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 ...

Globally, summer of 2014 was hottest on record

If the summer of 2014 felt unusually warm to you, you were right--at least on a global level.

From June through August of 2014, the average temperature of our planet was 62.78 degrees Fahrenheit -- 1.28 degrees higher than the 20th century ...

Apple fan frenzy as iPhone 6 hits store shelves

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Christmas came in September this year for Apple devotees, as scores of people across the country turned out early at the company's stores on Friday to get their hands on new, supersized iPhones.

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus ...

Larry Ellison steps aside as Oracle CEO

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- In a stunning change for one of Silicon Valley's most legendary corporations, Larry Ellison, who for 37 years steered Oracle to become one of the world's biggest and well known technology companies, is giving up his ...