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Mozilla Hires Interim CEO

CORPORATE | By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
After Brendan Eich stepped down as Mozilla’s CEO last month, over a controversy sparked by a $1,000 donation he made to an anti-gay marriage campaign in 2008, the software company announced its interim CEO Monday .

Sprint Calls Customer ’Gay Sissboy’ in Email

CORPORATE | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 16
A straight married man from Chicago says he received an email from phone company Sprint that addressed him as a "gay sissyboy."

Lorraine Rorke Bader arranges fresh flowers in a room at her home before an overnight guest arrives in San Francisco.

San Francisco Considers Ending Rental Ban

LEGAL | Apr 16
Legislation set to be unveiled in San Francisco would make it legal for city residents to rent out their homes on sites such as Airbnb, but only if they have liability insurance and meet other requirements, a newspaper reported.

Where’s the Beef? Prices Reach Highest Level Since 1987

By Betsy Blaney | Apr 16
The highest beef prices in almost three decades have arrived just before the start of grilling season, causing sticker shock for both consumers and restaurant owners - and relief isn’t likely anytime soon.

Bradford Wells, left, and Anthony John Makk are a binational couple and pose together at their home in San Francisco.

Ask A Lawyer: Immigration Issues

LEGAL | By EDGE | Apr 16
Questions answered for bi-national LGBT couples.

Airbnb CEO on How Travel is Changing

CORPORATE | Apr 16
Airbnb is quickly becoming one of the world’s largest hospitality brands, but it doesn’t own a single hotel. The website connects people who want to rent out a room or house, with travelers who need a place to stay.

Fire TV Enters the Set-Top Box Arena

CORPORATE | Apr 16
To find out which set-top box is right for you, Chenda Ngak compares the biggest competitors on the streaming video market: Roku 3, Apple TV and Amazon’s Fire TV.

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Report Projects Health Care Costs to Dip Slightly

FINANCE | By Andrew Taylor | Apr 16
The Congressional Budget Office predicts that health insurance subsidies under the so-called "Obamacare" plan will total a little more than $1 trillion over the next 10 years, instead of almost $1.2 trillion initially estimated.

The National Corvette Museum, workers pull out a car from a sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum, in Bowling Green, Ky.

Last Corvette Retrieved From Kentucky Sinkhole

CORPORATE | By Bruce Schreiner | Apr 16
The mangled remains of a powerful Corvette - barely recognizable to its former owner - were pulled from the depths of a sinkhole at a Kentucky museum Wednesday, completing weeks of painstaking work to retrieve eight classic cars.

5 Things to Know about Tax Day

LEGAL | Apr 15
The deadline for filing taxes is midnight Tuesday. Here are five things to consider as the deadline nears.

MoneyWatch :: Americans are Opening Their Wallets

CORPORATE | Apr 15
As the long, hard winter fades, retail spending is perking up. Plus, Citigroup beats expectations and Amazon may enter smartphone business in today’s MoneyWatch report.