WASHINGTON, USA: - The Japanese owner of US mobile carrier Sprint said on Monday, 10 March, that he wanted to launch a "price war" with the two major carriers as he seeks to acquire T-Mobile's US unit.
12 Mar 2014 08:16
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
NEW YORK CITY, USA: Sales of the latest edition in the "Call of Duty" video game franchise topped US$1bn in the first day, Activision Publishing said on Wednesday, 6 November.
7 Nov 2013 07:57
NEW YORK CITY, USA: Twitter was on the verge of revealing the price of its stock offering giving the popular messaging platform a value of around US$15bn, media reports said.
7 Nov 2013 07:27
NEW YORK, USA: Car manufacturer, General Motors reported a 53% drop in quarterly earnings, which it blamed on higher taxes and equity buybacks, even though revenues rose nearly four percent.
1 Nov 2013 09:35
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Apple has reported that it raked in billions of dollars as iPhone sales soared to new highs, but that costs of making these devices was squeezing profits.
30 Oct 2013 07:23
PALM COAST, FLORIDA, US: What would you make of a headline that read, "BitPay Passes 10,000 Bitcoin-Accepting Merchants On Its Payment Processing Network"?
By Tom Cleveland 22 Oct 2013 11:15
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google's shares rose to a record high, and almost broke the US$1,000 mark after quarterly earnings figures showed the Internet company's profits are climbing despite a trend toward cheaper advertising on smartphones and tablets.
18 Oct 2013 08:40
WASHINGTON, USA: The founder of eBay, Pierre Omidyar, said on Wednesday, 16 October, he will back a project with investigative reporter Glenn Greenwald which "elevates and supports" journalists and "allows them to pursue the truth."
17 Oct 2013 07:47
WASHINGTON, USA: - BlackBerry is launching a campaign aiming to reassure its customers it intends to stay in business, brushing aside suggestions of its impending demise.
16 Oct 2013 07:07
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: For those who use a mobile wallet, a new app helps them keep track of how much electronic cash the wallet contains.
11 Oct 2013 08:46
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Software company Adobe Systems on Thursday (3 October) warned that hackers breached its defences and stole source code along with credit card numbers and other information relating to nearly three million customers.
4 Oct 2013 12:18
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