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  • 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.

  • Google Tricycle

    Parisians and tourists, relax. That goofy looking tricycle equipped with loads of high-tech equipment roaming the streets is not some mad scientist's invention on the rampage.

  • Twitter Users Face Another Round of Outages Friday, 7 Aug 2009 | 2:39 PM ET
    Twitter

    Due to defensive measures Twitter has taken against Thursday's ongoing denial-of-service attack, some Twitter clients are unable to connect to the site, and many users are unable to tweet via SMS, the company announced Friday

  • Talkin' Jobs, but Not THAT Jobs! Friday, 7 Aug 2009 | 12:59 PM ET
    Woman using a computer

    Silicon Valley is once again re-inventing itself, and the timing is excellent. These have been brutal months for so many tech workers here, with big companies like Intel, Google, Yahoo, Cisco, Microsoft, National Semiconductor and dozens of others slashing tens of thousands of positions. It has been gut-wrenching to watch.

  • Twitter Attacks May Be Linked to Georgian Conflict Friday, 7 Aug 2009 | 10:35 AM ET
    Twitter

    Hackers on Thursday shut down the fast-growing messaging service Twitter for hours, whileFacebook experienced intermittent access problems.

  • Free E-books Concern Publishers and Authors Friday, 7 Aug 2009 | 8:26 AM ET

    More and more publishers are offering free e-books, raising concerns in the industry.

  • Ready for a good scare? The national debt clock is now online, and it's brought 38 of its evil statistical friends with it to freak you out.

  • Most Twitter Service Restored after Hacker Attack Thursday, 6 Aug 2009 | 2:31 PM ET
    Twitter

    Twitter and Facebook, two of the Web's hottest hangouts, suffered service problems Thursday, raising speculation that they had come under a pre-planned coordinated attack by hackers.

  • Twitter Down, but Not Out Thursday, 6 Aug 2009 | 2:02 PM ET
    Twitter Whale

    Twitter and its 45 million users are certainly no strangers to service outages. I've posted before about the unstable nature of the website and how there were real, legitimate concerns that the site was buckling under the pressure of so many new users so quickly. I mean, with 40 or so employees servicing a 45-million member community that is still dealing with mushrooming growth, there will be some snafus.

  • Don't Know What STD Means? It's no LOL Matter Thursday, 6 Aug 2009 | 11:52 AM ET
    Twitter

    Does your company have its own Twitter feed? And a fan club on Facebook? Do you now have an individual concentrating 40 to 60 hours a week on evolving your company’s social media strategy? If the answer is yes to any one of those questions, then you are, my dear executive, current with technology.

  • New Entry in E-Books a Paper Tiger Thursday, 6 Aug 2009 | 11:46 AM ET
    Kindle DX

    David Pogue looks at Barnes & Noble's answer to the Kindle, and finds it lacking.

  • Cisco Beats; But Will It Also Raise? Wednesday, 5 Aug 2009 | 4:32 PM ET
    Cisco Earnings

    Cisco shares jumped 19 percent on the quarter, mostly on the heels of CEO John Chambers' comments at the conclusion of the company's third quarter report that trends were suggesting something positive, or at least stable, in global IT spending.