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Chief executives from around Europe discussed their companies' earnings, opportunities and the challenges they face in 2008 with CNBC Europe Tuesday.
Another weekend, another round of dueling press releases from Microsoft and Yahoo, and if there were ever a clearer example of the PR 8-ball behind which Yahoo finds itself, I don't recall one.
The rumor mill once again is churning big time in the battle between BlackBerry and iPhone, Research in Motion spacerand Apple, the Bold versus the Beautiful. And now comes word of the Thunder.
In the great pantheon of Apple stories--the iPod, the Mac, the iPhone; and all the good guy, bad guy stories swirling around Steve Jobs, there's another story arguably more important than all of them.
It's here! Or almost here. It's the new Research in Motion BlackBerry 9000 Bold, and what a bold step this is. It's been a year since RIM released an update, and during that time, just about every spotlight has turned to the iPhone from Apple with so many experts ceding the market to the upstart touch-screen wonder.
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.
When Rene Obermann took over Deutsche Telekom at the end of 2006 he was tasked with the firm's struggling domestic operations. But his non-domestic challenges have been—and continue to be—plentiful.
Commerzbank had the most disappointing earnings results out of Europe Wednesday, as the German bank's first-quarter net profit fell 54 percent and it announced a 244 million euro ($377.9 million) writedown.
Sprint Nextel is considering spinning off or selling its Nextel unit, The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, quoting people familiar with the situation.
Deutsche Telekom fell 1.7 percent in Germany Monday following a weekend report that it is interested in buying Sprint Nextel.
BusinessWeek is finally subscribing to the thought process I, and others who follow Apple, put forth months ago: that as Apple opens development for the iPhone, and more enterprises start adopting it as a worthwhile alternative to the BlackBerry from Research in Motion, it stands to reason that more companies may also lean toward the Mac as well.
The nation's largest cable provider, Comcast, reported its quarterly earnings in line with expectations. Better than expected gains of subscribers to high-speed Internet and digital phone services reassured Wall Street that Comcast is holding it own in competition with the likes of DirecTV and AT&T.
Chief executives from around Europe discussed their companies' earnings, opportunities and the challenges they face in 2008 with CNBC Europe Monday.
Earnings news dominated Friday's European trade with Sweden's Ericsson's shares up more than 12 percent after the company reported better-than-expected results.
Chief executives from Europe discussed earnings, opportunities and challenges their companies face in 2008 with CNBC Europe Friday.
Don't be fooled by the Chinese government's attempt to stabilize the market. There are still a lot of pitfalls - but also some bright spots - in this volatile economy.
Some big companies report tomorrow that will give more clarity on the health of advertising and technology spending, and the health of the European jobs market
Motorola said on Thursday its quarterly loss widened on cell phone sales that were at the low end of expectations, signaling further market share losses to Nokia and other rivals.
Earnings from a smorgasbord of European companies revealed a mixed business environment Thursday, with the likes of Bayer and Swedbank beating expectations, while Peugeot Citroen and Stora Enso missed.
Apple posted a 36 percent rise in profit, helped by strong sales of its Macintosh computers, but its cautious outlook disappointed investors.
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