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A Tale of Two Teachers

Paula Golden | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics
Paula Golden

For many middle school children who study mathematics at an age when they first look to adults outside those in their immediate family to define themselves, a teacher's thumb's up or down can shape their destiny.

Mild-mannered Engineer as 21st Century Superhero?

Paula Golden | Posted 04.16.2013 | Impact
Paula Golden

My summer childhood memories are awash with Marvel Comics' STEM-driven (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), super-sized heroes Spiderman, Fant...

"You Are a Free Man"

Bill Ruehle | Posted 11.07.2012 | Business
Bill Ruehle

At age 64, I was contemplating retirement from the company I had helped to grow from a $20 million annual revenue privately-held firm to a $3.6 billion annual revenue public company that was a leader in its industry. Much to my dismay, I became a target of federal prosecutors.

LOOK: What's Inside The New iPad?

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 03.15.2012 | Technology

What would you do if you were one of the very first people in the world to buy the new iPad? If you're Luke Soules, the co-founder and CXO of iFixi...

Huge Chip-Maker Plans $3.7-Billion Buy

AP | Posted 11.12.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Broadcom Corp. said Monday it is buying NetLogic Microsystems Inc., another chip maker, for about $3.7 billion in cash. Broadcom designs ...

Fortune: Android Smartphones Will 'Explode' In 2011

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

In the coming year, better wireless networks and cheaper phone hardware could lead to a boom in smartphone sales. And devices equipped with Google's o...

Free at Last: The Broadcom Trial

Julie Ruehle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Julie Ruehle

We woke up in a state of disbelief about what had transpired. For three years, we had to be in "fight" mode and continuously reminding each other the importance of staying focused.

Former KB Home CEO Bruce Karatz Accuses Prosecutors Of Manipulating Witnesses | Stuart Pfeifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Launching a prosecutorial misconduct defense that was effective for Broadcom Corp. executives, former KB Home Chief Executive Bruce Karatz has accused...

Broadcom Execs' Charges Dropped

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SANTA ANA, Calif. — A federal judge Tuesday dismissed all charges against the remaining two defendants in the government's sweeping securities f...

Broadcom Settles Securities Class-Action Lawsuit

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

IRVINE, Calif. — Broadcom Corp. said Tuesday it will pay more than $160 million in cash to settle a class action investor lawsuit related to sto...

Judge Dismisses Charge Against Broadcom Co-Founder | Stuart Pfeifer and E. Scott Reckard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

In a dramatic twist, a federal judge on Wednesday cleared Broadcom Corp. co-founder Henry Samueli of a criminal charge of lying to investigators in a ...

New Documents Reveal Drug Allegations In Broadcom Co-Founder's Billion-Dollar Divorce | E. Scott Reckard and Stuart Pfeifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Newly released documents in the divorce of Broadcom Corp. co-founder Henry T. Nicholas III reveal harsh battles with his former wife, Stacey, over how...

Broadcom Co-Founder, Nicholas: Drug, Dungeon Charges Are False

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Broadcom co-founder Henry Nicholas III is speaking out in hopes of clearing his name after federal prosecutors accused the b...

Henry Samueli, Broadcom Co-Founder, Selling Private Jet For $28.5 Million

New York Post | Page Six | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

HENRY Samueli - the billionaire philanthropist whose offer to pay $12.2 million for perpetrating a stock-option scam at his Broadcom Corp., to which h...

Broadcom's Henry Nicholas' Life Of Drugs, Prostitutes And The Underground Lair

Vanity Fair | Bethany McLean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Henry Nicholas isn't just another tech-boom billionaire charged with backdating stock options. All the drive, arrogance, and aggression he poured into...

Broadcom Co-Founder Pleads Guilty To Lying To SEC

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Broadcom Corp. co-founder Henry Samueli pleaded guilty Monday to lying to the Securities and Exchange Commission as it probe...

Henry T. Nicholas III, Broadcom Co-founder, Indicted On Cocaine, Ecstasy And Fraud Charges

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Broadcom Corp. co-founder Henry T. Nicholas III was indicted on federal narcotics charges that include allegations he slippe...

The Broadcom Boys And The Legal Eagles Trying To Keep Them Out Of Jail

Los Angeles Times | E. Scott Reckard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Broadcom Corp. founders accused of engineering a massive stock fraud have always been a study in contrasts: Henry Samueli, the professorial strate...

SEC Accuses Broadcom Co-Founders Of Fraud

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LOS ANGELES — Securities regulators on Wednesday charged Broadcom Corp. co-founders Henry T. Nicholas III and Henry Samueli with falsifying the ...

Broadcom Co-Founder's Bodyguard Jailed For Contempt

LA Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Stephen L. Otten was part of the first Navy SEAL platoon behind enemy lines in Afghanistan after the 9/11 attacks, earning a Navy and Marine Corps Com...

Henry Nicholas Enters Rehab

Los Angeles Times | Kim Christensen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Broadcom Corp. co-founder Henry T. Nicholas III checked into the Betty Ford Center earlier this week and will spend a month in an alcohol-rehabilitati...

Guilty Plea Expected In Broadcom Options

Los Angeles Times | E. Scott Reckard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A former Broadcom Corp. executive has agreed to plead guilty to obstruction of justice in connection with a federal probe into the manipulation of sto...