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Heather Somerville / Mercury News:
Lyft forgoes global expansion in favor of U.S. market domination   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Lyft has walked back years of promises about a global expansion, and instead the car-booking company is doubling down on the U.S. market, hoping to beat its biggest foe here at home.
Aug 1, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Matt O'Brien / Mercury News:
Yahoo launches Daily Fantasy sports product in 45 states, allows users to pay up to $600/day, takes about 10% in fees   —  Yahoo amps up fantasy sports, allowing users to compete for money  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Hoping to amp up an American addiction to fantasy sports that already drives legions …
Jul 8, 2015, 8:50 PMIn context
Pete Carey / Mercury News:
HP reaches $100 million settlement over Autonomy acquisition   —  PALO ALTO — Hewlett-Packard said Tuesday that it has reached a $100 million settlement in a shareholder lawsuit over its troubled 2011 acquisition of British data firm Autonomy.  —  The company's insurers will pay the money …
Jun 9, 2015, 12:10 PMIn context
Heather Somerville / Mercury News:
Software maker Apigee raises $87M in IPO, shares close down 1.88% from $17 IPO price   —  Apigee makes Wall Street debut with $87 million IPO  —  SAN JOSE — Shares of software maker Apigee popped 17 percent when the firm joined Wall Street Friday, becoming the second public offering …
Apr 24, 2015, 4:12 PMIn context
Matt O'Brien / Mercury News:
FTC asked to investigate YouTube Kids for deceptively targeting toddlers with ads   —  MOUNTAIN VIEW — Prominent consumer and child advocacy groups Tuesday will ask the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Google's new YouTube Kids application, arguing that the search engine giant is unfairly …
Apr 7, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Jeremy C. Owens / Mercury News:
Cypress Semiconductor and Spansion complete $5B merger, company plans to lay off 1,600 workers worldwide within three weeks   —  Exclusive: Hundreds being laid off as Cypress and Spansion merge in $5B deal, internal memo shows  —  Today: The merger of Silicon Valley chip companies Cypress Semiconductor …
Mar 12, 2015, 7:45 PMIn context
Julia Love / Mercury News:
Apple to make many security guards full-time employees   —  CUPERTINO — Amid debate about Silicon Valley's sweeping use of contract workers, Apple will dramatically expand its in-house security team, giving the officers the same benefits as other employees.  —  After a yearlong review …
Mar 3, 2015, 8:40 PMIn context
George Avalos / Mercury News:
Report: Silicon Valley powers to record job boom, but surge produces income gap   —  SAN JOSE — The Silicon Valley economy is red hot and the growth looks like it will intensify, with technology leading the employment and investment boom in the region, according to the latest Joint Venture Silicon Valley Index …
Feb 4, 2015, 9:00 AMIn context
Heather Somerville / Mercury News:
Venture funds raised $29.8B in 2014, a 69% increase over 2013 and highest amount since 2007   —  Venture funds raise $29.8 billion as tech draws eager investors  —  Venture capital firms are the wealthiest they've been in seven years, as investors from all ends of the globe are eagerly writing …
Jan 13, 2015, 11:25 AMIn context
Jeremy C. Owens / Mercury News:
Networking company Riverbed Technology to be acquired by private equity firm Thoma Bravo for $3.6B after activist investor struggle   —  Riverbed Technology to sell for $3.6 billion after activist investor struggle  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Networking company Riverbed Technology has agreed …
Dec 15, 2014, 7:55 PMIn context

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