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iPhone Sales Push Apple Profits to Global Record
Apple

iPhone Sales Push Apple Profits to Global Record

The tech giant's quarterly results smashed Wall Street expectations.
Yahoo to Spin Off Alibaba Stake Into New Company
Yahoo

Yahoo to Spin Off Alibaba Stake Into New Company

The tax-free spinoff is a response to shareholder pressure.
Microsoft Profit Falls on Sluggish Demand for Windows
Microsoft

Microsoft Profit Falls on Sluggish Demand for Windows

The tech company also struggled with the impact of the strong U.S. dollar.
The Other Products Falling Oil Prices Are Making Cheaper
Pricing

The Other Products Falling Oil Prices Are Making Cheaper

Paying under $2 a gallon for gas? Ka-ching! But gasoline is not the only product that gets less expensive when the price of crude oil falls.
Catherine Clifford
The Metcalf Sniper Attack and Its Lesson for CEOs
Cyber Security

The Metcalf Sniper Attack and Its Lesson for CEOs

While many executives might regard physical and cybersecurity risks to their operations as separate issues, they may be intertwined.
Eric Basu
Not Toying Around, Mattel Ousts CEO
Mattel

Not Toying Around, Mattel Ousts CEO

Just weeks ahead of Toyfair 2015, Bryan G. Stockton resigns as chairman and CEO of the toy-making giant.
Catherine Clifford
Uber to Cap Surge Pricing During Winter Storm Juno
Surge Pricing

Uber to Cap Surge Pricing During Winter Storm Juno

In the past, the company has come under fire for surging prices during times of crisis.
Geoff Weiss
UPS Slammed By a Different Holiday Season Mess-Up
Shipping

UPS Slammed By a Different Holiday Season Mess-Up

The shipping company cuts its profit forecast, blaming the cost of extra measures it took to ensure deliveries were on time during the 2014 holiday season, and hinted it would start charging retailers more.
Phil Wahba
Amazon, Ecommerce Rivals Fuel Commercial Property Boom in India
Real estate

Amazon, Ecommerce Rivals Fuel Commercial Property Boom in India

The Internet retailer and its fast-growing local rivals are driving a boom in property leasing in India as their storage needs rise.
Expedia Acquires Travelocity in $280 Million Deal
Acquisitions

Expedia Acquires Travelocity in $280 Million Deal

Consolidation in the online booking industry continues.
Elon Musk's $10 Billion Idea: Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Elon Musk's $10 Billion Idea: Your Weekly News Roundup

The latest headlines span space colonization and Facebook's economic contributions.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
What Obama's Proposed Anti-Hacking Legislation Means for Entrepreneurs
Cyber Attacks

What Obama's Proposed Anti-Hacking Legislation Means for Entrepreneurs

Law seeks to create a unified, federal breach-notification standard that would streamline the requirements for companies in the face of a breach.
Alicia Gilleskie
Despite Big Fuel Savings, Airlines Don't Expect Lower Fares
Flying

Despite Big Fuel Savings, Airlines Don't Expect Lower Fares

Carriers in the U.S. said they will save millions of dollars in fuel costs, but won't be passing that savings along to passengers.
Starbucks Earnings Heat Up as Traffic Rebounds
Starbucks

Starbucks Earnings Heat Up as Traffic Rebounds

The coffee giant saw its profit surge as the company saw improvement in its Americas region.