New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and San Francisco District Attorney, George Gascon welcomed the voluntary agreement but said it fell short of what they have advocated to prevent theft.» Read More
Hewlett-Packard is one of the world’s most successful makers of desktop computers, laptops, servers and printers, but in smartphones, H.P. has been on a steady slide into irrelevance. The New York Times explains.
Last week, several signs came together to further underline the fact that social media is no longer an emerging trend or passing fad, and that it's gone beyond the realm of the personal and become a fully-fledged part of our working lives.
Apple has started banning many applications for its iPhone that feature sexually suggestive material, including photos of women in bikinis and lingerie, a move that came as an abrupt surprise to developers who had been profiting from such programs.
If Apple cut the price of each TV episode in half - to 99 cents, from $1.99 - would sales on iTunes increase enough to offset the price drop? Experiments are under way to find out, and the head of the nation’s No. 1 television network, CBS, indicated last week that some shows, at least, would be priced under a dollar in the future.
Over the decades, legions of microchip companies have found themselves reeling, even wiped out financially, from trying to produce some of the most complex objects made by humans for the lowest possible price. Now, the chip wars are about to become even more bloody.
The world's #3 maker of personal computers reported a profit that declined from a year ago but modestly beat estimates, while the company's sales grew by 11 percent.
Either those in the corner office are the most frightened since the start of the Cold War or they are going to start deploying some of this cash in some form.
It's an easy mistake to make: Believing technology nowadays only focuses on a narrow, decidedly younger swath of the market. But companies dissing the Baby Boomer set do so at their own peril.
A handful of presumptive biographers have, over the years, tried to tell the remarkable story of Steven P. Jobs: the youthful visionary who, after being ousted from Apple, the company he helped to found, triumphantly returned to lead a new era of high-tech innovation.
The average volume this year on down days is stronger than the average activity on up days. The conviction in this market is still with the bears…for now.
If you believe as Cramer does that the semis are going higher, then you might want to buy this stock.
Plus, get Cramer's calls on this week's earnings, natural gas and more.
Remember what happened to PDAs? Then you know what’s most likely in store for this company.
Confused about Thursday's action? You're not alone. The Mad Money host tries to put it in perspective.
We like to think of ourselves as rational creatures. But if that’s true, why do we eat stuff we know isn’t good for us, fall for people who treat us badly and text while we drive?
Silicon Valley’s economy is sputtering and risks permanently stalling, according to an annual report by a group of researchers in the region.
Google's own corporate blog is breaking some big-time broadband news today: Google plans to build out its own broadband testbed, bringing unbelievably fast bandwidth to homes and business in test markets across the United States, targeting from 50,000 to a half million potential users.
Google presents buzz as an addition to Gmail that enables private sharing with your friends (like Facebook) or public sharing with everyone (like Twitter).
It used to be that a basic $25-a-month phone bill was your main telecommunications expense. But by 2004, the average American spent $770.95 annually on services like cable television, Internet connectivity and video games, according to data from the Census Bureau. By 2008, that number rose to $903, outstripping inflation. By the end of this year, it is expected to have grown to $997.07. Add another $1,000 or more for cellphone service and the average family is spending as much on entertainment over devices as they are on dining out or buying gasoline.
Google is at it again. It's taken on Yahoo. It's taken on Microsoft. Apple. So why not Facebook, too?
Get the best of CNBC in your inbox
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.
Lipton is CNBC's technology correspondent, working from CNBC's Silicon Valley bureau.
Mark is CNBC's Silicon Valley/San Francisco Bureau Chief covering technology and digital media.