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One week until the SAG contract expires, and a deal appears highly unlikely. This as the Screen Actors Guild celebrates 75 years of butting heads with the studios. But Tom Hanks is among those actors telling SAG to butt out of another union’s contract offer...
Close, but no cigar, at least not yet when it comes to Google's mobile operating system platform code-named Android, at least according to the folks at The Wall Street Journal.
Los Angeles has a beautiful train station ... pity it lacks a key modern touch.
Nokia said on Monday it would buy social networking start-up Plazes -- a smaller rival to services like Twitter and Jaiku -- as part of the world's top cellphone maker's push into Internet services.
Shares of Yahoo fell about 3 percent on Friday as reports of a brain drain raised fresh worries about the future of the Web company after it chose to partner with Google instead of Microsoft.
Microsoft sought on Friday to enlist support for its opposition to a new advertising collaboration deal between Google and Yahoo, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
The web has opened up a new world of responsible lending - and more choice means better deals for you.
Corporate raider Carl Icahn has had much to say about Yahoo's internal machinations and its refusal to submit to the hostile overtures of Microsoft. He's had much to say about the company's planned partnership with Google, which surprisingly, seemed a little more positive than many experts had anticipated.
An investor with a minority stake in Yahoo on Thursday urged Microsoft to take its most recent proposal for a partial investment directly to Yahoo shareholders and prove its merits.
Wall Street can be a fickle place, and as investors wonder where they ought to park their money while they ride out the economic volatility gripping the country right now, they may want to harken back to some oldies but goodies: Apple Inc., Google, Research in Motion and Amazon.
Professional networking site LinkedIn just earned a $1 billion dollar-plus valuation, raising $53 million from a group of VCs led by Bain Capital, for about five percent of the company, giving it a valuation of $1 billion plus.
This statement came from the Air Force Wednesday evening, on the GAO decision which brutally took the service to task over the way it awarded the $35 billion tanker contract...
Yahoo and Google face intense U.S. Justice Department scrutiny of their deal to share some advertising revenue, and the heat will likely increase under a new administration.
After last night's 39-point annihilation of the Lakers by the Celtics, a game which left LA's best looking like a mound of pulverized Kobe beef, I can tell you one person outside of Boston's who's smiling today: Shaquille O'Neal.
On Wednesday, LinkedIn will announce that it has raised $53 million in capital, primarily from Bain Capital Ventures, a Boston-based private equity firm, valuing the company at $1 billion, the NYT reports.
Yahoo investors are showing more interest in an alternate board slate proposed by billionaire Carl Icahn that was first formed to deliver the company to Microsoft in a now-defunct buyout.
Lance Armstrong is among the most relevant retired athletes, having raised tens of millions of dollars for cancer research through his foundation. His slogan "Livestrong" has been featured on everything from those familiar yellow bracelets to a whole line of Nike product, in which 100 percent of the profits go to charity.
An online petition urging the European Central Bank not to raise interest rates in July is gaining ground, with people from France, Spain, Italy but also from English-speaking countries adding their signatures.
It started with a note from Mike Abramsky at RBC Capital, now calling for a "breakout" fiscal fourth quarter because of iPhone. He's estimating Apple will sell 14 million iPhones in 2008, thanks to last week's new 3G version.