Netflix is hoping to hook millions more Internet video subscribers with the lure of original programming as it accelerates its international expansion in an effort to build the leading network for the digital-streaming age.
Stronger revenue from Twitter sent the company’s stock up 21 percent in early trading Wednesday.
The maker of a hepatitis C drug that costs about $1,000 per pill on Wednesday delivered a quarterly earnings report that shattered expectations, showing the company tripled its profit which is now in the billions.
Electric car maker Tesla Motors lost $49.8 million in the first quarter as it accelerated the development of its new crossover.
Electric car maker Tesla Motors said California is back in the running for a massive battery plant it plans to start building this year.
Chevron Corp. says its net income fell 27 percent in the first quarter because of lower global oil prices and decreased production of oil as a result of bad weather.
LinkedIn (LNKD) suffered a first-quarter loss as the online professional networking service ramped up its investments in projects aimed at attracting more users on the lookout for better jobs and career advice.
At least a few investors believe San Francisco 49er tight end Vernon Davis will have a lucrative career.
Facebook’s first-quarter earnings and revenue grew sharply, surpassing Wall Street’s expectations thanks to an 82 percent increase in advertising revenue.
Netflix is about to raise its prices for the first time in three years to help pay for more Internet video programming such as its popular political drama “House of Cards.” The increase, to take place sometime before July, will hike prices by $1 or $2 per month for new customers. The company’s nearly 36 million current subscribers will continue to pay $8 per month for at least the next year