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  • Bill Gates

    Today's the day. Well sort of. Bill Gates will retire from Microsoft, kind of. He's leaving the day-to-day responsibilities to others. But not really.

  • iPhone Therefore iCreate? (Your Thoughts) Monday, 23 Jun 2008 | 4:46 PM ET

    Seems that last post about Oxford University Prof. Jonathan Zittrain and his worry about Apple's iPhone -- as well as other technology derailing our creativity -- struck a bit of a nerve. Several of you have written in, deriding his claims, calling him a Luddite, and more importantly, calling into question the basis on which he forms his opinions.

  • Electronic Arts Extends $2 Billion Bid for Take-Two Tuesday, 17 Jun 2008 | 10:50 AM ET
    Take Two Interactive

    Video game publisher Electronic Arts Tuesday again extended its $2 billion takeover offer for smaller rival Take-Two Interactive Software, but Take-Two again rejected the bid as too low.

  • Hulu Grabs Users And Headlines Monday, 16 Jun 2008 | 3:12 PM ET

    Forgive me for tooting the NBC horn for a moment, but it looks as though the company's online digital downloading service might be an unabashed success. At least according to the LA Times which has an extensive article today detailing the success of this thing.

  • US Video Game Sales Up 37% in May Friday, 13 Jun 2008 | 12:37 AM ET
    Xbox 360

    U.S. sales of video game hardware and software were $1.12 billion in May, up 37 percent from a year earlier, with Take-Two Interactive's "Grand Theft Audio 4" the best-selling title for the month, market researcher NPD said in a report on Thursday.

  • Steve Jobs

    When Jobs did arrive for my interview, I, like many of you, was immediately struck by his appearance. He was smiley, cordial, forthcoming, engaged with his usual piercing eye-contact. Let's face it, he's a terrific interview.

  • Apple The Day After Tuesday, 10 Jun 2008 | 12:38 PM ET
    iPhone 3G

    Yesterday, they were all over the map: plunging, recovering, plunging, settling the day with a mild loss even in the face of what could be one of the most exciting platforms—not products, but platforms—this company has ever unveiled.

  • Apple's New iPhone 3G: The Videos Monday, 9 Jun 2008 | 4:29 PM ET

    Here are my video hits today from the Apple spacer WWDC and the iPhone re-launch. hr<!-- -->

  • Today's Live Blog of Apple's WWDC--iPhone Re-Launch Monday, 9 Jun 2008 | 1:00 PM ET
    IPhone 3G

    The posts from today's live blogging of the Apple World Wide Developers Conference and launch of the new generation iPhone from the Moscone West building in San Francisco, California.

  • 'All Things D' Conference Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | 10:55 AM ET

    I'm with my colleague Melissa Francis at this week's All Things D conference in Carlsbad, Calif., and we'll be rounding up all our video reports here on this page. You can check out more from the conference on the 'All Things D' Web site link listed below.

  • Playing Guitar Hero

    These titles are working their magic for new songs as well, and that could mean a critically important new distribution method for established bands, as well as new bands seeking a way to end run traditional music labels, trying to reach their fans directly.

  • Apple's Ebb and Flow Friday, 23 May 2008 | 10:40 AM ET

    It wasn't too long ago that Apple Inc. was out of favor on Wall Street, the stock languishing, the outlook nebulous, the bears drooling at the raise-'em-up-tear-'em-down prospects of one of the most compelling companies in all of technology.

  • Yahoo's Double Trouble: Shareholder Meet Delayed Thursday, 22 May 2008 | 7:09 PM ET

    It's a double-dose of odd news Thursday night from Yahoo: losing board member Ed Kozel, one of two true outside tech experts on the company's board of directors; and word that the company is delaying its annual shareholders meeting.

  • Michael Buffer Announces On Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | 4:51 PM ET

    Buffer, who recently recovered from throat cancer surgery and treatment, is back to his grueling schedule after a brief hiatus needed to recover. As we speak, he’s on a plane right now to London from Los Angeles, where he uttered his famous line on “American Idol,” to announce the Ricky Hatton-Juan Lazcano fight.

  • Video Game Downloads Could Reinvent the Industry Friday, 16 May 2008 | 5:14 PM ET

    Rather than having to pitch a video game idea and hope for funding, developers and skilled hobbyists can now create the game they want on the side—then let the market dictate whether their idea had merit.

  • EA Loss Grows Even as Game Sales Top Forecasts Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | 6:40 PM ET

    Acquisition charges pushed video game publisher Electronic Arts to a loss for its fiscal fourth quarter, but the company's strong software sales helped the company's revenue blow past analyst expectations.

  • As a fan of competitive eating, and first sideline reporter to ESPN's coverage of the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest, I'm proud to let you know that, as of today, competitive eating can be downloaded on your Wii.

  • Google's Back! (Did It Ever Leave?) Friday, 9 May 2008 | 11:40 AM ET
    How Google Got its Groove Back

    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.

  • Wii Makes Yamauchi Japan's Richest: Forbes Thursday, 8 May 2008 | 6:56 AM ET

    Soaring sales of Nintendo's Wii game machine have made former Nintendo chairman Hiroshi Yamauchi Japan's richest man, worth $7.8 billion, Forbes magazine said in its annual rankings.

  • 'Grand Theft Auto' First Week Sales Top $500 Million Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | 8:22 AM ET

    Take-Two Interactive Software scored more than $500 million in global sales of criminal action game "Grand Theft Auto 4" in its first week, marking what it said Wednesday is one of the most lucrative entertainment events in history.