• Quinn: The year the pay gap disappeared - 02/11/2016 03:02 PM PST
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    Fitbit drops as secondary lockup ends, confidence fades

    02/11/2016 05:09 PM PST
    Fitbit the maker of wearable health- tracking devices, dropped to its lowest value on the first day investors and insiders could sell their shares from a secondary offering, signaling waning confidence in the company.
     
    How Google searches pretty much nailed the New Hampshire primary
    02/11/2016 05:03 PM PST - Google's ability to look into the future of political contests just notched another win: New Hampshire. 

    Pandora may be on the block
    02/11/2016 04:10 PM PST - Oakland online-radio leader reports mixed results amid talk it may be for sale.  

    Questions grow over banks as profit warnings pile up
    02/11/2016 02:07 PM PST - Questions are growing over the financial health of banks, particularly in Europe and the U.S., as they face a toxic mix of low economic growth, bad loans and squeezed earnings.  

    Fantasy sports companies defend embattled industry
    02/11/2016 02:01 PM PST - Daily fantasy sports companies say their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016.
     

    Cisco jumps on forecasting sales growth amid global slowdown
    02/11/2016 01:54 PM PST - Cisco Systems, whose equipment is the backbone of the Internet, jumped the most in almost three years after predicting sales that may beat some analysts' estimates, countering concern that corporate spending is falling off amid signs the global economy is weakening.  

    Stocks gyrate through roller coaster on Thursday, end sharply lower
    02/11/2016 04:17 PM PST - Stocks tumbled on Thursday, with both the Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500 plummeting more than 1 percent during a roller-coaster ride on Wall Street based on worries about economic growth and the crash in energy and commodity prices.
     

    Magid: Fighting back against cyberbullying
    02/11/2016 01:23 PM PST - While there is no silver bullet to end or fully prevent online harassment, there are things that can be done by individuals, industry, government, nonprofits and schools to raise awareness, help prevent harassment and provide support for victims. 

    Congress gives final OK to banning local Internet taxes
    02/11/2016 04:58 PM PST - Congress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet, as lawmakers leapt at an election-year chance to demonstrate their opposition to imposing levies on online service. 

    U.S. stock markets plunge amid global selloff
    02/11/2016 09:10 AM PST - Financial stocks were among the biggest decliners as investors worried that interest rates in the U.S. and elsewhere would remain low.  

     
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    Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

    The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7