Yext Joins $1B Club With Successful IPO, Continuing Software’s Hot Market Run

Yext rings the bell at the New York Stock Exchange on April 13, 2017. Yext wasn’t quite a unicorn as a private software company. After its first day trading on the New York Stock Exchange, it’s even better: a $1 billion public one instead. Yext drew healthy interest from investors on its first day of trading … Read more

Apple sues Qualcomm over patent licensing and $1B in payments

A nasty spat between Apple and Qualcomm broke into public view on Friday when the smartphone maker accused the chip supplier of charging “exorbitant” licensing fees for its cellular technology. Apple is asking a Southern California court to order Qualcomm to pay it nearly $1 billion that it says Qualcomm is holding back. Apple says … Read more

An All-Star slam dunk: 1B ‘likes’ for NBA on social

John McDonnell | The Washington Post | Getty Images Golden State guard Stephen Curry, center, splits the defense of Washington guard Garrett Temple, left, and Washington guard Gary Neal as the Golden State Warriors play the Washington Wizards in Washington, February 3, 2016. It’s a weekend of monster slam dunks, 3-point shootouts and a chance … Read more