HONG KONG, Dec 5- China shares slipped from multi-week highs on Thursday, led by telecoms equipment maker ZTE Corp as investors took profits after Beijing issued long-awaited 4 G licences to China's three biggest mobile operators.» Read More
The funny business of cell phones signals. Consumer Reports says you may need a little duct tape on your iPhone 4 to guard against dropped calls. Sound like a step backward? What about a cellphone signal that may fail in the middle of a large building?
If you had to name a company that symbolizes exemplary customer experience, superb brand management and cutting edge products, Apple wouldn't be too far from the top of most people's lists. Which is why it's been so surprising to find the company squandering its reputation for all these things over a relatively minor flaw with the new iPhone.
Tyco's acquisition is to further its broadband connectivity exposure. In addition, the company released its preliminary earnings report.
This could be a "raining decade" with the market in an "extended sideways up and down period." Take the big downturn in the early 70's, the period between 1972 to 1982 "started and finished in the same place," Tanya Beder said.
Google CEO Eric Schmidt repeatedly emphasized to me in conversations at the Allen & Co. Conference in Sun Valley that he does not see the world as a zero-sum game. And he sees partnership opportunities even from perceived rivals.
Management can use all the smoke and mirrors it wants. The fact remains that Yahoo's stock price is just a temporary stop to some lower destination.
Funny thing about principles: They tend to carry much more weight when they're stuck to and not merely a matter of convenience. Google backtracking in China might be a business decision, but this late in its game of Chinese Chicken, it might come at a steep cost.
The key to success with social media is to outline a strategy which considers the amount of time you can realistically dedicate each day to your online marketing efforts, writes the author of the new book, Networking Like A Pro.
On a day of widespread losses, Verizon stock briefly popped Tuesday on reports that it will offer an Apple iPhone in January of next year.
When it comes to Apple and the iPhone launch, and even AT&T , it turns out you really can argue with success.
I spent last week not far from there in St. Petersburg, and perhaps the most important observation I can make about the trip relates to the country’s efforts to spur technological innovation and encourage direct foreign investment in Russia.
Anyone with the responsibility of leading or building an on-line social media company is bound to get into deep analysis of the demographics of their audience, and I am no different. To build a product aimed at the mainstream, you ask different questions on why people behave the way they do online, and what are the trends demonstrated by new adopters of these online services.
The Obama administration is seeking to nearly double the wireless communications spectrum available for commercial use over the next 10 years, an effort that could greatly enhance the ability of consumers to send and receive video and data with smartphones and other hand-held devices. The NYT reports.
Sprint's 4G strategy revolves around there 56 percent stake in Clearwire, which builds and operates next generation wireless broadband networks.
With the release of Apple's iPhone 4 to a hyped up community and the rapid increase in the popularity of smartphones, we are seeing a monumental game-changing shift in the technology space. This is not a replay in the Dot Com bubble; this tectonic shift is one that will actually result in corporate profits.
Apple’s touch-screen smartphone has been a sensation since Day 1 three years ago, and many who own the device believe it to be almost perfect — if only it worked better as a phone. The NYT reports.
Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Friday.
With shares down, how should you game RIMM ahead of earnings after the bell Thursday?
As one success follows another, Apple finds itself in a bewildering position. As the tech industry’s perennial underdog, Apple was frequently scorned and dismissed by larger and more successful competitors like Microsoft or Dell. Now, with growing frequency, the company is seen by competitors and other industry players as a bully. The NYT reports.
More than 160,000 Droid smartphones are shipped globally every day, an indication that Google, the Android operating system developer, is ready to take on its rival Apple as front-runner in the mobile world, Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google, told CNBC before Verizon's debut of thr latest Motorola Droid X.
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.