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Icahn Continues to Bet on Apple Stock

Icahn Continues to Bet on Apple Stock

Carl Icahn invests another $500 million in Apple with vote on stock-buyback proposal looming SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Activist inve...

Jan 23 2014, 2:45am CST

Verizon buys Intel TV Unit

Verizon buys Intel TV Unit

Verizon prepares to deliver mobile TV service after buying Intel Media unit LOS ANGELES (AP) — Someday, the full lineup of chan...

Jan 22 2014, 3:36am CST

Should Microsoft Acquire Yahoo For $53 Billion?

Should Microsoft Buy Yahoo for $53 Billion?

The last time Microsoft offered to buy Yahoo — valuing it at $45 billion, Steve Ballmer hoped that some value could be created...

Jan 21 2014, 8:56am CST

Because It's All About Virality - Dropbox Scores Funding At A $10B Valuation

Because It's All About Virality - Dropbox Scores Funding At A $10B Valuation

Crazy you might say but WSJ is reporting that Dropbox has raised $250M in a deal that values the company at an incredible $10B...

Jan 17 2014, 8:31pm CST

Dropbox Founder Drew Houston Joins Billionaire Ranks As Company Reaches $10 Billion Valuation

Dropbox Founder Drew Houston Joins Billionaire Ranks As Company Reaches $10 Billion Valuation

In late 2011, a young and brash Drew Houston was doing battle with Steve Jobs. Two years shy of 30, the Dropbox cofounder and C...

Jan 17 2014, 6:21pm CST

Obama Calls For 'New Approach' On NSA Surveillance--Not 'New' Enough For Critics

Obama Calls For 'New Approach' On NSA Surveillance--Not 'New' Enough For Critics

Six months after Edward Snowden began leaking the NSA’s secrets, President Obama has agreed that the way America spies needs to...

Jan 17 2014, 1:11pm CST

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Yahoo CEO lets go top lieutenant in surprise move

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer parts way with top operations exec just 15 months after hiring SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo...

Jan 15 2014, 6:41pm CST

AOL Hands Off Patch To Turnaround Firm Hale Global

AOL Hands Off Patch To Turnaround Firm Hale Global

This is the way the saga of Patch and AOL ends: Not with a bang, nor with a whimper, but with a “Huh?” Pressed to find a buyer...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm CST

Will Overstock Force IRS To Make Up Its Mind About Bitcoin?

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...

Jan 13 2014, 11:01pm CST

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Charter to bid below $135 a share for TW Cable

Charter in pursuit of Time Warner Cable, willing to make cash-and-stock offer of up to $38B NEW YORK (AP) — Cable...

Jan 13 2014, 4:41pm CST

Even With A Supreme Court Win, Aereo Still Might Lose

Even With A Supreme Court Win, Aereo Still Might Lose

The battle between broadcasters and Aereo, a startup that offers television programming over the internet, will be resolved by...

Jan 11 2014, 7:11am CST

Wag The Dog Stock Investing

Wag The Dog Stock Investing

The dog and tail people are at it again. DATs, I call them. These are the financial advisors who say, “Don’t let the tax tail w...

Jan 10 2014, 3:31pm CST

Target Breach More Devastating than Expected

Target Breach More Devastating than Expected

Target took the incident a little too lightly in the beginning. Yet now it is seriously thinking about confronting the security...

Jan 10 2014, 1:23pm CST

Lessons From Vanderbilt And Rockefeller: Know Your "One Big Thing"

Lessons From Vanderbilt And Rockefeller: Know Your "One Big Thing"

With all of the media coverage about Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, and Jeff Bezos, it’s easy to forget that many of t...

Jan 9 2014, 12:16pm CST

Don't Kill Off Your Website -- Use It As The Hub For Your Social Media Presence

Don't Kill Off Your Website -- Use It As The Hub For Your Social Media Presence

#6 Of  “10 More Don’ts Of Corporate Social Media” By Davia Temin and Ian Anderson The questions plaguing many corporate leaders...

Jan 9 2014, 10:26am CST

China's Avcon Bridges Videoconferencing and Surveillance

China's Avcon Bridges Videoconferencing and Surveillance

By Jane Ho China’s nationwide outbreak of SARS in 2003 may have caused trouble for many businesses but it jump-started Avcon In...

Jan 8 2014, 9:21am CST

VC Tim Draper On Bitcoin, Going Public And Hong Kong's Startup Community

VC Tim Draper On Bitcoin, Going Public And Hong Kong's Startup Community

If you have even the most minimal exposure to the venture capital industry then Tim Draper is a man who needs no introduction....

Jan 7 2014, 8:26pm CST

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Yahoo mines recent acquisitions to boost revenue

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's turnaround plan taps into recent acquisitions of technology, talent SAN FRANCISCO (AP)...

Jan 7 2014, 6:46pm CST

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Twitter founder unveils search app tied to photos

Twitter founder Biz Stone seeks to help people find answers with photo-driven 'Jelly' app SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tw...

Jan 7 2014, 4:36pm CST

Tech Exec Aneel Bhusri Becomes A Billionaire As Workday Shares Soar

Tech Exec Aneel Bhusri Becomes A Billionaire As Workday Shares Soar

Aneel Bhusri wears many hats. A Silicon Valley veteran, he’s been a partner at venture capital firm Greylock Partners for the l...

Jan 6 2014, 4:36pm CST

Ryan Caldbeck's CircleUp Democratizes Funding Process For Start-Ups and Investors

Ryan Caldbeck's CircleUp Democratizes Funding Process For Start-Ups and Investors

A Series of Forbes Insights Profiles of Thought Leaders Changing the Business Landscape: Ryan Caldbeck, Founder and CEO, Circle...

Jan 6 2014, 12:56pm CST

Drivers For Change - How The World Might Evolve In 2014

Drivers For Change - How The World Might Evolve In 2014

New Year is a time to look forward and ponder how the world will change in the months and years to come. It’s not necessarily s...

Jan 6 2014, 12:17pm CST

iPad Pro is Coming in Fall 2014

iPad Pro is a Hybrid iPad

Apple is reportedly ready to churn out a 12-inch iPad Pro from its factories this February. And this hybrid gadget will transfo...

Jan 5 2014, 11:22pm CST

Week Ahead: Mayer, Malone & Slew Of Market-Moving News

Week Ahead: Mayer, Malone & Slew Of Market-Moving News

The first full trading week of 2014 brings a slew of company and economic news that is potentially sensitive for investors. The...

Jan 5 2014, 3:11pm CST

12-Inch iPad Pro is Coming

12-Inch iPad Pro is Coming Soon

Apple is reportedly ready to churn out a 12-inch iPad Pro from its factories this February. And this hybrid gadget will transfo...

Jan 4 2014, 1:44am CST

I4U news

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. (...

Jan 3 2014, 6:06pm CST

John Malone's Liberty Media Wants To Absorb Rest Of Sirius XM

John Malone's Liberty Media Wants To Absorb Rest Of Sirius XM

Billionaire John Malone’s Liberty Media announced late Friday a proposal to turn Sirius XM Radio into a wholly-owned subsidiary...

Jan 3 2014, 4:26pm CST

Calling America's New Digital Policy Pioneers

Calling America's New Digital Policy Pioneers

Next week, as part of the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, I’ll be speaking on a panel discussing the future of Int...

Jan 3 2014, 5:26am CST

Li Ming, Briefly Owner of Digital Domain, Dies

Li Ming, Briefly Owner of Digital Domain, Dies

Li Ming, the CEO of Beijing based media company Galloping Horse, died of myocardial infarction at age 48 on Thursday evening....

Jan 2 2014, 6:51pm CST

Fiat Soars After Gobbling Up Chrysler For $4.35 Billion

Fiat Soars After Gobbling Up Chrysler For $4.35 Billion

Fiat agreed to buy the rest of Chrysler on Wednesday for $4.35 billion from the United Auto Workers Trust, and investors are bu...

Jan 2 2014, 11:01am CST

I4U news

China And Russia Helping Fuel New Tech Boom

If I asked you to name the biggest online shopping day of the year, what would you guess? Black Friday? Cyber Monday? Free Ship...

Dec 31 2013, 2:45pm CST

Nine Notable Tweets Of 2013

Nine Notable Tweets Of 2013

Twitter became many things in the year 2013. A public company, for one. But also an increasing source of breaking news and a pl...

Dec 31 2013, 2:37pm CST

Demand For Larger Screen Size To Drive Corning's Display Technology Business In 2014

Demand For Larger Screen Size To Drive Corning's Display Technology Business In 2014

Corning’s revenues from its display business are expected to increase in the coming year driven by growing demand for larger di...

Dec 30 2013, 4:01pm CST

I4U news

The Secret Of Ashton Kutcher's Venture Capital Success

The Telegraph carries an interesting little piece trying to work through why Ashton Kutcher is such a success as a venture capi...

Dec 30 2013, 12:41pm CST

Inside the real Dragons' Den

Inside the real Dragons' Den

“Over good wine we came up with the idea of putting ourselves in the middle of people with money and people who need it. We tho...

Dec 30 2013, 12:21pm CST

10 Things To Look Forward To In Fashion In 2014

10 Things To Look Forward To In Fashion In 2014

What will the New Year bring to the world of fashion? Here are 10 things worth keeping our eyes out for. 1. Cate Blanchett’s re...

Dec 30 2013, 7:01am CST

Yahoo To $40 And Now Beyond

Yahoo To $40 And Now Beyond

A little over a year ago here in Forbes, I wrote a post about how Yahoo! was going to go to $40 by the end of 2013. It turns o...

Dec 29 2013, 1:06pm CST

14 Pointed Predictions For 2014

14 Pointed Predictions For 2014

After recapping the hits and misses and misses of last year’s predictions (I did well on oil, less well on Apple; scored on the...

Dec 29 2013, 7:36am CST