California was home to the gold rush, and now it's home to the Moon rush. Google is offering $20 million dollars to the first private team that can move a rover on the Moon by 2012. Enter Team FREDNET.
Wal-Mart Stores Incquietly canceled its online video download service less than ayear after the site went live, a company spokeswoman saidThursday.
We award 10 Pogie trophies — not to products, but to individual features within them. The envelope please.
Flying Southwest Airlines again today. Getting the hang of the new boarding system. Maybe it's not so stupid. Maybe I'm not so stupid. I'm flying to Sacramento and driving to Stockton to check in again on America's Foreclosure Capital.
Apple's stock crossed $200 per share Wednesday, but settled back. Today, a kind of two-steps-forward-one-step-back approach, as Apple blows through $200 with a lot more conviction. Will it finally close above the psychologically, financially important plateau?
Online retailer Amazon.com has signed on Warner Music Group to its music download service, which aims to compete with Apple's industry-dominating iTunes online store.
Folks, I've been covering the death of hedge fund Chief Executive Michael Klein in a plane crash this week in Panama. He died along with his 13-year-old daughter, Talia, and the 23-year-old Panamanian pilot, Edwin Lasso.
If you haven't heard of iLike yet, you will. The site is combining two of the hottest things going right now: social networking and digital entertainment. Already, acts like 50 Cent, Beyonce, John Mayer, Evanescence and former Motley Crue member Nikki Sixx have signed on.
Amazon.com said it sold about 17 of Nintendo's Wii video game systems per second when it had them in stock.
The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices out today couldn’t be more telling of what’s going on in the housing market now -- and more importantly, where it’s headed: Prices are in free fall.
I'm out of the office today, but I'll be back -- and blogging -- on Wednesday. Happy Holidays!
There are rumors all over the web that Apple will announce staggering handset unit sales at Macworld next month. And while I fully anticipate strong numbers, I'm a little skeptical that they'll measure up to some of the wild estimates making the rounds.
A last-minute Christmas present idea from a PR department: Potty-train your kitty -- and save the planet! Also: the final Southwest boarding-policy reader responses.
More responses to my comments on Southwest's new boarding policy. Here's a painful sample: "I think what Jane is saying is -- basically people are too stupid to learn to stand in line if they have to learn to count above the number 10 without removing their shoes?" Ow.
Patric Verrone, President of the Writers Guild of America West, appears live today during "Street Signs" to be interviewed by yours truly. In a strange way, I have the AMPTP to thank...
Something strange is developing around the Nintendo Wii phenomenon and it's showing capitalism at its finest: I was skeptical about a derivatives market in the Wii actually existing, but now I have confirmation that one does exist.
As you drive up the road it looks like one. When you walk up the driveway it looks like one. When you're standing right next to it, it looks like one. It has all the earmarks of a "real" log home. Except it's not. It's made out of concrete.
The folks at HUD felt that my blog of yesterday left out some key points, namely, their side of the story, so I am happy to post a reply directly from them.
Black Friday has come and gone, but you might want to call today Black Friday: Part II as we usher in the last weekend before Christmas. I'm inside a Best Buy in the heart of Silicon Valley, where business has been more than brisk these last few weeks...
These are blow-out numbers for RIM's third quarter no matter how you slice and dice them. And you thought Oracle's good news yesterday was something. This is something else entirely. Research in Motion posts 65 cents a share in earnings per share.