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European Parliament vote promotes idea of a Google breakup

A resolution calls on Europe's competition regulators to consider "unbundling" Google's other commercial services from its search business. The vote sends a signal -- but it's only symbolic.

By November 27, 2014


Yahoo co-founder David Filo nominated to return to board

The "chief Yahoo" is tapped to return to the board after an absence of 18 years, along with Charles Schwab and former Walmart CEO H. Lee Scott Jr.

By April 16, 2014


Dropbox grows leadership team with Condoleezza Rice

At first glance, it seems like an unusual choice. But the cloud storage service is trying to grow its international presence, which is something a former US Secretary of State should know how to do.

By April 9, 2014


Sergey Brin offers $1 million to charity -- if tech titans match

The Google co-founder and his wife will donate the money to the Tipping Point Community if the nonprofit serving the poor of Northern California gets matching funds from other techies.

By April 30, 2012


Spring cleaning at Google means dumping these projects

Google makes good on pledge to trim back on nonessentials, slashing several programs and services.

By April 20, 2012


Google spring clean shuts down some more services

The big G has pulled the plug on some more services, so let's see what's getting the chop.

By April 21, 2012


The battle for Facebook's millionaires

Who's going to profit from the Facebook IPO? Consider these three online wealth-management services.

By April 6, 2012


Andy Rachleff: With Facebook, Valley unearths lost art of IPO

Too many entrepreneurs start companies with the goal of selling them. Former VC Andy Rachleff is hoping Facebook inspires people in Silicon Valley to think bigger.

By February 6, 2012


Manilla vs. PageOnce: Building better bills

The paper bills you get in the mail? Holdovers from a bygone time. But they'll be with us for a while yet, judging by the current state of the art in online billing.

By March 4, 2011


Daily Tidbits: Charles Schwab updates trading platform

Investment firm Charles Schwab has updated its trading platform to make it easier for clients to find information and use that to their advantage.

By January 6, 2009