This Is How Akamai Technologies, Inc. Gained 27% in 2016

Image source: Getty Images. What happened Shares of Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM) rose 26.7% in 2016, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. Coming off a drastic 28% drop in the last 10 weeks of 2015, the content distribution specialist bounced back quickly. So what The plunge at the end of 2015 was triggered by…

Poll finds 21 per cent of Canadians have received shocking wireless bills

OTTAWA—A public-opinion poll conducted in September for Canada’s national telecommunications regulator found that 21 per cent of the respondents had experienced “bill shock” from their wireless services. The most recent survey by TNS Canada for the CRTC showed a statistically meaningful decline in complaints about bill shock since a survey done in 2014, when 28…

Crowder after rant: I don’t want to leave Boston

1:17 PM ET WALTHAM, Mass. — Celtics forward Jae Crowder apologized Thursday for his Twitter rant after Boston fans cheered Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward during lineup introductions, but Crowder also reaffirmed his disdain for home crowds cheering opposing players. “I was really angry after the game, obviously,” Crowder said before practice Thursday. “I said…

Russia cyber attacks are ‘major threat,’ Congress probe hears

By Dustin Volz and Patricia Zengerle | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON Russian cyber attacks pose a “major threat” to the United States, top U.S. intelligence officials told a congressional hearing on Thursday despite skepticism from President-elect Donald Trump about findings that Moscow orchestrated hacking of the 2016 election. Although Trump called himself a “big fan” of the…

Republicans make repealing Obamacare ‘first order of business’

By Susan Cornwell and Richard Cowan | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON President Barack Obama exhorted fellow Democrats on Wednesday to preserve his legacy-defining healthcare law as Republicans moved ahead with their long-sought bid to scrap it in what Vice President-elect Mike Pence called the “first order of business” of Donald Trump’s administration. The emerging Democratic strategy is…