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Stock-watch match: Apple vs. Google

Shares of two Silicon Valley titans — and fierce competitors — are going opposite directions today. A quick look at what's going on with Apple and Google: • Apple shares are down about 1.7 percent to $423 Read More →

More Java security woes reported

Oracle's Java software apparently still isn't fixed, despite numerous warnings about its vulnerabilities and several major patches the Redwood City corporation has issued in response. On Monday, Security Explorations -- the Polish firm that has discovered many of the flaws -- Read More →

Tesla Motors delays filing of annual report

Tesla Motors has asked regulators with the SEC for an additional 15 days to file its annual report, known as a 10-K, due to an accounting error. The electric-car maker stresses that there is no impact on recently reported cash Read More →

(In)security: Evernote hacked, corporate data in the age of BYOD, banks as targets

• Evernote announced over the weekend that it had been hacked, and asked all of its 50 million customers to reset their passwords. The Redwood City maker of the Web-based note-taking and list-making app said on its website Read More →

Quoted: GoPro founder makes Forbes list of billionaires

"I was so scared that I would fail again that I was totally committed to succeed." — Nick Woodman, creator of the GoPro camera and first-timer on the Forbes list of the world's billionaires. San Mateo-based GoPro Read More →

Off topic: Life’s predictions, ISBNs, black dolls, sliced bread, wine facts

From pennies to video stores to dentists, things (or people) Life magazine predicted would be obsolete by the year 2000. Speaking of things possibly going away, the ISBN monopoly is being weakened by digital publishing. History, education and more: Read More →

Marketo IPO “could be the biggest of the year,” and we’re barely out of February

Earlier this week, San Mateo-based Marketo, which makes marketing automation software, announced it was getting ready to go public. The move was a bit unusual, because the company said it's going through the SEC's new Read More →

Apple’s still feeling the love

Its stock price is on the skids. It just weathered an embarrassing assault from an uppity activist investor. It has stumbled as it tries to meet surging demand for some of its products. And, oh yeah. There was that little Read More →

Hey, Apple Store! Where’s your restroom?

While the Apple shareholders meeting this week proved a real sleeper, CEO Tim Cook managed to lighten things up from time to time, promising to look into a shareholder's complaint that the new Apple Store in Santa Monica apparently Read More →

Apple’s party-pooper picks up his lawsuit and goes home

After successfully forcing Apple to do a last-minute edit of its agenda for this week's annual shareholders meeting, activist investor David Einhorn has withdrawn his legal assault aimed at getting the tech giant to share more of its huge cash Read More →
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