Jonathan Ive, six months into an expanded role as Apple Inc.’s top product visionary, has embarked on a sweeping software overhaul that leaves the company at risk of falling behind on a new version of the operating system that runs iPhones and iPads, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Four of the five highest-paid employees at Standard & Poor’s 500 companies aren’t chief executive officers. They’re Apple Inc. senior lieutenants receiving compensation packages designed to keep management intact in an increasingly competitive industry.
Facebook Inc. is updating its News Feed, the main stream of updates from friends, companies and media sources on the world’s largest social network, as it seeks more ways to draw revenue from more than 1 billion users.
Facebook Inc. is revamping its News Feed with bigger photos, splashier graphics and new tools for organizing content, seeking to make the site more valuable to advertisers without upsetting users resistant to change.
Groupon Inc. , the top online-coupon provider, filed to raise $750 million in an initial public offering, riding a wave of Web-company share sales and giving investors a chance to bet on the surging daily-deal market.