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Amazon.com reported results that beat expectations on the profit side but came in light on the revenue side, and its shares tumbled in extended trading Thursday.
Microsoft's fiscal fourth quarter was ugly. No two ways about it. The company missed on the top by a staggering $1.25 billion, reporting $13.1 billion against the $14.38 billion consensus. It's an enormous miss, and stunning to many analysts covering the company.
It’s going to be difficult for anybody else to really have any success in this online marketplace model that eBay has developed, said Internet analyst Heath Terry at Friedman, Billings, Ramsey & Co.
Are we on the verge of a new era for Microsoft? The short answer is, "very likely," as long as investors aren't looking for explosive growth and will be happy with steady, predictable growth.
Mr. Armstrong wants AOL to think big again. Three months after leaving a senior job as Google’s president of advertising sales, he is formulating his ambitious recovery plan for AOL. He wants to make AOL the biggest creator of premium content on the Web and the largest seller of online display advertising.
Microsoft says it is now sending computer makers the final programming code for Windows 7, its new operating system.
Investors needed to get a sign from eBay that business may in fact be bottoming, and that message was delivered pretty clearly with the company's second quarter earnings report. While the company isn't quite out of the woods, there are pretty good signs that it continues to work its way through them.
Amazon.com says it is buying Zappos.com, an online shoe store, in a deal worth about $850 million.
For all the big changes, for all the big economic challenges facing the nation, for all the big bargain hunting going on both in stores and on the web, you'd think eBay would finally be breaking out of the doldrums that have faced this company for the past couple of years.
There was a time when most aspiring musicians had the same dream: to sign a deal with a major record label. Now, with the structure of the music business shifting radically, some industry iconoclasts are sidestepping the music giants and inventing new ways for artists to make and market their music — without ever signing a traditional recording contract.
Federal agencies are facing a severe shortage of computer specialists, even as a growing wave of coordinated cyberattacks against the government poses potential national security risks, a private study found.
MLB.com might be the perfect example of how the mobile Web is as essential to our lives as cable TV.
This is a live blog of Apple Inc.'s conference call regarding the release of its third fiscal quarter.
Apple investors needed a home run from Apple, the company stepped up to the plate and promptly knocked a line drive over the center field fence.
Apple Inc. will report its third fiscal quarter at 430pEDT, and then address analysts on the conference call at 5pEDT.
Carol Bartz is worth every penny. In a very short period of time, she has re-engineered a sagging shell of its former self into something compelling for Yahoo investors again. And as the company prepares to release its earnings tonight after the bell, I'm not ready to proclaim "game-over," but I am willing to bet "Yahoo's finally in the game again."
Tim Armstrong has been CEO of AOL for more than 100 days now and he's starting to talk about his plans to transform the struggling division of Time Warner. (Last week I reported on his four main areas of focus).
That cool wind blowing through hell? That'd be Toshiba's confirmation over the weekend that it would be building Blu-ray, next-generation DVD players before the end of the year. Tantamount to an Apple spokesman announcing that the Windows platform has somehow become "compelling."
Nortel Networks Corp., a telecommunications equipment maker in bankruptcy, said Monday it has entered into an agreement to auction off its global enterprise solutions business.
It seems like every earnings season I focus on Apple as the stock and company to watch, but this time around there's an added dramatic flare in the return of Steve Jobs.