Box's IPO delay a sign of Silicon Valley cool-down
The wild ride of hundred-million-dollar investments and soaring initial public offerings that opened the year for the technology industry has stalled thanks to the recent gyrations on Wall Street, forcing big-name software ...
Netflix raises prices by a $1 for new subscribers (Update)
Netflix is raising its Internet video prices by $1 per month for new customers and giving its current U.S. subscribers a two-year break from the higher rates.
Prepping for a higher corporate credit rating could hurt profits, says study
(Phys.org) —Do companies distort their investments to influence their credit rating? A University of Michigan researcher says yes.
150 tech companies press government for net neutrality (Update)
Pressure is building on US regulators to stop powerful firms from hogging Internet "fast lanes" that could be allowed under proposed rules that will be discussed next week.
Europe not doing enough to promote responsible soy production
European companies that use soy for animal feed or animal products are not doing nearly enough to encourage responsible growers to reduce the negative impacts of soy production, according to a new analysis ...
Yahoo takes hit after Alibaba IPO filing
Yahoo shares tumbled Wednesday on concerns its stake in Alibaba may be worth less than anticipated following the Chinese online giant's stock market offering.
Sweden's Vattenfall abandons research on CO2 storage
Swedish energy giant Vattenfall said Tuesday that it had given up its research on CO2 capture and storage, intended to make the company's coal power plants greener.
Affinity Gaming reports payment system was hacked
A Las Vegas company that owns casinos in four states says its system for processing credit and debit card information has been hacked.
Target's CEO is out in wake of big security breach (Update)
Target's CEO has become the first boss of a major corporation to lose his job over a breach of customer data, showing how responsibility for computer security now reaches right to the top.
Acer founder Shih set to retire six months after returning to lead reforms
Stan Shih, founder of Taiwan's struggling personal computer maker Acer, said Sunday that he plans to retire as the chairman next month, six months after he returned to launch a series of reforms, the company ...
Microsoft picks Miami for first US innovation center
Microsoft is opening a state-of-the-art training facility in Miami, its first within the United States, the company announced Friday.
Wheeler says FCC won't allow Internet 'slow lane'
The nation's top telecommunications regulator defended his latest proposal to protect an open Internet, warning cable companies that manipulating data traffic on their networks for profit would not be tolerated.
Social media users need help to adjust to interface changes
Social media companies that give users a greater sense of control can ease them into interface changes, as well as curb defections to competitors, according to researchers.
Twitter shares sink to historic low on weak user data (Update)
Twitter shares plummeted to their lowest level since the company's November Wall Street debut after the company added fewer new users than expected.