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Mergers and acquisitions, Dec. 2

Notable mergers and acquisitions last week. Type{+1}AnnouncedTarget Target's cityAcquirerAcquirer's cityAnnounced value{+2}Payment typeStatusDIVNov. 27Coram LLCDenver, Colo.CVS Caremark Corp.Woonsocket, [Read entire story]

Slingbox good link to live TV for mobile devices

The least expensive TiVo with built-in Wi-Fi and remote streaming is the Roamio Plus, which sells for $400 and works only with iPads and iPhones, not with Android devices. [...] the Roamio is only compatible with cable [Read entire story]

Bay Area insider trades, Dec. 2

Insider activity at major Bay Area companies reported Nov. 21- 28. SELLSSharesAvg. priceValueInsidersAdvanced Micro Devices Inc. 91,246$3.34$305,1092Apple Inc.1,996517.391,032,7041Audience Inc.106,6159.491,012,0141Cisco [Read entire story]

Xbox One, PS4 need to appeal to nongamers

Many people who follow gaming question whether the best times for video game consoles are behind them, given the threat from mobile games and other, cheaper forms of digital distraction. [...] the factors that lead to a [Read entire story]

Ellora Israni, She++

Co-founder, She++, a group to inspire women in computer science, senior at Stanford majoring in computer science. Spending time outdoors is something I wish I could do more as someone from California. Over the course [Read entire story]

Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, Joyus

Position: CEO and founder, Joyus, a site that helps shoppers find products by featuring short videos. What's your favorite guilty pleasure that helps you de-stress? At Google, my team would be traveling to all these [Read entire story]

Clara Shih, Hearsay Social

Position: CEO and founder, Hearsay Social, which helps companies utilize social media. What's your favorite guilty pleasure that helps you de-stress? Who is your favorite famous female leader and why? [...] my No. 1 [Read entire story]

Vien Truong, Greenlining Institute

Environmental equity director, Greenlining Institute, a public policy group that works to empower disadvantaged groups Oftentimes my work is focused on stamping out the fires, making sure we work out the target, and [Read entire story]

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

What's your schedule like outside the office? What's your favorite escape from the pressures of the workplace? Any guilty pleasure TV shows or blogs that help you de-stress? Who is your favorite famous female leader [Read entire story]

High Number of Uploads on Instagram

A rare combo of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah posts may have overwhelmed the photo sharing site Instagram. Over the last couple of days, many Instagram users complained on Twitter they saw big delays while trying to upload [Read entire story]

Shoppers Crowd Bay Area Malls on Black Friday

Shoppers were out in full force on Black Friday, but not just at big box stores. They flocked to the malls too. NBC Bay Area's George Kiriyama reports from the Great Mall in Milpitas. [Read entire story]

Shoppers Crowd Bay Area Malls on Black Friday

Shoppers were out in full force on Black Friday, but not just at big box stores. They flocked to the malls too. NBC Bay Area's George Kiriyama reports from the Great Mall in Milpitas. [Read entire story]

Crocs in talks with buyout firms

The investment, known as a private investment in public equity, could take the form of convertible notes or preferred shares, which carry lower risk than equity, one of the sources said. While Chief Executive John P. [Read entire story]

Crocs in talks with buyout firms

The investment, known as a private investment in public equity, could take the form of convertible notes or preferred shares, which carry lower risk than equity, one of the sources said. While Chief Executive John P. [Read entire story]

Ship traffic for Nov. 30

Due to arrive Saturday SHIPFROMPORTAtlantic SuperiorPort Hardy, British ColumbiaRWC CSL TrailblazerMexicoRCH MSC FabienneSeattleOAK Thor DynamicBarbers Point, HawaiiRWC Zim AlabamaLong BeachOAK Due to depart [Read entire story]

Ship traffic for Nov. 30

Due to arrive Saturday SHIPFROMPORTAtlantic SuperiorPort Hardy, British ColumbiaRWC CSL TrailblazerMexicoRCH MSC FabienneSeattleOAK Thor DynamicBarbers Point, HawaiiRWC Zim AlabamaLong BeachOAK Due to depart [Read entire story]

Apple fighting court-appointed monitor’s fee

The distinction "seems slippery at best" given that the law firm Goodwin Procter issued a press release "clearly meant to drum up more business" announcing Bromwich's appointment as Apple's antitrust monitor, Apple's [Read entire story]

Apple fighting court-appointed monitor’s fee

The distinction "seems slippery at best" given that the law firm Goodwin Procter issued a press release "clearly meant to drum up more business" announcing Bromwich's appointment as Apple's antitrust monitor, Apple's [Read entire story]

GoldieBlox, Beastie Boys tussle blights cause

In case the saga is news to you, the company released a parody of the Beastie Boys song "Girls" but didn't ask permission and leveraged the video as advertising for its products. A big hoopla ensued over whether this [Read entire story]

GoldieBlox, Beastie Boys tussle blights cause

In case the saga is news to you, the company released a parody of the Beastie Boys song "Girls" but didn't ask permission and leveraged the video as advertising for its products. A big hoopla ensued over whether this [Read entire story]