SV150: Current tech boom is no dot-com bubble, experts say

04/18/2015 02:23 PM PDT
Economists point to differences between the wild days of the dot-com boom and the full-throttled tech renaissance going on today in Silicon Valley, as evidenced by this newspaper's SV150 survey of the region's biggest companies by revenue. 
Quinn: For most of the SV150's 30 years, HP dominated
04/18/2015 02:04 PM PDT - Over the nearly three decade history of the SV150, this newspaper's annual report card on the Silicon Valley tech industry, no single company has better reflected the trends buffeting the other companies on the list than Hewlett-Packard. 

SV150: Silicon Valley, led by Apple, becomes Wall Street's backbone and ATM
04/18/2015 02:10 PM PDT - Led by the most successful company in the history of American commerce, Silicon Valley technology firms have become increasingly attuned to the demands of Wall Street, churning out profits at a record pace and sending a fire hose of cash back to investors.
 

Biz Break: Tech stocks caught in global market plunge
04/17/2015 04:17 PM PDT - Today: Markets plunge on fears about Greece and China, and Silicon Valley tech stocks get caught up in the declines. 

Comcast's superfast 2-gigabit Internet takes on AT&T and Google
04/17/2015 06:58 PM PDT - Comcast on Friday said it will offer faster Internet at a speed of 2 gigabits per second for 3 million California homes, including in the Bay Area, starting in June. 

Mark Zuckerberg seeks to ease net neutrality concerns over Internet.org
04/17/2015 04:00 PM PDT - Mark Zuckerberg is defending Internet.org, the project to bring free Internet access to impoverished parts of the world. 

Greek 'day of reckoning' shakes stock markets
04/17/2015 03:52 PM PDT - Fear that Greece could default and abandon the euro is rattling global financial markets.  

Barbie shows signs of life as Mattel plots comeback
04/17/2015 03:52 PM PDT - NEW YORK (AP) -- Things are finally looking up for Barbie. Mattel, the toy company behind the plastic dolls, said there were some signs of improving demand for Barbie ahead of its planned makeover of the brand, including Barbie dolls with different skin tones, eye colors and nose shapes to better 

'Star Wars: Battlefront' unleashed at fan convention
04/17/2015 03:52 PM PDT - ANAHEIM -- The Force isn't merely awakening on the big screen. It's also returning to the video game realm. 

Instagram updates user guidelines with more details, stricter tone
04/17/2015 02:58 PM PDT - Instagram is taking a more hard-line approach with what it will and will not allow on the photo-sharing app. 

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