How do you sell the technology company you founded for $1.8 billion and five years later file for personal bankruptcy? For Halsey Minor, it may have been a fascination with houses, hotels, horses and art.
Mark Zuckerberg remains one of the 30 richest people on Earth after shares of Facebook Inc., the world’s most popular social networking company, hovered near the initial public offering price in its trading debut.
Harris Barton , a former right tackle with the San Francisco 49ers, remembers the time Reggie White of the Philadelphia Eagles flattened him. It was Sept. 24, 1989, and for two downs, Barton had fended off White’s “rip and club” move of throwing opponents off balance and knocking them to the turf.
Coverity Inc. has held talks with banks including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. about holding an initial public offering later this year, Chief Executive Officer Anthony Bettencourt said.
New York Times Co., the newspaper publisher controlled by the Ochs-Sulzberger family, posted fourth-quarter profit that beat analysts’ estimates as its advertising decline slowed and online readership grew.
Late for a pickup basketball game without a taxi in sight, San Francisco resident Shobeir Shobeiri summoned a nearby driver with a few taps on his smartphone. Five minutes later, Shobeiri, 31, found himself in the back seat of a silver Scion sporting a furry pink mustache on its front bumper.