The buyback on Saturday will offer $200 each for up to three weapons per person. Only gun owners with verified residence in either San Francisco or Oakland qualify.
Google said authorities in China have approved its acquisition of Motorola Mobility. This brings the Internet search giant closer to completing its biggest deal ever.
Shutterfly’s stock was up for a second straight day on Thursday after emerging as the likely buyer of certain assets of photo pioneer Eastman Kodak’s online photo services business.
Facebook says it will spend $1 billion to buy the photo-sharing software company Instagram.
The planned purchase of Taleo extends Oracle’s offerings in the growing arena of cloud-based computing. With such an approach, businesses don’t run software and services in-house, but rather send those tasks to remote locations operated by companies such as Oracle and IBM Corp.
Internet company Yahoo Inc. has agreed to buy online advertising network Interclick Inc. for $270 million in cash.
The San Francisco-based real estate investment firm will partner with the 49ers to integrate the theme park with the team’s new planned stadium in Santa Clara.
Google has bought the restaurant review service Zagat as it tries to help people connect with local businesses.
The agreement announced Monday calls for Google Inc. to buy a 3-year-old startup called Admeld. Based in New York, Admeld specializes in technology that helps websites make more money by selecting ads most likely to generate the most revenue.
Microsoft Corp. said Tuesday that it has agreed to buy the popular Internet telephone service Skype SA for $8.5 billion in the biggest deal in the software maker’s 36-year history.