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Thousands of Northrop Grumman workers are celebrating their tanker win today in Los Angeles -- even though the deal is on hold as the U.S. Government Accountability Office examines a Boeing challenge. We're at the party and I hope to post video later. As I've blogged many times, Boeing isn't rolling over on this one.
A funny thing has been happening to Google lately. Have you noticed? It's going up! And I'm not talking about the one-day pop it got from those surprisingly good earnings. I'm talking about the day to day creep-up, the steady momentum. The parallels to Apple are pretty striking.
Atom Films is again hosting a contest for "Star Wars" fan films, except this year the winners will be aired on Spike TV. Fans have been spoofing or reconfiguring the movies for years, and, at some point, George Lucas realized copyright be damned! The smartest move was to embrace the love. Also: Your e-mails re Boeing.
Everyone is blaming ethanol for everything. Producers have gone from being heroes to zeroes. Two years ago, corn was $2 a bushel and margins were $2 a gallon -- and everyone and their brother wanted in. Now corn is $6 and margins are 10 cents -- or negative, for some operators. But here's the ethanol industry's defense...
Google's top executives expressed hope that the Internet search leader will be able to form a potentially lucrative advertising partnership with Yahoo -- a deal that would lower the odds of Microsoft renewing its attempts to buy Yahoo.
As the stock rallies ahead of Thursday’s annual meeting, could it be that Google is actually the big winner in the MicroHoo debacle?
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. said its quarterly net profit rose on higher advertising sales at the Fox TV network and Fox News Channel, as well as a one-time gain from its stock swap with Liberty Media.
Microsoft is gauging Facebook's interest in a possible acquisition after the software giant's failed takeover attempt of Yahoo, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.
Shares in China's top e-commerce firm, Alibaba.com, erased early gains to fall 2 percent on Wednesday as concern over its premium customer growth and the impact of a slowing globaleconomy offset enthusiasm over its forecast-beating quarterly results.
Sprint Nextel and Clearwire are close to announcing a $12 billion joint venture with major cable operators for high speed wireless Internet access for mobile phones and laptops, a source said.
There are an increasing number of job seekers out there, many looking for positions that pay by the hour. But how do the job seekers find the job? On SnagAJob.com, of course.
Investors in Yahoo latched onto hopes the company could resume talks with Microsoft, though an executive at the software maker cast doubt about any return to a deal.
Microsoft does not rule out partnerships with other companies but has nothing imminent, Chairman Bill Gates said Tuesday, after the software company pulled a $47.5 billion bid for Yahoo.
Top Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba.com more than doubled its first-quarter earnings, beating forecasts, on strong demand for online trade and improved profit margins due to successful cost management.
Activist investors have been considering whether to mount a proxy fight to oust the Yahoo board because of frustration over the collapsed Microsoft deal, say people familiar with the situation.
He was too bearish on the stock. Here's how to avoid his mistakes.
Tell me if this isn't the most ingeniously parasitical way to make a living: There are some guys who videotape themselves going around Hollywood digging through celebrity trash, and then they turn that trash into treasure on eBay.
Yahoo's shares tumbled after Microsoft withdrew its $47.5 billion takeover offer, wiping out about $7.6 billion in market value and piling pressure on its leadership, especially CEO Jerry Wang.
Shares of Yahoo fell 22 percent in premarket trading as hopes for the once dominant search engine dimmed on the withdrawal of a $43.7 billion bid from Microsoft over the weekend.
Talk about a nerve-wracking couple of days for Yahoo investors, especially the ones who flooded into the issue on Friday on word that Microsoft was increasing its offer to $33 a share.