U.S. stocks closed down on Friday, breaking five weeks of consecutive gains as investors awaited the Federal Reserve's announcement next Wednesday.» Read More
Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. fell 10.6 percent to $11.82 with 12,967,300 shares traded. Apple Inc. rose. 2 percent to $98.36 with 35,943,800 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 5 percent to $25.04 with 9,098,600 shares traded.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 4- Four technology companies including Apple and Google blasted a U.S. judge for rejecting a proposed $324.5 million settlement over hiring practices in Silicon Valley and asked an appeals court to intervene, according to a court filing.
Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. rose 2.4 percent to $13.37 with 8,398,800 shares traded. Apple Inc. rose. 5 percent to $99.40 with 45,579,700 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. fell. 2 percent to $25.00 with 10,548,200 shares traded.
U.S. employers said they plan to cut about 40,000 positions, according to a survey by Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
Four technology companies have resumed talks with tech workers in a high-profile suit over hiring practices in Silicon Valley.
Intel teamed up with fashion house Opening Ceremony to create the wearable device, MICA, and it's showing off the accessory at New York Fashion Week.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 3- Four technology companies, including Apple and Google, have resumed mediation talks with tech workers in a high-profile lawsuit over hiring practices in Silicon Valley, according to a court filing. Plaintiffs accused Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe of conspiring to avoid poaching each other's employees.
Apple Inc. fell 4.2 percent to $98.94 with 123,113,100 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 6 percent to $25.04 with 21,850,000 shares traded. Compuware Corp. rose. 1 percent to $10.60 with 32,383,500 shares traded.
Among all growth funds, health-care investments have increased 14 percent over the last three years, to make up 16 percent of portfolios.
NEW YORK, Sept 3- Some of the best-known technology investors are looking beyond their tried-and-true Internet plays to bet on healthcare data as the next growth market.
Stocks mostly fell on Tuesday after the S&P 500 hit another intraday record, as energy companies dropped with the price of oil.
As Wall Street returns back to work, these S&P 500 stocks were busy all summer making big returns in investors' portfolios.
Hiring a senior executive from a major competitor is rare for Intel, which is known in Silicon Valley for its insular culture, and it reflects the eagerness of the Santa Clara, California, chipmaker to improve its struggling mobile business.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 29- Chipmaker Intel Corp has hired Amir Faintuch, a senior executive at Qualcomm Inc, to co-manage the development of the company's chips, an Intel spokesman said on Friday.
The summer's No. 1 stock so far has been undeniable, but you might not have notice the others on this list, USA Today reports.
BRUSSELS, Aug 26- Qualcomm, the world's No. 1 mobile chipmaker, may face a European antitrust investigation in relation to a four-year-old complaint by a subsidiary of rival Nvidia Corp, three people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
Luxury fashion is making inroads in wearable tech as more designers develop stylish accessories and clothing aimed at tracking performance and health.
Stocks rose Thursday as investors anticipate a dovish tone from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Friday.
The facts of Google's first 10 years are impressive.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 14- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will buy SmartThings, a startup backed by PayPal co-founder Max Levchin that helps connect household devices, one of its largest U.S.-startup acquisitions to date.