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Speculation is rampant on how Apple CEO Steve Jobs will top last year's hugely successful iPhone, The New York Times reports.
The browser, that porthole onto the broad horizon of the Web, is about to get some fancy new window dressing.
Hewlett-Packard posted a higher quarterly operating margin after cost cuts, and said strong growth abroad offset some weakness in the United States, but the shares were lower Wednesday as results couldn't shake off concerns about the company's integration with acquisition target Electronic Data Systems.
Hewlett-Packard reported a profit that exceeded analysts' expectations but matched the earnings guidance the company gave last week.
Sony reported a surprise quarterly operating loss on Wednesday, hit by losses in its videogame division and a fall in the value of its securities holdings, but it forecast a gain in profit this year.
Hewlett-Packard has struck a deal to buy Electronic Data Systems for $12.6 billion, seeking to boost its technology services business to better compete against market leader IBM.
Hewlett-Packard, the world's largest personal-computer maker, is close to a deal to buy technology outsourcing company Electronic Data Systems for $12 billion to $13 billion, a source told Reuters.
Chief executives from around Europe discussed their companies' earnings, opportunities and the challenges they face in 2008 with CNBC Europe Wednesday.
Samsung Electronics, the world's top maker of memory chips, on Tuesday said it would cooperate with top rivals Intel and TSMC to develop bigger silicon wafers to boost efficiency in chip manufacturing.
GDP and jobs reports are all good and fine, but the IT world has more to learn from what tech titans like Cisco have to say about the economy and the outlook for the products they sell.
Hynix Semiconductor, the world's No. 2 memory chipmaker, said on Monday it raised contract prices for computer memory chips by about 15 percent last month and expected further increases in May.
Japan's Canon, a leading printer and copier maker, said on Friday it would invest $575 million to build a new toner cartridge plant in the United States, prompting its shares to rise as much as 4.4%.
Hewlett-Packard scientists reported that they have designed a simple circuit element that they believe will make it possible to build tiny powerful computers, The New York Times reports.
Once the exclusive domain of e-mail-obsessed professionals, smartphones are now prized by consumers who want easy access to the Web, the New York Times reports.
Samsung Electronics, the world's top maker of memory chips, beat expectations with a 37 percent rise in quarterly profit as strong sales and margins in flat screens and mobile phones outweighed weakness in chips.
Hitachi has dropped plans to sell a stake in its troubled hard disk drive business and aims to turn around the operation, the head of the unit said on Thursday.
Shares in Hynix Semiconductor rose on expectations a long-awaited sale of a $4.8 billion stake in the chipmaker could start soon, after a media report that Hanwha Group was interested in a deal.
IBM reported earnings that rose more than 25 percent, trouncing earnings expectations, and raised its profit outlook for the year.
South Korean mobile phone and appliance maker LG Electronics posted a strong quarterly profit on Wednesday, swinging from a year-ago loss, thanks to stellar earnings at its handset division and LCD panel venture.
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.