| Jun 11, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Lots of readers asked questions about Uber’s arrival in Orlando on June 4, so I posed many of them to Uber spokeswoman Natalia Montalvo. Her emailed answers are below, edited for brevity and clarity.
San Francisco-based Uber features a mobile...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:30 PM
He was a global entrepreneur doing business in every state and 45 foreign countries. He connected buyers and sellers in a virtual marketplace where millions of dollars' worth of merchandise was traded. For customers, he offered quality control by...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Alibaba Group Holding has set the price range for its initial public offering between $60 and $66 a share, and hopes to raise a record-shattering $24.3 billion in what would be the biggest IPO ever.
At $66 a share, the Chinese Internet behemoth would be...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 8:02 PM
The parents of a cancer-stricken boy were behind bars in Spain and facing extradition to Britain on Monday after taking their son from an English hospital without doctors’ consent to seek advanced medical treatment abroad.
Ashya King, 5, was...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Google's YouTube now lets creators solicit fans for donations -- providing another tool for monetizing content -- with the video site taking at least 5% of any coinage dropped into the virtual tip jar.
YouTube's "Fan Funding" feature, currently available...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Alibaba Group Holding continued to build excitement for its upcoming initial public offering by reporting a surge in mobile growth and big financial gains in its most recent quarter.
For the three months that ended June 30, the Chinese e-commerce...
| Aug 30, 2014
These days, as the threat of malicious software and sophisticated cybercriminals reaches every corner of modern life, each consumer has vulnerabilities, according to Consumer Reports. And the first step in protecting yourself is to know where you are...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Forbes has released its annual list of the value of the NFL's franchises, and if you thought the Clippers were expensive at $2 billion, just try buying the Dallas Cowboys.
The Cowboys lead the list at $3.2 billion, according to the Forbes rankings,...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Members of an organized-theft ring, including a former candidate for the Brevard County Commission, netted more than $100,000 from selling stolen health products, officials announced Thursday.
Lisa McDermott, the former candidate, and her husband James...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 6:51 AM
Amazon.com reveló el miércoles un lector de tarjetas de crédito y una aplicación móvil para los negocios tradicionales, en el último paso del vendedor minorista por Internet para expandirse del mundo virtual al real.
Con este dispositivo, Amazon compite...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Amazon is making a play in small-business payment processing by launching Local Register, a credit card reader that can be attached to a smartphone or tablet.
The Seattle-based online retailer announced the $10 device Wednesday, challenging...