SEOUL, South Korea— Samsung appointed a new mobile president at Samsung Electronics for the first time in six years after growth stalled at the world's largest smartphone maker. He will replace Shin Jong- kyun as the head of the mobile business at its flagship company Samsung Electronics starting next year. Samsung Electronics' smartphone sales lead has been...» Read More
Shares of high-profile real-estate website Zillow more than doubled and headphone maker SkullCandy's shares leaped in their initial public offerings Wednesday, after both debuted well above their expected ranges.
Here's the thing about Apple's earnings announcement today: It's even more of a puzzle than usual. Why? Mainly the iPhone.
The U.S. arbiter for trade disputes has rejected Apple's claims that photography pioneer Kodak violated Apple's patents covering digital camera technology.
Our special report, "NASA: The Next Generation," explores the impact of the space shuttle's end to the future of the agency and America's place in space.
From Florida's Space Coast to contractors in Connecticut and Georgia. jobs and business will be lost — some, probably forever.
The end of NASA’s space shuttle program will limit U.S. manned flight in the short term but is unlikely to threaten the country's long-term competitiveness in the space sector.
The space agency is leaving the low-orbit travel to the private sector and focusing its R&D efforts on exploring deep space.
With the final space shuttle flying, many wonder, what’s next? Well, tighten your seat belt. The second great space race is about to begin and it could shave two to three years off astronauts' down time without something American to fly.
Have you been reading the headlines? There was a big earthquake in Haiti. Some men were rescued from a mine in Chile. Oh, and apparently there was a gigantic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico the New York Times reports.
Information like restaurant tips, flight times and driving directions is coming to guests at midtier hotels that do not provide traditional concierge services. The New York Times reports.
Ranking No. 1 for the 5th year running, California surpassed even its own 2010 performance. Yet, tech-savvy runners-up to the Silicon Valley state aren’t that far behind.
For the first time in our five-year old study, states are de-emphasizing their cost of doing business—including taxes and utility rates—while placing more emphasis on quality of life and transportation/infrastructure. So we're adjusting our weightings and point system.
China's social networking giant Renren typically has a seasonally low first quarter because of the "large portion of advertising customers in the fast-moving consumer goods industry," Jospeh Chen, chairman and CEO of Renren, told CNBC Tuesday.
One bright spot at Microsoft is the company's gaming and home entertainment division. It is relying on Xbox 360 and Kinect to create new buzz and consumer demand for a firm that has struggled in recent years.
While Silicon Valley and Wall Street debate whether a new technology bubble is in the making, some early Facebook employees are not taking any chances. They’re leaving the company to cash out on millions of dollars in stock options while Facebook’s valuation continues to soar, the New York Times reports.
In the rankings of the world’s most powerful supercomputers, a Japanese machine has earned the top spot with a performance that essentially laps the competition, the New York Times reports.
One of the biggest changes in the history of the Internet could be set into motion Monday. Whether that is a good thing or a bad thing remains open to fierce debate, as the New York Times reports.
For more than 40 years, the NASA Innovative Partnerships Program has helped transfer NASA technology to the private sector. Click to see some of their most commercially successful products.
You can say all kinds of nice things about Google’s Chromebook laptop concept. You can say it’s ahead of its time. Or that it’s thinking way, way outside the box. Or that, as failures go, at least this one swung for the fences the New York Times reports.
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