April 15 sale briefly opens exclusive club at 6 a.m. for a price — $1,500.
By Michael Liedtke, Associated Press Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Hewlett-Packard Co. Chairman Ray Lane is stepping down and two other board members are leaving in a shake-up spurred by disgruntled stockholders stung by the personal computer maker’s downfall. The housecleaning announced Thursday comes just two weeks after HP barely rebuffed a shareholder rebellion aimed […]
(Bay City News) While much of the state and the country grapples with joblessness, San Francisco is seeing growth in Internet and biotech jobs, according to new data released by San Francisco County Assessor-Recorder Phil Ting. Ting’s data suggests that 21st Century jobs are growing in San Francisco neighborhoods such as South of Market, South […]
For the first time today, Apple Computer topped Exxon Mobil in market value. The tech giant slipped back to second soon after, though. This from the Washington Post: The market value of the consumer electronics giant was $50 billion away from overtaking that of the oil titan when it reported yet another quarter of record-breaking […]
NPR is reporting today that Zynga, the San Francisco-based maker of hugely popular (and some say addictive) online games, is looking to raise $1 billion from investors. Zynga Inc. hopes to raise up to $1 billion in an initial public offering that follows LinkedIn’s sizzling stock market debut last month. The amount of money Zynga […]