One of the West Coast's leading activist investors has added to the growing criticism of corporate governance in Silicon Valley, and of Google in particular, amid fresh warnings of a bubble in tech valuations. The Financial Times reports.» Read More
LOS ANGELES— Microsoft is expanding a program that gives schools the ability to prevent ads from appearing in search results when they use its Bing search engine. Microsoft Corp. is also giving away a first-generation Surface tablet computer to schools where community members sign up to use the ad-supported version of Bing outside of the school.
WASHINGTON, April 22- U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared skeptical on Tuesday about online TV service Aereo Inc's position in a copyright dispute with major broadcasters, but several raised concerns about how a ruling against the startup could affect cloud computing services.
WASHINGTON, April 22- U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday appeared skeptical over online TV startup Aereo Inc's position in a copyright fight with major media companies, but several raised concerns about how a ruling in favor of broadcasters could affect increasingly popular cloud computing services.
WASHINGTON, April 22- U.S. Supreme Court justices appeared unsure on Tuesday whether to rule against online TV startup Aereo Inc in a major copyright case, with several raising concerns about how a ruling in favor of broadcast networks could affect increasingly popular cloud computing services.
SEATTLE, April 21- The lead money manager for Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen is leaving his post this week, marking the latest in a round of high-level departures at the Seattle billionaire's Vulcan Inc organization, which handles his $16 billion fortune.
Sometimes terrible earnings beget fantastic investment opportunities. Cramer thinks this is one of those times.
Xilinx Inc eventually asked a California federal judge to declare those IV patents invalid, while IV countersued in Delaware, accusing Xilinx of infringement. The trial in the Xilinx case is scheduled to begin in Delaware next month.
With the wipeout in growth stocks, many investors turned their attention to big-cap and value names, and the trend is expected to continue.
SAN FRANCISCO— Netflix is preparing a sequel unlikely to be a hit with its subscribers. The company's nearly 36 million current subscribers will continue to pay $8 per month for at least the next year, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said in a Monday interview.
*Netflix jumps 6.8 pct in after-hours trade. *Fears about Ukraine persist in wake of fresh violence. NEW YORK, April 21- U.S. stocks rose on Monday, building on last week's rally as investors continued to digest corporate results, while the dollar reached a two-week high against the yen after Japan posted a record trade deficit.
DETROIT, April 21- Ford Motor Co will soon name Chief Operating Officer Mark Fields as successor to Chief Executive Alan Mulally, a person familiar with the plans said on Monday. Bloomberg earlier reported that Ford may make an announcement as early as May 1.
DETROIT, April 21- Ford Motor Co will soon name Chief Operating Officer Mark Fields as successor to Chief Executive Alan Mulally, Bloomberg reported on Monday.
Companies such as Microsoft, Qualcomm and Intel still have room to run, BlackRock's David Cassese says.
Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 8 percent to $23.40 with 38,516,700 shares traded. Facebook Inc. rose 3.9 percent to $61.24 with 58,657,400 shares traded. FuelCell Energy Inc. rose 2.9 percent to $2.52 with 17,673,900 shares traded.
*Japan logs largest-ever trade deficit; dollar rises vs yen. NEW YORK, April 21- U.S. stocks were little changed on Monday as investors found little reason to push up prices after last week's rally, while the dollar reached a two-week high against the yen after Japan posted a record trade deficit.
The S&P 500 should deliver a double-digit return in 2014, fund manager Ed Keon told CNBC. And the low on April 11 has a "pretty good chance" of being the recent bottom, he added.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
About 150 S&P 500 companies are scheduled to release results this week, in an earnings season that has been mediocre.
Is the US economy really picking up steam? Earnings this week could provide a clue.
Tuesday will not be the first time the court's nine justices will have the final say over the fate of a new TV viewing technology.