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The company's fourth quarter earnings report is particularly devastating since the company comes up way short as far as Wall Street expectations are concerned, even though analysts have been falling all over each other over the past week to lower estimates.
Forget the days of companies flying employees to exotic locales to rally the troops and strategize.
Facebook's privacy policies have been criticized for being opaque and potentially harmful to users. Now the social network is responding with a totally new strategy — opening up its governance to users —allowing them to comment, make suggestions, and vote.
In a filing this morning, Yahoo reported that the company's chief financial officer, Blake Jorgensen, would be leaving the company.
Dell will release its fourth quarter earnings after the bell tonight, and despite some draconian cost cuts and a rock-bottom share price, it is an unattractive investment. And will be for the foreseeable future.
Apple will not be streaming the event to its website, a restriction it has historically used. Nor, I'm told, will Apple allow any communication devices into the event so those of us trying to cover it can live blog. No Blackberrys. No iPhones. No laptops of any kind.
Newspaper industry headlines just keep getting worse and worse. Over the weekend two more newspaper companies filed for bankruptcy and this week the downward spiral continues
For the first time since returning to Apple's C-suite back in 1997, Steve Jobs will not preside over the company's annual shareholder meeting which begins later this morning at 10am PST.
I'm disappointed that Barack Obama has so far refused to accept my LinkedIn invitation. However, I'm happy to report that Dodgers Manager Joe Torre "friended" me on Facebook! Never met the man, but, like, how cool is that?
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was celebrating last night as "Man on Wire" won an Oscar last night. Cuban's Magnolia Home Entertainment will release the documentary on DVD. But we're loving what Cuban has done on his blog.
Today we introduce a weekly segment, "The Call of Shame", for CNBC's "The Call". It will highlight the lowlights and lowlifes in business and finance. This week's nominees are.......
Priceline is trading at a five-month high Thursday and drawing bullish options activity, after reporting quarterly earnings that exceeded Wall Street estimates.
Twitter has spawned a new way to communicate by limiting messages to 140 keystrokes. So here's a way to describe the Internet's latest craze within Twitter's space restrictions: It's a potluck of pithy self-expression simmering with whimsy, narcissism, voyeurism, hucksterism, tedium and sometimes useful information.
Barcelona was host to some of the most influential players in the mobile industry as they reunited Monday for the Mobile World Congress in an effort to figure out what the future holds for them.
Plus, Cramer makes the call on retail, oil, minerals and more.
Here's the perfect gift for those of you who, like me, were over the Facebook "25 Random Things About Me" phenom before it even started. It's the "1 Random Thing" T-shirt from Despair.com.
At a site where people review their employers and reveal their pay, the number of reviews which include the words "layoff" and "severance" has doubled in six months. People are talking less about moving up or out of a company. They just want to keep the jobs they have.
I just got finished speaking with Paul Otellini, Intel's CEO, about his company's massive expansion plans, announced earlier today, and he tells me while his news wasn't enough to turn red ink into black on Wall Street, it did bring a smile to the face of at least one person.
Anyone who has covered Intel during its 41-year history knows the company's strategy during tough economic times: You gotta spend money to make money, with today's announcement, Paul Otellini set a new standard.
Will the day come when all education is delivered online? Cramer asked American Public Education's CEO for an answer.