Bitcoin Thursday got a lift with the arrival of a new investment vehicle that lets wealthy and professional investors bet on the virtual currency.
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Southeastern Asset Management Inc., the investment firm that along with activist investor Carl Icahn opposed the proposed buyout of Dell Inc., disclosed that it has taken a nearly 12 percent stake in News Corp.
After a bruising shareholder battle, Dell appears set for a new path under a private equity buyout aimed at reviving the fortunes of the former number one computer maker.
Vodafone chief executive Vittorio Colao said Tuesday that the British mobile phone giant's $130-billion (99-billion-euro) Verizon Wireless deal would help strengthen its strategy, boost infrastructure investment and slash ...
Microsoft says it will begin holding regular meetings with San Francisco investment firm ValueAct Capital and potentially give the investor a seat on its board.
NASA has selected six technology proposals for continued study under the agency's Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program.
Sprint says it's eliminating about 800 customer service jobs because fewer people are calling its centers. With growth in other parts of the business, Sprint says it expects the company's work force to remain at about 40,000.
Murdoch University's Dr Craig Whitsed has joined with the University of Queensland's Dr Wendy Green in calling for legislators and educators to reconsider how Australia is engaging in the Asian Century.
A mysterious technical glitch halted trading on the Nasdaq for three hours Thursday in the latest major electronic breakdown on Wall Street, embarrassing the stock exchange that hosts the biggest names in technology, including ...