Meerkat vs. Periscope: Live-streaming app battle & buzz
NEW YORK (AP) -- Download Periscope, Twitter's just-launched live video-streaming app, and you'll find people broadcasting all sorts of mundane stuff: waiting for AT&T to fix their wiring, getting out of bed in Silicon Valley, looking outside their office window in Chicago....
Silicon Valley gender discrimination lawsuit goes to jury
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Jurors were set to begin their second day of deliberations on Thursday in a gender-bias case that has drawn attention to the treatment of women in Silicon Valley....
Microsoft wants US suppliers to give employees paid time off
NEW YORK (AP) -- Microsoft said Thursday that it will push its U.S. suppliers to give their employees paid time off - but that only applies for the staffers that do work for Microsoft....
New Samsung, HTC phones coming April 10 in US
NEW YORK (AP) -- New phones from Samsung and HTC will be available in U.S. stores starting April 10....
Google's new CFO gets $70M for defecting from Morgan Stanley
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google just found out that luring a top executive from Wall Street to Silicon Valley is expensive....
Yahoo says it will buy back $2 billion in stock
NEW YORK (AP) -- Yahoo says it will buy back $2 billion in company stock as it prepares to spin off its stake in Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba....
Facebook's Messenger app to mix business with more pleasure
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Facebook's Messenger app is evolving into a multitasking tool equipped to send an animated fist bump to a friend at one moment and then get a little business done in the next....
USTelecom, Texas Internet provider sue over net neutrality
NEW YORK (AP) -- The FCC says the first lawsuits filed against the government's new Internet traffic rules are "premature" and may be dismissed because they were filed too early....
PayPal to pay $7.7M in sanctions violations settlement
WASHINGTON (AP) -- PayPal Inc. has agreed to pay $7.7 million to settle with U.S. regulators who said the payments company allowed violations of U.S. sanctions against Iran, Cuba and Sudan....
Review: Sony streaming service modernizes TV, not your bill
NEW YORK (AP) -- Sony's new PlayStation Vue television service probably won't save you money over cable....
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured by the Taliban after abandoning his post in Afghanistan and then freed five years later in a controversial trade for five Guantanamo detainees, has been charged with misbehavior before the enemy and desertion. The misbehavior before the enemy charges carries a maximum sentence of up to life in prison. Desertion carries a maximum of five years.
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