Deborah Hersman, the public face of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board who fought last year to be nominated for a second term as chairman, today said she’s stepping down to head a safety-advocacy group.
Salesforce.com Inc., the biggest maker of customer-management software, is preparing to put up for sale 14 acres (5.7 hectares) of land in San Francisco’s Mission Bay area, said a person with knowledge of the plans.
Malaysia pioneered using biometric passports to curtail immigration fraud. Sixteen years later, the ability of two identity thieves to board a Malaysian Airline plane that went missing exposed the technology as far from foolproof.
Boyd Gaming Corp., the operator of casinos and gambling properties from Las Vegas to Atlantic City, rose the most in more than seven months after activist investor Elliott Associates LP disclosed a holding of about 7 percent.
The U.S. Supreme Court deferred a decision on whether to hear an appeal by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. that aims to delay generic competition to its top-selling Copaxone multiple-sclerosis drug.
In San Francisco, 65 percent of the population rents and the remaining 35 percent are homeowners. And in the past year the San Francisco real estate market has seen an 13.6 percent increase in value, with a median sales price of $845,900, according to Zillow.