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Vista Equity Partners buying Vivek Ranadive's software firm TIBCO for $4.3B

Oct 01, 2014 at 14:00 | Source: VC Circle

US-based PE firm Vista Equity Partners has entered into a definite agreement to acquire NASDAQ-listed TIBCO Software Inc, an infrastructure and business intelligence software provider, for around $4.3 billion to take it private, the company said in a...

EBay Reverses Course, Decides to Spin Off PayPal

Oct 01, 2014 at 00:00 | Source: Wall Street Journal

EBay plans to spin off its PayPal business into a separate publicly traded company next year. Brian Fitzgerald joins MoneyBeat. Photo: AP. EBay Inc. EBAY +8.24% eBay Inc. U.S.: Nasdaq

Wall Street Rises on Tech Strength; Dollar Watched

Oct 01, 2014 at 00:00 | Source: NDTV Profit

New York: US stocks were higher on Tuesday, lifted by strength in technology shares, but the S&P 500 and Nasdaq were on track for a negative month in September. Major indices fluctuated between positive and negative territory, with analysts c...

Microsoft to Unveil Next Version of Windows

Sep 30, 2014 at 14:01 | Source: Wall Street Journal

Not much is known about the new Windows, not even its name, features or how it will be sold. EPA. Microsoft MSFT +0.06% Microsoft Corp. U.S.: Nasdaq

China Approves Sale of Apple's iPhone 6

Sep 30, 2014 at 12:01 | Source: Wall Street Journal

New iPhones 6 are displayed for sale in an Apple Store in Rome, Italy. Zuma Press. BEIJING—Chinese regulators gave the final approval needed for Apple Inc. AAPL -0.64% Apple Inc. U.S.: Nasdaq

With $1 billion in a year, team India is just fabulous: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

Sep 29, 2014 at 07:57 | Source: Economic Times

BANGALORE: India has surpassed the highest expectations for Amazon, the company's founder and CEO Jeff Bezos said, promising to keep the money tap open for a business that he announced has sold goods worth more than $1 billion (Rs 6,000 crore) in jus...

Mecklai Financial Report: September 25, 2014

Sep 27, 2014 at 13:17 | Source: Economic Times

DXY Index Greenback on Wednesday marked a high of 85.08 against its rivals on the back of upbeat economic release. Today dollar index marked a fresh 14 month high of 85.16 against basket of currencies. On release front, US came out with New Home sale...

Mecklai Financial Report: September 26, 2014

Sep 27, 2014 at 13:17 | Source: Economic Times

DXY Index Greenback yesterday marked a fresh 4 year high of 85.48 against its rivals despite of some mixed economic releases. The index closed on a lower note at 85.17 levels. On release front, US came out with Durable and Core durable goods order wh...

US Stock Futures Slightly Higher

Sep 26, 2014 at 18:01 | Source: Wall Street Journal

Stock futures inched higher Friday, a day after major indexes posted their largest one-day losses since late July. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures added 23 points, or 0.1%, to 16923. S&P 500 futures rose 2 points, or 0.1%, to 1963. Nasda...

Apple Rebuts Complaints of Bending iPhones

Sep 26, 2014 at 18:01 | Source: Wall Street Journal

Apple's new iPhone 6 Plus model, which went on sale Friday, has faced criticism from some customers who say the phone has bent in their pocket. Getty Images. Apple Inc. AAPL -3.81% Apple Inc. U.S.: Nasdaq ...

Riva's messaging app Flock to compete with Skype, Yammer and Slack

Sep 25, 2014 at 03:11 | Source: Economic Times

MUMBAI: A little over a year after announcing sale of domain registration firm Directi's web business, its founder Bhavin Turakhia is busy entering the communication market with his new startup Riva. The startup is launching a messaging application ...

Gilead's HIV drug shows potential in two mid-stage studies

Sep 25, 2014 at 01:45 | Source: FirstPost

(Reuters) - Gilead Sciences Inc said its HIV tablet containing tenofovir alafenamide was found better than its approved drug, Stribild, in two mid-stage studies.The company's shares rose 1.3 percent to $106.77 in early trading on the Nasdaq on Wednes...

US Stocks Jump

Sep 24, 2014 at 22:03 | Source: Wall Street Journal

The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 60 points, or 0.4%, to 17116, trading near session highs. The S&P 500 index added six points, or 0.3%, to 1989 and the Nasdaq Composite rose 23 points, or 0.5%, to 4532. Stocks of small companies also r...

BlackBerry launches square-screen smartphone Passport in turnaround push

Sep 24, 2014 at 21:11 | Source: Economic Times

TORONTO: BlackBerry launched an unconventional new smartphone dubbed the Passport on Wednesday as it embarked on what may be the most critical phase of its long turnaround push. At simultaneous events in Toronto, London and Dubai, BlackBerry showed o...

US Stocks Inch Higher After Rough Start to Week

Sep 24, 2014 at 20:01 | Source: Wall Street Journal

The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 24 points, or 0.1%, to 17080. The S&P 500 index added 3 points, or 0.2%, to 1986. The Nasdaq Composite rose 15 points, or 0.3%, to 4524. In the Markets. MoneyBeat: Small Caps Flash Big Warnings &mid...

Merck to buy life sciences services major Sigma-Aldrich for $17B

Sep 23, 2014 at 20:00 | Source: VC Circle

Pharma giant Merck is acquiring NASDAQ-listed life sciences services firm Sigma-Aldrich for $17 billion, it said on Tuesday. Merck will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Sigma-Aldrich for $140 per share in cash. The agreed price represents a 3...

Alibaba Deal Pummels Yahoo Stock

Sep 23, 2014 at 10:01 | Source: Wall Street Journal

Heard on the Street columnist Miriam Gottfried explains why the post-Alibaba IPO era is likely to be a bumpy ride for Yahoo shareholders. Photo: Getty. Dan Niles bought Yahoo Inc. YHOO -5.57% Yahoo! Inc. U.S.: Nasdaq $38.65 -2.28 -5.57% Sept. 22, 201...

Comic book on Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg to release this week

Sep 23, 2014 at 09:30 | Source: FirstPost

San Francisco: The life of billionaire Facebook executive and Lean Inauthor Sheryl Sandberg has been distilled into a 32-page comic book set for release this week.Female Force: Sheryl Sandberg will be available in print and digital versions, accordin...

TKM-Ebola treatment allowed for emergency use by US, Canada govts

Sep 23, 2014 at 08:14 | Source: FirstPost

Canadian drugmaker Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp said on Monday that US and Canadian regulators have authorised the use of its Ebola treatment in patients who have confirmed or suspected infections from the deadly virus.The Vancouver-based company sai...

Apple Sells More Than 10 Million New iPhones on First Weekend

Sep 22, 2014 at 20:01 | Source: Wall Street Journal

Andreas Gibson celebrates with employees outside the Fifth Avenue Apple store in New York after being the first to exit there with an iPhone 6 on Friday. Reuters. Apple Inc. AAPL +0.32% Apple Inc. U.S.: Nasdaq $101.28 +0.32 +0.32% Sept. 22, 2014 10:2...

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