Yahoo! has acquired video broadcast start-up RayV, according to both companies.
Amazon is intent on making delivery by drone a reality, as it battles with the Federal Aviation Administration, asking the government agency if it can start testing outside designated areas.
Reynolds American and Lorillard confirm they are in merger talks.
Apple has lost market share in the domestic set-top box business, according to research firm Parks Associates, putting the world's largest company behind Roku and its largest rival, Google.
Zynga announced that Google Vice President of Engineering and leader of the Advanced Technology and Projects Dr. Regina E. Dugan is joining the company's board of directors.
Following Alibaba's IPO, Yahoo! and CEO Marissa Mayer may be looking to put some of that money to work, buying companies that will boost both revenue and engagement.
Tesla's plant in Fremont, Calif., is capable of producing more than 500,000 cars a year. Here's what it looks like inside.
Tesla has taken the automotive industry by storm, and CEO Elon Musk has taken an innovative approach. Those who work for him say Musk 'will really ask you the impossible.'
Tesla continues to make shockwaves in the automotive industry, following the announcement it will open-source all of its patents.
SemiCon West, the largest equipment event global Semiconductors, will be in focus for the Week Ahead.
One analyst thinks IBM has nearly 20% upside.
Zillow continues to expand its reach for online real estate advertising, as the company announced it will now power the real estate search experience for MSN.
Netflix shares may have significantly more to run, as the company
Twitter appears to have heeded investors' cries for more engagement, as the company is doing more with its user base, including keeping users up to date on World Cup scores.
Though Apple is pushing the iPhone with its latest series of ads, it appears as if the company is paving the way for what's to come in the company pipeline.
Transformers has historically been the biggest movie of the summer, but this one could've been so much, with just a little more work.
Though the iPod has seen better days, Apple is looking to get perhaps one last boost of revenue from it before the company puts it out to pasture.
Google demonstrates that it intends to be more like Apple, bringing together a more cohesive experience across Android and Chrome.
Google seems intent on attacking Apple, reportedly getting set to announce a set-top box similar to Apple TV and Amazon's Fire TV even if the device won't move the needle.
Amid slowing iPad sales, Apple will be looking to reinvigorate growth from its second biggest product line. The next iPad may prove whether tablets will really overtake the PC.
Apple's surging iPhone sales are a big reason why the company had better-than-expected fiscal-second quarter earnings. The next iPhone model may be even more important to the future of Apple.
In 2005, Flickr was exploding in growth, but it needed cash. It faced two decisions -- either take venture capital money, or sell out and hope for the best.
Shares of Oracle plunge as the software maker misses earnings and revenue estimates.
Amazon's latest piece of hardware, the Fire phone, may be a push for the Internet giant to finally do what its critics have long asked it do: sell products at a profit, instead of at cost, or even a small loss.
Intel traditionally is known as the world's largest chipmaker but it's trying to move into new areas. The company's messaging app, Pocket Avatar, is one of its many new initiatives.
Amazon unveiled the Fire phone in Seattle. The company continues to push its hardware on new and existing customers as it looks to sell additional content and media to boost sales.
Ahead of a potential initial public offering, Brooklyn-based Etsy has been expanding into new markets, particularly in Asia, as consumers clamor for items that are made by small businesses, and not mass market goods.
After months of negotiations, a new law and a bit of good-old fashioned rallying, Tesla Motors is one step closer to coming back to New Jersey.
Yelp may be the next company in play for larger tech firms seeking to increase their reach with users and local businesses. It's all because of one phrase -- User generated content.
Though Rich Barton currently is best known as Zillow's co-founder and executive chairman, he has more wins in his career of 20 or more years in Silicon Valley than most will have in a lifetime. He started and sold a number of companies. including Expedia, Zillow and Glassdoor, to name a few. What follows are highlights from an interview with Barton, including his thoughts on Microsoft and its new CEO Satya Nadella, net neutrality, the future of Netflix and what's next for him.
Shares of flash memory storage company Fusion-IO surge on news the company agreed to be acquired by memory giant SanDisk for $1.1 billion in cash.
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk delivered on his promise to bring something 'controversial' to Tesla, regarding its patents, making them available to anyone 'for the advancement of electric vehicle technology.' While that may further Musk's promise of electric vehicles being more prevalent than they are currently, it may prove to be an even better decision for the stock.
Intel shares surge in early trading after the world's largest semiconductor company raises its second-quarter revenue outlook as well as its gross margin outlook, noting higher PC unit volume as the primary cause.
The second full day of Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2014 brought even more fervor to the Los Angeles Convention Center, as the world's biggest gaming convention rolled on. Two of the hottest and most anticipated titles, the latest in the Call of Duty and Battlefield franchises, represent some of the highest selling games ever.
Following a successful soft launch on Monday that included an impressive presentation from Sony, the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo on Tuesday was a resounding success, as thousands of video game enthusiasts packed the Los Angeles Convention Center for the official kick off of E3.
Though Sony has had recent troubles stemming from a failing television business, continued operating losses, and a battle with hedge fund Third Point over its direction, Sony has made sure its video game unit continues to capture the minds of gamers around the world. Judging by the reception at E3, it appears as if Sony has solidified its lead in the console wars, even if some of the bigger games for PlayStation 4 won't be out until 2015.
Fusion-io, the flash memory maker once famous for its association with Apple, Facebook and Steve Wozniak, has fallen on hard times in recent years, as the state of the flash storage industry is in flux and the company goes through a restructuring. As the share price continues to decline, the chatter of a takeout increases, though that may not take place any time soon.
It's no secret that Nintendo has had its struggles, as the Wii U gaming system has proved to be a flop and the rise of mobile games are increasingly taking attention away from traditional console gaming. While some look to Apple to be Nintendo's savior, it may not be so easy as that.
Ride-sharing company Uber just raised $1.2 billion in funding, giving it a $17 billion valuation, the second largest for a private company behind only Facebook FB, as the company continues to explode in popularity.
Even though the summer months are traditionally a slower time for Apple, it looks as if there's no slowdown this year, as May was a stronger month that it has been in previous years.
Apple unveiled its latest iPhone ad last night, targeted at health and fitness apps, showcasing all the tasks the iPhone can perform. Given the size of the health and fitness market now, it's clear investors are seeing this as the right move.
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk is never one to mince words, especially when it comes to the competition. Given that he's been critical of some of the electric cars out on the road before, it's no secret that he thinks Tesla could build something better than BMW's i3.
At Tesla's annual shareholders meeting on Tuesday, one of the major takeaways was CEO Elon Musk talking about doing something 'controversial' as it relates to Tesla's patents.There was much more to talk about though, including where the company's Gigafactory, the engine of Tesla's economic future, will be located.
Tesla Motors held its annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, and while there weren't a lot of surprises, the major takeaway is that CEO Elon Musk may do something radical with the company's patents to jumpstart his vision for electric vehicles.
Apple kicked off its Worldwide Developer Conference yesterday, where it made several big software announcements, but no new hardware announcements, in light of a major product refresh and update later this year. Despite that, it sets the company up for an enormous second half of 2014, as it works to get software ready for upcoming hardware.
Apple had its Worldwide Developer Conference yesterday, and while most of the announcements were greeted with fanfare, perhaps the biggest announcement largely went unnoticed in the press and investors alike -- the announcement of a new programming language, Swipe.
Apple is hosting its Worldwide Developer Conference today, where it's expected to make several big software announcements, and perhaps a few hardware ones as well.
Apple is hosting its Worldwide Developer Conference next week/this week, and while the event has segued to some bombshells in the past, including the iPhone in 2007, it's largely been run of the mill in recent years. That may be about to change, though.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is no stranger to making big bets - Instagram, Oculus Rift, and WhatsApp, to name a few. Now he's making a big bet on the children of Silicon Valley.
Intel announces its plans for the connected car, bringing a slew of new hardware and software productions, known as Intel In-Vehicle Solutions, to the market. The company, however, is going even further, as it makes investments and helps research to bring the connected car of the future into reality.
After weeks of anticipation, Apple finally did it, buying Beats Electronics for $3 billion in cash and stock. The unusual purchase brings a major brand under the Apple umbrella for the first time, firmly putting CEO Tim Cook's stamp on the company.
Apple is a company long known for its exceptionally aesthetically pleasing products that are simple to use and loved by millions. However, the company hasn't released anything new since the iPad in 2010, simply refreshing the iPhone, iPad and Mac over the past few years.
Apple has agreed to buy Beats Electronics for $3 billion in cash and stock, as the consumer electronics giant makes a historic purchase, bringing another major brand under its umbrella for the first time.
The iPhone may be the main revenue driver at Apple, but CEO Tim Cook is clear on expanding the reach of its second best product -- the iPad.
Venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins analyst Mary Meeker has put out her long-awaited presentation on the state of the Internet for 2014, and it's a big one.
Google should be lauded for doing a lot of things -- making search simple, fostering plans like Google Fiber, Project Loon and even helping the smartphone and tablet revolution explode over the past few years. One thing that can be chalked up in the dud column though? Design.
Workday shares surged after the cloud computing company posted a narrower-than-expected loss, and expects fiscal 2014 revenue to be sharply higher than what Wall Street is looking for.
Apple announced it will stream its Worldwide Developer Conference keynote (WWDC) next month, as it shows off the latest updates for its mobile operating system, OS X, and perhaps a few special surprises, including some updated hardware.
While the 'Internet of Things,' a phrase first coined by Cisco, may not have a lot of meaning to everyone, Apple's potential move into the smart home may just show how important connected devices are about to come, as the iPhone maker looks to squeeze more revenue out of its iconic device, and the arms race with Google heats up.
Twitter has had its fair share of problems getting additional users in the U.S., since most see it as a niche service and not something for the everyday Internet user. That's not likely to be the case around the world, though.
HP reported fiscal second-quarter earnings last night, with initial attention focused on the premature release of the numbers. However, continued layoffs at the Silicon Valley tech giant, to the tune of an additional 11,000 to 16,000 jobs, have shifted attention back onto HP's restructuring plan.
If there was ever a time to own Apple shares, now is the time before the big boys get in. It's all about the back half of 2014 for Apple, a time that's increasingly looking like when Silicon Valley's largest company will make the mother of all product launches.
HP shares plunged after the Silicon Valley tech giant posted fiscal second-quarter earnings that were worse than expected.
Facebook shares are getting a boost as Evercore Partners upgrades the stock, noting the recent pullback seems like a good opportunity to buy, and the company's new mobile ad network could be a massive game changer for the company.
Netflix's opportunity to expand into Europe is big, as the company moves its services into Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium and Luxembourg. The sheer scale of the opportunity, however, may surprise everyone, including Netflix.
Salesforce.com shares fell sharply after the cloud computing company posted quarterly results that beat expectations, and gave 2015 guidance that was largely upbeat.
HP reports fiscal second-quarter earnings after the close, and investors will be looking to see whether CEO Meg Whitman can continue to cut costs, and turnaround one of Silicon Valley's most prestigious companies for the 21st century and beyond.
Netflix is the dominant streaming service in the United States, with more 35 million (and counting) subscribers. Now the company plans to take over the rest of the world, starting with Europe.
Microsoft announced the new Surface Pro tablet at an event in New York City, as CEO Satya Nadella unveils more of his strategy for the new Microsoft.
Microsoft is hosting an event later today in New York related to the Surface tablet, and while there hasn't been much in the way of leaks and details, there's talk that the tech giant could launch another iPad competitor as it continues to grow under new CEO Satya Nadella.
The big merger between AT&T and DirectTV is not about subscribers, free cash flow, dividend coverage or any other story you may read this morning. It's about football, and the powerhouse the National Football League has become under Commissioner Roger Goodell.
WWE shares fall as the company discusses in a conference call its business outlook from last week that caused the share price to drop nearly in half as investors were concerned about the viability of the WWE Network and the company's new television rights deal.
Apple has released some of the best-selling products of all time, and has revolutionized whole industries on its own. Music, phones, computers, even advertising have been greatly affected as Apple has continue to grow in size and influence. Here's TheStreet's look at 10 of the best Apple products ever made.
Apple has built up a laundry list of incredibly flattering media headlines over the years, as it transformed under Steve Jobs and now-CEO Tim Cook into the world's largest company by market cap, and perhaps the most powerful firm in the world. Despite all of the acclaim surrounding the iPod, iPhone and the iPad, there are a few things Apple has done since it was founded in 1976, which it wishes the public would just forget.
World Wrestling Entertainment shares were nearly cut in half, as investors digested the latest television deal, and were clearly unhappy with it.
World Wrestling Entertainment shares spiked after the company clinched an agreement with NBCUniversal to bring its popular wrestling shows, Raw and Smackdown, back to the NBC family.
Google seemingly has its hands in nearly every facet of technology, from search to email, maps, mobile, video and more, with initiatives like Google Glass, Project Loon, and smart contact lens. If CEO Larry Page has his way, this will be just the beginning.
Microsoft is hosting an event next week in New York related to the Surface tablet, and while there hasn't been much in the way of leaks and details, there's talk that the tech giant could launch an iPad-mini competitor as it continues to grow under new CEO Satya Nadella.
World Wrestling Entertainment shares jumped 5.8% to $19.47 on a rumor the company may announce its new television deal tomorrow, with NBC's Upfront presentation, scheduled to take place tomorrow.
Netflix is the king of online streaming video, with its 35 million and growing domestic subscribers, and seemingly ubiquitous mind-share in the space. However, as content gets more expensive, and as more consumers turn to wanting content when they want it, Netflix is going to head to head with larger cable networks -- and in some cases winning.
Yahoo! has yet to receive the ultimate windfall from its 22.6% stake in Alibaba, but CEO Marissa Mayer is spending money again, this time on Blink, a Snapchat-clone.
If you've been following the markets, you know that tech stocks have dropped sharply in recent weeks. Whether it's concerns over revenue growth, a lack of users, or the possibility of recession, tech stocks have taken a beating. There may be hope, however, particularly in Twitter.
If Microsoft is really serious about having Xbox One unseat Sony's PlayStation 4 as the top gaming console, it had to get serious about price and offerings. It did.
Facebook is already the world's largest social media company in the world, with over 1.2 billion monthly active users (MAUs), and growing. However, if the company is going to enter China and do so to get even bigger, it's probably going to need a partner.
When the rumored deal about Apple buying Beats broke Thursday night, the entire tech community was in shock. Nearly 12 hours later, seemingly everyone (and their brother) has an opinion, but there's no clear consensus and that's probably a bad thing.
Following confrontations with the states of New Jersey and Ohio, Tesla Motors is in another battle, this time, with the state of Missouri.
Tesla Motors may have beaten its first-quarter earnings and given investors an update on the Gigafactory, but Wall Street has other issues on its mind, namely the fact it's going to be free cash flow negative this year, as the company spends to grow.
Apple had a gangbusters fiscal second quarter, thanks in large part to the iPhone. It looks like that momentum is continuing in April as Apple gets ready to refresh the phone later this year.
According to Jeffrey Gundlach, the housing market will never see 1.5 million housing starts again. Here's the entire presentation.
Tesla Motors reports first-quarter earnings after the close, and all eyes will be on how many Model S units were delivered during the quarter, as well as updates on the Gigafactory, and any more information about the Model X.
Tesla Motors shares plunged after the electric car manufacturer posted first-quarter results that were better than expected.
Tesla reports first-quarter earnings after the close on Wednesday, and Wall Street will be looking for updated plans on the Gigafactory, the company's fights with various states, and whether demand for the Model S is still as healthy as CEO Elon Musk and team claim it to be.
It's finally here, the F-1 filing for Alibaba, China's largest Internet company, as the company gets set to go public later this year in the U.S. However, given the unique structure of the company, there are plenty of risks to go along with it.
Shares of Twitter continued their post-earnings slide, falling to a fresh new low as the lockup expiration for company insiders and early investors expires.
It's no secret that Apple's largest driver of sales and income is the iPhone, as it shipped 43.7 million of them last quarter. Yet, with Apple going into a seasonally slow period ahead of the upcoming iPhone refresh, Apple is planning a massive promotion to give its leading man a little help.
At its f8 conference yesterday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and team unveiled a slew of new products, including giving people a way to log in to apps anonymously. Perhaps the biggest news, though, was Facebook's announcement of a mobile ad exchange, known as Facebook Audience Network, which will allow app developers to better monetize their apps, and let Facebook make even more money than before.
Even though Wall Street is concerned with the iPad slowing down, Apple is still far and away best-in-class in the tablet market.
Yelp, the San Francisco-based online review company continues to beat Wall Street's expectations, as the company posted first-quarter results that topped expectations, sending shares surging.
Though Twitter managed to beat first-quarter estimates and show Wall Street it's more profitable than initially thought, none of that matters if the company can't do one major thing: grow its user base.
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