| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:58 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- As Twitter made public its stealth filing for an initial public offering, it parted with some of its Silicon Valley brethren by saying it would only issue one class of shares, meaning it plans to give all shareholders a vote.
| Oct 8, 2013
A wave of video gambling establishments catering to women is starting to sweep across Illinois — cozy, well-lit spots with names like Stella's Place, Emma's Eatery, Dotty's and Betty's Bistro.
They're a far cry from the stereotypical male-...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The next 10 years should be the greatest time in the history of the entertainment business.
The global middle class is growing astronomically fast. It may not be growing in the U.S., but it is growing in the rest of the world: Research shows that when...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 3:28 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Wall Street is rolling out the red carpet for Twitter.
The company has received a $1-billion credit line from some of the banks underwriting its initial public stock offering.
Twitter set up the agreement with lenders earlier this...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 6:17 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter has set the price range of its hotly anticipated initial public offering between $17 and $20 a share, with hopes of raising as much as $1.4 billion.
At $20 a share, Twitter would be valued at about $11 billion. That...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 3:55 PM
Stocks in the beleaguered social-media sector keep heading down.
Shares of Angie’s List Inc. and Groupon Inc. plunged Tuesday as investors continued their retreat from the formerly red-hot sector.
Angie’s List, the consumer-review website,...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 9:04 AM
The once-inconspicuous Paltalk, the least known of the technology companies said to be involved in the National Security Agency’s PRISM surveillance program, released a video-chat application for iPad and Android tablets on Monday.
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Microsoft keeps looking for ways to make its Xbox One more appealing to the gaming community.
This week, Microsoft said that the Xbox One will enable individuals to self publish games on the new console, out this fall.
To do that, each Xbox One will...
| May 25, 2013
| 9:02 AM
I slide three shiny red jelly beans together. Trumpet blast. I put three lemon drops in a line. A xylophone […]...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Shares of social video game company Zynga Inc. fell more than 14% in after-hours trading after the company on Thursday gave revenue and earnings guidance that fell short of analysts' expectations.
The San Francisco company said revenue for the third...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Electronic Arts filed a copyright infringement lawsuit alleging that Zynga's "The Ville" misappropriated EA's "Sims Social" game....