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SAN FRANCISCO, May 21- PayPal has opened a new data center to help the online payment division of eBay Inc handle its rapid growth, President David Marcus said on Tuesday. The addition means PayPal now has four primary data centers, which it runs from network operation centers at its headquarters in San Jose, California, and Scottsdale, Arizona.
The Bay Area beat out South Florida, which lost its bid to stage an 11th Super Bowl VI when the state Legislature did not support financing to renovate Sun Life Stadium.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 21- California's largest greenhouse gas-emitting businesses paid $14 per metric tonne for the right to release carbon this year, a record-high price that narrowly beat market expectations, the state said on Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 21- Intel Corp's new chief executive, Brian Krzanich, has launched a sweeping company reorganization and created a unit aimed at growing its market share in future mobile technologies.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 21- Intel Corp's new chief executive, Brian Krzanich, has reorganized key business groups and created a "new devices" unit, according to a source who has seen an internal email, shaking up the world's top chipmaker days after formally assuming control.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 21- Intel Corp new Chief Executive Officer Brian Krzanich has re-organized key business groups and created a "new devices" unit, according to a source who has seen an internal email, shaking up the world's top chipmaker days after formally assuming control.
WASHINGTON- Two senior White House aides knew weeks ago that a probe of the Internal Revenue Service had found that the U.S. tax agency had inappropriately targeted conservative groups, but did not tell President Barack Obama, a White House spokesman said on Monday.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 20- Yahoo Inc announced on Monday it would shell out $1.1 billion to buy blogging service Tumblr, in a bid to revitalize its brand and attract a younger generation of users.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 20- Yahoo Inc Chief Executive Marissa Mayer's $1.1 billion acquisition of blogging service Tumblr will be a test of her ability to revive the aging Web portal.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 21- Amazon.com Inc has been given a security clearance by the U.S. government that will make it easier for federal agencies to use its cloud computing services. The accreditation covers all AWS data centers in the United States, the company said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, May 20- Using an unusual global tax structure, Apple Inc has kept billions of dollars in profits in Irish subsidiaries to pay little or no taxes to any government, a U.S. Senate report on the company's offshore tax structure said on Monday.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 20- Apple Inc will argue for a comprehensive corporate tax reform that will levy a "reasonable tax" on foreign earnings and is not dependent on a company's revenue when it goes before a Senate panel on Tuesday to explain its offshore tax practices.
WASHINGTON, May 20- The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to weigh whether federal law prevented a customer from suing an airline for kicking him out of its frequent flyer program for allegedly complaining too frequently about the service.
CAMP HILL, Pa.-- Drugstore chain Rite Aid Corp.' s board of directors has elected former Blue Shield of California Chairman and CEO Bruce G. Bodaken to its board of directors. Rite Aid spokeswoman Ashley Flower said Bodaken's addition brings the board to 10 members and is not tied to the April resignation of Michael Coutu.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 20- Two of the nation's biggest online food delivery businesses said they are merging in a deal that they hope will drive more orders, in more cities, through their platforms. Think restaurant reservations, where OpenTable dominates, or car services, where privately held startups such as Uber are making significant inroads.
PORTLAND, Ore.-- Umpqua Holdings is raising its quarterly dividend by 50 percent to 15 cents per share and also plans to pay a special dividend.
*Yahoo's board approves $1.1 bln Tumblr acquisition. *Actavis to acquire Warner Chilcott in stock-for-stock deal. Deals, including Yahoo's $1.1 billion bid for Tumblr, indicate that companies continue to search for growth through acquisitions, a bullish sign for stocks.
LOS ANGELES, May 20- In October 2004, then California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger rolled up to a pioneering fueling station at Los Angeles International Airport in a hydrogen-powered metallic blue Hummer loaned to him by General Motors Corp..
*Microsoft set to unveil new Xbox Tuesday. *Xbox key to Microsoft's broader push into consumers' lives. SAN FRANCISCO/ SEATTLE, May 18- Microsoft Corp is set to make a splash this week with the eagerly awaited unveiling of its new Xbox game console, eight years after the last version, as it seeks a larger share of the $65 billion a year global computer gaming industry.