Starting this month, Indianapolis area residents and business owners can order up lawn mowing and snow plowing services through an app.
With 5.7 million U-verse TV customers and 20.3 million DirecTV customers in the U.S., the combined AT&T-DirecTV would become the second-largest pay TV operator behind a combined Comcast-Time Warner Cable.
The Indiana House has sent the governor legislation that’s meant to protect the privacy of Hoosiers even as digital surveillance becomes easier and more sophisticated.
Shoppers bought online at the heaviest rate ever Monday, according to research firm comScore Inc. The strong performance was in contrast to Black Friday weekend spending, which fell an estimated 2.9 percent.
Rules against making cellphone calls during airline flights are "outdated," and it's time to change them, federal regulators said Thursday, drawing immediate howls of protest from flight attendants, airline officials and others.
The world of philanthropy, where shoestring budgets dominate, is nonetheless proving lucrative for BidPal Inc., a 108-employee company led by tech veteran Scott Webber. The company saw revenue rocket from $1.8 million in 2010 to $10.2 million last year, making it the city’s second-fastest-growing private company, according to IBJ’s annual list.
Indianapolis entrepreneur Nick Carter thinks he’s found a way to eliminate the “black hole” of marketing data: smart business cards that track how recipients use them.
Bob Laikin started BrightPoint in 1989, when cellular phones were clunky and brick-like and were mostly for the wealthy.
Given the soft cell phone market and Brightpoint’s recent struggles, a sale to California-based Ingram Micro for about $840 million makes sense, analysts say. The two companies announced the acquisition early Monday morning.
The $840M deal, which would eliminate one of Indiana’s six Fortune 500 companies, is casting uncertainty over Hendricks County, where the company is one of the largest employers.
Brightpoint sues Miami rival Brightstar twice in one week over its hiring of two former executives of the local wireless-phone distributor.