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Microsoft’s No. 1 rival is a household name, Google. But a strong candidate for No. 2 is a company that is scarcely known outside the technology industry: VMware.
Driven by the pressure to innovate, companies facing major technological change have wholeheartedly embraced management gurus’ advice on how to develop creative, breakthrough products. As a result, corporate America is flush with incubators, skunk works and innovation silos.
Carol A. Bartz, chief executive of Yahoo, has been hobbled, the New York Times reported.
Google might power the world’s most popular search engine, but its clout goes only so far. When it comes to getting one of its applications onto the iPhone, it seems Google has to wait in line for Apple’s approval like everyone else — and face the risk of rejection.
Western Digital saw heavy trading in both stock and options yesterday ahead of its earnings report after the market closes today.
A growing number of civil libertarians and customer advocates wants Amazon to fundamentally alter its method for selling Kindle books, lest it be forced to one day change or recall books, perhaps by a judge ruling in a defamation case - or by a government deciding a particular work is politically damaging or embarrassing.
Video game sales in June posted the biggest year-over-year decline in nine years, rounding out a very weak first half for the industry.
An army of "zombie computers" infected by a hackers’ program paralyzed major government, bank and newspaper websites in South Korea in cyber attacks that officials here said on Wednesday were apparently linked to similar attacks in the United States.
Five-star fund manager Richard Parower seeks "growth at the right price" — and he says there's plenty to be found in technology stocks. The handler of the Seligman Global Technology Fund — up 26 percent year-to-date — shared his top picks with CNBC.
Investors, start-ups and major corporations are pouring money into services that make it easier to use cellphones to buy goods and transfer money, the New York Times reports.
Investors typically look to small cap stocks as the leaders out of a recession. More nimble than their large-cap counterparts, small cap companies are quicker to adapt during both economic downturns and periods of recovery.
Options traders apparently think that Western Digital is headed lower. OptionMonster's tracking systems detected heavy activity in the July 22.50 puts, which changed hands for $0.60 to $0.90 Tuesday morning.
Chip maker Texas Instruments is raising expectations for its second-quarter profit and revenue.
In this small town just across the border from Germany, a small group of Dutch scientists and one irrepressible Austrian salesman have dedicated themselves to the task of reinventing one of the great inventions of the 20th century - Polaroid’s instant film.
With the sector leading the stock market’s charge, it’s tempting to jump in. These tips may help you pick companies with staying power.
Intel is hosting a 2-day analyst/investor conference. What can investors expect from the chip maker? Doug Freedman, Broadpoint AmTech senior semiconductor analyst, offered CNBC his outlook for Intel and the industry in general.
Eric Ross, director of equity research at Canacord Adams and Brian Belski, chief investment strategist at Oppenheimer said now is the time to get into the market, and that investors should be putting their cash to work.
The worst economic scenario is now off the table, said Jeffrey Kleintop, chief market strategist at LPL Financial.
There are some “mustard seeds” out there for investors, Tom Lydon of ETFTrends.com told CNBC.
In the past month, both Amazon and Toys R Us have launched pilot programs, trading and selling used games.
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.