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  • Staff at the PlayStation 4 launch event poses with the PlayStation 4's game controller before its domestic launch event at the Sony Showroom in Tokyo
    Sony sells more than 7 million Playstation 4 consoles 1 hour 25 minutes ago

    Sony Corp sold more than 7 million PlayStation 4 units as of April 6 and is struggling to keep pace with demand for the video game console, the company said on Wednesday. … More »Sony sells more than 7 million Playstation 4 consoles

    Staff at the PlayStation 4 launch event poses with the PlayStation 4's game controller before its domestic launch event at the Sony Showroom in Tokyo

    Sony Corp sold more than 7 million PlayStation 4 units as of April 6 and is struggling to keep pace with demand for the video game console, the company said on Wednesday. "Although we are still facing difficulties keeping up with the strong demand worldwide, we remain steadfast in our commitment to meet the needs of our …

  • Yahoo nominates company co-founder, stock brokerage magnate, former Wal-Mart CEO to board 1 hour 35 minutes ago

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Yahoo co-founder David Filo is vying to rejoin the Internet company's board after an 18-year absence. More »Yahoo nominates company co-founder, stock brokerage magnate, former Wal-Mart CEO to board

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Yahoo co-founder David Filo is vying to rejoin the Internet company's board after an 18-year absence.

  • A Yahoo logo is pictured in front of a building in Rolle
    Yahoo nominates three new members to board 1 hour 36 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc, which posted anemic first-quarter revenue growth, said it has nominated three new members to its board. The three members include billionaire … More »Yahoo nominates three new members to board

    A Yahoo logo is pictured in front of a building in Rolle

    (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc, which posted anemic first-quarter revenue growth, said it has nominated three new members to its board. The three members include billionaire Charles Schwab, namesake chairman and chief executive of discount broker Charles Schwab Corp. The other two are David Filo and Lee Scott, the company said …

  • A man walks past the headquarters of IBM Japan in Tokyo
    IBM's quarterly revenue sinks to 5-year low as hardware sales fall 1 hour 39 minutes ago

    IBM Corp reported its lowest quarterly revenue in five years on Wednesday as the company struggles with falling demand for its storage and server products. Revenue from … More »IBM's quarterly revenue sinks to 5-year low as hardware sales fall

    A man walks past the headquarters of IBM Japan in Tokyo

    IBM Corp reported its lowest quarterly revenue in five years on Wednesday as the company struggles with falling demand for its storage and server products. Revenue from the hardware business, which includes servers and systems storage, plunged 23 percent to $2.4 billion. IBM has been restructuring its business, with job …

  • This April 9 2014 photo shows the Google logo at a store in Hialeah, Fla. Google reports quarterly financial results after the market close on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
    Google's first-quarter results miss analyst targets as company's mobile ad headaches persist 2 hours 15 minutes ago

    SAN FRANCISCO - Google's first-quarter earnings growth faltered as the Internet's most influential company grappled with a persistent downturn in advertising prices while … More »Google's first-quarter results miss analyst targets as company's mobile ad headaches persist

    This April 9 2014 photo shows the Google logo at a store in Hialeah, Fla. Google reports quarterly financial results after the market close on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

    SAN FRANCISCO - Google's first-quarter earnings growth faltered as the Internet's most influential company grappled with a persistent downturn in advertising prices while spending more money to hire employees and invest in daring ideas. The results announced Wednesday fell below analyst projections. Google's Class A stock …

  • NEW YORK, N.Y. - Online dating service Zoosk is filing for an initial public offering worth as much as $100 million. Zoosk says its app was the highest-grossing dating app on the iPhone in the U.S. in 2013. The San Francisco company wants to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "ZSK."

  • BERLIN - The head of Germany's biggest media company says he is afraid of Google and wants the company to become more transparent.

  • A man stands on a skateboard outside a Wal-Mart store in Williston

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Wednesday that it will announce a new service with electronic payments provider Euronet Worldwide Inc on Thursday, but gave no other details. Neither Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, nor Euronet, would comment ahead of a conference call for media, investors and analysts on Thursday morning. …

  • Photo illustration of Google logo is reflected on the screen of a Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone

    By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc's first-quarter revenue fell short of Wall Street targets and margins narrowed as the price of its ads continued to decline, pushing its shares sharply lower. Shares of Google were down 5.7 percent at $525 in after-hours trading on Wednesday. The number of "paid …

  • (Reuters) - Online dating website Zoosk Inc filed with U.S. regulators on Wednesday to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering of common stock. BofA Merrill Lynch, Citigroup and RBC Capital Markets are the underwriters to the IPO, the San Francisco-based company told the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission …

  • By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. securities regulators have unveiled a road map that lays out how they plan to make sure Wall Street firms are prepared to detect and prevent cyber security attacks. The SEC also plans examinations of more than 50 firms that will focus on cyber security-specific issues. The …

  • A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in Paris

    By Jim Finkle and Ross Kerber BOSTON (Reuters) - American Funds, the No. 3 U.S. mutual fund family, advised some customers to change user names and passwords on Wednesday as the number of companies and people affected by the notorious "Heartbleed" bug grows. American Funds also advised customers who logged into Americanfunds.com …

  • OTTAWA - Police have charged a 19-year-old man from London, Ont., in connection with the loss of taxpayer data from the Canada Revenue Agency website. Stephen Arthuro Solis-Reyes was arrested at his residence Tuesday and is charged with unauthorized use of a computer and mischief in relation to data, the RCMP said Wednesday. …

  • The Aeryon Scout, a small drone developed by start-up Aeryon Labs is pictured in Waterloo

    By Sayantani Ghosh, Ashutosh Pandey and Euan Rocha (Reuters) - The troubles at BlackBerry Ltd, which fired more than half its staff and lost more than 90 percent of its market value as consumers shunned its smart phones, might have spelled disaster for the company's hometown of Waterloo, Ontario. More than 450 start-ups …

  • People dressed in food-themed costumes give away donuts to people headed to the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to celebrate the IPO of GrubHub, in New York

    Online food delivery service GrubHub settled a probe by the New York state attorney general on Wednesday by agreeing to not to charge fees that would allow it to make money off customers' tips. The agreement with the state attorney general requires GrubHub Inc to make sure that the fees it charges restaurants for its service, …