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'Godmother' of cannabis meets her tech-happy children at SF pot summit

The inaugural New West Summit -- devoted to the marriage of pot, tech, business and media -- serves as the site for a kind of passing of the torch. Or should we say a passing of the pipe?

By November 22, 2015


Twitter investor Chris Sacca dives into TV's 'Shark Tank' (Q&A)

The billionaire investor discusses what made him get into the water as a guest "Shark" on the reality show.

By October 30, 2015


Elon Musk and SpaceX are really all about getting to Mars, says investor

While the company and its CEO pay lip service to reaching the Red Planet, how high a priority can it be, really? Pretty high, according to what CNET contributor Eric Mack heard from one investor.

By October 19, 2015


Why Silicon Valley believes robo-advisers can save investors from themselves

Startups are making it cheap to invest like the super rich do. They say computers can manage money better and at a lower cost than emotional, irrational humans.

By September 21, 2015


Major Twitter investor says enough is enough. Hire a new CEO!

Chris Sacca tweets again about the social network's slow CEO search. He still wants interim chief Jack Dorsey to take over permanently.

By September 11, 2015


Apple investors say 'ho hum' to new product launches

Shareholders weren't exactly wowed by details of the updates to Apple's iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and Watch.

By September 9, 2015


Apple's iPhone sales, weak forecast rock investor confidence

The tech giant continued to benefit from booming iPhone sales during the June period, but it didn't sell as many as analysts had expected.

By July 21, 2015


Qualcomm reportedly considers breakup as investor applies pressure

Jana Partners, which holds a major stake in the chipmaker, says Qualcomm is hurting shareholders by not breaking out its licensing business.

By July 21, 2015


Google shares surge as investors see hope in mobile-ad business

Google's soaring stock price comes after the company announced second-quarter sales of $14.35 billion and a profit of $6.99 a share.

By July 17, 2015


eBay gives investors a date for PayPal's independent market debut

The e-tail giant will be separating its online payment and commerce companies in mid July. Shares will be split, tax-free, right down the middle for current shareholders.

By June 26, 2015