SACRAMENTO, Calif.-- Music and sports fans would have one less obstacle in buying tickets to popular events under a bill advancing through the California Legislature. Legislation by Democratic Assemblyman Richard Pan of Sacramento would prohibit the use of robotic ticket-buying software.» Read More
SACRAMENTO, Calif.-- Music and sports fans would have one less obstacle in buying tickets to popular events under a bill advancing through the California Legislature. Legislation by Democratic Assemblyman Richard Pan of Sacramento would prohibit the use of robotic ticket-buying software.
May 23- ChannelAdvisor Corp shares soared more than 40 percent in their market debut on Thursday as investors bet the e-commerce software company will benefit from the rapid global spread of online buying and selling. Global Brass and Copper and Ply Gem Holdings rose less than 20 percent and Constellium declined 5.5 percent.
Following a spate of high-profile security breaches, Twitter has introduced a two-step login and cleared the way for tougher security measures in the future.
PROVIDENCE, R.I.-- Rhode Island's Economic Development Corp. has a new leader after the state Senate on Tuesday unanimously approved Gov. Lincoln Chafee's pick to head the agency, still reeling from its failed investment in former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's video game company.
TOKYO, May 22- U.S. private equity firm Carlyle Group LP is planning to raise 200 billion yen for a third Japan fund to succeed its seven-year old second fund, with Japan's aggressive monetary easing helping to boost investor interest, people with direct knowledge of the matter said.
REDMOND, Wash., May 21- Microsoft Corp gave the world a first look at its new Xbox One on Tuesday, announcing that its first gaming console in eight years will come with exclusive video and software content, including a "Halo" series produced by Steven Spielberg.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 21- Amazon.com Inc has been given a security clearance by the U.S. government that will make it easier for federal agencies to use its cloud computing services. The accreditation covers all AWS data centers in the United States, the company said on Tuesday.
SYDNEY, May 21- Microsoft Corp is expanding its services for hosting and processing online data in Australia with the establishment of two new "cloud" computing data centres in the country. Such cloud computing, pioneered by Amazon.com Inc, is a fast-growing business for Microsoft and has attracted other big tech names including Google Inc..
*Microsoft set to unveil new Xbox Tuesday. *Xbox key to Microsoft's broader push into consumers' lives. SAN FRANCISCO/ SEATTLE, May 18- Microsoft Corp is set to make a splash this week with the eagerly awaited unveiling of its new Xbox game console, eight years after the last version, as it seeks a larger share of the $65 billion a year global computer gaming industry.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 17- Strong debuts in the initial public offerings of two business software companies on Friday underscored a pattern in the market: While consumer companies like Facebook Inc get the buzz, enterprise companies are racking up most of the market gains.
NEW YORK-- Shares of Autodesk Inc. sank Friday after the design software company posted disappointing first-quarter results and lowered its forecasts for the year. THE SPARK: Autodesk reported its results after the market closed on Thursday.
The website of British newspaper the Financial Times was hacked on Friday, apparently by the "Syrian Electronic Army", a group of hackers.
The idea of a total government monitoring is probably still the stuff of fiction, but that doesn't mean your boss doesn't have a pretty good idea of your workday habits.
Google's YouTube could be a $20 billion business within seven years, according to a research note from Morgan Stanley.
Samsung has become the "undisputed king" of the Android smartphone industry, creating more profit from the software than Google, according to new research.
*Google music streaming service costlier than Pandora. SAN FRANCISCO, May 15- Google Inc launched a music service on Wednesday that allows users to listen to unlimited songs for $9.99 a month, challenging smaller companies like Pandora and Spotify in the market for streaming music.
WASHINGTON, May 15- The U.S. government will use classified information about software vulnerabilities for the first time to protect companies outside of the military industrial complex, top officials told Reuters this week.
Somebody is paying a lot of money for a coffee date with Apple's CEO Tim Cook.
It includes TV, print and digital ads, a Facebook page and YouTube videos featuring chef Mario Batali cooking up Hellmann's recipes, a smartphone app and a June event that will include the world's largest picnic table.
May 15- The ranks of lobbyists are growing in Washington again as Congress flirts with a possible overhaul of the complex U.S. tax code.