| Jan 14, 2014
| 7:46 PM
A federal appeals court swept aside government regulations designed to ensure equal access to the Internet, raising the prospects of higher fees for consumers and more barriers for start-ups seeking to compete online.
The decision Tuesday could allow...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 5:08 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- For years, Google has been the search engine that connects people to all points on the Internet.
Now it also wants to be the company that connects people's homes to the Internet.
The search giant said Monday that it agreed to buy Nest...
| Jan 12, 2014
Barack Obama campaign veterans Harper Reed and Dylan Richard will launch a tech company. Don Thompson will be under pressure to improve sales at McDonald's. And with Tribune Co. spinning off its publishing assets into a separate company, its chief...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The U.S. Supreme Court could settle the fate of a new technology company that television broadcasters fear would destroy their business.
On Friday, the high court said it would hear arguments that Aereo Inc., a start-up firm, violates copyright law by...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 12:39 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide the fate of Aereo.
The high court said on Friday that it will hear arguments from the major broadcast networks that Aereo, a start-up that allows people to stream local television stations, violates copyright law and...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Supreme Court will hear broadcasters' challenge to the legality of startup Aereo, in a case that may not only determine the future of digital streaming of station signals but of network television itself.
Without comment, the justices on Friday...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Days after being warned of a security weakness in its popular app, Snapchat became the target of a widespread cyberattack that affected millions of users, a black eye for a local start-up with sky-high hopes of becoming the next social media juggernaut....
| Jan 1, 2014
| 4:00 PM
WASHINGTON — The woman who indicted Osama bin Laden wants to strike fear into Wall Street.
Mary Jo White, the former U.S. attorney in Manhattan who wanted to prosecute the terrorist mastermind before the 9/11 attacks, has tried to stiffen the...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 3:43 PM
In Palm Beach County, a startup medical device company has plans to expand from 135 employees to about 200 next year, both professional and manufacturing jobs.
In Broward, a long-term nursing care and Medicaid provider expects to grow to 800 employees...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Most Silicon Valley start-ups that you hear about seem to have one of three fates.
In the best cases, they have an IPO. Next best case, they are acquired by some big-tech sugar daddy.
Then there are those that simply die. They run out of money, the...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Startups have a certain mystique. Whether you love or hate the idea of startup life -- the long hours, the foosball tables, the high-pressure hacking -- it's tough to understand startup culture until you're working inside it.