With Box soaring 66 percent in its long-awaited debut this month, and Shake Shack, the New York burger chain, opening trading this week at an astonishing 131 percent above its offer price, 2015 is off to strong start for IPOs.
According to a study released this earlier this month by Chicago-based consulting group BDO USA, the majority ...
“You have to acknowledge that Microsoft has been successful and it still is. But clearly, they’ve struggled over how to protect the Windows franchise while not having that hold them back in other areas. I think even Microsoft would agree that they’ve been too concerned with protecting Windows over the years, to their detriment.& ...
Carmelo Anthony has made a fortune playing basketball, and now he’s investing that money in puppies.
Anthony’s fund Melo7 Tech Partners, which he founded with businessman Stuart Goldfarb, has thrown a hefty chunk of change into San Francisco-based Whistle, which makes dog-activity monitors. The $15 million funding round is ...
Yahoo and Alibaba — two companies in the spotlight this week — are seeing their shares fall sharply today, in the wake of Yahoo’s decision to spin off its stake in Alibaba, and the Chinese e-commerce giant’s earnings results today.
Yahoo’s stock is down more than 7 percent today after the company’s announcement ...
To hear Comcast tell it, customer service is the company’s no. 1 priority. But someone must have forgotten to tell the company’s customer service representatives.
After his wife attempted to drop their cable service from Comcast, Spokane, Wash. resident Ricardo Brown recently found that the company had changed his first na ...
The Google genuises behind the driverless car are apparently looking for even more ways to set those hands of yours free.
As the Mountain View-based search giant continues to fine-tune its driver-free vehicle, which the New York Times reported will hit the road by 2020, it has secured patents for technology that allows drivers to turn ...
Amazon stock is on a tear. It topped $400 for the first time last week, is trading above $400 as of this post, and is up about 55 percent this year. But besides its Wall Street success and the recent Read More →
Doug Pepper joined the venture capital business straight out of business school -- in 2000, as the dot-com bubble was bursting. Not what they call auspicious timing.
But by focusing on consumer Internet, mobile and (more recently) Software-as-a-Service Read More →
"Possibly in the future you’ll no longer be permitted to be who you think you are, or even who you’re pretending to be: You will be who they say you are, based on your data-mined, snooped-upon online presence."
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Ride-sharing company Lyft will begin service in the East Bay on Monday, just in time to take passengers to holiday parties and drive home those who indulged in too much eggnog.
Lyft rides will be available in the East Bay from Read More →
Love him or hate him, you can't accuse venture capitalist Tim Draper of thinking inside the box. The guy whose firm made early bets on companies like Hotmail, Skype and Baidu has been a longtime dabbler in everything from efforts to Read More →
We'd been warned time and again this holiday season about the risk of identity theft when shopping online -- the dangers of making a purchase when connected to unsecured WiFi or entering a social security number on a sketchy shopping Read More →
"Over the past four years, one worrying trend has remained consistent: governments continue to ask us to remove political content."
-- Susan Infantino, Google's legal director, in a transparency report Thursday detailing government requests to remove content from its Read More →