Schoola Stitch's used clothes aids schools
12/13/2013 09:57 AM PST
One Bay Area mom and former educator decided to take on school funding cuts with an online consignment store, Schoola Stitch, that gives back to local schools
Nimble Storage flashes higher, gains nearly 50 percent after IPO
12/13/2013 10:40 AM PST - Wall Street's heavy demand for new Silicon Valley companies has not waned as 2013 draws to a close: Nimble Storage shares flashed higher Friday morning in their debut, following a similar path as Twitter.
Young couples seek townhouses and condos with an urban feel
12/13/2013 09:49 AM PST - Buying instead of renting is a decision that’s being made by increasing numbers of young couples, according to experts, and it’s one that has Bay Area builders scrambling to meet the demand
Electric car sales have a banner year, but overall volumes remain low
12/13/2013 09:51 AM PST - In a sign of the strengthening economy, more than 15 million new cars and light trucks will be sold in the United States this year, up from 14.
Nimble Storage socks away $168 million in IPO
12/12/2013 06:11 PM PST - Near the close of the best year for initial public offerings since the dot-com boom went bust, San Jose's Nimble Storage jumped into the welcoming waters and swam away with $168 million.
Google said to mull designing server chips in threat to Intel
12/12/2013 04:14 PM PST - Google is considering designing its own server processors using technology from ARM Holdings, a move that could threaten Intel's market dominance, said a person with knowledge of the matter.
Mobile carriers and FCC reach deal to allow smartphone unlocking
12/12/2013 03:52 PM PST - The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission said a deal has been reached between the agency and mobile carriers that will make smartphone unlocking legal
Adobe first-quarter sales, profit forecast misses estimates
12/12/2013 03:30 PM PST - Adobe Systems forecast fiscal first-quarter sales and profit that will fall short of estimates, as a shift to online software subscriptions saps growth.
Profit excluding some items will be 22 cents to 28 cents a share on sales of $950 million to $1 billion in the period that ends in February, the company said in a statement Thursday.
Facebook's Instagram allows photos to be shared privately
12/12/2013 02:55 PM PST - Hoping to tap into the same appeal that's drawing many people to Snapchat and other messaging apps, Facebook's Instagram service unveiled a new feature Thursday that allows users to send photos and text messages directly to individual friends or small groups instead of sharing them with a larger
Cassidy: Hour of Code builds a deeper understanding of the power of computing
12/12/2013 02:28 PM PST - Sure, Code.org's push to have millions of kids spend an hour learning computer programming during the Hour of Code is a little gimmicky, but there is a big and important idea behind it all. And, oh yeah, it might be working.
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Tonight's TV picks: 'Hawaii Five-0' explores shameful part of American past
WATCH THIS: "Hawaii Five-0" (9 p.m., CBS): In an unusually powerful episode, a murder attempt is made on a Pearl Harbor veteran and the case leads the team to focus on a shameful piece of American history: The imprisonment of residents of Japanese ancestry during World War II.
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Beyonce drops secret album on iTunes overnight
CD features Jay Z, Justin Timberlake, Drake, Frank Ocean, and others.