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Mac laptops: 17.6% market share and rising

Apple is kicking tail.

By October 4, 2007


Indigo raises $17.6 million

Indigo Systems announced Tuesday that it has received $17.6 million in a first round of funding from the Carlyle Group, Founders Capital Partners, Lago Ventures and WK Technology Fund. As a result of the deal, the Carlyle Group and Founders Capital will each occupy a seat on Indigo's board of directors. The Santa Barbara, Calif.-based company makes heat-sensing infrared cameras for commercial, industrial and military uses. Indigo will use the funding for the second stage of its strategy, which is to produce products at commercially viable prices for global markets. The company has completed its initial strategy with seed funding raised from Northrop Grumman in 2000 and has built a manufacturing plant.

June 26, 2002


Short Take: Be Free secures $17.6 million in financing, names CEO

Be Free, a behind-the-scenes technology provider for online retailers, has entered into a $17.6 million financing agreement with Charles River Ventures, Comdisco Ventures, and Matrix Partners. The company said it will use the money to expand its sales and marketing, client services, and technology-development operations. Separately, Be Free named Gordon Hoffstein, former chairman and CEO of PCs Compleat, a direct PC reseller, its president and chief executive.

October 5, 1998


​Volkswagen apologizes, stops diesel sales in wake of US emissions scandal

German automaker orders its US dealerships to halt sales of affected cars, says that 11 million vehicles are impacted globally.

By September 21, 2015


Samsung slips further in smartphone market but still tops Apple

Apple's iPhone 6 lineup continues to challenge Samsung's Galaxy S6 phones, according to research firm Gartner.

By August 20, 2015


Microsoft, B&N dissolve Nook marriage for $62 million

Barnes & Noble will acquire all of Microsoft's stake in Nook Media for $62.4 million in cash and 2.7 million shares of B&N stock.

By December 4, 2014


Walmart readies rock bottom Black Friday prices on Neeto robovacs, Dyson upright vacuums

For Black Friday, Walmart will discount select Neeto robot vacuums, Dyson uprights, and Ninja personal blenders.

By November 18, 2014


Kickstarter's potato-salad analysis reveals making of a legend

The infamous potato-salad project just wrapped up a stunning run. Kickstarter breaks down the numbers on how the campaign came to rule the crowdfunding world.

By August 5, 2014


Xbox One preorders launch in China

The Xbox One is set to debut in China this September after the country's decision to remove a 13 year ban on gaming consoles.

By July 28, 2014


Apple said to be buying Google-backed Swell for $30M

The Swell podcast-streaming app, which learns what you like and don't like, reportedly will be shut down as part of the $30 million deal.

By July 28, 2014