NEW YORK (AP) - Funding for startups fell 12 percent in the April-June period as venture capitalists poured less money into fewer deals than a year earlier.
A report due out Friday says startup investments slipped to $7 billion in the second quarter, down from $8 billion. The companies getting
By The Associated Press
Funding for startups fell 12 percent in the second quarter as venture capitalists poured less money into fewer deals than a year earlier. A total of 898 deals were completed, reaping $7 billion, according to a study due out Friday.
The tally in the April-June period was
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Funding for startups fell 12 percent in the April-June period as venture capitalists poured less money into fewer deals than a year earlier. But the number of companies getting funded in the earliest stages of development reached the highest
BEIJING (AP) - Apple released its newest iPad in China on Friday after settling a lawsuit over ownership of its name and requiring buyers to place orders in advance to control crowds.
Watched by security guards, a few dozen shoppers waited outside stores in Beijing and Shanghai, which opened on
SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) - Trouble in the global economy dragged Advanced Micro Devices Inc.'s net income down 40 percent in the second quarter, and the world's second-biggest chipmaker warned that revenue will continue to be hurt through the rest of the summer.
"Overall weakness in the
NEW YORK (AP) - Yahoo is giving its new chief executive Marissa Mayer a compensation package worth more than $59 million over the next several years.
Yahoo Inc. said in a regulatory filing Thursday that Mayer will receive an annual salary of $1 million. She's also eligible for a $2 million
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google is getting even better at showing online ads to the right people at the right time. That enabled the Internet search leader to hit analysts' earnings target for the second quarter and reassure investors about the company's
By RYAN NAKASHIMAAP Business Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Microsoft posted its first quarterly loss in its 26 years as a public company on Thursday as it declared a struggling online ad business a bust and prepared for one of the biggest product updates in its history.
The software company had
By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Verizon Communications Inc., parent of the country's largest cellphone carrier, on Thursday said its net income rose 13 percent in the second quarter as its wireless arm pulled in record profits.
Verizon has one foot in the wireless world
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