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Asia stocks rise after US Federal Reserve ends stimulus

Oct 30, 2014 at 08:47 | Source: BBC

Asia stocks mostly opened higher after the US dollar jumped in value following the end of the Federal Reserve's quantitative easing stimulus program. The US central bank also confirmed it would maintain record-low interest rates for a considerab...

Dark shadow of Ebola now a global threat: Trinidad PM

Oct 24, 2014 at 23:30 | Source: FirstPost

Port-of-Spain, Oct 24 (IANS) The dark shadow of the Ebola has now become "a real and imminent global threat", Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has said.In a message marking Diwali, the Indian festival of lights, t...

Flipkart&#39;s 3M-sq-ft campus in Bengaluru will be a first for an Indian internet <b>...</b>

Oct 24, 2014 at 16:00 | Source: VC Circle

The recent Rs 300 crore-deal between Flipkart and Embassy Group for a new three million sq ft campus on the outer ring road of Bengaluru is a first for an internet business in India. We have seen it in Silicon Valley. Yahoo moved into a 43-acre campu...

Asian shares down following Wall Street's lead

Oct 23, 2014 at 08:52 | Source: BBC

Shares in Asia were trending downwards on Thursday following Wall Street's lead which ended its day lower. Stocks in the US broke their four-day winning streak after a fatal shooting in Canada's capital worried investors. A gunman killed a ...

S&amp;P 500 Fluctuates, Dollar Gains Amid Earnings, Inflation

Oct 22, 2014 at 22:01 | Source: Bloomberg

The Standard &amp; Poor&#39;s 500 Index rose a fifth day as data showed inflation remained tame and earnings from Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) to Broadcom Corp. topped estimates. European equities gained with the region&#39;s bonds on bets the cent...

Stocks edge higher on earnings gains, Europe hopes

Oct 22, 2014 at 22:00 | Source: Business Week

NEW YORK (AP) — Good news on corporate earnings is sending stocks slightly higher in midday trading. The modest gains came a day after the Standard &amp; Poor&#39;s 500 index had its best day of the year. Yahoo rose 6 percent after its resu...

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Parries Activist Investor Attacks

Oct 22, 2014 at 10:00 | Source: NDTV Profit

San Francisco: Yahoo Inc&#39;s CEO is trying to steer investor focus away from the tech company&#39;s stagnant revenue and toward achievements and growth prospects that have been flying below the radar. Chief Executive Marissa Mayer spent muc...

Yahoo profits surge on earnings from Alibaba sale

Oct 22, 2014 at 02:22 | Source: BBC

Technology giant Yahoo has reported profits of $6.8bn (£4.2bn) for the three months to September, buoyed by earnings from the firm's stake in Alibaba. Yahoo was required to sell part of its stake ahead of the Chinese firm's stock market fl...

Snapchat: Yahoo 'set to invest millions'

Oct 22, 2014 at 02:22 | Source: BBC

Yahoo is close to investing millions of dollars in mobile messaging service Snapchat, which may value the start-up at about $10bn (£6.2bn), reports say. Snapchat allows users to send images and videos that disappear seconds after being viewed. The c...

No user data lost in Yahoo server hack

Oct 22, 2014 at 02:22 | Source: BBC

Yahoo has said no user data was lost when hackers breached its servers. The web firm was alerted to the breach by security experts seeking computers vulnerable to the recently discovered Shellshock bug. Shellshock is a flaw found in many widely used ...

Yahoo in Talks to Buy Ad Service BrightRoll: Report

Oct 21, 2014 at 23:59 | Source: NDTV Profit

Online search and advertising company Yahoo Inc is in talks to buy digital video advertising service provider BrightRoll for around $700 million, tech blog TechCrunch reported. Term sheets have been signed and the price, if the deal is completed, loo...

Bookpad discontinues support to flagship product Docspad; acquisition by <b>...</b>

Oct 21, 2014 at 18:00 | Source: VC Circle

Bookpad Inc, which enabled customers to preview, edit and manage any documents on the cloud, has discontinued support for its flagship product Docspad. This follows a formal announcement on the acquisition of the company by Yahoo. The firm also has a...

Yahoo Set to Outline Cost-cutting Efforts: Report

Oct 20, 2014 at 11:59 | Source: NDTV Profit

Yahoo Inc is expected on Tuesday to outline cost-cutting efforts and give details of how it is evaluating possible acquisitions as it faces pressure from an activist investor, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a person who was briefed on the ...

Satya Nadella on women's pay: A classic case of East-West misunderstanding

Oct 14, 2014 at 14:10 | Source: FirstPost

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella got verbally hauled over the coals for what appeared to be a politically incorrect statement on pay raises for women.Asked what advice he would give women who were uncomfortable asking for salary increases, he had this to ...

Google: Amazon is biggest search rival

Oct 14, 2014 at 12:41 | Source: BBC

Google chairman Eric Schmidt has said the firm's biggest rival in online search is e-commerce giant Amazon. Mr Schmidt fought back at claims that Google enjoyed unrivalled dominance of the online search market. Many people think our main competi...

Symantec latest company to split in two

Oct 10, 2014 at 15:52 | Source: BBC

US software maker Symantec is the latest tech company to announce that it will split its operations into two. The Norton antivirus software maker said it would spin off operations into two publicly traded firms, one focused on security and the other ...

Yahoo to cut jobs in India in downsizing

Oct 08, 2014 at 22:52 | Source: BBC

Tech giant Yahoo plans to cut jobs in Bangalore, India, which is considered one of its largest engineering hubs. A Yahoo spokesperson said the company was making some changes to the way we operate in Bangalore leading to consolidation of certain team...

On the flipside: startups make a beeline to hire sacked Yahoo engineers

Oct 08, 2014 at 20:00 | Source: VC Circle

On another day and time the large scale firing of engineers at Yahoo&#39;s R&amp;D and engineering unit in India would have led to serious heartburn and financial crisis for those laid off. But in the bustling startup ecosystem in the country...

Yahoo Restructuring: Rivals Offer Jobs to Staff Who May Face Axe

Oct 08, 2014 at 18:00 | Source: NDTV Profit

Even as Yahoo confirmed on Tuesday that it was going to restructure its Bangalore office, internet companies in India started expressing their interest in hiring the California-based global internet giant&#39;s employees who may be handed pink-sl...

Twitter sues US government over surveillance rights

Oct 08, 2014 at 11:56 | Source: Economic Times

WASHINGTON: Twitter has sued the US government for restricting the microblogging site from sharing online government surveillance reports with its users. In its 19-page complaint filed in US District Court in California, Twitter stated that the compa...

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