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Australian Olympic swimmers in hot water after gun photoupdated: Fri Jun 08 2012 06:17:00

Two Australian Olympic swimmers who posted pictures on Facebook of themselves brandishing weapons have been ordered to take them down by the country's swimming authorities.

Fire raises concerns for power plantsupdated: Sat Jul 02 2011 16:23:00

Wildfires raging in New Mexico raise concerns about nuclear safety. CNN's Holly Firfer reports.

Los Alamos fire moves north: 'It really hurts'updated: Sat Jul 02 2011 16:23:00

The wildfire roaring through New Mexico near Los Alamos is not over, but much of the danger has been shifted from that community.

Cuba denies dissident beaten by police before deathupdated: Tue May 10 2011 06:11:00

Cuba denied on Monday that the recent death of a dissident was caused by a police beating and accused "counterrevolutionaries" and the foreign media of "fabricating lies."

Cuban dissident dies after being detained; activist blames policeupdated: Sun May 08 2011 17:08:00

A Cuban dissident died early Sunday after being detained by police three days earlier, with a fellow activist blaming police for his death. Ann Killion: Future of 49ers unclear no matter which way stadium vote goesupdated: Fri Jun 04 2010 15:04:00

The San Francisco 49ers would like you to believe that Tuesday's vote will determine their future. George Dohrmann: San Francisco 49ers training camp postcardupdated: Tue Aug 18 2009 13:38:00 has dispatched writers to report on the 32 NFL training camps across the country. Here's what George Dohrmann had to say about the 49ers' camp in Santa Clara, Calif. For an archive of all the camp postcards, click here.

Roller coaster stuckupdated: Wed Aug 12 2009 20:28:00

Passengers on a roller coaster in Santa Clara, California, wait for rescue crews to help them off the ride.

24 riders rescued from California roller coasterupdated: Wed Aug 12 2009 20:28:00

A mechanical failure on a roller coaster at an amusement park in Santa Clara, California, on Monday afternoon left 24 people stranded for hours on the ride, some as high as 80 feet off the ground, authorities said.

24 passengers get stuck on California roller coasterupdated: Mon Aug 10 2009 22:09:00

A mechanical failure on a roller coaster at a Santa Clara, California, amusement park Monday afternoon left 24 people stranded for hours on the ride, some as high as 80 feet off the ground, authorities said.

Fortune: How to get a jobupdated: Mon Mar 30 2009 16:50:00

Rob Sparno recently did something that 12.5 million Americans would kill to do. He did something that has never been attempted by this many people at once in the 60 years the government has been keeping records. He did something that's getting only more difficult with every day.

Sixth person dies in California shootingupdated: Mon Mar 30 2009 12:13:00

A sixth person has died after a shooting in a townhouse in Santa Clara, California, police said Monday. Preseason tournaments to watchupdated: Tue Aug 26 2008 14:37:00

Dates: Nov. 24-26 Site: Lahaina Civic Center, Maui, Participants: St. Joseph's, Texas, Indiana, Notre Dame, North Carolina, Chaminade, Oregon, Alabama Official website

No place to park -- or sleepupdated: Tue Jun 03 2008 12:24:00

Sandra Ferguson makes a reservation at a San Jose, California, hotel through But when she tries to check in, the hotel has never heard of her. Does owe her a refund for the $180 she has to spend for long-term parking? Ca. Wildfires Coming Under Controlupdated: Mon May 26 2008 09:00:00

Days of moist, cool weather helped firefighters get a handle on a destructive wildfire in the Santa Cruz Mountains that scorched 3,900 acres and at least 29 homes

Fast-moving California fire destroys 10 homesupdated: Thu May 22 2008 16:49:00

An aggressive wildfire has burned 10 homes and spread across 3,000 acres in Northern California, officials said Thursday.

FSB: Hot thin roofsupdated: Fri Mar 28 2008 11:19:00

With energy prices soaring, affordable solar power would be welcomed by any entrepreneur looking to trim the electric bill. Trouble is, power generated by the most widely available technology - panels covered with photovoltaic (PV) systems, which translate sunlight into AC current - still costs two to three times more than electricity generated from coal and other fossil fuels. That may be about to change.

Growth hormone benefits limitedupdated: Tue Mar 18 2008 11:33:00

CNN's Elizabeth Cohen looks at a new study that suggests performance-enhancing drugs have limited benefits. Austin Murphy: The latest deaths of cyclists should open drivers' eyesupdated: Tue Mar 11 2008 17:06:00

Before it degenerates into a rant, and then a plea, this must first serve as a memorial. I was greeted Monday by this above-the-fold headline in the San Francisco Chronicle: SANTA CLARA DEPUTY SHERIFF VEERS INTO CYCLISTS KILLING 2. Andy Staples: Dad starts blog to help parents, Pryor update and moreupdated: Fri Feb 29 2008 17:20:00

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- For Mark Nugent, the football recruiting process began in earnest for the third time on Saturday. Nugent, a pest control sales rep from Davenport, Fla., rode the recruiting rollercoaster with stepsons Jonnie (Tuskegee, 2004) and Vincent Williams (Florida State, 2008). On Saturday, Nugent came to the Orlando-area Nike Combine with his youngest son, Karlos, to begin what might be the wildest ride yet.

CNNMoney: Apple's core appealupdated: Tue Sep 11 2007 07:16:00

Apple's core appeal

CNNMoney: South Korea finishes Intel antitrust probeupdated: Tue Sep 11 2007 07:16:00

Antitrust investigators in South Korea have wrapped up a two-year probe into Intel Corp.'s activities in the country, the company said Tuesday. Caption This: Reader Responsesupdated: Fri Aug 03 2007 00:07:00

This is better than the ball pit at Chuck E Cheese's! -- Dee, St. Louis, Ala.

The 49ers plan move to Santa Claraupdated: Thu Nov 09 2006 15:47:00

The San Francisco 49ers professional football team announced on Thursday they would move to Santa Clara, California by 2012 in a decision that could impact San Francisco's bid for the 2016 Olympics.

CNNMoney: McAfee chief steps down after options probeupdated: Wed Oct 11 2006 08:21:00

Security software firm McAfee Inc. said Wednesday that its chairman and CEO George Samenuk would step down following an internal investigation in the ever-widening options backdating scandal, sending its shares soaring.

Rio de Janeiro Insider Tipsupdated: Thu Apr 13 2006 07:59:00

Do you have an inside tip on the Brazilian city? Send us your ideas and suggestions below.

CNNMoney: Nat Semi earnings fall but top forecastsupdated: Thu Sep 08 2005 12:33:00

National Semiconductor Corp., makers of computer chip components, Thursday reported quarterly sales and earnings fell from the same period last year, but beat estimates -- news that sent its stock higher.

CNNMoney: A 'clean' flu fightupdated: Thu Oct 28 2004 14:24:00

As the flu season nears, companies forced to cut back or cancel their flu vaccine programs are coming up with alternatives in a bid to keep employees healthy.

Business 2.0: Where to Regain Your Cool Wilting from the heat of summer and a demanding travel schedule? Here's how you can work out without hupdated: Thu Jul 01 2004 00:01:00

You're on a business trip, and you have two hours between meetings. It's time for your midday run. But the thermometer is giving you 95 reasons not to get out there, and the humidity is chiming in ...

Fortune: Tensilica SEMICONDUCTORSupdated: Mon May 17 2004 00:01:00

Santa Clara, Calif. Founded 1997

CNNMoney: Stocks to watch Wednesdayupdated: Tue Apr 13 2004 13:05:00

Intel Corp. shares may be a stock to watch Wednesday, a day after the No. 1 chipmaker posted strong first-quarter results but barely missed the consensus sales target.

CNNMoney: Stocks to watch Thursdayupdated: Wed Feb 18 2004 17:10:00

Investors hungry for earnings news may push shares of Applied Materials higher Thursday following news the No. 1 chip equipment maker swung to a quarterly profit.

Fortune: Don't Believe the VOIP hype Yes, one day Internet calls will rule. But that's still a ways off.updated: Mon Jan 12 2004 00:01:00

This past summer things looked pretty bleak for 8x8. Quarterly losses at the tiny Santa Clara, Calif., firm were $1.5 million on shrinking revenues of $1.6 million. Meanwhile the stock was stuck at...

Money Magazine: Virtual Charity An Online Volunteer Network Helps Charities Help Othersupdated: Mon Dec 01 2003 00:01:00

It was January 1999 in Silicon Valley, the epicenter of the dotcom bubble. Seated in his parents' living room in Santa Clara, Nipun Mehta, then a 23-year-old software developer, was pitching his id...

Fortune: The Playlistupdated: Mon Jan 20 2003 00:01:00

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Fortune: Peribit Santa Clara, Calif.updated: Mon May 27 2002 00:01:00

The IT business is full of stories about salesmen promising the moon and delivering only rocks. But two-year-old Peribit may be one of the few outifts that really delivers.

Fortune: FORTUNE's 100 Fastest-Growing Companiesupdated: Mon Sep 03 2001 00:01:00

In the Pokemon universe, characters gain strength by "evolving" into superpowered versions of their primary-colored selves. Pokemon licenser 4Kids seems to have learned this trick well, emerging on...

FSB: Gains & Lossesupdated: Sun Jul 01 2001 00:01:00

Netting Credit Criminals

Fortune: A Site Where Hospitals Can Click to Shopupdated: Mon Apr 12 1999 00:01:00

Every hospital room is filled with objects that some medical professional decided were necessary--everything from lifesaving medical equipment to syringes and trash cans. "There is an entire profes...

Fortune: Picture This: Easy-to-Use, Inexpensive Home Videoconferencingupdated: Mon Jan 11 1999 00:01:00

When I was a teenager, I tried out the first commercial videophone at the 1964 World's Fair and thought it was incredibly cool. Sitting in an AT&T booth, I punched a few buttons on a box with a TV ...

Fortune: THE NO-NAME HIGH-TECH STARupdated: Mon Oct 27 1997 00:01:00

What's the hottest tech company you've likely never heard of? Applied Materials of Santa Clara, Cal., whose stock has quadrupled over the last 12 months. A 30-year-old company with 1996 sales of $4...

Fortune: EMPLOYERS BEG FOR TECHIE HELP IN THE VALLEYupdated: Mon Jul 21 1997 00:01:00

"You like me! You really like me!" No, it's not Sally Field. It's the gushing of an electrical engineer attending the Westech Career Expo, a job fair for hardware and software engineers. The June W...

Money Magazine: EWE AND YOUR MONEY: HOW TO PROFIT FROM DISCOVERIESupdated: Tue Apr 01 1997 00:01:00


Fortune: INDEX TO THE 100 COMPANIESupdated: Mon Oct 14 1996 00:01:00


Fortune: USWEB WEBSITE DESIGN FRANCHISESupdated: Mon Jul 08 1996 00:01:00

SANTA CLARA, CA. Founded 1995 Revenues: none employees: 46 Private

Fortune: NEOMAGIC SEMICONDUCTORS FOR LAPTOPSupdated: Mon Jul 08 1996 00:01:00

SANTA CLARA, CA. Founded 1994 Revenues: N.A. Employees: 56 Private

Money Magazine: WILL GIVING $50,000 IN STOCK TO A CHARITABLE TRUST HELP US CUT OUR TAXES?updated: Mon Jul 01 1996 00:01:00

Q. My wife and I have received a pitch from our alma mater to participate in a charitable remainder unitrust. We have a portfolio of stocks worth $50,000 that we originally bought for $6,000. Our c...

Fortune: ENDLESS SUMMER ON THE WEBupdated: Mon Mar 04 1996 00:01:00

There is at least one group of folks who have figured out a way to make money on the Internet: professional Web surfers, who log on all day, every day, looking for sites that are useful, interestin...


If you plan to slap a low ceiling on your '95 budget, you're not alone. Since 1993, Americans have gunned their spending by an average rate of almost 5% per year, while personal income grew only 4%...

Fortune: KOREA'S DRIVE FOR A NEW ECONOMYupdated: Mon May 31 1993 00:01:00

South Korea, one of Asia's Little Tigers, has lost some of its roar. This year the nation's GNP is growing at around a 5% annual rate -- not bad, but a far cry from 1990's 9.3%. Many blame the snar...

Fortune: EQUIPMENT SPENDING IS UPupdated: Mon Dec 16 1991 00:01:00

Here's an economic puzzle: While executives are sitting around brooding over the terrible state of business, many have been investing vigorously in | equipment and machinery to increase efficiency ...


WHEN THIS 50ish executive's marriage ended, so did his long-range investment plans. His divorce settlement requires $25,000 in annual support payments to his ex-wife for the next five years. Zickli...

Fortune: A SOVIET CURE FOR THE S&L MESS Take a lesson from the U.S.S.R. Get rid of regulation and deposit insurance. Rely on free marupdated: Mon Nov 06 1989 00:01:00

Because we do not have a monetary or banking system in the Soviet Union as you have, I came to the U.S. to study banking practices in the world's biggest market economy. Under the Soviet privatizat...

Money Magazine: HONEY, THEY SHRUNK THE LAPTOP COMPUTERupdated: Wed Nov 01 1989 00:01:00

Don't look now, but the personal computer is shrinking. In recent months, four PC makers -- Atari, NEC, Poqet and Zenith -- introduced mini-machines, known as notebook computers, that are even teen...

Fortune: Spaced Out on Wall Street, Ecstasy at the NAM, the Great Paleface Shortage, and Other Matters. Brennanismupdated: Mon Apr 27 1987 00:01:00

Everything about the latest Supreme Court decision on affirmative action -- lumpily labeled Johnson v. Transportation Agency, Santa Clara County, California, et al. -- seems totally unastonishing. ...

Fortune: Viking Freight Inc.updated: Mon Sep 01 1986 00:01:00

Trucking industry analysts think this could be the year Viking Freight begins delivering more reliably to investors. At a recent $17.50 a share, Viking stock is about 40% above its price a year ago...

Fortune: SPUTTERING: NEW USES FOR AN OLD PROCESS The technology spreads metals a millionth of a meter thin on car windshields and computeupdated: Mon Nov 11 1985 00:01:00

THIS WINTER Ford Motor Co. will offer a windshield that clears itself of crusted ice in a matter of minutes. A layer of silver in the glass so thin it's invisible carries an electric current that h...

Fortune: Voicemail International Inc.updated: Mon Sep 30 1985 00:01:00

Voicemail of Santa Clara, California, has developed a telephone-answering machine with a difference -- it gives each caller a tailor-made message. For example, using a push-button phone and a speci...

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