PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) - Business software maker VMware is buying computer networking specialist Nicira for nearly $1.3 billion.
The deal announced Monday will expand VMware's product line in the rapidly growing field of computer "virtualization." The term refers to software that lowers the
GREECE, N.Y. (AP) - The online campaign that aimed to raise $5,000 to send bullied a New York bus monitor on vacation is winding down - after tallying more than $683,000.
As the monthlong campaign neared its end Friday, a spokeswoman for the fundraising site Indiegogo says more than 30,000 people
By The Associated Press
This week, makers of mobile devices began releasing their earnings reports for the latest quarter. Many companies including Nokia and Research in Motion have been struggling to compete with Apple and manufacturers of devices running Google's Android software.
NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of security software company Palo Alto Networks Inc. are shooting higher in their first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange Friday.
The Santa Clara, Calif. company is going public as the market for IPOs comes back to life following a five-week freeze. Demand for
By PAUL ELIASAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Silicon Valley venture capital firm of Kleiner, Perkins, Caulfied & Byers has been generating buzz for decades, spotting early investment opportunities and making billions with companies like Google and Amazon. This summer, the attention
LONDON (AP) - Vodafone Group PLC, Europe's largest mobile phone company, said Friday that revenue fell by 7.7 percent in the three months ending June 30 compared with a year earlier as gains in emerging markets were offset by a patchy performance in Europe.
Adverse currency movements also
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