|Merger-Deal Madness in 2014
So far, 2014 is looking like the year of the big deal. Flush with cash and high stock prices, companies are buying up the competition at levels not seen since the dotcom bubble, and the trend should continue.
|Google Exec: WhatsApp Not Worth It
When Google was interested in buying WhatsApp prior to Facebook's acquisition, its deal would have been for $6 billion. Now Google's chief business officer is questioning the logic behind spending $19 billion.
|Evernote Android Gets Handwriting
The popular note-taking application Evernote is out with enhancements for its Android version, including a handwriting capability. The updates follow features added earlier to its Windows version.
|Apple Loses on Samsung Sales Ban
An effort by Apple to have older models of Samsung's mobile devices banned from the U.S. market has come up short, with a judge ruling that Samsung's patent infringement is not enough to warrant it.