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  • LOS ANGELES— The creators of "Pokemon Go" say they're working to remove real-world locations that don't wish to be included in the mobile gaming sensation. The Pokemon Company's consumer marketing director J.C. Smith said in an interview this week that they're updating the augmented-reality game so it remains fun for players but respects the real world.

  • SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. _ Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Friday reported a loss of $10.4 million in its second quarter. On a per-share basis, the South San Francisco, California- based company said it had a loss of 12 cents. Keywords: Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Earnings Report.

  • LOS ANGELES _ CytRx Corp. on Friday reported a loss of $18.3 million in its second quarter. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 20 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • HOUSTON, July 29- Chevron Corp, the second largest U.S.-based oil producer, posted a second-quarter loss on Friday, its largest since 2001, due to the slump in crude prices and refining income. The company lost $1.47 billion, or $1.07 per share, in the quarter, compared with a net profit of $571 million, or 30 cents per share, in the year-ago period.

  • SAN RAMON, Calif.— Chevron Corp. on Friday reported a second-quarter loss of $1.47 billion, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 31 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $29.8 billion.

  • ARCATA, Calif.— Authorities say they're searching for a small medical transport plane carrying 4 that's been missing for 8 hours in Northern California.

  • SANTA CLARA, Calif. _ MoSys Inc. on Friday reported a loss of $6 million in its second quarter. On a per-share basis, the Santa Clara, California- based company said it had a loss of 9 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • WATSONVILLE, Calif. _ Granite Construction Inc. on Friday reported second-quarter earnings of $14.1 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 43 cents per share. Granite Construction shares have climbed 18 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • SAN JOSE, Calif. _ Heritage Commerce Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $7.3 million. Heritage Commerce shares have declined 11 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Heritage Commerce, Earnings Report.

  • ALISO VIEJO, Calif. _ The New Home Co. on Friday reported second-quarter earnings of $2.5 million. The Aliso Viejo, California- based company said it had profit of 12 cents per share. Keywords: New Home Co., Earnings Report.

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Microsoft says it is cutting 2,850 jobs, about 2.5 percent of its workforce, as it further scales back its troubled smartphone business. A spokeswoman says the layoffs will mostly affect workers in the company's smartphone hardware operation and related sales teams. Microsoft Corp. disclosed the planned job cuts in a regulatory filing, which...

  • PLEASANTON, Calif. _ Simpson Manufacturing Co. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $26.2 million. Simpson Manufacturing shares have risen 22 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Simpson Manufacturing, Earnings Report.

  • CHICO, Calif. _ TriCo Bancshares on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $9.4 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 51 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $53.9 million.

  • MILPITAS, Calif. _ IXYS Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $3 million. IXYS shares have decreased roughly 9 percent since the beginning of the year. Access a Zacks stock report on IXYS at http://www.zacks.com/ap/IXYS.

  • SAN JOSE, Calif. _ Fair Isaac Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $35 million. Fair Isaac expects full-year earnings in the range of $4.50 to $4.62 per share, with revenue in the range of $860 million to $870 million. Fair Isaac shares have risen 23 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • SAN JOSE, Calif. _ Vocera Communications Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $2.7 million in its second quarter. For the current quarter ending in October, Vocera expects its results to range from a loss of 2 cents per share to earnings of 4 cents per share. Vocera expects full-year results to range from a loss of 48 cents per share to earnings of 9 cents per share, with...

  • COMMERCE, Calif. _ Smart& Final Stores Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $7.8 million. Smart& Final Stores expects full-year earnings in the range of 58 cents to 60 cents per share. Smart& Final Stores shares have dropped 17 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • July 28- Amazon.com Inc posted strong results across its older and newer businesses on Thursday as global Web retail sales and cloud services topped Wall Street targets and the world's largest online merchant forecast revenue would outpace expectations in the current quarter as well. "They crushed estimates," said Michael Pachter, analyst at Wedbush...

  • SAN JOSE, Calif. _ InvenSense Inc. on Thursday reported a fiscal first-quarter loss of $20.2 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for a loss of 5 cents per share. InvenSense shares have decreased 32 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • IRVINE, Calif. _ CalAtlantic Group Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $112.8 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 75 cents per share. CalAtlantic shares have increased almost 5 percent since the beginning of the year.