NEW YORK, N.Y. - Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed nearly 40 per cent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors seemingly unlimited growth potential and a way to tap into the burgeoning Chinese middle class.
TORONTO - Home Depot said Thursday that 56 million payment cards used at its American and Canadian stores between April and September were compromised by a type of criminal software that hadn't previously been seen in other attacks.
SAN FRANCISCO - Apple has tightened its technological security so not even the company can pry into a password-protected iPhone or iPad, a move meant to reassure the millions of people who are increasingly storing vital pieces of their lives on the devices.
SAN FRANCISCO - Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison is stepping aside as CEO after 37 years at the helm of the business software maker, ending a colorful reign marked by his flamboyant behaviour and outlandish wealth amassed while building one of the world's best-known technology companies.
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse named after a fabled, poor woodsman who discovers a thieves' den full of treasure, is ready to strike it rich on the New York Stock Exchange.
TORONTO - When Canadians jump on the Internet during prime-time evening hours it's increasingly because they want to stream something on Netflix, suggests Waterloo, Ont.-based networking company Sandvine.
MONTREAL - Quebecor's finance chief says the company is "certainly interested" in talking with Wind Mobile's new investors about a partnership but doesn't want to buy the Toronto-based company on its own because of the follow-on costs involved.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years — but until now, the Department of Motor Vehicles wasn't sure just how many were rolling around.
SAN FRANCISCO - Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison is stepping aside as CEO after 37 years at the helm of the business software maker, ending a colorful era marked by his flamboyant behaviour and outlandish wealth amassed while building one of the world's best-known technology companies.