BlackBerry would be 25th most valuable private firm

Reuters reports this morning that BlackBerry is considering following Dell Inc.'s lead in pulling out of public markets and taking its technology company private, in a story based on anonymous sources. Part of

Published on: August 9th, 2013 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry co-founder cashes out

Investors and analysts have been reacting largely positively to the new BlackBerry 10 OS and Z10 smarpthone launched late last month, but one of BlackBerry's co-founders won't be along for the ride. According to

Published on: February 14th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Apple’s problem: too much cash?

Most small businesses wish they could have the problems of Apple Inc. The CEO of the world's largest technology corporation is just sitting on too much cash, to the tune of $137 billion.

Published on: February 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Facebook IPO eye-poppers

When Facebook filed its IPO papers with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday, some interesting facts about the company were revealed. While the filing focused on the social network's revenue and user-base

Published on: February 2nd, 2012 Sharon Gaudin

Where will Facebook spend $5B IPO money?

Facebook filed papers Wednesday to become a public company, revealing financial information that attests to the social network's phenomenal growth. The IPO is the most anticipated public offering in a decade, with the

Published on: February 2nd, 2012 Cameron Scott and Grant Gross

Facebook IPO to be watched closely by social media firms

With Facebook expected to file its plans today for its initial public offering, industry and financial analysts say it could be one of the biggest IPOs in U.S. history.And that could be a

Published on: February 1st, 2012 Sharon Gaudin

LinkedIn’s first day on markets a ‘wild ride’

Professional social networking site LinkedIn went public yesterday and immediately saw its share price and valuation surge. Actually, LinkedIn's IPO was such a wild ride that one financial analyst called it both exciting

Published on: May 20th, 2011 Sharon Gaudin and Tony Bradley

Man gets 81 months for ‘hack, pump and dump’ stock scam

An Indian national was sentenced Monday to 81 months in prison for hacking into online brokerage accounts and using those accounts to manipulate stock prices for personal gain.Jaisankar Marimuthu, 36, of Chennai, India,

Published on: April 29th, 2010 Jaikumar Vijayan

Senior developer arrested for ‘stealing’ stock trading code

A high-level developer for Goldman Sachs was arrested by the FBI Friday and charged with stealing computer code that automates the firm's high-volume trading on stock and commodities markets, according to court documents

Published on: July 9th, 2009 Gregg Keizer