Technology: Companies


  • And the future is...Katie Couric on the Internet? Wednesday, 27 Nov 2013 | 7:40 AM ET
    Katie Couric

    There's been a huge upheaval in the media landscape. BuzzFeed's Jon Steinberg weighs in on what the future will look like.

  • Nov 26- A California federal judge has ordered Hewlett-Packard Co and Chief Executive Meg Whitman to defend a securities shareholder class action that claims they knew statements about HP's acquisition of software company Autonomy were misleading.

  • The most-overlooked metrics for valuing tech firms Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 5:58 PM ET
    Jon Steinberg

    The president of Buzzfeed says the performance of tech stocks like Twitter and Facebook should not be measured by the traditional ratios.

  • Microsoft sues Acacia over smartphone patents Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 2:47 PM ET

    Nov 20- Microsoft Corp filed a lawsuit against Acacia Research Corp on Wednesday, charging that Acacia broke a contract to license various smartphone and mobile computing technologies to Microsoft.

  • UK scientists launch IPO for latest 'wonder material' Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 12:06 PM ET

    Applied Graphene Materials floated in the U.K. on Wednesday, in the latest attempt to commercialize the "wonder" carbon, graphene.

  • Icahn had no good intentions: Michael Dell Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 8:35 AM ET
    Michael Dell

    Major shareholders like Carl Icahn who opposed Dell's $24.9 billion go-private acquisition were just trying to drive up the stock price, Michael Dell tells CNBC.

  • Atomico boosts non-Silicon Valley tech start-ups Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 2:30 PM ET
    Niklas Zennstrom

    Atomico, a European venture capital firm that has invested in the likes of Rovio, plans to spend its new $476 million fund on tech start-ups.

  • HELSINKI, Nov 19- Nokia shareholders approved the 5.4 billion euros sale of the company's mobile phone business to Microsoft, deciding the deal's financial benefits outweighed any objections to the loss of a Finnish national asset.

  • HELSINKI, Nov 19- Nokia shareholders are expected to approve the sale of its mobile phone business to Microsoft on Tuesday, with the deal's financial benefits likely to outweigh resistance from a minority of investors upset over the sale of a Finnish national icon.

  • Apple buys company behind Kinect tech: Report Sunday, 17 Nov 2013 | 2:35 PM ET
    The Kinect unit itself, with microphone, time-of-flight unit, and traditional camera.

    Apple has bought PrimeSense, an Israeli maker of chips that enable 3D machine vision, for $345 million, the Calcalist financial newspaper reported.

  • Investors run to Europe for next hot tech start-up Sunday, 17 Nov 2013 | 9:09 AM ET
    The 'Startup Sauna' area is seen at the Aalto Venture Garage, a co-working business space for startups and tech developers, in Espoo, Finland.

    Riding a wave of euphoria surrounding the success of Finnish game maker Supercell, venture capital firms are chasing after European tech start-ups.

  • Cashin: I'm worried about return to dot-com bubbles Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 1:55 PM ET
    Art Cashin

    "I just worry a little bit that we are edging back to the 'eyeball-and-click' thing we had just before the year 2000," Art Cashin says.

  • These Web companies 'don't make sense': Pro Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 12:47 PM ET
    Entrance to Snapchat's headquarters in Venice, Calif.

    "We think there are pockets of exuberance in the markets where there are extended valuations," Needham Growth Fund's John Barr says.

  • Comcast to sell movies through boxes, web: Report Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 9:13 AM ET
    The Comcast Corp. XI3 cable box that will run on the X2 TV guide platform.

    For Comcast subscribers, it would provide a way to purchase movies they can watch anytime through a TV, computer or mobile devices.

  • Spy scandals weighs on US tech firms in China Thursday, 14 Nov 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    U.S. technology companies may face new challenges selling their goods and services in China as fallout from the U.S. spying scandal takes a toll.

  • *Has not got big enough offer to agree to deal- Compuware CEO. Nov 14- Compuware Corp should consider an immediate sale or a new restructuring plan, activist investor Starboard Value LP said in a letter to the business software maker on Thursday.

  • Authors lose to Google in suit over digital books Thursday, 14 Nov 2013 | 10:57 AM ET

    A federal judge in Manhattan sided with Google and dismissed a lawsuit filed against by the company by authors over the downloading of digital books.

  • Nov 14- Activist investor Starboard Value LP asked business software maker Compuware Corp to consider an immediate sale or implement a new restructuring plan. Starboard, one of Compuware's largest shareholders with a stake of just under 5 percent, detailed the actions it wants the company to take in the restructuring plan.

  • Google, HP pull Chromebook on overheating issues Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 5:59 PM ET
    The New HP Chromebook 11 with Google.

    Google and HP are pulling their new Chromebook laptop off the market temporarily after multiple reports of overheating power supplies, Google said.

  • Market getting bubbly? #TwitterIPO won't be why Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013 | 8:09 PM ET

    There are many warning signs that the stock market is getting top heavy, but the Twitter IPO may not be one of them.


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