Hackers cause stir with 'Obama injured' AP tweet
Hackers spooked markets Tuesday after breaking into the Associated Press's Twitter account and falsely reporting President Barack Obama had been injured after two blasts at the White House.
Apple's Cook to face Senate questions on taxes
A Senate panel says Apple Inc. is avoiding paying billions of dollars in U.S. taxes, but the world's most valuable company says it is complying with the laws and pays "an extraordinary amount" in taxes to the U.S. govern ...
Panel says Apple uses firms outside US to avoid taxes (Update)
The world's most valuable company, Apple Inc., employs a group of affiliate companies located in Ireland to avoid paying billions of dollars in U.S. income taxes, a Senate investigation has found—and its ...
Apple, US lawmakers in offshore tax showdown
Apple and US lawmakers are gearing up for a showdown over taxes—specifically how to deal with the huge stockpile of cash held by Apple and other multinational firms offshore.
Cisco 3Q net income rises 14 percent (Update)
Cisco's net income jumped 14 percent in the latest quarter as revenue at all four of its divisions rose for the first time in a year and a half.
Solar lantern for people living without electricity
Panasonic Corporation today announced that it has developed a solar lantern that doubles as a charger for people living without electricity. With a built-in rechargeable battery to store solar energy during ...
Furnace accelerator startup develops anti-fogging technology
Early-stage nanotech company SiO2 Nanotech has begun beta testing commercial applications of its anti-fogging technology for corporate partners. The new technology, which was developed from patented research ...
Big miners' community engagement doing more harm than good?
(Phys.org) —The corporate social responsibility programs of big mining companies in remote towns are often disconnected from community needs, reactive and ad hoc.
Research brings novel perspective to measuring marketing performance
Marketing performance is a multidimensional phenomenon, the control of which requires simultaneous use of multiple performance indicators. In practice, the sets of marketing metrics and control systems used by companies differ ...
News Corp insurers pay $139M in shareholder suit
News Corp. says that the insurers backing its board of directors will pay the company $139 million to settle shareholder lawsuits over the British phone hacking scandal and the controversial purchase of an entertainment company ...