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
WASHINGTON, USA: Twitter revealed its highly anticipated stock offering with the hugely popular messaging platform seeking to raise up to US$1bn on Wall Street.
4 Oct 2013 11:49
NEW YORK CITY, USA: The private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management is interested in a bid for troubled Canadian smartphone manufacturer BlackBerry, a source familiar with the matter said.
4 Oct 2013 09:57
NEW YORK CITY, USA: US computer company Dell says it received regulatory clearance for a buy-out led by company founder Michael Dell. The deal is expected to close by the end of October.
4 Oct 2013 07:42
WASHINGTON USA: Americans spent US$2.6bn on gambling websites in 2012, according to a study released on Tuesday, 24 September, by the casino industry as it renewed a push for Congress to regulate online betting.
26 Sep 2013 07:21
WASHINGTON, USA: A year after its failed tablet introduction, Microsoft is back with a new Surface that has corrected many of the mistakes in its first iteration as it tries to gain a foothold in the tablet market dominated by Apple's iPad and others makes that use Google's Android operating system..
25 Sep 2013 07:15
NEW YORK CITY, USA: BlackBerry said it would cut 4,500 jobs as the struggling Canadian smartphone manufacturer retrenches in the face of hefty losses and weak sales of its new handsets.
23 Sep 2013 07:46
NEW YORK CITY, USA: Shareholders in Dell approved on Thursday (12 September) a proposal led by company founder Michael Dell to take the iconic computer company private.
13 Sep 2013 07:46
NEW YORK CITY, USA: Apple shares fell hard on Wednesday, 11 September, after the US technology company's unveiling of two new iPhones failed to allay concerns over a loss of momentum in the smartphone market.
12 Sep 2013 07:08
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Twitter is moving deeper into mobile advertising with the purchase of MoPub, a start-up company focusing on mobile advertising exchanges.
11 Sep 2013 10:37
NEW YORK CITY, USA: Corporate raider Carl Icahn acknowledged defeat on Monday, 9 September, in his effort to block a private equity buyout of US computer giant Dell, but still argued that the plan greatly under-values the company.
10 Sep 2013 11:20
NEW YORK CITY, USA: Verizon plans a record US$25bn debt offering as it gathers financing to buy Vodafone's stake in their Verizon Wireless joint venture. Verizon Communications is expected to launch the offering in the next week or two, the source said.
9 Sep 2013 10:24
WASHINGTON, USA: Manufacturing activity in the USA rose for the third month in a row in August to the highest point of 2013, a monthly industry survey released on Tuesday (3 September) showed.
6 Sep 2013 07:57
SAN FRANCISCO, US: Crowdfunding gets a new twist on Thursday with the launch of an online platform that offers start-ups ideas and expertise as well as cash.
25 Aug 2013 10:52
NEW YORK CITY, USA: Home improvement retailer Home Depot boosted its forecast for the year on Tuesday (20 August), crediting the recovery in the housing sector for a 17.2% jump in quarterly profits.
22 Aug 2013 09:13
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