Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd dead at age 62

During his career, Hurd ran both Oracle and computer and printer maker Hewlett-Packard. Hurd joined Oracle as co-president in 2010 a month after leaving HP. He resigned from HP following accusations of sexual harassment by a female contract worker.

Tesla's 3rd Quarter car sales accelerate, but miss analysts' target

Tesla’s electric car sales accelerated again during the summer, but the company is still lagging behind the pace it needs to reach CEO Elon Musk’s goal for the entire year. The company delivered 97,000 vehicles from July through September, more than in any other three-month period in its history. The performance increased Tesla’s sales for the first nine months of the year to nearly 255,000...

WeWork withdrawing its stock market IPO filing

WeWork's new leaders formally suspended a planned stock market debut Monday, as they seek to repair the battered image of a company that appeared to revolutionize the office-rental industry and was poised just weeks ago to go public with a value of nearly $50 billion.

Philip Morris, Altria end merger talks; Juul CEO steps down

Juul is shutting down broadcast, print and digital advertising and ending lobbying efforts on behalf of the e-cigarette in Washington as safety concerns intensify while the company on Wednesday announced its CEO was stepping down.

PG&E announces public safety power shutoff for the North Bay

After another day of scorching hot weather where the lights mostly stayed on in the North Bay, PG&E made the decision Tuesday evening to initiate a public safety power shutoff that will affect up to 48,200 customers in the North Bay and Sierra Foothills, officials confirmed. 

Trial approaching in Sutter Health antitrust case

Spurred in part by former President Barack Obama's health care law, hospitals across the country have merged to form massive medical systems in the belief it would simplify the process for patients.

Hotel magnate, philanthropist Barron Hilton dead at 91

Barron Hilton, the hotelier and philanthropist who led the Hilton hotel chain, has died in Los Angeles at the age of 91. Hilton, who succeeded his father, Conrad Hilton, as president and chief executive officer of Hilton Hotels Corp. in 1966 and served in that capacity for 30 years, died Thursday at his home, according to an obituary provided by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.

House intelligence chief says Facebook working on election threats

The head of the House Intelligence Committee said Friday he has been assured by the CEO of Facebook that the company is working on ways to prevent foreign actors from disrupting next year's elections. Rep. Adam Schiff of California met with Mark Zuckerberg and said the Facebook CEO showed a deep awareness of the threat to the elections from so-called "deep fake" videos and other technically...