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In a manifestolike e-mail message sent last month to all Google employees, Jonathan Rosenberg, a senior vice president for product management, told them to commit to greater transparency and open industry standards. Rather than hoard knowledge to exploit it, he wrote in “The Meaning of Open,” share it and watch Google and the entire Internet prosper.
At the Consumer Electronics Show, a big high-tech gathering that will begin Wednesday in Las Vegas, Hollywood studios and consumer electronics makers plan to lay out some steps they are taking to simplify the digital future. The New York Times reports.
The secrecy surrounding Google's Android event tomorrow reminds me of the build-up for an Apple event. And while Apple has the whole "event" thing down, the pressure is now on Google to deliver. And big, especially with a stock soaring as the New Year of trading gets underway.
He had "The Best Job in the World" — and it nearly killed him. Suddenly, your cubicle doesn't look so bad, does it?
Online retailer eBay saw purchases made from mobile apps soar this holiday season, with three-times as many items purchased via mobile device than a year ago.
Some popular Web sites, including Amazon.com spacer, were temporarily interrupted for some users who logged on to find error messages and slower navigation after a company that provides directory services for the sites suffered a denial of service attack, according to a report.
American Apparel, known for its basic-style clothing, has targeted more than 100 pet videos on Internet site YouTube to plug its canine clothing line. The campaign gives a glimpse at the future of ads on YouTube.
If you haven't seen the video on youtube yet, it's worth a look. If this is legit, it's brutal, and Hewlett-Packard , the world's largest personal computer maker, has some major explaining to do.
Searching for meaning beyond a price tag, more holiday shoppers are giving custom-made gifts this year. A host of Web sites with names like Zazzle, Blurb and TasteBook are helping people quickly create one-of-a-kind products like clothing, books and jewelry.
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For most people, Google and other search engines are essential tools to navigate the Web. But the workings of the text ads, the blurbs that peddle goods and services on the search results pages, are largely hidden from Web users. The New York Times reports.
CBS and Walt Disney are in talks to team up with Apple on a new service that would offer television subscriptions over the Internet, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.
Chris Liddell has made no secret of his ambitions to run a company. So in that respect, his departure from Microsoft last month as the company's first-ever outside Chief Financial Officer, a role he's played since 2005, wasn't much of a surprise. But his arrival at the CFO's job at General Motors is a bit of a surprise.
It's official: The stock market and all of its messy glory has penetrated popular consciousness. So does that mean the worst is over?!
Here we are a week before Christmas, the last night of Hanukkah, and it's the perfect opportunity to find out what's selling, what's not, and what investors ought to be paying attention to.
Big swings can often lead to strikeouts. But it can also mean home runs, and that's exactly what "Options Action" contributor and Phoenix Partner's Chief Derivatives Strategist Dan Nathan hit last week by purchasing the RIMM December 60/65 strangle ahead of earnings.
There’s only a few days left to find that perfect gift this holiday season, but with the help of an iPhone, all you may need is a few minutes.
So much concern, so much talk about dealing with disappointment, and a perceived slowdown in Blackberry momentum amid so much media clamor about anything and everything Droid from Google and what does Research in Motion do? Blows everyone away, that's what.
If you think about the Oracle earnings release, it might be even more impressive than it seems. Consider that it has been more than a year since its last acquisition of any real significance, and yet the company was able easily to beat top line forecasts.
This company is in a pitched battle with Apple and a dozen other smart phone makers, and while it is an exceptional swordsman, it faces a daunting task: Not merely adding subscribers, but keeping the ones it already has.