| Apr 18, 2014
| 7:01 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — With venture capital funding reaching levels not seen since the days of the dot-com bubble, analysts say the question of whether the tech boom in Silicon Valley is on the verge of sputtering is getting harder to dismiss....
| Apr 18, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Across Silicon Valley, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs are busy chanting: "Not a bubble. Not a bubble. Not a bubble."
But with venture capital numbers reaching levels not seen since the dot-com bubble days, the question of whether things in...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 6:30 PM
A seismic shift is set to hit the Chinese film distribution sector within the coming weeks.
The Chinese government is expected to confirm the allocation of a second theatrical distribution license. That would break the monopoly currently held by China...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 2:32 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter has rolled out a new feature that will recommend accounts to follow, part of its effort to get users to be more engaged and spend more time on the service ahead of its initial public stock offering.
The new feature is based on...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Thinking about buying Facebook stock? You may be suffering from a mental disorder. No, really.
If you are thinking about buying Facebook, first make sure you are not suffering from Stockholm syndrome. This paradoxical psychological phenomenon refers to...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 11:16 AM
GoPro, the San Mateo-based maker of video cameras, filed a confidential IPO Friday, the company said in a brief statement.
Taking a page out of Twitter's handbook, the company also filed a "secret" initial public offering with the U.S. Securities and...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Virgin America, the California-based airline backed by billionaire Sir Richard Branson, is planning to go public this year now that the air carrier has two consecutive profitable quarters behind it.
Investment banks Barclays and Deutsche Bank have...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 11:15 AM
AMC Entertainment, the nation's second largest theater chain, plans to go public -- again.
The company, owned by China's Dalian Wanda Group, said in a regulatory filing that it would seek to raise $400 million from an initial public stock offering. ...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Hilton Worldwide Holdings said it plans to raise as much as $2.4 billion in an initial public offering, in what would be the biggest IPO ever for a hotel company.
The McLean, Va.-based company and its shareholders plan to sell 112.8 million shares for...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:28 AM
NEW YORK -- Floor traders are filtering into the New York Stock Exchange an hour before Twitter makes its debut as a public company.
They sipped coffee, put on their ties and characteristic blue coats as reporters and photographers filed in.
| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:06 PM
WASHINGTON -- Freddie Mac, the mortgage finance firm seized by the government in 2008 along with sibling Fannie Mae, will pay the Treasury $30.4 billion in dividends after posting a third-quarter profit and will have more than offset its bailout costs,...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:33 AM
WASHINGTON -- Fiat on Monday said it would postpone an initial public offering of Chrysler Group stock until early 2014.
The move ends an attempt to sell shares owned by a United Auto Workers trust by the end of this year to help resolve a dispute...