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eBay plans to spin off PayPal in 2015

EBay Inc said it would spin off PayPal, its fast-growing payments business, into a publicly traded company in the second half of 2015, marking an about-face for the company.

Oracle chief quits after 37 years

Larry Ellison,  Oracle founder

Larry Ellison, co-founder and leader of Oracle Corp for 37 years, stepped aside as chief executive officer on Thursday, to be replaced by co-CEOs Safra Catz and Mark Hurd, raising questions about a jo

Facebook CEO wants more students to explore tech

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg wants to turn more American high school students into well-paid techies

Earthquake wreaks havoc in California’s Napa Valley

An earthquake of 6.0 magnitude rocked the San Francisco Bay area early on Sunday, seriously injuring two people, damaging historic buildings, setting some homes on fire and causing power outages in th

Ever since the Bharatiya Janata Party’s poster woman, Smriti Irani, has been made the Union human resources development minister, she has been embroiled in controversies.

India’s retail sector is a potpourri of formats.