By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Two tech startups - one that pairs travelers with hosts and another that pairs drivers with people who need rides - have found diverging ways to deal with demand for their services in aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.
Airbnb, the online home
By LEANNE ITALIE and MEGHAN BARRAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The people gathered around the side of a building on Third Avenue looked like refugees huddled around a campfire. But instead of crackling flames, their warmth came from more advanced technology: a power strip that had been
JERUSALEM (AP) - U.S.-Israeli electric car venture Better Place says investors have pledged it $100 million in additional financing.
Top shareholder The Israel Corp. says it will pump in $67 million in this round, on top of previous investments of some $250 million.
Better Place Spokeswoman Julie
By RUSS BYNUMAssociated Press
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Before he scripted the first adventures of Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four, a young Stan Lee launched his career in comic books as a lowly sidekick. To hear Lee tell it, the artists he worked for as a teenage assistant in 1940 might as well
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) - LinkedIn's third-quarter earnings are expected to show the Internet's largest professional networking service is still growing at a robust rate.
The results, due out after the stock market closes Thursday, will likely have to top analysts' projections to
By ERIKA KINETZAP Business Writer
MUMBAI, India (AP) - India's Wipro will separate its core information technology business from its consumer care and lighting, infrastructure engineering and medical diagnostics businesses, the company said Thursday.
The announcement sent the stock as much
By JENNIFER PELTZ and PETER SVENSSONAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The vast destruction wreaked by the storm surge in New York could have been prevented with a sea barrier of the type that protects major cities in Europe, some scientists and engineers say. The multibillion-dollar price tag of
By YURI KAGEYAMAAP Business Writer
TOKYO (AP) - Sony Corp. reported Thursday a smaller flow of red ink for the fiscal second quarter on a sales recovery and restructuring efforts and stuck to its full year forecast for a return to profit from its worst loss in company history the previous year
TOKYO (AP) - Sony reduces fiscal second quarter loss to 15.5 billion yen ($193 million) on sales recovery .
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By FARID HOSSAINAssociated Press
JHARABARSHA, Bangladesh (AP) - Amina Begum had never seen a computer until a few years ago, but now she's on Skype regularly with her husband. A woman on a bicycle brings the Internet to her.
Dozens of "Info Ladies" bike into remote Bangladeshi villages with