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  • SAN FRANCISCO— Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson renewed his call for the technology industry to make workforce diversity as high a priority as product innovation during a Wednesday summit addressing Silicon Valley's shortage of women, blacks and Hispanics in high-paying jobs. The San Francisco event underscored Jackson's intention to use his historic...

  • Lending Club jumps as online lending continues to grow Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 2:00 PM ET

    Shares of Lending Club advanced 3 percent Wednesday after the company reported better-than-expected results and raised its full-year outlook as more people discover peer-to-peer lending as a cheaper alternative to a traditional bank. It's a positive bit of good news for a company whose the stock is down nearly 30 percent year to date as investors wait to...

  • Woman in DuPont economic espionage case pleads guilty Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 1:26 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— A woman pleaded guilty to conspiracy to tamper with evidence after being accused with her husband and former DuPont employees of stealing and selling trade secrets to China for a highly coveted whitener used in cars, Oreo cookies and a variety of other products. The plea on Tuesday was part of an agreement with federal prosecutors that calls for...

  • NEW YORK, May 6- U.S. Treasuries fell on Wednesday, weighed down by a global slide in government bond markets that is pushing yields to 2015 peaks and competing corporate bond sales by Apple Inc and others. Germany's 10- year yield hit a 2015 high just under 0.6 percent.

  • Terreno reports 1Q results Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 9:33 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO _ Terreno Realty Corp. on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter. The real estate investment trust, based in San Francisco, said it had funds from operations of $5.8 million, or 14 cents per share, in the period. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations...

  • NEW YORK— Shares of LendingClub climbed almost 9 percent before the market opened Wednesday after topping Wall Street's quarterly expectations and boosting its full-year sales forecast. The companies that have rushed in to grab space, including LendingClub, are spending aggressively to take market share. LendingClub's marketing cost rose almost 70...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Google, Yahoo and other major technology companies are far more inclined to hire Asians as computer programmers than to promote them to become managers or executives, according to a study released Wednesday. Ascend, a group focused on Asian business issues, based its conclusions on 2013 data filed with U.S. employment regulators by five Silicon...

  • Zendesk reports 1Q loss Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 6:54 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO _ Zendesk Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $19.2 million in its first quarter. For the current quarter ending in June, Zendesk said it expects revenue in the range of $45 million to $47 million. Zendesk shares have declined 16 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • LendingClub reports 1Q loss Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO _ LendingClub Corp. on Tuesday reported a loss of $6.4 million in its first quarter. LendingClub expects full-year revenue in the range of $385 million to $392 million. LendingClub shares have dropped 31 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • May 5- Online lender LendingClub Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, driven by a doubling of transaction fees after the company's rate cuts attracted more customers. LendingClub has cut rates nearly four times in the past 12 months to better compete with other small business lenders such as Prosper, On Deck Capital Inc and Merchant Cash&...

  • Buffett is chairman and CEO of Omaha, Nebraska- based Berkshire Hathaway. Bidding for the lunch on eBay will begin May 31 and close June 5. The annual auction benefits the Glide Foundation, which provides social services to the poor and homeless in San Francisco.

  • Digital Realty Trust reports 1Q results Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 4:57 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO _ Digital Realty Trust Inc. on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of $1.24 per share. Digital Realty Trust expects full-year funds from operations in the range of $5.03 to $5.13 per share.

  • Venture capitalist confidence dips in Q1 Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 12:56 PM ET
    Silicon Valley

    From 3.93 in Q4, venture capitalists' confidence has slumped to 3.81, according to the Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index.

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Google's influential search engine has hit a tipping point in technology's shift to smartphones. The upheaval has rocked PC makers and other tech companies such as Microsoft with businesses tied to sales of desktop and laptop computers. "The future of mobile is now," says Jerry Dischler, a Google Inc. vice president in charge of the company's "...

  • Warren Buffett to auction another charity lunch Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 11:25 AM ET

    May 5- Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has once again agreed to have lunch this year with the winner of an auction to benefit a San Francisco charity. Past auctions have raised about $17.8 million, including a record $3,456,789 from an anonymous bidder in 2012. Last year's winner, Andy Chua of Singapore, bid $2,166,766. Other winners have included hedge fund...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Each time 81- year-old Bill Dworsky or his 80- year-old wife Dorothy opens the refrigerator, closes the bathroom door or lifts the lid on a pill container, tiny sensors in their San Francisco home make notes on a digital logbook. The couple's 53- year-old son, Phil, checks it daily on his smartphone. The Silicon Valley tech executive lives just across...

  • LOS ANGELES— Wells Fargo Bank employees driven by strict sales pressure issued unwanted credit cards and opened unauthorized accounts that charged customers fees and damaged their credit, according to a lawsuit filed by the city of Los Angeles. "In its push for growth, Wells Fargo often elevated its profits over the legal rights of its customers," Feuer said.

  • Fujifilm Corp, a subsidiary of Tokyo- based Fujifilm Holdings Corp, sued Motorola in 2012, accusing the company of infringing three of its patents on digital camera functions and a fourth patent relating to transmitting data over a wireless connection such as Bluetooth. The damages the jury ordered on Monday were lesser than the $40 million Fujifilm sought...

  • Miami skyline

    Entrepreneurs and investors want South Florida to be a technology hub, but they have their work cut out for them.

  • What killed Silicon Valley exec Dave Goldberg Monday, 4 May 2015 | 12:06 PM ET
    David Goldberg

    Dave Goldberg, chief executive of SurveyMonkey and husband of Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg, died after he collapsed at the gym at a private resort in Mexico.