Earnings Of Google Parent Alphabet Soar Despite 'Moonshot' LossesBusiness is booming at Google's parent company, Alphabet Inc., even as it loses billions of dollars on kooky-sounding projects that may never produce any revenue.
Business Booming For Google's Parent Company AlphabetBusiness is booming at Google's parent company, Alphabet, even as it loses billions of dollars on kooky-sounding projects that may never produce any revenue.
Home Ownership Rate Lowest Since 1965The proportion of U.S. households that own homes has matched its lowest level in 51 years -- evidence that rising property prices, high rents and stagnant pay have made it hard for many to buy.
Oracle Buys Cloud Software Provider NetSuite For $9 BillionNetSuite is just the latest cloud acquisition by Oracle, and its biggest splurge in more than a decade. It paid $11.1 billion for PeopleSoft in 2005.
Tesla: $5 Billion Gigafactory To Have Largest Footprint Of Any BuildingIn heat and dust, huge machinery and around 1,000 workers are racing to build the factory that Tesla says will be by far the biggest maker of lithium-ion batteries in the world, and a huge gamble for Tesla CEO Elon Musk.
Facebook Reports 1.7 Billion Users, Revenue Beating ExpectationsFacebook's stock is trading higher after the world's biggest social media company handily surpassed Wall Street's expectations for the second quarter, barreling ahead on mobile advertisements, user growth and the next frontier - video.
McDonald's Rolls Out Garlic Fries To 240 Bay Area RestaurantsWhen the fast food chain tested out the garlic fries in just a few restaurants in the South Bay a few months ago, they were so popular they quickly sold out.
Major Funding For New Drugs To Help People Suffering From ALSA South San Francisco-based drug developer just inked a $95 million deal to fast-track research on new drugs to help patients suffering from ALS.
Shell Settles With 7 Bay Area Counties Over Misleading Gift Card AdvertisingShell Oil has agreed to pay more than $762,000 in civil penalties to settle allegations brought by seven Bay Area counties of misleading advertising for gift cards.
Hiroshima Wants Atomic Bomb Memorial Removed From Pokemon Go"Pokemon Go" players are descending on an atomic bomb memorial park in Hiroshima, and officials of the western Japanese city are displeased.
Security Flaw In Wireless Keyboards Exposes Millions To Possible Identity TheftA computer security firm has a warning for wireless keyboard users: a flaw found in millions of devices allows hackers to read what you're typing.
Heat Wave Has Labor Officials Cracking Down On Laws For Outdoor WorkersWith temperatures soaring this week, labor officials are cracking down on hot weather laws.