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New Data Plans Challenge Wireless Carriers

published about 8 hours ago
New Data Plans Challenge Wireless Carriers
U.S. wireless carriers in the middle of a price war have been able to take refuge in one fact: Subscribers are often paying for more data than they use. Now that bulwark is under attack as well.

Behind Ginni Rometty's Plan to Reboot IBM

published about 9 hours ago
Behind Ginni Rometty's Plan to Reboot IBM
Spending time with IBM CEO Ginni Rometty shows how she is trying to reinvent the nearly 104-year-old tech icon while it continues a yearslong slump. Her task is unlike that of past CEOs, who remade IBM by shifting toward new markets it could quickly dominate.

Twitter's Noto Paid $73 Million in 2014

published about 11 hours ago
Anthony Noto, the former banker who left his lucrative career at Goldman Sachs to become financial chief at Twitter Inc., was the top earner at the social media company last year.

Utilities' Profit Recipe: Spend More

published about 12 hours ago
Utilities' Profit Recipe: Spend More
U.S. power companies poured billions into new equipment in the past decade, a spending surge that customers have paid for. One reason behind the heavy spending: It actually boosts utilities’ bottom lines.

Bird Flu Hits Iowa Farm With 5.3 Million Chickens

published about 12 hours ago
An Iowa chicken flock has been hit with avian influenza, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday, marking the biggest poultry operation to be affected by a virus outbreak that began late last year.