NEW YORK (CNN) -- CNN Money's Maribel Aber has your top business and financial news on this Wednesday, February 12.
Revenue rises but loss widens for USA Truck
USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren reported a fourth-quarter net loss of $4.6 million, or 45 cents per share, a bigger loss than the $3.2 million, or 31 cents per share, it reported in the same quarter last year. The loss came on revenue of $141.6 million, up 5 percent from $134.8 million during the same quarter last year. For the full year, the trucking company reported a loss of $9.1 million, or 88 cents a share, a bigger loss than the $17.6 million, or $1.71, it reported last year. Still, company executives were upbeat about the results, pointing to improvement in underlying areas of the operation.
America's highest-paid women
GM's new CEO Mary Barra got a $14 million dollar pay package. It's significantly more than her male predecessor but still doesn't make the cut for the top paid female business leaders. Here's a look at the top 5.
Netflix is a market gold medalist
Remember when Netflix blamed the London Olympics in 2012 for a drop in video streaming? That doesn't seem to be an issue with the Winter Games in Sochi. Shares of Netflix (NFLX) are trading near an all-time high. The company is continuing to bask in the glow of last month's phenomenal earnings report. If there were a gold medal for stocks, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings would be at the top of the podium. And according to research from networking equipment company Procera (PKT), there was no impact on Netflix's bandwidth usage Friday night, when the opening ceremonies were being aired in the United States.
Flappy Bird's creator says he pulled the app for your own good
If you were hoping Flappy Bird would find its wings and fly back onto the App Store or Google Play, its creator has some tough news for you. Less than 48 hours after he pulled the explosively popular game, developer Dong Nguyen briefly emerged from his self-imposed exile to talk to Forbes about why that little bird will flap no more. According to Nguyen, the game was designed to help people relax, let players blow off some steam when they had a spare few minutes. Instead, Flappy Bird became an "addictive product" that was causing him, and its players, issues.