SAN FRANCISCO - Google is still trying to tune its advertising machine for an audience on mobile devices. The company on Thursday reported revenue of $18.1 billion in the fourth quarter of 2014, a 15 percent increase from the same period last year.
Stocks staged a strong afternoon rally and closed higher Thursday as the major indexes broke a two-day losing streak. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 226 points, or 1.3%, to 17,417, with Boeing (BA) and McDonald's (MCD) leading the gains.
PHOENIX - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Thursday that he stopped state regulators from citing drivers for rideshare companies such as Uber and Lyft because the policy wasn't working and was hampering job creation.
There are times when people try to do something good and wind up missing the point entirely. Such is the treatment Newsweek has given their cover story �What Silicon Valley Thinks of Women� - and the truly gross cover they created to go with it.
A rampant US car market and rising demand in Asia bolstered Ford's full-year earnings but failed to hide reversals being suffered by the automaker in Latin America and the fast-deteriorating Russian market.