Silicon Valley Venture Firm Prevails in Sex-Bias Suit

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A jury said prominent venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers didn’t sexually discriminate or retaliate against a former female partner, in a closely watched case that raised questions about the treatment of women in Silicon Valley.

Yahoo, Microsoft Extend Search-Deal Talks

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Yahoo and Microsoft agreed to push back the deadline for renewing their Web search alliance another month, as the two sides hash out whether and how to revise an alliance that has sparked friction.

Intel in Talks to Buy Chip Maker Altera

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Intel is in advanced talks to buy Altera—a maker of programmable semiconductors used in phone networks and cars—in a deal that would be the computer chip-making giant’s largest takeover ever.

Dow to Merge Chlorine Business With Olin

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Dow Chemical said it would split off a significant portion of its chlorine business and merge it with Olin in a deal valued at $5 billion. The deal’s value of $5 billion includes $2 billion in cash.

Investing Lesson of 1937: Hold Some Cash

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Sure, yields are puny. But when stocks next tumble, the value of cash will be clear, says columnist Morgan Housel.

Motorola Has a Hit---in Brazil

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The Moto G has become the best-selling smartphone in Brazil, helping Motorola double its market share to 18% of unit shipments. The Moto G’s runaway popularity indicates the extent to which lower-priced, midtier cellphones will be increasingly important for vendors globally.

Fears Push Car Makers Deep Into Silicon Valley

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Silicon Valley is becoming the nexus of an emerging car industry that has giants like Mercedes-Benz, Ford and others racing to tap the region’s know-how.

Microsoft Acquires Collaboration Startup LiveLoop

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Microsoft has acquired LiveLoop, a San Francisco startup that developed a service to let people collaborate on PowerPoint documents.

Route to an $8 Million Portfolio Started With Frugal Living

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Ronald Read, who died in June at 92, spent years pumping gas. His friends were shocked when they learned his estate was valued at almost $8 million.

WRKO Town Hall with Jeff Kuhner

Join Jeff Kuhner at the Kowloon in Saugus on Thursday, April 9th for the next WRKO Town Hall. There are multiple ways to win your way in.

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