Technology

Hewlett-Packard sells stake in Chinese unit for $2.3B

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Hewlett-Packard is selling a 51 percent stake in its China sever, storage and technology storage unit…

Twitter launches NeighborNest program to teach tech to low-income, homeless

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NeighborNest, a new community space staffed with Twitter employees, opened Wednesday in San Francisco…

Alibaba’s Ma expresses ‘regret’ over counterfeits lawsuit

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Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba Group defended its stance against counterfeit goods…

PayPal facing $25M sanction for illegal credit sign-ups

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Federal regulators are proposing that PayPal Inc. pay $25 million to resolve allegations that it illegally signed up…

Obama gets his own @POTUS account, joins Twitter age

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President Obama is embracing short-form communication. Twitter has a new @POTUS account…

Apple Watch easy to swipe clean

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The Apple Watch may be the hot techie gadget…

Uber founder sued for ripping off business idea

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The founder and CEO of Uber is facing a one-billion-dollar lawsuit…. accusing him of stealing the idea!…

Facebook pushes to improve benefits, pay for contractors

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Facebook is pushing for higher pay and improved benefits for the janitors, cooks and other workers who support its employees…

Verizon buys AOL for $4.4 billion in mobile video bet

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Verizon says it will buy AOL in deal worth $4.4 billion to strengthen mobile, ad offerings…

Verizon Wireless, Sprint settle allegations of bogus charges

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Verizon will pay $90M and Sprint $68M to settle charges that the mobile giants allowed phony charges on their customers’ monthly bills…