Friday Apr 18
Employees File Request to Include Steve Jobs Evidence in Anti-Poaching Lawsuit
Apple, Google and two other large technology companies should not be allowed to block evidence in an upcoming trial involving their participation in "no solicitation" agreements that date back to 2005.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Billionaires Page and Brin Lose Nearly $2 Billion As Google Earnings Miss
While the S&P 500 gained 2.5%, Google stock fell 3.6% Thursday after the company's first quarter underperformed Wall Street expectations.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Bill Gates Patents Detecting, Responding To "Glassholes"
The invention proposes to equip computer and device displays with technology for detecting and responding to any cameras in the vicinity by editing or blurring the content on the screen, or alerting the user to the presence of the camera.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
How Many CEOs Slept Their Way To The Top?
In 2010, the Center for Work-Life Policy claimed that 15 percent of working women have slept with their bosses.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Pressure is on for Google to recreate past success
Google co-founder Sergey Brin walks the runway wearing new product "Glass by Google" after the Diane von Furstenberg Spring/Summer 2013 collection show during New York Fashion Week September 9, 2012.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Globe and Mail
RBC: Buy these five beaten-down Internet stocks
Investor Tools - Spot opportunities, identify market trends and grow your portfolio with a powerful toolkit to help you invest with confidence Google co-founders Larry Page, left, and Sergey Brin are seen at their company's headquarters Thursday, Jan. 15, 2004, in Mountain View, Calif.
An ongoing anti-poaching class-action lawsuit filed by around 100,000 tech industry personnel against a number of top Silicon Valley firms is now thought to be worth around $9bn to those seeking recompense for lost earnings.
The Campbell Reporter
Los Altos: Council authorizes $7,000 for SFMOMA sculpture
The Los Altos City Council voted 4-0, with Councilman Jarrett Fishpaw absent, to contribute $7,000 toward the purchase of Chris Johansonis iDoor Sculpture to Talk About the Idea of Different Possibilities You May Have to Process in Your Life.i The piece was among several indoor and outdoor exhibits that comprised the San Francisco Museum of Modern ... (more)
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Short Google, Because Arrogant Behavior Has Its Limits
I have never understood why regulators permit companies to have different class of shares.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Market Wisdom in Action
However, there was quite a bit of variation from business to business. At Intel, 60 percent of employee donations were in support of Proposition 8. By contrast, at Apple, 94 percent of employee donations were made in opposition to Proposition 8. The opposition was even higher at Google, where 96 percent of employee donations were against it, ... (more)
Fri Apr 04, 2014
A virus deadly to dogs, Canine Flu, has been spreading in the canine population of the United States.
Larry Page and Sergey Brin no longer receive $45k a year, in attempt to mimic Steve P. Jobs , they both decided to receive a pay of $1.00 a year, cash.
Google Slumps After Founders Issue Non-Voting Shares
At first glance, the split Thursday of Google's Class A stock, which had gone under the ticker since its initial public offering over a decade ago, looks like a traditional 2-for-1 split, meaning that the share price for the stock was roughly cut in half.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
GOOG or - GOOGL'? Don't Get Tripped Up by Dividend Split
Google today commenced trading under two new share class tickers, as a result of the effective 2-for-1 stock split the company announced with the report of its Q4 earnings on January 30th It's slightly tricky because the old, " class A " shares, which used to be "GOOG," now trade as " GOOGL , " and A third class, class B, is the super-voting stock ... (more)
Pre-Market: Jobless Claims Tick Higher; Google Splits Its Stock
Before the opening bell, Dow Jones futures rose 0.01% to 16,489. Futures on the S&P 500 were down 0.02% to 1,882.60.
Stock Downgrades: It's Open Season on Citigroup
Vladimir Putin, proud son of Saint Petersburg, just ditched his Babushka doll . Meanwhile Moscow-born Sergey Brin -- more of a dictator than the aforementioned ex-KGB chief ever was -- is similarly splitting up Google .
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Google Stock Split: In Larry And Sergey We Trust
's stock dropping by 50% on Wednesday it is worthwhile to understand what this means to shareholders.
NewsWatch: Activists here to stay as war chests near $100 billion
Whether they're castigated as corporate raiders or lauded as activist investors, Carl Icahn, Bill Ackman, Dan Loeb and other trouble-making billionaires aren't going away anytime soon.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Pizza the App: The One-Stop Service for the Hungry
Right after you request an Uber after a long night, you can now place your order for a pizza to devour entirely by yourself when you get home .
Gmail turns ten: The April Fools' prank that was no joke
Gmail has turned ten, with Google's email service launching on April 1st, 2004, and promptly being dismissed by many as an April Fools' prank - just as Sergey Brin and the Gmail team hoped would be the case.
Google's Page, Brin Stay at $1 a Year
Don't pity Larry Page and Sergey Brin for their annual $1 salaries from Google. Page, 41, and Brin, 40, each own Google stock currently worth about $26 billion.