Meg Whitman Has the Easiest Job in Silicon Valley

Time published a story May 27 entitled: “Meg Whitman Has the Hardest Job in Silicon Valley,” that claimed Meg Whitman, in cutting headcount and shrinking the size of Hewlett Packard (HP), is being too aggressive.  Virtually every sector of HPs businesses

Meg Whitman Has the Easiest Job in Silicon Valley

Visa, MasterCard Renew Push for Chip Cards

NEW YORK (AP) — Visa and MasterCard are renewing a push to speed the adoption of microchips into U.S. credit and debit cards in the wake of recent high-profile data breaches, including this week’s revelation that hackers stole consumer data

Visa, MasterCard Renew Push for Chip Cards

Ebay Data Breach May Be Second-Largest in History

The data breach at eBay that allowed hackers to gain access to the private information of 145 million accounts may go down as the second-largest online security breach in history, according to a report from Reuters.  In October of last

Ebay Data Breach May Be Second-Largest in History

EBay Asks Users to Change Password After Breach

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — E-commerce site eBay is asking users to change their password after a cyberattack compromised a database containing encrypted passwords. The company says there is no evidence of any unauthorized activity and there is no evidence

EBay Asks Users to Change Password After Breach

eBay Recommends Password Change Following Cyber Attack

US online giant eBay said Wednesday cyberattackers broke into its database with customer names, passwords and other personal data earlier this year. The California company said it was notifying its customers, and urging them to change passwords to protect their

eBay Recommends Password Change Following Cyber Attack

EBay Asks Users to Change Password After Breach

NEW YORK (AP) — E-commerce site eBay is asking users to change their password after a cyberattack compromised a database containing encrypted passwords. The company says there is no evidence of any unauthorized activity and no evidence any financial or

Jesse Jackson Pushes Silicon Valley to Diversify

Rev. Jesse Jackson, who critics say has benefited financially by targeting companies, accusing them of racism, and then collecting their gilt and guilt-edged donations or benefited from contracts given to firms that paid him for referrals, is planning to target

Jesse Jackson Pushes Silicon Valley to Diversify

Racism and America's Death March to Utopia

I won’t defend Los Angeles Clippers’ owner, Donald Sterling, for his racial attitudes and beliefs. But I will defend his right to hold them. One’s thoughts are his own private property. And until a jack-booted squad of Thought Police kick in your door

Racism and America's Death March to Utopia

Redwood Park Closes Road to Deter Burl Poachers

Authorities say unemployment and drug addiction have spurred an increase in the destructive practice of cutting off the knobby growths at the base of ancient redwood trees to make decorative pieces like lacey-grained coffee tables and wall clocks. The practice

Redwood Park Closes Road to Deter Burl Poachers

Winning Bid Tops $100,000 for Zimmerman Flag Art

(AP) Winning bid tops $100,000 for Zimmerman flag artORLANDO, Fla.Bidding has closed on eBay for artwork created by George Zimmerman. The winning bid was $100,099.99 Saturday for a painting depicting a U.S. flag in shades of blue with the words

Winning Bid Tops $100,000 for Zimmerman Flag Art

Online shopping popular, but won't save season

(AP) Online shopping popular, but won’t save seasonBy MAE ANDERSONAP Retail WriterATLANTAMore Americans are deciding to shop online this holiday season instead of heading to crowded stores. But that alone won’t save what is turning out to be a ho-hum

Online shopping popular, but won't save season

Tech Magnates Buying Stakes in Journalistic Enterprises

On Sunday, The New York Times ran a lengthy ode to the journalistic investments of technological entrepreneurs, who have been pumping cash into both established and start-up journalism enterprises. As the Times pointed out, Pierre M. Omidyar, founder of eBay,

Tech Magnates Buying Stakes in Journalistic Enterprises

Sports Tickets Available from New System

(AP) Ticketmaster puts resale, unsold tickets in 1 spotBy RYAN NAKASHIMAAP Business WriterLOS ANGELES Fans of popular artists or sports teams are painfully aware how difficult it is to find good seats to live events at affordable prices. With a

Sports Tickets Available from New System

IRS Official Takes the Fifth over IBM Contract

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) scandal heated up Wednesday when Greg Roseman, Washington D.C. Metro Area Contracting Officer and Deputy Director of the IRS, invoked his constitutional Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination to avoid answering questions in front of the

IRS Official Takes the Fifth over IBM Contract