Online real estate giant Zillow in reported $2 billion bid for Trulia
07/24/2014 06:37 PM PDT
Share prices of online real estate websites Zillow and Trulia soared Thursday on a report that Zillow was making a $2 billion bid to buy its competitor, Trulia. Neither company would comment.
Facebook stock soars, as company briefly passes IBM in market value
07/24/2014 06:37 PM PDT - Facebook's one-day stock surge also added about $1.6 billion to the personal wealth of founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, whose company holdings are now worth more than $33 billion.
Tri-Valley could become hub for medical technology, forum panelists say
07/24/2014 05:00 PM PDT - Lawrence Livermore and Sandia/California lab officials, medical professionals, investors and entrepreneurs met in Pleasanton at the Sixth Annual Innovation Tri-Valley Forum to discuss partnering on health care startups.
Despite recalls, GM posts small profit, Ford reports big gain
07/24/2014 04:05 PM PDT - Despite setting aside billions of dollars to pay for recalls and crash victim payments, General Motors squeezed out a small second quarter profit. Meanwhile, Ford Motor reported a large profit for the quarter, helped by a turnaround in Europe and the robust U.S. auto market.
Biz Break: Pandora plummets due to growth concerns on busy earnings day
07/24/2014 04:35 PM PDT - Today: Internet radio company Pandora Media falls fast in late trading after earnings report shows slowing growth in revenues, listening hours. Also: More than a dozen other Silicon Valley tech companies release earnings, along with Amazon.
Stock plummets in late trading as listener numbers fall short
07/24/2014 06:39 PM PDT - Pandora Media, the biggest Internet radio service, dropped in late trading after listener growth missed some analysts' estimates. Quarterly profit beat projections and the company raised its 2014 outlook.
Visa posts higher 3Q profit, revenue
07/24/2014 03:34 PM PDT - Visa said Thursday that its profit climbed 11 percent in its fiscal third quarter versus a year earlier, aided by solid growth in payments volume, service revenue and transactions.
Amazon shares plunge after disappointing earnings
07/24/2014 03:35 PM PDT - Shares of Amazon fell Thursday after the e-commerce retailer reported a deeper-than-expected second quarter loss as expenses outpaced a surge in revenue.
Wolverton: A first look at the Amazon Fire smartphone
07/24/2014 03:43 PM PDT - Editor's note: This is Troy's first take on the Amazon Fire smartphone. Check back Friday for the full review.
FDA reviewing what could be first biosimilar drug
07/24/2014 03:21 PM PDT - The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing research data on what could become the first U.S.-approved 'biosimilar' drug, a cheaper, sort-of generic version of a biologic drug.
This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives
Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno.
( JOHN GREEN )
Bay Area s snobbiest small cities? (Cast your vote)
Palo Alto and Walnut Creek make the list compiled by real estate blog Movoto based on home prices, household income, cultural amenities, educational achievement and more.
(Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
Surprise! Justin Bieber in news for his music
The troubled singer releases clips of 11 new tracks on Instagram, hinting at prospect of new album.