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Microsoft, Nook redo deal; no Microsoft e-reader in the works

It looks like the Nook Windows 8 app may be superseded by a Microsoft reading app. But the planned Nook Windows Phone app is seemingly tabled.

By March 13, 2014


Twitter names first female board member

Twitter hopes appointing former Pearson CEO Marjorie Scardino to its board will put some angry Tweeters to rest -- at least for awhile.

By December 5, 2013


Google shares reopen for trading

Stock reopens for trading as company files an amended 8-K, CEO Page says "really excited about the progress we're making."

By October 18, 2012


Yelp CEO takes $1 salary

Jeremy Stoppelman joins the one-buck CEO club.

By February 8, 2013


Eric Schmidt cashing out 42 percent of his Google stock

The former Google CEO is expected to sell off $2.51 billion of his holdings in the search giant, according to SEC documents.

By February 8, 2013


Netflix stuns investors with Q4 profit, adds 2.05 million subscribers

Analysts predicted Netflix would see a 12 cents per share loss, but the company turned a 13 cents per share profit for its fourth quarter.

By January 23, 2013


SEC mulls hitting Netflix with suit over news shared on Facebook

Securities and Exchange Commission warns Netflix it may take civil action against company for disclosing a big streaming milestone on CEO's Facebook page instead of more formally.

By December 6, 2012


Netflix preps poison pill to fend off Icahn

The video rental bigwig adopts what appears to be poison pill in hopes of holding off a takeover attempt by investor Carl Icahn.

By November 5, 2012


Google confirms 4,000 Motorola Mobility job cuts

The search giant will reduce headcount by around 20 percent in an effort to return the smartphone maker to profitability.

By August 13, 2012


Tim Cook turns down £50m Apple dividend

The Apple CEO has chosen to forego a huge dividend to which he's entitled.

By May 26, 2012