Verizon Communications agreed to buy Yahoo’s web assets for $4.83bn (€4.39bn), ending the company’s two-decade run as an independent business that took it from Stanford University startup at the dawn of the internet age to also-ran behind nimbler online rivals such as Google and Facebook.
Tue, 26 Jul, 2016
Wall Street surged today as investors looked past a sharp rebound in oil prices and focused on comforting news about the US economy – better-than-expected retail sales and a drop in the number of laid-off workers seeking unemployment benefits.
Thu, 05 Jun, 2008
President Hugo Chavez warned the US ambassador to Venezuela that he could be asked to leave the country for saying American investors must receive a fair price for their shares of Venezuela’s largest telephone company when it is nationalised.
Fri, 26 Jan, 2007
BOTH Republicans and Democrats yesterday demanded answers from the Bush administration about a government spy agency secretly collecting records of tens of millions ordinary Americans’ phone calls to build a database of every call made within the country.
Fri, 12 May, 2006
HURRICANE ISABEL was able to shut down the federal government and the DC Metro system before it even made landfall yesterday afternoon, but the region’s telephone and internet providers had already dialled up their emergency reserves to weather out the storm.
Fri, 19 Sep, 2003