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World’s Most Valuable Startup? Uber Could Soon Be Worth $50 Billion

Uber is reportedly seeking a new round of financing that could make the San Francisco-based ridesharing startup worth $50 billion, before offering publicly traded stock.

05/11/2015

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Twitter Trading Halted, Stock Nose Dives After Unplanned Earnings Release

Twitter’s stock is falling sharply after the company’s earnings — due to be released after the stock market closes — came out ahead of time.

04/28/2015

Tech:Crunch Disrupt SF 2012. (James Martin/CNET)

Venture Capital Firms Rain Cash On Startups As Fears Of Bursting Bubble Build

Cash rained down on startups in 2014 but with valuations so high, critics suggest some investors may be setting themselves up for a major fall.

01/17/2015

Uber Ridesharing App

Analysis: Making Sense Of Uber’s $40 Billion Valuation

Uber’s $40 billion valuation had investors from Wall Street to Silicon Valley abuzz a day after the ride-sharing company announced it had received more money from venture capitalists than any private company this year.

12/06/2014

Curtis Carroll

Inmate Known As ‘Oracle Of San Quentin’ Gains Reputation Of Being Stock-Picking Guru

On Thursday nights at San Quentin, inmates pack a classroom to hear from a man they call “The Oracle.”

12/05/2014

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) during early trading on October 14, 2014 in New York City. In morning trading the Dow was up over 50 points following a drop yesterday of over 200 points as investors grow concerned about the global economy falling back into recession.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dow Plunges More Than 450 Points; Nasdaq Losses Reach ‘Correction’ Level

U.S. stocks tumbled across indexes Wednesday as fears of a global economic slowdown intensified, with the Dow Jones industrial average in its fourth day of consecutive losses – plunging more than 400 points.

10/15/2014

Nick Woodman (C), founder and CEO of GoPro celebrates during the company's initial public offering (IPO) at the Nasdaq Stock Exchange on June 26, 2014 in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Shares Of San Mateo’s GoPro Inc. Soar 30 Percent In Debut On NASDAQ

Investors sent shares of San Mateo-based GoPro Inc. (GPRO) up more than 30 percent in their stock market debut Thursday, following an initial public offering that valued the sports camera maker at about $3 billion.

06/26/2014

Yahoo Headquarters

Yahoo’s 1Q Earnings Highlighted By Alibaba, Modest Ad Gains

Yahoo is still prospering from its lucrative investments in Asia while the Internet company’s listless advertising sales are picking up, if ever so slightly, under CEO Marissa Mayer.

04/15/2014

A sign is posted at the Intel company headquarters on July 20, 2011 in Santa Clara, California. Intel will report their quarterly earnings today after the market closes. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Intel Reports Lower 1Q Net Income, Higher Revenue

Intel’s earnings fell in the first three months of the year amid a continued slump in the worldwide PC market, but revenue grew slightly because of solid demand for tablet processors and its data center services.

04/15/2014

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange walk wear an insignia for Pandora Media Inc., the online-radio company, on its first day of trading as a public company on June 15, 2011 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

After Recent Record Highs, Investor Sentiment On Tech Goes From Giddy To Glum

Stung by the abrupt change in sentiment, the stocks of recent stars such as Netflix, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are 20 percent to 45 percent below their recent peaks. The steep downfall is raising questions about whether this is just a fleeting fit of fickleness or the foreshadowing of another market bubble about to burst.

04/15/2014

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