Groupon fired its charismatic CEO Andrew Mason on Thursday after a tumultuous tenure pockmarked by accounting gaffes, sophomoric stunts, and a whopping 77% decline in the company’s share price.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made it crystal clear Wednesday that the social networking juggernaut has a better working relationship with hardware giant Apple than it does with web search leader Google.
For years, Apple consistently beat Wall Street expectations, not only because the company habitually low-balled its financial projections, but also because it was growing at a rate and scale that was virtually unprecedented.
Technology titans Google and IBM delivered surprisingly strong earnings results Tuesday, in a positive sign for the tech sector following several quarters of lackluster performance across the industry.
One prominent U.S. lawmaker, Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), said she would introduce reforms to change the federal law at the heart of the case.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has launched an internal investigation into the school’s involvement in the suicide of 26-year-old computer programmer and Internet activist Aaron Swartz.
New York City’s chief medical examiner ruled the death a suicide by hanging. Swartz was 26 years old.
The normally low-key 52-year-old operational wizard, who assumed command of Apple last year following the death of Steve Jobs, has been on something of a publicity tour this week.
Fugitive software pioneer John McAfee was arrested Wednesday by Guatemalan authorities who say they’ll seek to expel him from the country, according to multiple reports, after more than three weeks on the run from authorities in Belize who want to question him about the murder of his neighbor.
McAfee claims to have dispatched a body double carrying a North Korean passport under his name, who was briefly detained in Mexico, before being released.