Was Coupons.com IPO half-price? Stock nearly doubles in market debut
03/07/2014 08:20 AM PST
Coupons.com saw its stock price nearly double in early trading on its debut day on Wall Street, after Silicon Valley's first initial public offering from the technology sector of 2014 valued the website at more than $1 billion.
Safeway will pay $2.3 million to settle pricing lawsuit by nine California counties
03/07/2014 08:08 AM PST - Safeway has agreed to pay $2,250,000 and litigation costs to settle a lawsuit by Marin County prosecutors alleging false advertising and unfair competition, the district attorney announced Thursday.
Man said to create bitcoin denies it
03/07/2014 08:08 AM PST - Dorian Prentice Satoshi Nakamoto said Thursday that he is not the creator of bitcoin, adding further mystery to the story of how the world's most popular digital currency came to be.
Facebook, YouTube ban threatened in Turkey
03/07/2014 07:52 AM PST - Turkey's prime minister has threatened drastic steps to censor the Internet, including shutting down Facebook and YouTube, where audio recordings of his alleged conversations suggesting corruption have been leaked in the past weeks.
Job growth rebound: U.S. added 175,000 jobs in February
03/07/2014 07:51 AM PST - U.S. employers stepped up hiring in February despite a blast of harsh winter weather, renewing hopes that the economy could accelerate this year.
Owner of San Francisco web hosting service sentenced to 20 years for advertising child porn
03/07/2014 07:02 AM PST - The owner of a San Francisco-based Web hosting service that operated servers for a Japanese website that advertised the sale of child pornography was sentenced to 20 years in prison Thursday, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Judge dismisses FAA fine against small-drone user
03/07/2014 06:31 AM PST - A federal judge has dismissed the Federal Aviation Administration's only fine against a commercial drone user on the grounds that the small drone was no different than a model aircraft, a decision that appears to undermine the agency's power to keep a burgeoning civilian drone industry out of the skies.
Google's mysterious tech barge greeted by Stockton residents weary of hard times
03/07/2014 05:55 AM PST - Stockton officials gathered on a quiet pier Thursday morning to welcome Google's mysterious 250-foot tech barge and its two escorting tugboats, which took nearly eight hours to travel roughly 70 miles from Treasure Island to their city on the San Joaquin River.
Coupons.com IPO gets full price, valuation tops $1 billion
03/07/2014 07:44 AM PST - Silicon Valley's first pure-tech IPO in 2014 brought in millions more than expected Thursday, as Coupons.com convinced investors it is worth more than $1 billion.
Southern California man denies he's Bitcoin founder amid media frenzy
03/06/2014 06:13 PM PST - The man Newsweek claims is the founder of Bitcoin denies he had anything to do with the digital currency.
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SXSW Music Picks: Chain Gang of 1974 buzzes into Texas
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Ke$ha 'happy' after two months in rehab
The pop star checked into rehab for an eating disorder.