Tina Fey’s character on the sitcom “30 Rock” dated a lovable loser of a guy known as the “Beeper King,” who refused to accept that there was no longer a market for the pagers he was once so good at selling.
Amazon.com Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos is stepping up efforts to win over customers in their living rooms with a $99 TV box for watching digitally delivered shows and movies, challenging Apple Inc.’s TV device.
Oct. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Brian Blair, senior research analyst at Wedge Partners, talks with Bloomberg's Pimm Fox and Scarlet Fu about competition facing Apple as it gets set to announce a mini-iPad later this month and how the shares can take off over the next six weeks. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg Surveillance."
EBay Inc.’s PayPal division plans to announce a partnership with Home Depot Inc. that lets shoppers use the payment system at checkout, taking aim at Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc.’s credit card-swiping customers.
Yelp Inc. had its biggest gain in more than a year after first-quarter revenue topped analysts’ estimates, helped by an expansion into new markets and a jump in local advertising on its consumer-review website.