CHICAGO, USA: Brutal winter weather chilled US car sales in February, with General Motors and Ford reporting losses even as rival Chrysler extended a winning streak.
4 Mar 2014 08:29
There comes a point when many of those who love to travel - especially those who travel frequently to the same beloved spot - begin to daydream about carving out a little piece of paradise for their very own.
By Einat Mazafi 26 Feb 2014 11:38
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: WhatsApp was launched five years ago as a shot at doing to text messaging what Skype had done to telephone calls.
21 Feb 2014 09:46
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Facebook is betting US$19bn on smartphone messaging service WhatsApp, having agreed to buy the firm in an eye-popping cash-and-stock deal.
20 Feb 2014 09:09
NEW YORK, USA: Soft-drink manufacturer Coca-Cola reported a dip in fourth-quarter profits after lower-than-expected sales while its outlook for the rest of this year has disappointed analysts.
19 Feb 2014 10:31
SAN FRANCISCO , USA: An Israel-based startup specialising in using sounds instead of passwords for logging in said it has been bought by Google.
18 Feb 2014 08:07
NEW YORK, USA: Activist investor Carl Icahn said on Monday, 10 February, he would no longer press Apple to boost its share buyback plan after a proxy advisory firm recommended against his proposal.
11 Feb 2014 09:38
NEW YORK, USA: Twitter shares took a nosedive last week after the company's first earnings report shook up investors expecting strong growth at the messaging platform.
10 Feb 2014 06:36
NEW YORK, USA: Verizon said it would buying Intel Media, a unit of the chipmaking company that delivers movies and more to televisions sets via the Internet cloud, for an undisclosed price.
22 Jan 2014 08:04
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: US chip manufacturer Intel said it will trim its workforce by five percent this year as it shifts from personal computers to powering mobile gadgets.
21 Jan 2014 08:11
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google announced that it is buying a smart thermostat start-up Nest in a deal valued at US$3.2bn.
14 Jan 2014 07:15
NEW YORK, USA: Crocs Inc announced that the Blackstone Group is making a $200m investment that will give it preferred stock and a 13% stake in the US-based shoe company.
31 Dec 2013 07:35
NEW YORK, USA: Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg will sell a chunk of his stake in the company, cashing in some US$2.3bn, as part of a new share offering by the huge social network.
20 Dec 2013 06:50
NEW YORK CITY, US: USA leads with 61 Shortlisted entries, followed by South Africa, Turkey, and Australia.
5 Dec 2013 12:34
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: US computer company Hewlett-Packard reported making a profit in its recently ended fiscal year, with cost-cutting efforts countering a slip in revenue.
28 Nov 2013 06:14
WASHINGTON, USA: Fisker Automotive, whose high-end electric cars caught the eye of Justin Bieber and other celebrities, has filed for bankruptcy protection.
26 Nov 2013 07:34
NEW YORK CITY, USA: - Five people were arrested on Monday (18 November) following a global "cyber heist" in which hackers stole US$45m by overriding the cash withdrawal limits of prepaid debit cards, US officials said.
19 Nov 2013 07:48
NEW YORK CITY, USA: Internet company Google and investment firm KKR will invest $400m in six solar plants in California and Arizona, the companies said.
18 Nov 2013 06:04
WASHINGTON, USA: Twitter's high-flying Wall Street debut drew attention to the growing power of social media, but also raised concerns about a potential bubble in the sector.
12 Nov 2013 09:52
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