Death is no longer the fusty business it once was: from swipeable bar codes on headstones to designer urns, webcam-based ceremonies and virtual memorials, funerals have shot into the 21st century.
European private equity group Permira will take over the popular Nasdaq-listed genealogy website Ancestry.com for $1.6 billion in cash, Permira announced on Monday.
Fresh from passing the billion-member mark, Facebook was letting members in the United States pay seven dollars each to have personal posts given priority in feeds seen by their friends.
BlackBerry maker Research in Motion's stock rallied sharply Friday a day after reporting a narrower-than-expected loss, as analysts debated whether the smartphone maker is poised for a rebound.
Google shares rose more than two percent to a new high of $749.38 at the close of the Nasdaq exchange on Monday and continued to rise in after-hours trading.
Facebook shares plunged nearly 11 percent Monday after an influential markets publication said the stock is only worth $15.
They're calling it the Mark Zuckerberg bump. Facebook's stock didn't skyrocket, but it did rise nicely the day after Facebook's chief executive broke his silence and publicly proclaimed that he cares about its shareholders.
(AP)—Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz has sold 5.7 million shares of the company's stock, a small fraction of his total holdings.
(AP)—Nokia Corp.'s share price is continuing to fall after the unveiling of the company's first Windows Phone 8 smartphones failed to impress markets and analysts.
Facebook shares got a 3 percent boost Wednesday after co-founder Mark Zuckerberg pledged to not sell any of his shares for another year.