Apple Inc's latest phone lured throngs of gadget lovers, entrepreneurs and early adopters to its stores in New York, San Francisco and other cities around the world in the latest sign of strong initial demand for the new, larger generation of iPhones.
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares soared 38% in their first day of trading on Friday as investors jumped at the chance for a piece of what is likely to rank as the largest IPO in history, in a massive bet on China's burgeoning middle class.
Holly Riggle, a 29-year-old white-collar worker from Ohio, is just the kind of everyday customer Apple Inc would love to have for its new iPhone 6, which launches Friday.
A U.S. federal judge in Texas ordered Bitcoin Savings and Trust and its owner to pay a combined US$40.7 million after the Securities and Exchange Commission established that the company, which sold investments using the virtual currency, was a Ponzi scheme.
In the hype-fuelled technology industry, "revolutionary" is a word in danger of losing its meaning.
Oracle Corp's shares fell as much as 5.5% after the database software maker reported disappointing quarterly earnings late Thursday and said Larry Ellison was stepping aside as chief executive.
Check out the interior of the Apple iPhone 6 Plus in this teardown provided by iFixit in Melbourne, Australia.
Apple lovers were lined up outside stores Friday morning to get their hands on the latest iPhone, but along with discarded coffee cups, some people in New York City left behind bags of poop.
A new social network nicknamed, "Facebook for rich people" promises to let the wealthy share their common interests and experiences without backlash.