• Quinn: Listening to the VC dog whistle - 09/29/2014 07:21 PM PDT
    (Randy Holmes)
    McAfee names Jimmy Kimmel its 'most dangerous celebrity'

    The company said Tuesday that a search for Kimmel carries a 19 percent chance of landing on a website that has tested positive for spyware, viruses or malware.  
    New offerings will allow some customers to watch recorded content on their smartphones and tablets at home or on the road.  
    Andy Wong
    Apple may have to pay vast sums of back taxes if the breaks granted to it by the Irish government are found to violate European law.  
    Albert Gea/Reuters
    In an abrupt and stunning reversal, eBay announced Tuesday that it will split off its multibillion-dollar PayPal unit, months after strenuously resisting a demand to do just that from activist investor Carl Icahn.  
    Canada's telecommunications regulator said it won't take comments from Netflix and Google into consideration when it decides on new rules for TV after the companies refused to provide information on how Canadians watch their content.  
    From research grants to travel junkets, drug and medical device companies paid doctors and leading hospitals billions of dollars last year, the government disclosed Tuesday in a new effort to spotlight potential ethical conflicts in medicine.  
    Two companies that sell women's underwear infused with caffeine have agreed to refund $1.5 million to consumers to settle charges that they falsely advertised their products would reduce cellulite and zap fat, the Federal Trade Commission announced on Monday.  
    Rico Torres
    NEW YORK -- Hollywood's carefully controlled system of movie rollouts is officially under siege. Windowing -- the practice of opening a movie first in theaters and then in other stages of home video, streaming and television release -- has been under increasing pressure as smaller screens fight  
    Two members of an international hacking ring pleaded guilty Tuesday for their roles in stealing $100 million worth of intellectual property and other data from the U.S. Army, Microsoft and several other technology companies, and two other people also have been indicted, the Department of Justice said.  
    Christopher Galluzzo/Nasdaq, FILE
    Today: GoPro soared in the market after unveiling its latest video cameras, and eBay also got a lift after announcing that it will spin off PayPal.  
    (Matt Sayles)
    Amanda Bynes thrown out of fashion school

    Students at Irvine’s Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising say Bynes showed up high and paid other students to do her work.