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 ...
Car-sharing services are a big thing here in the Bay Area, with lots of talk about "peak car," the hassles of car ownership in a dense city like San Francisco, and the desire of young people to be able to Read More →
"If you have a phone here, it is a risk. You don’t feel safe anywhere, except maybe inside your house."
— Jose Mendez, 33, who lives in Bogota and works for one of Colombia’s wireless providers. The Huffington Post Read More →
It may not have quite the polish of last year’s “Gangnam Style,” but this year’s top video on YouTube is another catchy dance tune – albeit one that looks like it was produced by Norwegian hippies on acid.
Since this is Read More →
Move over, Facebook. Twitter was the top tech company to work for this year, unseating Facebook from its throne for the past three years. The San Francisco microblogging company also was ranked No. 2 overall on the list of 50 Read More →
Google has launched an online art gallery to give emerging artists a chance to display their creations to a larger audience without competing for wall space in a traditional gallery.
With its new Open Gallery, Google joins a growing Read More →
Ever since Yahoo signed a deal to let Microsoft power its online search services, the agreement has been an important source of revenue for the Sunnyvale Internet company. Now we know how important:
Yahoo, which previously reported the deal contributed more Read More →
It's not just the NSA — cops, too, use tech advances to their advantage. U.S. law enforcement made more than 1 million requests for wireless providers' user data last year, according to a report released Monday by Sen. Edward Markey, Read More →
GTM Research and SEIA released their third quarter U.S. Solar Market Insight report Tuesday. Among the big headlines: photovoltaic solar installations reached 930 megawatts in the third quarter, up 20 percent from the second quarter. That's due to utility-scale Read More →