• Nokia losses hurt Microsoft earnings - 07/22/2014 04:52 PM PDT
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    Facebook profit soars and revenue beats expectations

    Facebook's strong sales growth has exceeded Wall Street projections for nine quarters in a row, as the company has rapidly expanded its advertising business. 
    David Levy, who oversees the Levy Forecast, says the United States is likely to fall into a recession next year triggered by downturns in other countries, the first time in modern history.  
     
     
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    Wolverton: Pay-as-you-go plans harder to find in smartphone era

    In the feature phone era, pay-as-you-go wireless service was popular with seniors and low-income consumers; but with smartphones becoming more popular, such plans are harder to find, pushing such customers into more costly monthly plans. 
    EAST BAY
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    Bay Area home prices largely recover pre-crash peaks

    Prices are up, but sales are still lagging across much of the Bay Area  
    SPOTLIGHT
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    Searchable database: 2013 compensation of Bay Area's top CEOs

    Searchable database of what the Bay Area's highest-paid CEOs made in compensation in 2013. 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    07/23/2014 04:08 PM PDT - Women who own small business are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts, a congressional report said Wednesday.  
     
    07/23/2014 04:04 PM PDT - General Motors issued six more recalls on Wednesday, bringing its annual total to 60 recalls covering almost 30 million vehicles.  
     
     
     
    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. 
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    Review: Lexington House serves memorable dishes, cocktails

    Bartenders Stephen Shelton and Jimmy Marino have teamed with Chef Philippe Breneman to offer well-polished fine dining at yet another excellent Los Gatos restaurant.