Financial news on March 30th, 2014

Business and Financial news
A Tax Break to Anchor Tech Growth in San Francisco

Some companies housed in specific low-income areas of San Francisco receive breaks on taxes if they perform tasks that help improve their neighborhoods. Read more..

By NICK BILTON - The New York Times

G.M. Recall Total in 2014 Reaches 4.8 Million

General Motors announces that, due to transmission defect, it is recalling about 490,000 trucks and 172,000 small cars in seventh major recall this year; total recalls for 2014 now total about 4.8 million vehicles. Read more..


Is Facebook Too Big to Care?

The social network has made some recent moves that suggest it is determined to follow its own path, regardless of what outsiders think. Read more..

By VINDU GOEL - The New York Times

Meet Lucy H. Koh, a Silicon Valley Judge

Judge Koh, who gained fame during the high-profile patent suit between Apple and Samsung Electronics, has become the de facto judge for landmark Silicon Valley cases. Read more..

By BRIAN X. CHEN - The New York Times

Michael Lewis Views Market as 'Rigged' in Favor of High-Speed Traders

Michael Lewis, whose new book, “Flash Boys,” goes on sale on Monday, is revisiting the ills of capitalism. Read more..

By WILLIAM ALDEN - The New York Times

Rural Couple

The return of Robert Cirillo. Read more..

By DEB AMLEN - The New York Times

U.S. Agency Knew About G.M. Flaw but Did Not Act

A House subcommittee will open hearings on Tuesday looking into why federal investigators never realized there was a problem with certain G.M. ignition systems. Read more..

By MATTHEW L. WALD - The New York Times

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