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A rocky start for pot stores in Washington state

SEATTLE -- More than two months after the first state-licensed marijuana stores opened in Washington state, only one is selling pot in Seattle, and it might be weeks before another opens.

Meanwhile, in Bellingham -- a city of about 82,000 people ...

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison to step down

Larry Ellison, among the last of the old lions who transformed a fruit-and-nut-growing backwater into Silicon Valley, is stepping down as chief executive of the company he founded, Oracle Corp.

Ellison, 70, won't be retiring to Lanai, the ...

Apple increasingly reliant upon success of iPhone

Across the Bay Area and beyond, the Apple faithful rose before dawn Friday, lined up on the cold, hard concrete and then forked over hundreds of dollars -- all so they could be first to own the iPhone 6.

What they might not have realized is that ...