Gates and certain countries will work together to double their research and development budgets to boost clean energy deployment.» Read More
BRUSSELS, Nov 6- The European Commission is pushing for companies to report aggregate figures on the number of U.S. government requests for personal data as part of a new transatlantic data transfer deal, sources familiar with the matter said. Brussels and Washington have been locked for two years in talks to strengthen the privacy protections in the Safe...
DUBLIN, Nov 6- Free chat and calling apps that keep migrant workers in contact with family members back home are transforming the money transfer business and online remittance provider WorldRemit is seeking partnerships to capitalise on this trend, its chief executive said. Ismail Ahmed, a Somalia- born entrepreneur who heads UK- based WorldRemit, said he's...
BRUSSELS, Nov 6- Discussions on a new data transfer pact with the United States should be concluded within three months, the European Commission said on Friday, after a top European Union court struck down the previous agreement on concerns over American spying. The Commission also issued guidance on Friday to businesses caught out by the ruling about how they...
Amazon now has a market cap of $300 billion, but some traders say the stock still has more room to run.
U.S. stocks closed mildly lower Thursday as investors awaited Friday's key jobs report that could shed light on the timing of a rate hike.
Facebook revealed content owners will pocket a cut of video views. How tech companies including Apple are trying to become content providers.
Innovation in the Emerald City is being stoked by big names like Microsoft and Amazon. That's good news for entrepreneurs.
BRUSSELS, Nov 5- The European Commission will on Friday seek to reassure firms operating on both sides of the Atlantic that they can continue to transfer Europeans' personal data to the United States after a court struck down a system used by over 4,000 companies to do just that. U.S. and EU companies, from Google to Microsoft, shuffle personal data across the...
Jana Partner's Barry Rosenstein gave his latest thoughts on the market and explanations of his latest moves in a letter to clients this week.
Hedge fund Jana Partners took a long position in Microsoft, citing potential to improve operating margins and its cloud business.
Many dot-com bellwethers from the Nasdaq tech bubble are hitting new share price records. Are these former stars, still buys at these levels?
NEW YORK, Nov 4- What does it mean to be a success? Everyone from Microsoft's Bill Gates to Virgin's Richard Branson are deploying their business acumen to help the causes that are most meaningful to them. "I was around 15 in Flemington, New Jersey, and applied for the job cold.
The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.
U.S. stocks closed higher Tuesday, off session highs, supported by gains in energy and tech stocks.
Nov 3- A fifth straight day of gains for energy shares drove U.S. stocks higher on Tuesday, while big tech names also helped propel the major indexes. "I think there has been a real desire on the part of some investors to take advantage of depressed valuations," Eric Wiegand, who is a senior portfolio manager with U.S. Bank Wealth Management in New York.
To combat a small group of data hoarders, Microsoft is pulling the plug on unlimited cloud storage plans for Office 365 subscribers.
Even in a world of start-up unicorns and big mergers, Activision-Blizzard's $5.9 billion buyout of King Digital is a head turner.
Dropbox is having difficulty justifying its $10B valuation, largely because many businesses don't trust the file-sharing app.
U.S. stock futures were lower this morning, after November got off to a rousing start, with the Dow joining the S&P 500 and Nasdaq in positive territory for the year.
Facebook shares are up 30 percent this year, and the options market is implying a big move for the stock after earnings on Wednesday.