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Some Good News, and Some Big Challenges, for State Pension Funds

January 14, 2014 | 12:10 pm

Some Good News, and Some Big Challenges, for State Pension Funds

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CalPERS fund scored a 16 percent gain in 2013. Meantime, a crisis looms for teachers’ pension fund.

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Tech Enhances the Culinary Experience — and the Chef

December 3, 2013 | 6:00 am

Tech Enhances the Culinary Experience — and the Chef

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Chefs move beyond restaurants to reach diners 24/7 online, and through social media and video.

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U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Internet Sales Tax Case

December 2, 2013 | 1:16 pm

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Internet Sales Tax Case

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Bottom line: Online sales tax collections in California, New York and elsewhere will continue.

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Amazon’s ‘Octocopters’: The Droning Ghost of Commerce Future?

December 2, 2013 | 11:59 am

Amazon’s ‘Octocopters’: The Droning Ghost of Commerce Future?

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Future holiday shopping seasons might feature skies full of autonomous Amazon delivery drones.

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Cyber Monday: The Hidden and Not-So-Hidden Costs

December 2, 2013 | 9:25 am

Cyber Monday: The Hidden and Not-So-Hidden Costs

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Half of workers will shop online today, notwithstanding grumpy employers and ‘dynamic pricing.’

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JP Morgan’s $13 Billion Deal Sends $300 Million to Calif. Pension Funds

November 19, 2013 | 6:33 pm

JP Morgan’s $13 Billion Deal Sends $300 Million to Calif. Pension Funds

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Settlement with Justice Dept. acknowledges bank misled investors about flawed mortgage-backed securities.

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What Your Stake in the Twitter Empire Is Really Worth

November 8, 2013 | 9:27 am

What Your Stake in the Twitter Empire Is Really Worth

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Even if you haven’t bought the stock, your tweets are part of the tech boom’s latest IPO sensation.

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Twitter Debuts on NYSE, Then Goes Nuts

November 7, 2013 | 8:51 am

Twitter Debuts on NYSE, Then Goes Nuts

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Stock opens 80 percent above offering price set less than 24 hours ago amid heavy trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

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Twitter Sets IPO Price: $26

November 6, 2013 | 4:12 pm

Twitter Sets IPO Price: $26

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The offering price values the San Francisco company at $18 billion. Trading begins Thursday.

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Google Barge Speculation Heats Up After News Report

November 1, 2013 | 9:00 am

Google Barge Speculation Heats Up After News Report

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Has the Google barge mystery been solved?

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