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Wal-Mart is planning to rival Amazon Prime with its own subscription shipping service, the AP confirms.
Larger rival Verizon Communications Inc said on Tuesday it would buy AOL Inc to access its mobile video advertising technology. Web entrants Hulu, Netflix Inc and Amazon.com Inc have become popular as more people ditch pricey cable subscriptions in favor of video streaming products. Verizon had earlier bought Intel Corp's OnCue service last year for an...
Not all unicorns earn their billion-dollar valuations creating the next big app. Some unicorns actually make real things.
As cybercrime soars, companies are in a war for IT talent to combat hackers. These two start-ups think they have the solution.
Jim Cramer speaks to the CEO of Quirky, one of CNBC's 50 Disruptors on its platform to transform a genius idea into a fortune.
Judging somebody's skills based on a resume has been the status quo for 50 years and HackerRank wants to change that, its co-founder says.
May 12- Web-hosting company GoDaddy Inc posted a 17.5 percent rise in revenue in its first quarterly report as a public company, helped by customer additions and an increase in revenue per average user. GoDaddy forecast revenue of between $390 million and $395 million for the second quarter and between $1.60 billion and $1.61 billion for the full year.
Rackspace forecast revenue for the current quarter below market estimates and said a strong dollar hurt its revenue growth in the first quarter.
Wal-Mart is teaming up with messaging start-up Tango as it seeks to lure mobile users from powerful rival Amazon.com.
HackerRank is providing the tools to create programming tests that actually screen for the IT skills a company is looking for.
Optoro's tech platform is helping companies find buyers for excess inventory rather than sending it to liquidators who dump it in landfills.
With its online checkout process bringing in revenue of $300M in Europe in 2014, Klarna is now poised to enter the US market.
CNBC's third annual ranking of private companies that have wooed billions in funding may surprise you. They debunk start-up myths.
Google may be the most disruptive company of the past century. By the looks of CNBC's Disruptor 50 list, its influence has staying power.
This 6-year-old company culls ideas submitted to its website, and the best ones get made and sold in some of the world's biggest retailers.
Microsoft is investing in undersea cables to connect its global data centers to bolster its cloud business amid fierce competition.
BEIJING, May 12- Chinese online shopping giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is rolling out a three-hour delivery service for healthcare goods, mimicking rival JD.com Inc.. The service will launch in five Chinese cities, including Beijing and Shanghai, and expand to 19 by the end of 2015, Alibaba said on Tuesday. Alibaba's biggest e-commerce challenger is JD.com,...
More than 200 employees at Zappos have opted to buy out of the company rather than ride out the transition to pure Holacracy, reports Fastcompany.com.
May 11- Rackspace Hosting Inc, a web hosting company, forecast revenue for the current quarter below market estimates and said a strong dollar hurt its revenue growth in the first quarter. Shares of the company, which faces tough competition from Amazon.com Inc, Google Inc and Microsoft Corp were down 13 percent in extended trading on Monday.
May 11- Rackspace Hosting Inc's quarterly revenue fell below market estimates, hurt by a strong dollar, sending the web hosting company's shares down nearly 10 percent in extended trading. The company is facing tough price competition from Amazon.com Inc, Google Inc and Microsoft Corp for cloud services that includes online storage, processing power and...