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Cisco Systems reported earnings and sales that edged analysts' expectations, and the company's shares moved higher in extended trading.
Hynix Semiconductor, the world's No. 2 memory chipmaker, reported its third straight quarterly net loss on Thursday as weak chip prices and a plant closure maimed its bottom line.
Sony posted a bigger-than-expected 47 percent fall in quarterly profit and cut its outlook, hurt by its struggling mobile phone joint venture with Sweden's Ericsson while rival Matsushita nearly doubled its profit on rising flat TV sales.
Rumors of Steven P. Jobs’s ill health have been greatly exaggerated.
LG Electronics posted an 84% jump in quarterly earnings, helped by high margins on mobile phones, brisk sales of TVs and solid results at its LCD joint venture.
Earnings reports from Google and Microsoft are casting doubts on the assumption that these tech giants are immune to the recent economic downturn.
International Business Machines's profit leaped 22 percent, blowing past Wall Street's estimates as its bread-and-butter services division continued to thrive despite economic malaise in the United States.
Japanese consumer electronics maker Pioneer said on Tuesday it plans to launch Blu-ray DVD recorders by the end of the year, taking aim at a rapidly growing market after the end of a bitter format battle.
Sumitomo Corp, Japan's third-biggest trading house, said on Wednesday its consortium had won preferential rights to build and operate a $6 billion power and water desalination plant in Saudi Arabia.
In the early years of the 21st century, Google is the company prompting a rethinking of assumptions on what technological monopoly might mean, the New York Times reports.
Sony is seeing little or no sign of softer demand among U.S. consumers for its range of digital TVs, cameras and computer goods despite a weakening economy, a top regional executive said on Tuesday.
From mainframes to minicomputers and then PCs, each new computing generation has displaced its predecessor by reaching a broader audience and costing far less. And each time, the dominant company in one generation loses control in the next.
Digital music seller Rhapsody is launching a $50 million marketing assault on Apple's iTunes, offering songs online and via partners including Yahoo and Verizon Wireless, Rhapsody said on Monday.
Texas Instruments on Monday narrowed a quarterly earnings and revenue target range it issued in April because of caution among its chip customers and weak demand for high-end phones.
Applied Materials has approached beleaguered Dutch semiconductor equipment maker ASM International to buy a significant part of its business for $400 million to $500 million.
Apple is considering harnessing the sun to power its iPod music players. California's Ironwood prison is installing more than 6,000 solar panels, and Boston's Fenway Park is tapping solar power for Red Sox baseball games.
South Korean regulators said on Thursday Intel had abused its dominant position in the local market and ordered the world's top semiconductor maker to pay a fine of about $26 million.
It's the last day of the month and no one wants to be a hero. But the Street is struggling to find a narrative -- it's not clear where we are, so instead of broad narratives I am getting a lot of little stories. Here are a few observations...
Dell shares were trading higher before the market's open on strong earnings and an upgrade to buy from Merrill Lynch.
Dell reported a profit and sales that outstripped analysts' forecasts, vaulting its shares higher in after-hours trading.
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.