM
Facebook, the world's biggest social networking website, is set to launch a new feature next week, possibly in the mobile or tablet arena, its CEO said.
Chief Executive and founder Mark Zuckerberg told reporters in a visit to Facebook's Seattle office on...
| Oct 30, 2011
Master brander Donald Trump has sold his custom estate in Rancho Palos Verdes for $7.15 million.
Located at Trump National Golf Course, which he owns and operates, the 11,000-square-foot Mediterranean mansion features a game room with a bar that is a...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 12:39 PM
For advocates of gender equality, this week's ouster of two of corporate America's most powerful women served as a reminder of how little progress U.S. companies have made in promoting women to executive positions.
In particular, Yahoo Inc.'s decision to...