HP WANTS TO BUY Aruba Networks for around $3bn to help its push into the Internet of Things (IoT), which will see more and more devices requiring network access and management.
Finally - after much anticipation, the Nasdaq Composite Index has closed above the 5,000 mark for the first time since March 2000, and it's very near its Internet bubble all-time closing high of 5048.62.
Poor weather conditions modestly dented the pace of U.S. auto sales in February, but did little to sour America's increasing thirst for the trucks and SUVs that tend to be pricier than passenger cars.
The electronics retailer on Tuesday said its U.S. same-store sales increased for two consecutive quarters - the first time that's happened in nearly five years - and outlined plans to spend millions more to ensure it can maintain that growth rate.
Top business executives are pressing Congress to give President Barack Obama greater authority to negotiate international trade deals, citing the potential for increased hiring in the United States and greater competitiveness for their companies overseas.