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Online-radio service Pandora priced its IPO at $16 a share, far higher than the expected range, as this latest round of Internet IPO mania continues.
Stocks ended narrowly mixed in a choppy session Monday, after another downgrade of Greece's credit rating offset gains from a flurry of M&A activity and as investors continued to worry over a slowing global recovery ahead of a handful of key economic news throughout the week.
US stock index futures signaled a largely flat open for stocks on Monday, after Wall Street ended down for the sixth week on Friday.
Amazon and Ebay, two of the biggest names in online retail, have staked out contrary positions in a debate over the taxation of US internet shopping, which enables many buyers to escape paying sales tax, reported the FT.
Calls outnumbered puts by more than 2 to 1 yesterday, another indication that the sentiment remains bullish.
“Groupon and the rest of the industry has grown so rapidly because, for the first time in history, merchants can leverage the Internet in scale,” says one analyst. “The deal commerce space is going to be massive.”
Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off today in San Francisco at the Moscone center. Chief Executive Steve Jobs is expected to deliver the keynote address at 10 a.m. PT (1 p.m. ET), and is expected to announce several new software offerings.
Some people will tell you that because the oddsmakers aren't expecting a new iPhone from Apple today, this Steve Jobs keynote isn't a very big deal. They're wrong. This is the most important Apple announcement in recent memory.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
The most surprising thing about Groupon is not how much money it has lost. It’s that it expects investors to ignore the losses.
After months of speculation, U.S. online group discount retailer Groupon finally took the plunge and filed for an initial public offering (IPO) to raise about $750 million. While the offering has been keenly anticipated by investors, not everyone is buying into the frenzy.
Social media isn't the only hot category here at the "All things D" conference. Some of the hottest companies here are focused on content — helping consumers navigate the nearly infinite content out there and access exactly what they're looking for.
The top ranked city falls far short of places like Seoul, South Korea and Helsinki, Finland. But if you're looking for fast broadband domestically, here are the ten best places to find it.
I was at the bagel store getting my usual this week. I noticed a woman next to me opening up a voluminous wallet. I'm not one to stare, much, but I was nearly blinded by the plastic. After refocusing, I noticed she had a lot of Visa cards. A lot.
While there's a lot of general confusion about what, exactly, cloud computing is, identifying the industry's big players isn't too difficult.
The technology may be just a marketing tool or a true innovation but whatever cloud computing is, many people don't understand the concept. So here's brief question and answer session to get you in the know.
Amazon, Google and Apple are among the companies that will fight to dominate the consumer cloud technology space, primarily through music storage platforms.
Executives are buzzing about the potential appreciation of their cloud investments, as the technology takes off.
Security breaches highlight the need for cloud customers to perform better due diligence and for a standard set of best practices to instill confidence that data will be handled reliably.