Fri, Oct 24 2014
SAN FRANCISCO - Google Inc Chief Executive Officer Larry Page has put Sundar Pichai, one of his key lieutenants, in charge of the Internet company's products.
- Consumer advocate Ralph Nader sent a letter to Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook urging the company to reduce its spending on share buybacks and use the money to raise wages, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.
STOCKHOLM - Mobile telecoms gear maker Ericsson said on Friday a slowdown in North America created uncertainty over fourth quarter sales as operators cut spending after big investments in high-speed networks.
SEATTLE - Microsoft Corp reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue, helped by stronger sales of its phones, Surface tablets and cloud-computing products for companies, while keeping its profit margins largely intact.
LONDON - The Queen made her first foray into the world of social media on Friday when she sent out her inaugural message on Twitter.
SAN FRANCISCO - Amazon.com Inc's sales projections for the crucial holiday quarter disappointed Wall Street and third-quarter results missed forecasts, sending the online retailer's shares 9 percent lower on Thursday. | Video
SAN FRANCISCO - Lantern, a technology startup that offers online and mobile coaching programs to support mental health, has won early backing for its service.
NEW YORK - Well-timed bullish options bets on Digital River Inc were placed about two weeks before the e-commerce services company said on Friday it would be taken private.
MEXICO CITY - Mexican telecoms company America Movil hopes to complete a planned asset sale and a spin-off of its cellular towers in Mexico in 2015, Chief Executive Daniel Hajj said on Friday.