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Thursday of this week will be an unusual day for the world of tech. Both Apple and Google will each hold their annual shareholders meetings within ten miles and a few hours of each other. Tech's top two names will speak directly to their shareholders, yet the meetings may have decidedly different tones.
Texas Instruments is looking abroad when it comes to boosting revenue and earnings, said President and Chief Executive Rich Templeton, speaking at the company’s annual analyst meeting. “We’re probably not a great proxy in terms of the U.S. economy,” Templeton told “Morning Call.” He explained, “More than 70% of our revenue actually ships around the world.”
Sprint Nextel, the third-biggest U.S. mobile phone service, posted a quarterly loss and a fall in subscribers who pay monthly bills, adding to worries that the company was losing market share to rivals.
Wow! Talk about a busy earnings season. I haven't had much time to breathe lately, which explains the lack of blogs these past several days. The financial flurry has been non-stop and right now is the first chance I've gotten to catch that long-lost breath. And it gives me an opportunity to focus on Microsoft, which reports after the bell today.The Street is looking for 46 cents on $13.89 billion in revenue.
Paul Jacobs, Qualcomm’s chief executive officer, told CNBC’s “Morning Call” that he believes the cell phone morph itself into a payment device, eventually making your old-fashioned leather wallet obsolete.
Three out of five American workers plan to buy their bosses a birthday present this year, according to WorkPlace Media. A fourth of those plan to spend more than $50. I wonder if three out of five bosses plan to buy a single employee anything...
Ashok Kumar, an analyst at Raymond James, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that he expects Texas Instruments’ earnings to improve in the second half of the year.
Research In Motion is set to roll out new software that will let users turn smartphones running on Microsoft's Windows Mobile platform into virtual BlackBerries.
If you went to bed and woke up this morning thinking the world was quiet and that today was going to be a light day at the office, you may want to call in, instead of relying on your BlackBerry. Research in Motion confirms a massive, system wide blackout affecting all its 8 million subscribers that began around 8 p.m. ET Tuesday, and while service is being restored, it is still sporadic and may take much of the day to get back on line completely.
If you believe everything you read, you would have thought that San Diego Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson was just lucky enough not to get the Madden cover endorsement. Electronic Arts officially announced last night that Tennessee Titans quarterback Vince Young would grace the cover of the next version of the jinxed popular video game. "Vince was the guy all along," EA's director of marketing Chris Erb told the San Diego Union-Tribune today.
The launch of Apple’s sleek new iPhone may still be months away, but it already is dialing up the competition in the mobile communications industry, and creating new opportunities for investors.
We caught up with Sky Dayton wandering the floor, displaying the kind of supreme confidence you'd expect from the 35-year-old Earthlink founder who is now trying to recreate the handset business with his Helio. The company is getting a lot of attention for its latest "Ocean," and we're one of the first to get a chance to play with it.
Jim Goldman talks to Viacom boss Philippe Dauman while Melissa Francis talks with Sony-Ericsson Carl-Henric Svanberg.
“It’s relatively small dollars today, but growing extremely rapidly – it’s one of the most rapidly growing businesses in our portfolio,” Dauman said Wednesday. “I expect us to be not a leader, but the leader in providing video content on the cell phone.”
LG Electronics said Wednesday it has reached an agreement with Google to offer the leading online search engine's products on its mobile phones.
Got in last night to the huge CTIA Wireless Show here in Orlando, and hit the ground running. Went straight from the airport to our live-shot podium and was on the air about 30 minutes after I landed. First, it was "Fast Money." Then, about 40 minutes later, live on "On the Money." Not a lot of time to synthesize the material, but the message was clear: an entire industry gearing up for a fight against Apple Inc., and its iPhone isn't even here!
Vodafone Group on Wednesday brushed off an Indian newspaper report that government regulators might delay its $11.1 billion planned acquisition of India's fourth-largest mobile phone operator, Hutchison Essar.
Britain's telecommunications watchdog ordered mobile phone companies to cut their connection fees to rival services, a long-expected move leading to lower bills for landline users. Hardest hit will be Hutchison Whampoa's British 3G operator 3, which will have to reduce its tariffs by 45%.
Cingular Wireless, the mobile unit of AT&T, has received about 1 million requests for information on Apple's new iPhone, AT&T Chief Operating Officer Randall Stephenson said on Tuesday.
Motorola's financial woes hit the stock hard and may delay, or even throw a wrench into the company's desire to acquire smartphone maker Palm, sources at both companies told CNBC.
Cadie Thompson is a tech reporter for the Enterprise Team for CNBC.com.
Working from Los Angeles, Boorstin is CNBC's media and entertainment reporter and editor of CNBC.com's Media Money section.
Jon Fortt is an on-air editor. He covers the companies, start-ups, and trends that are driving innovation in the industry.