| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:16 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter has added a female media veteran to its all-male board of directors.
Marjorie Scardino, 66, former chief executive of publishing company Pearson, joined the Twitter board Thursday after a deafening wave of criticism that it...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Care to buy some stock, along with that extra-large popcorn and soda?
The American movie theater chain controlled by China's wealthiest man is going forward with a planned $368-million initial public offering -- and, in an unconventional move, is...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:03 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter’s relationship with the news industry is already -- shall we say -- a feather in its cap. Now it has hired Vivian Schiller to a newly created position as head of news partnerships.
Schiller, a veteran of NPR and the New...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 1:48 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter priced its hotly anticipated initial public offering at $17 a share to $20 a share on Thursday in a deal that could value the company at up to $11 billion.
Twitter said it would sell 70 million shares. If those are sold, the...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Hilton Worldwide Holdings said it plans to raise as much as $2.4 billion in an initial public offering, in what would be the biggest IPO ever for a hotel company.
The McLean, Va.-based company and its shareholders plan to sell 112.8 million shares for...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:33 AM
WASHINGTON -- Fiat on Monday said it would postpone an initial public offering of Chrysler Group stock until early 2014.
The move ends an attempt to sell shares owned by a United Auto Workers trust by the end of this year to help resolve a dispute...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Sony Corp. will address the state of its embattled movie and television studio in a five-hour meeting for investors Thursday morning at the Sony Pictures Entertainment lot in Culver City. The company is expected to discuss planned budget cuts at the...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Snapchat is not even 3 years old. It's run by a couple of twentysomethings with no prior business experience. And it has never made a cent.
Yet investors are fighting for the opportunity to throw hundreds of millions at the...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 7:51 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Ray McClure was lucky enough not only to get hired as one of Twitter's first employees but to get some stock.
When he left Twitter in 2007 after one year, McClure cashed out a bit at a time by selling his shares privately. He...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:54 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Facing growing regulatory challenges, Airbnb rolled out the red carpet on Tuesday morning, welcoming hundreds of Airbnb hosts and the media horde to a press conference at its splashy new San Francisco headquarters.
It was a move...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Big things really do come in small packages -- 140-character packages, to be exact. Making its debut on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, Twitter's stock rocketed above its initial public offering price in a frenzied day of trading that...