Twitter’s new female board member: Former CEO of Pearson, Marjorie Scardino
Learnt a new word today — precatory. As in, Icahn makes a precatory proposal to Apple.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 2 (Reuters) – Apple Inc has
acquired social media search and analytics startup Topsy, an
unusual purchase for a hardware-focused company that has made
few forays into social networking.
Apple confirmed the acquisition but would not say why it
bought the company, which specializes in analyzing Twitter
data and providing insights into current sentiment on a
variety of topics.
Nov 27 (Reuters) – Hewlett-Packard Co shares soared
near their 52-week high on Wednesday after investors saw signs a
turnaround plan was gaining traction, but Wall Street worried
the improvement was coming at the expense of margins.
HP shares jumped nearly 10 percent to $27.56 in afternoon
trading, after at least one brokerage raised its rating on the
PC maker’s shares and another nine raised their price targets.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Hewlett-Packard Co beat revenue forecasts as sales growth in its enterprise group inspired cautious optimism about the company’s turnaround plan, and its shares rallied more than 7 percent.
Revenue from the sprawling enterprise group, which Chief Executive Meg Whitman is focused on expanding as personal computer sales crumble globally, climbed 2 percent, aided by a 10 percent rise in server sales and 3 percent growth of the networking business.