In his last years, Steven P. Jobs veered from exotic diets to cutting-edge treatments as he fought the cancer that ultimately took his life, according to a new biography to be published on Monday. The New York Times reports.
Microsoft's earnings hit Wall Street's target and revenue beat, helped by strong sales of its Office applications package. Still, shares skidded.
Losses in copper are adding to negative sentiment on stocks, with the Fast Money traders.
Could it be that Apple retail chief Ron Johnson’s departure for J.C. Penney spacer was steeped as much in a peak in the performance of Apple stores as much as the opportunity he sees at the department store chain? Herb Greenberg reports.
Apple shocked the street by missing analyst estimates as iPhone sales disappointed the financial prognosticators. But rather than providing an indication of Apple's decline, it instead highlights how easily influenced the investment community can be, caught up in momentum, and prone to setting unreasonable expectations for earnings estimates.
Apple posted a rare miss on both earnings and revenue as far fewer iPhones were sold during the quarter than expected. Shares tumbled after-hours.
Options on shares of Apple top the actives list Tuesday, as traders appear to be positioning for a big price move around its earnings report.
Within the new iPhone lies a very special element that heralds the next generation in smartphones. This element could have a titanic effect on mobile commerce in the months to come and, overall, points to a much larger trend for which few can even begin to fully define its future business impact.
Steve Jobs taught us a lot about success and failure, "showing us the blood and guts of innovation, which is neither linear nor easy, but rather happens in fits and starts, setbacks and comebacks," writes the author.
Buy a movie once, watch it anywhere, on any Internet-connected device, through the cloud . That's the new business model making waves in Hollywood. Apple's in advanced negotiations with the movie studios to offer movies through its iCloud service and UltraViolet, from a consortium of media and tech companies, rolls out its first cloud-enabled DVDs this week. And Hollywood's hoping that these new options will grow digital movie sales to compensate for DVDs' decline.
Brian Sullivan’s opinion piece on Wednesday detailed why he’d likely avoid the new iCloud service, saying it was too expensive to justify the benefits. Today, he admits he blew it on Apple.
From Apple to Amazon to Facebook, each tech titan is pushing further into mobile, tablets, apps, cloud data and beyond. Robert Safian, Fast Company, and CNBC's Jon Fortt discuss.
Brian Blair, Wedge Partners Principal, and CNBC's Jon Fortt, discuss Research in Motion's next move after it scrambled to restore service to millions of BlackBerry users.
With so much need that must be met, businesses with that “bigger is always better” mentality are struggling with how to capture all of the opportunity.
What’s in a name? A lot, apparently.Apple’s new iPhone is called the iPhone 4S. But what people really wanted was the iPhone 5. CNBC Contributor David Pogue explains.
RIMM shares have jumped 4% because an activist investor is calling for sweeping changes at the company, with Vic Alboini, Jaguar Financial chairman/CEO; CNBC's Scott Wapner and Jon Fortt. Also, discussing the catalyst for Stifel Nicolaus slapping a "buy" rating on shares of IBM, with David Grossman, Stifel Nicolaus.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan has the details on how an increase in online purchases during the holiday season may impact retail holiday hiring. Discussing which retailers are best positioned in the economy, with Stacey Wilditz, SW Retail Advisors president.
In February, Steven P. Jobs had learned that, after years of fighting cancer, his time was becoming shorter. He quietly told a few acquaintances, and they, in turn, whispered to others. And so a pilgrimage began. The New York Times reports.
Eric Schmidt, Google executive chairman, discusses Steve Jobs' contributions to technology and whether he sees any new thought leaders on the horizon, saying, the leaders exist, but the question is can they be leaders for the next 30 years.
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