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Apple isn't being valued as an innovator, former CEO John Sculley says.
eBay fell$. 76 or 1.3 percent, to $55.95. Google fell$. 65 or. 1 percent, to $908.53. Groupon Inc. rose$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $6.98.
Investors are asking how Yahoo plans to make money off Tumblr's users—who want reassurance the grown-ups won't spoil the fun.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 20- Apple Inc will argue for a comprehensive corporate tax reform that will levy a "reasonable tax" on foreign earnings and is not dependent on a company's revenue when it goes before a Senate panel on Tuesday to explain its offshore tax practices.
LONDON, May 20- British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday told Google's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and other business leaders that he expected their companies to pay their taxes in exchange for benefiting from low tax rates.
Yahoo's $1.1 billion acquisition of Tumblr may have been too expensive, Porter Bibb says.
eBay fell$. 36 or. 6 percent, to $56.35. Google rose $2.56 or. 3 percent, to $911.74. Groupon Inc. rose$. 03 or. 4 percent, to $7.00.
Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:
Google is using Nvidia to fight its main rivals: Apple in mobile computing, Microsoft in PCs and gaming, and Facebook in social networking, TheStreet.com says.
European shares closed mixed on Monday afternoon, after briefly touching fresh five-year highs earlier during the session.
More Americans are wealthier, whether from a successful IPO or a 401(k). And CNBC's Jim Cramer said that it makes sense to invest those gains in stocks.
Yahoo's acquisition of blogging website Tumblr makes sense, Cramer said Monday, and many in the market may not be young enough to realize it.
eBay fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $56.66. Google rose $9.25 or 1.0 percent, to $918.43. Groupon Inc. fell$. 04 or. 6 percent, to $6.93.
Markets are on alert for Fed speak this week, and whether that could finally trigger 'Sell in May.'
May 20- Yahoo Inc said it is acquiring blogging service Tumblr for $1.1 billion cash, a bold bet by Chief Executive Marissa Mayer to revitalize the struggling Internet pioneer by co-opting a Web property with strong visitor traffic but little revenue.
Bloomberg's scandal offers uncomfortable lessons in how we do business in a digital era. We're also more tolerant of leaving behind our electronic data, and not calling out missteps.
Hackers working for China's army appear to have resumed their attacks on U.S. companies. The NYT reports.
It's a long time coming, but TV content is showing up on non-TV screens like never before, and people are willing to pay for it. Whatever will become of cable?
LONDON, May 19- Britain's opposition Labour party, tapping into widening public anger over corporate tax avoidance, wants the government to push for new international rules to force companies to report profit and tax payments country-by-country.
Cloud computing remains a major secular trend in technology, but investors may not fully appreciate the benefits for Amazon and Google.