Dice Holdings' $27.6 million net income for 2014 exceeded the prior year by nearly 70 percent, according to the company's Q4 and end-of-year 2014 earnings release. The company owns the tech jobs site Dice.com, which advertised 80,000 positions daily in 2014.
Its Energy and Healthcare segments showed the best 2014 boost in revenue, with Energy up 30 percent year over year (YOY), and healthcare r
As Facebook continues its move to e-commerce enabled marketplace, its revenue and audience pick up steam as well, with mobile and mobile-focused acquisitions driving those results. For Facebook, desktop access, which was responsible for a mere 1 percent revenue gain for all of 2014, is definitely taking a back seat. Mobile made up 69 percent of the year's revenue.
Other efforts coming or stayi
Dealer-less auto marketplace Carvana is No.5 on Forbes Magazine's list of 20 most promising private companies for 2015. The DriveTime-funded digital sales site jumped its revenue from $5 million in 2013 to $45 million in 2014. Forbes gives credit for that success to funding, financing, and home delivery of
Activist investor Carl Icahn --- fresh from a victory at EBay, where he forced the company to split itself into two and just signed a shareholder agreement --- now has Gannett in his sights. He’s starting a proxy battle to put two of his representatives on the board at Gannett Co. Inc., which has already
On its fourth quarter 2014 and end of year earnings call, EBay president and CEO John Donahoe announced the layoff of 2,400 employees, about 7 percent of its entire workforce. While not breaking down by segment, EBay CFO Robert Swan said that the layoff numbers were "a little higher on the Marketplace side." The disappointing financial results for EBay Marketplace were certainly partially to blam
Craft marketplace Etsy is expecting to raise $300 million with an Initial Public Offering (IPO), according to Bloomberg News. It could happen by the end of March.
Etsy last reported annual gross merchandise sales for 2013, stating a total of $1.35 billion. In the last year it has expanded mobile and so