Days after swallowing social media network Tumblr for
more than $1 billion, Yahoo eyes another major buy.
Microsoft has been cleared of a
wireless patent violation just days after unveiling the newest version of
its Xbox gaming system.
Amazon is making its Kindle tablets and Apps
available worldwide, the world's largest online retailer said
Social media mainstay Facebook was going to be bigger than Amazon,
bigger than McDonald's, bigger than Coca-Cola. Then came the IPO. Good thing it has lots of friends.
PayPal is offering new
pay-from-your-smartphone services that threaten to make the physical wallet
Apple would have paid a tax rate of about 15 percent last year,
far below the 25.2 percent it reported, if it hadn't used a form of
reserve accounting that sets it apart from other big U.S. technology
The major online food ordering sites announced that they've agreed to merge.
certainly would burden the microblogging platform Tumblr with a layer of bureaucracy that will drive away
many of its 100 million bloggers.
Tableau Software, a provider of business analytics software, opened for trading Friday on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol DATA.
Last year, Facebook was blamed for ruining the tech IPO market. Now stock watchers suggest Facebook's newfound good fortune reflects a
rejuvenated tech market.
Texas-based computer maker Dell reported a 79 percent plunge
in first-quarter profits Thursday, earning just $130 million,
compared to $635 million a year earlier.
Google continued its magical 2013 on Wall Street with its stock catapulting past the $900 level as the search giant
kicked off its annual developers conference.
Cisco, a Silicon Valley bellwether, reported higher earnings and revenue Wednesday, indicating progress on its long turnaround.
It may be too soon to call Facebook Home a flop.
Google CEO Larry Page has disclosed a problem with his vocal cords that makes it
difficult for him to speak and breathe occasionally, but he says he remains fit
enough to keep running the Internet's most influential company.