FRANKFURT, July 6- Italy's Hacking Team, which makes surveillance software used by governments to police the web, appeared to be the victim of hacking on a grand scale itself on Monday. The Milan- based company, which describes itself as a maker of lawful interception software used by police and intelligence services worldwide, has been accused by...» Read More
Nortel Networks Corp., a former Canadian tech icon with roots going back to World War One, started selling key assets on Friday in an auction process that has already polarized opinion and sometimes reads like a soap opera.
Why Palm is goading Apple is beyond me. I get the argument that all publicity is good publicity and that Palm, as a scrappy upstart is trying to keep this war alive because we all keep writing about it, and it keeps Palm's name, and more importantly the Pre, front and center in the public's eye. But really, do you want to be known as an also-ran? Is that somehow OK?
Microsoft's fiscal fourth quarter was ugly. No two ways about it. The company missed on the top by a staggering $1.25 billion, reporting $13.1 billion against the $14.38 billion consensus. It's an enormous miss, and stunning to many analysts covering the company.
Are we on the verge of a new era for Microsoft? The short answer is, "very likely," as long as investors aren't looking for explosive growth and will be happy with steady, predictable growth.
CNBC Contributor David Pogue looks at all the things Congress should be doing to fix the cellphone industry.
Microsoft says it is now sending computer makers the final programming code for Windows 7, its new operating system.
Investors needed to get a sign from eBay that business may in fact be bottoming, and that message was delivered pretty clearly with the company's second quarter earnings report. While the company isn't quite out of the woods, there are pretty good signs that it continues to work its way through them.
For all the big changes, for all the big economic challenges facing the nation, for all the big bargain hunting going on both in stores and on the web, you'd think eBay would finally be breaking out of the doldrums that have faced this company for the past couple of years.
Federal agencies are facing a severe shortage of computer specialists, even as a growing wave of coordinated cyberattacks against the government poses potential national security risks, a private study found.
This is a live blog of Apple Inc.'s conference call regarding the release of its third fiscal quarter.
Apple investors needed a home run from Apple, the company stepped up to the plate and promptly knocked a line drive over the center field fence.
Apple Inc. will report its third fiscal quarter at 430pEDT, and then address analysts on the conference call at 5pEDT.
Carol Bartz is worth every penny. In a very short period of time, she has re-engineered a sagging shell of its former self into something compelling for Yahoo investors again. And as the company prepares to release its earnings tonight after the bell, I'm not ready to proclaim "game-over," but I am willing to bet "Yahoo's finally in the game again."
That cool wind blowing through hell? That'd be Toshiba's confirmation over the weekend that it would be building Blu-ray, next-generation DVD players before the end of the year. Tantamount to an Apple spokesman announcing that the Windows platform has somehow become "compelling."
Nortel Networks Corp., a telecommunications equipment maker in bankruptcy, said Monday it has entered into an agreement to auction off its global enterprise solutions business.
It seems like every earnings season I focus on Apple as the stock and company to watch, but this time around there's an added dramatic flare in the return of Steve Jobs.
Expectations are high for Apple Inc.'s quarterly results next week, in the wake of strong early sales for its new iPhone and improved sentiment on the personal computer market after Intel Corp.'s earnings.
After Intel's big beat earlier in the week, the pressure was on IBM to beat, and beat big, and the company answered. Big.
The numbers from Google are pretty stellar: the company reported $5.36 a share against the $5.05 consensus. That news came on better than expected revenue of $4.07 billion, versus the $4.05 anticipated.
Can IBM keep the good news coming with earnings after the bell tonight? Intel started all this, and there's every indication that IBM should help it continue.