When SAP AG changed leadership in 2010, the software maker had just been through its first major job cuts in 38 years, clients were upset with price increases, and analysts considered the company a takeover target.
In Silicon Valley, Bullis elementary school accepts one in six kindergarten applicants, offers Chinese and asks families to donate $5,000 per child each year. Parents include Ken Moore, son of Intel Corp.’s co-founder, and Steven Kirsch, inventor of the optical mouse.
Yandex NV, whose share of Russian web searches is more than double that for Google Inc., can extend its dominance over the world’s most-used engine to other countries, according to one of its earliest investors.
Steve Jobs, who built the world’s most valuable technology company by creating devices that changed how people use electronics and revolutionized the computer, music and mobile-phone industries, died. He was 56.
Garage Technology Ventures LLC, one of the original investors in the online radio service Pandora Media Inc., is working with corporations to provide support for clean-energy startups as traditional venture capital funding dwindles.