Wed, Nov 20 2013
SAN FRANCISCO - Qualcomm Inc CEO Paul Jacobs promised on Wednesday to return 75 percent of free cash flow to shareholders through stock buybacks and increased dividends, a new commitment that was lower than some investors hoped for following record returns last year.
Tue, Nov 19 2013
NEW YORK - IntercontinentalExchange Group Inc said on Tuesday, less than a week after closing its $11 billion takeover of NYSE Euronext, that it plans to spin off Euronext by next summer and to wind down the Big Board parent's technology business.
Fri, Nov 8 2013
NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter Inc shares jumped 73 percent in a frenzied trading debut that drove the seven-year-old company's market value to around $25 billion and evoked the heady days of the dot-com bubble. | Video
Thu, Oct 31 2013
WASHINGTON - The world's largest retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Thursday announced three new manufacturing projects by suppliers in the United States to produce footwear, curtains and glassware as part of a broader commitment to "buy American."
- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a strategic plan for preventing drug shortages on Thursday and proposed a rule to require drug and biotechnology companies to promptly notify the agency of potential disruptions to the supply of medically important drugs.
KAOHSIUNG - The world's largest electronics assembler Hon Hai Precision Industry said on Thursday it will turn new software development centers in southern Taiwan into a data and cloud power base to focus on content creation.
Tue, Oct 29 2013
SAN FRANCISCO - Nextdoor, an online social network for neighbors, said it has attracted $60 million from early backers of technology titans Google, Amazon and Facebook .
SAN FRANCISCO/ WILMINGTON, Delaware - Seven years ago, Intellectual Ventures bought a patent on technology that helps detect malicious software embedded in digital content. The price? $750,000.
Mon, Oct 28 2013
RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil´s top biomedical research and development center announced plans on Monday to produce a combined measles and rubella vaccine for developing countries, mainly in Africa.
SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook Inc finally earned Wall Street's love in the second quarter. Now it needs to make the relationship last.
Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.