| Jul 24, 2014
(BPT) - These days, more is expected of working families than ever before. Families with two working parents are now the norm, and in addition to full-time jobs, parents still have errands to run, youth activities to attend and a house to maintain. So how...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 7:24 AM
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-VA, asked the Federal Trade Commission this week to take a close look at Facebook's experiment on users' emotional responses.
The company revealed that it tweaked news feeds for hundreds of thousands of users, including more...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Microsoft Corp.'s new chief executive has signaled a new era for the company with a heavy finger on the delete key, erasing 18,000 jobs — 14% of the workforce.
Six months into the job, CEO Satya Nadella is targeting a red-tape culture that has...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 10:14 PM
Chevrolet was once as American as baseball, hot dogs and John Cougar Mellencamp. Which was fine when it sold the majority of its cars and trucks in the U.S.
But two years ago more than 60% of its sales were overseas. And baseball, it turned out, wasn'...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 7:25 AM
Think of him as China’s Stephen Colbert – only his patriotism shtick isn’t a put-on. For years, TV news anchor Rui Chenggang has been a China booster and an icon for China’s global “soft power” push. But in a...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:20 AM
SAN JOSE, Calif. Pay for performance.
It's typically what companies say about how they decide to pay their top executives. It sounds simple in theory, but it gets hard to understand when you look at the numbers.
Take, for example, San Francisco game...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 8:20 AM
The 5th annual North Coast Music Festival has announced their official aftershows. More often than not, these aftershows are an opportunity for folks to keep the party going after the festival shuts down for the night.
The entire aftershow list is...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Google, Microsoft, Facebook and several other tech giants have teamed to create an initiative that will be used to fund important open-source projects that are in need of financial assistance such as OpenSSL, which was recently plagued by the discovery of...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:16 AM
The dollar amount is now on the record. Apple, Google and other tech giants accused of artificially suppressing wages by conspiring not to poach each other's talent have agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by their employees for $324.5 million.
| May 22, 2014
| 7:15 PM
An Egyptian teenager accused of illegally protesting his country's government has defected to the United States after attending an international science fair for high school students in Los Angeles.
Abdullah Assem, 17, decided not to board a Cairo-bound...
| May 25, 2014
| 4:00 PM
By charging five Chinese military officers with hacking into U.S. corporations on behalf of Chinese industry, the Obama administration claims it is taking a tough step to protect the intellectual property of American companies. In fact, the move isn't...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:33 AM
The price for a new iMac has fallen by $200 but the new model will have a slower processor and less storage space, Apple announced Wednesday.
The new entry-level 21.5-inch iMac desktop starts at $1,099 and will come with a 1.4GHz dual-core Intel...