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  • Twitter shares soar 73% in IPO

    NEW YORK — In a mere instant — or about the time it takes to send a 140-character message — Twitter became one of the Internet's most valuable properties, capping a dizzying seven-year rise from scrappy start-up to a major publicly...
  • Why Disney Chose to Put Marvel's New TV Shows on Netflix

    Disney has a lot of platforms to choose from when it comes to exploiting Marvel's cast of superheroes. But as it looks to feature more of them in TV shows, the conglomerate's own ABC and kids cable channels like Disney XD can't do all the heavy lifting....
  • Tesla confirms 3rd fire in a Model S hatchback in five weeks

    For most of this year, Tesla Motors has looked like the next Google or Apple. Its stock soared about 470% as Wall Street analysts characterized the business as a small but revolutionary automaker that acted like a tech company — disrupting the...
  • Microsoft plays up Xbox One's entertainment features

    Microsoft Corp., looking to build anticipation for the new Xbox One video game console, emphasized the entertainment features of the device. The struggling Seattle technology giant has been positioning the successor to its Xbox 360 as an all-in-one...
  • Local startup in the battle for razor customers

    Local startup in the battle for razor customers
    Netflix changed the way people rent movies. Amazon upended the big-box bookstore. Other online retailers grabbed market share in niches as diverse as contact lenses and pet medications. Why not razors? That's the question posed by a Catonsville firm...
  • Disney's SOAPnet channel headed for the drain

    SOAPnet's bubble has finally burst. On Dec. 31, Walt Disney Co. will pull the plug on the cable channel it created 14 years ago to squeeze extra life from its popular daytime dramas. But like all great soap opera characters, this one didn't go down...
  • Black Friday keeps growing: Target, Toys R Us to open on Thanksgiving

    Black Friday keeps growing: Target, Toys R Us to open on Thanksgiving
    At this rate, shoppers hoping to get in on "Black Friday" deals will have to eat their turkey for lunch, as both Target and Toys R Us announced plans to open Thanksgiving evening. In its earliest opening ever, Target said it will welcome bargain hunters...
  • Yahoo Video Chief Erin McPherson Is Heading to Maker Studios

    Maker Studios announced that it has hired Erin McPherson, the exec in charge of Yahoo's video strategy, as chief content officer. At Maker Studios, one of the biggest YouTube multichannel network operators, McPherson will report to exec chairman Ynon...
  • Sony Is Keeping PlayStation's Internet TV Options Open

    When Sony launches the PlayStation 4 this week, the tricked-out $399 console will have a number of new features -- but it won't give gamers a way to watch live TV channels. In an interview, Mike Aragon, VP and GM of global digital video and music...
  • What's at stake for Apple with iPad event

    Has the tablet revolution run out of steam? Three years ago, Apple unveiled the first iPad, which had a bigger impact than anyone could have imagined. PC and laptop sales have been dropping, and for the first couple of years, sales of iPads regularly...
  • Apple is making inroads in the business world

    SAN FRANCISCO — With the tap of a finger, Christian Gastón Palmaz can use his iPad to remotely control one of the most sophisticated winemaking operations in Napa Valley. The apps Palmaz and his information technology staff created for the iPad...