Android did not infringe Oracle patents, court rules, in a major blow to Oracle. Android ruling means Oracle won't collect billions of dollars in royalties from Google.
Women are creating new businesses faster than the national average, but they're hiring far fewer workers. One solution: better networks for women.
Stocks closed mixed Wednesday after a late rally erased steep losses. The Dow lost seven points to close at 12496
The Dow rose 19 points to close at 12885 Thursday, just barely ending its longest losing streak since August.
Tech stocks giants ordered to have CEOs try to settle their bitter patent dispute. Like several tech stocks, Apple and Samsung are dueling over patents for mobile devices.
The Dow rose 71 points to close at 12921, but steep losses for Apple dragged down the Nasdaq.
Apple stock has propelled the Nasdaq composite index forward for most of the year. But in the past few days, Apple stock has done just the opposite.
Android system violates Java patents, Oracle charges in patent and copyright suit against Google. Android suit could run into hundreds of millions of dollars.
Tech stocks may see some of the buzz generated by the successful IPO of Yelp, prospects of a Facebook IPO, and the boost in the Nasdaq. Among tech stocks, Microsoft may benefit the most.
The Nasdaq index briefly touched 3000 Wednesday for the first time in over a decade, but the stock market fell for the day. The Dow lost 53 points to close at 12952