Google's new CFO gets $70M for defecting from Morgan Stanley
Google just found out that luring a top executive from Wall Street to Silicon Valley is expensive.
Apple stock starts trading as part of Dow today
The world's most valuable company is now a member of the Dow Jones industrial average.
EU ban on ditching unwanted fish 'will be difficult for industry to comply with'
The fishing industry will have difficulty complying with new EU Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) rules banning the throwing away of unwanted fish, according to research at the University of Strathclyde.
What food firms and investors should know about meat and poultry recalls
Food safety is top-of-mind among many consumers and producers of food. It is also a continuum, because the more a food firm spends on effective technologies and protocols to ensure safe food, the greater ...
Facebook buys shopping search engine TheFind
Facebook on Friday waded further into e-commerce with the acquisition of shopping search engine TheFind.com.
New evidence that increasing economic inequality rises out of political partisanship
Political scientists at the University at Buffalo and Pennsylvania State University have published new research investigating how partisan differences in macroeconomic policy have contributed to substantial and rising economic ...
Dow reshuffle: Apple joins blue-chip index, AT&T gets booted
Apple is in. AT&T is out.
Think twice about investing in own company
Employees whose retirement plan is invested in stock of the company where they work do not pull out money as the firms approach financial distress, a recently released, but yet to be published paper, co-authored ...
Yahoo marks 20 years with yodels, reminiscences
Yahoo celebrated its 20th anniversary Monday with a look back at its history and an eye to the future of the Internet pioneer in the midst of a transformation effort.
Stock market shrugs off net neutrality vote
(AP)—The stock market largely shrugged off the Federal Communications Commission's vote to impose tougher rules on broadband providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T to prevent them from creating paid fast lanes for the ...
Tech stocks soaring again, but with stronger wings this time
(AP)—Whenever you hear, "this time is different," the wise move is usually to ignore it.
Scientists look at role of wetlands in battle against climate change
The role rainforests play through storing carbon in the battle against climate change is well understood, but Deakin University scientists now believe the humble swamp, or freshwater wetland, could be up ...
Study recommends closing the high seas to fishing
Simon Fraser University biologist Isabelle Côté has co-authored a new study that finds little would be lost by eliminating high seas fishing.
Investors' appetite for startups fed by stock market gains
Some Entrepreneurs looking for startup funding got a wad of money near the end of last year, but there are concerns the boom may not last.