Technology stocks are trending big-time as investors latch on to innovative companies racing ahead in a slow-growth world.
Google's stock roared out of a long slumber Friday to produce the biggest shareholder windfall in U.S. history as investors rewarded the Internet company for promising to curb its spending on risky projects.
Dutch company ASML, which makes computer chip-making systems and is seen as a global hi-tech bellwether, announced an 8.1 percent second quarter dip in net income Wednesday, but noted it was on track for the rest of the year.
Twitter's stock briefly spiked on Tuesday after a fake story said the short messaging service received a $31 billion buyout offer.
Facebook is now bigger than Wal-Mart, at least when it comes to its value on the stock market.
Jack Dorsey would have to give up his post at Square if he's to become CEO of Twitter.
China's Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd., a provider of Internet security products and popular mobile browser, has received a $9.1 billion offer from a group led by its chief executive to buy out its public shareholders.
Netflix's stock climbed to new high after shareholders cleared the way for its board of directors to make the Internet video service's stock more affordable.
Shopify said Wednesday that its initial public offering raised $130.9 million, and the IPO values the e-commerce company at $1.27 billion.
The value of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's pay package surged last year, mostly due to gains in the Internet company's stock price that came despite concerns about the overall health of Yahoo's business.