Mar 19, 2013 15:19 EDT
French Budget Minister Jerome Cahuzac resigned on Tuesday after prosecutors announced a probe into a Swiss bank account he allegedly used to hide assets from the tax authorities.
Mar 11, 2013 17:41 EDT
Basketball legend Shaquille O'Neal on Monday credited the "geeks" who introduced him to computers during his troubled teenage years for making him the tech tycoon that he is today.
Feb 21, 2013 03:23 EST
Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin said on Thursday the success of the social networking site would be hard to match but he hoped to make an impact as an Asia-based technology investor.
Feb 19, 2013 14:54 EST
Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday launched an initiative to attract high-tech startups, the latest step in his campaign to turn New York into an East Coast version of Silicon Valley.
Jan 16, 2013 19:06 EST
Journalists and concerned citizens can now trawl for conflicts of interest among Chile's political and business elites thanks to a new startup based on Wikipedia.
Dec 31, 2012 23:33 EST
French electronic composer Jean Michel Jarre has held talks with Downing Street officials in recent months, the PM's office confirmed Tuesday, about setting up business operations in London.
Dec 30, 2012 02:58 EST
Entrepreneurs in China's southwest are dreaming of turning the city of Chengdu into the world's next Silicon Valley as the government encourages more investment outside the booming coastal regions.
Oct 28, 2012 08:06 EDT
A small French start-up company is selling a technology with a hint of alchemy: turning water into gold.
Oct 07, 2012 16:58 EDT
A flood of top-end properties are hitting the market as businessmen seek to leave France before stiff tax hikes hit, real estate agents and financial advisors say.
Oct 05, 2012 15:49 EDT
The fledgling electric car business is in turmoil as predictions about potential sales have proven to be wildly optimistic despite volatile fuel prices and plenty of media hype.
Oct 04, 2012 16:01 EDT
Boosted by strong government incentives, Brazil's high-tech industry is showing solid domestic growth but experts say the country's startup entrepreneurs must go global and shun copycat solutions.
Oct 04, 2012 05:30 EDT
France's government signaled Thursday it was prepared to review its plans to hike the tax on the sale of companies that investors warned threatens to cripple the high-tech start-up sector.
Oct 02, 2012 15:13 EDT
The number of US high-tech startups founded by immigrants, which has long been a source of growth for the American economy, has begun to slip, according to a study released Tuesday.
Oct 01, 2012 14:19 EDT
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Monday met Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev as he visited Moscow on a mission to boost the social network's presence in the country and scout for new talent.
Sep 17, 2012 11:00 EDT
Square, the tech startup which allows small businesses to take payments through smartphones, said Monday it has raised $200 million as it gears up for global expansion.
Sep 11, 2012 00:51 EDT
Film star Jessica Alba swapped Hollywood for Silicon Valley on Monday, introducing fellow technology entrepreneurs to her new Internet firm, inspired by motherhood.
Sep 10, 2012 17:22 EDT
Tech startup BrandBounty on Monday sought to enlist smartphone users around the world in a "crowd-sourced" battle against knock-off goods and pirated digital content.
Aug 29, 2012 14:26 EDT
Another top Zynga executive has cashed in his chips as the social games company behind "Zynga Poker" and "Farmville" strives to improve its fortunes after a losing fiscal quarter.
Aug 12, 2012 19:10 EDT
Johannesburg hipster Sifiso Dlamini turned his passion for sneakers into a small business, but like many South African entrepreneurs, he's battling to find financing to expand.
Aug 08, 2012 16:15 EDT
A former Google executive on Wednesday opened an online venue where college graduates with dreams of starting companies can be matched with investors and mentors.