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  • AOL Blossoms as Print Retreats Monday, 17 Aug 2009 | 11:54 AM ET
    AOL

    AOL, often derided as the original gated community, is now manufacturing a broad array of digital media that is free for the grabbing., the New York Times reports.

  • Twitter is 40% ‘Pointless Babble’: Report Monday, 17 Aug 2009 | 10:27 AM ET
    Twitter Whale

    Twitter followers are more likely to hear about what people are having for their lunch than read anything actually interesting or worthwhile, according to Pear Analytics.

  • China Warms to New Credo: Business First Friday, 14 Aug 2009 | 11:22 AM ET
    Chinese Internet Cafe

    Throughout its long economic boom, China has usually managed to separate its aggressive push into the global business arena from domestic politics, which remained tightly controlled by the Communist Party. But events this week raise the question of just how long it will be before the two meet.

  • Palm 'Thorks' Itself in the Forehead Friday, 14 Aug 2009 | 10:21 AM ET
    PALM

    At some point, somebody's got to wise up at Palm and realize something's gotta be done so the company can get out of its own way.

  • Will Apple, RIM and Others Enjoy Happy Holidays? Thursday, 13 Aug 2009 | 2:26 PM ET

    I'm looking at a spate of market research over the past few days, and when it comes to consumer electronics, it seems like some key companies might be on the verge of a break-out holiday shopping season.

  • U.S. District Court Bars Sales of Microsoft Word Thursday, 13 Aug 2009 | 11:04 AM ET

    A U.S. federal court's ruling in a patent infringement case could threaten sales of Microsoft's word processing application. A Texas district court ruled in favor of software firm i4i Ltd. and filed an injunction to stop sales of the 2003 and 2007 versions of Word.

  • Microsoft and Nokia Team Up to Take On RIM Wednesday, 12 Aug 2009 | 1:07 PM ET

    Microsoft Corp. and Nokia announced an alliance on Wednesday to bring business software to smartphones in an effort to counter the dominance of Research in Motion Ltd.'s BlackBerry.

  • Network Your Way to Your Next Job! Wednesday, 12 Aug 2009 | 12:19 PM ET
    Business people, eye contact

    Networking is the buzz word for the 21st Century yet few do it properly. Networking isn’t about asking for something. Instead, networking is about establishing a long-term, mutually beneficial relationship of give and take with the emphasis on the give!

  • Twittermania: Why I Caved and Became A Tweeter Wednesday, 12 Aug 2009 | 11:09 AM ET
    Twitter

    To say I've been reluctant is an understatement. To suggest that I have resisted joining the likes of Facebook and LinkedIn and Twitter doesn't fully capture just how aggressively I have shunned the social networking tsunami.

  • Microsoft and Nokia's New Symbiotic Relationship Wednesday, 12 Aug 2009 | 10:38 AM ET
    Microsoft Corporate Headquarters

    Microsoft and Nokia now confirm a new alliance that both say has never been attempted in breadth and scope by either side before. Microsoft has landed its mobile Office software on Nokia's smart phones, and the two will work together on new enterprise and business software apps.

  • AMAT Delivers; Now Can We Relax? Tuesday, 11 Aug 2009 | 4:36 PM ET

    Applied Materials delivered the goods when it comes to beating the Street, with the news building upon so much better-than-expected data this past earnings season.

  • Cisco Reports for Duty in 'GI Joe' Tuesday, 11 Aug 2009 | 2:04 PM ET
    G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

    "GI Joe: Rise of the Cobra" was the weekend's big, box office winner with over $50 million in ticket sales, but there's another big winner as well, thanks to some creative product placement. Sharp-eyed movie-goers probably took notice of the ever, oh-so-cool, holographic video-conferencing technology inside the Joe's headquarters, called "The Pit," courtesy of Cisco Systems.

  • Applied Might Re-Affirm Tech Turnaround Tuesday, 11 Aug 2009 | 1:51 PM ET

    It's no secret that Applied Materials has suffered its fair share of difficulties during the deep and sustained economic morass gripping the tech community. Tonight however, the company might offer even more evidence that a turnaround in tech is real, and that a double dip might not occur.

  • Google Provides Peek Into New Search Engine Tuesday, 11 Aug 2009 | 11:43 AM ET

    Google has lifted the lid on a new version of its search engine, allowing users to look at the results it will generate.

  • Google Provides a Peek Into New Search Engine Tuesday, 11 Aug 2009 | 11:34 AM ET

    Google has lifted the lid on a new version of its search engine. Available at a separate address, the new engine  looks like the current one but ranks results differently, which could affect businesses who rely on Google results to drive traffic.

  • Dell Says 'Me Too, Me Too!' Monday, 10 Aug 2009 | 3:42 PM ET

    Will they or won't they? TechCrunch, from an admittedly "thin" though historically accurate source says they will.

  • Breakfast Can Wait. The Day’s First Stop Is Online. Monday, 10 Aug 2009 | 10:43 AM ET
    Close up of someone typing on a laptop.

    Technology has shaken up plenty of life’s routines, but for many people it has completely altered the once predictable rituals at the start of the day.

  • Microsoft Sign

    French advertising company Publicis Groupe SA has agreed to buy Microsoft Corp.'s digital advertising firm Razorfish as part of an effort to boost its share of advertising on the Web, according to a joint statement released Sunday.

  • One 'Fine' Day for Intel Friday, 7 Aug 2009 | 5:00 PM ET
    Intel's headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    When Intel wrote a check to the European Union last quarter for $1.4 billion dollars after having been found guilty of abusing its chip industry monopoly, it led to the first quarterly loss the company had reported in 23 years.

  • Dow 12,000? That’s What the Stars Say Friday, 7 Aug 2009 | 4:26 PM ET

    Stocks are going up! No, they're going down. There are no shortage of experts—or contradictions in the market. So, there was only one way to solve it: Consult the stars.