SEC fines Lions Gate $7.5M related to Icahn spat WASHINGTON (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission levied a $7.5 million fine against movie studio Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. for failing to properly disclose its role in a complex debt-equity swap that helped...
Mar 13 2014, 3:41pm CDT
Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Jan Stocks The five highest performing cloud computing stocks year-to-date in the Cloud Computing Index are Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR), Fusion-IO (NYSE: FIO), F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) Riverbed...
Jan 28 2014, 5:00am CST
Will Overstock Force IRS To Make Up Its Mind About Bitcoin? Overstock raised eyebrows earlier this month when the retailer announced it would accept Bitcoin as payment. While Bitcoin has slowly been making inroads into the U.S. economy, Overstock is by far the largest, most...
Jan 13 2014, 11:01pm CST
Former Northrop CEO Thomas Jones dies at 93 Thomas Jones, 30-year CEO of Northrop who led company to top, dies at 93
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thomas V. Jones, who was Northrop Corp.'s chief executive officer for 30 years and took it to the top ranks of...
Jan 9 2014, 4:36pm CST
Why Michael Huseby For Barnes & Noble CEO Job? Barnes & Noble has a new CEO: Michael Huseby, who was most recently running the company’s Nook digital media division in the wake of the departure of CEO William Lynch in July 2013 but joined the company in 2012 as...
Jan 8 2014, 9:01am CST
Liberty Media bids for full ownership of Sirius XM Liberty Media seeks to devour all of Sirius XM in deal valuing satellite radio service at $23B
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Liberty Media is trying to devour all of Sirius XM in a deal that would value the...
Jan 3 2014, 6:06pm CST
Crowdfunding Is Not Just For Billionaires Anymore The year was 2004 and billionaire entrepreneur Peter Thiel decided to sow $500,000 into a small but growing startup. Facebook was its name, perhaps you’ve heard of it. It was the company’s first angel investment. In...
Dec 20 2013, 3:31pm CST
Verizon to publish data on phone records requests Verizon says it will publish data on numbers of law enforcement requests it got this year
WASHINGTON (AP) — Verizon Communications Inc. says it will publish information on the number of requests for...
Dec 20 2013, 8:36am CST
Apple Stores to Start iPhone Trade-In Program in September Apple is reportedly planning to begin an iPhone trade-in program at its retail stores, ahead of new iPhone launch event. This program is introduced to push iPhone sale via Apple's own retail stores instead of third party retailers.
Aug 26 2013, 1:47pm CDT
Microsoft extends Yahoo's Revenue per Search Agreement for US Microsoft gives another year guarantee to Yahoo for revenue per search but only for U.S. and Canada. Yahoo is actually not very happy with this web-search partnership. Yahoo CEO has some private discussions with Microsoft CEO to end the contract, yet declined to comment on it.
May 8 2013, 4:22am CDT
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