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 ...
Justin Bieber has reportedly led an investment round in a new social network for teens. Can the pop star/businessman make a Belieber out of us all?
Disclaimer: We have no firsthand knowledge of being a Belieber, except that some of us Read More →
OK people, let's all try to be just a little more creative with those passwords, shall we?
After the October data breach at Adobe, which exposed 38 million passwords used by the San Jose software company's customers, security researcher Read More →
Mesa, Arizona, known for its Famous Dave's BBQ, its first-Friday Motorcycles on Main, and its rich Mormon roots, is about to have a new claim to fame.
As part of Apple's much-ballyhooed "Made in America'' mantra over the past two years, Read More →
"I have firsthand knowledge of many of the events. I worked for Jeff (Bezos) at D. E. Shaw, I was there when he wrote the business plan, and I worked with him and many others represented in the converted garage, Read More →
After months of quiet testing, Google went live on Monday night with a new online service that aims to help you connect via video chat with all manner of experts - such as yoga instructors, foreign-language translators or someone who Read More →
Large solar power plants located in remote desert locations face a big problem: dust. How do you keep the solar panels clean?
Now San Jose-based SunPower has acquired Greenbotics, a Davis company that is a leader in developing robotic technology Read More →
Shoppers will be tethered to their smartphones during peak holiday shopping days this year. And they aren't all posting messages of holiday cheer on Facebook -- they're searching online sites and nearby malls for the best possible price, even as Read More →
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal of a controversial $9.5 million settlement in a privacy lawsuit over Facebook’s long-defunct Beacon program.
That means the settlement is final. But the news here may be that Chief Read More →