WASHINGTON, Dec 6- The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Friday to rule on the divisive issue of what kinds of software are eligible for patent protection in a case being closely watched by the technology industry. The court took no action on another case raising the same issue involving a patent dispute between WildTangent Inc and Ultramercial Inc..» Read More
It is shaping up to be another rough day for Yahoo shareholders, now that we have confirmation that all discussions with Microsoft have come to an end with no deal of any kind being forged.
New York Times and CNBC Contributor David Pogue on Samsung's Instinct, a smartphone rival to the iPhone.
Investment Technology Group expects non-U.S. markets to generate almost half its revenue in 3 to 5 years as off-exchange trading venues known as dark pools and transaction cost software gain global popularity.
I won't post all of the missives questioning the treatment of a "virus," as I had reported, with antibiotics since we all know that you treat a bacterial infection with those drugs, and not a virus.
When Jobs did arrive for my interview, I, like many of you, was immediately struck by his appearance. He was smiley, cordial, forthcoming, engaged with his usual piercing eye-contact. Let's face it, he's a terrific interview.
Attackers could gain control of water treatment plants, natural gas pipelines and other critical utilities because of a vulnerability in the software that runs some of those facilities, security researchers reported Wednesday.
The Semiconductor Industry Association on Wednesday cut its forecast for growth in global sales of semiconductors in 2008, citing lower prices due to competition in the memory chip sector.
Yesterday, they were all over the map: plunging, recovering, plunging, settling the day with a mild loss even in the face of what could be one of the most exciting platforms—not products, but platforms—this company has ever unveiled.
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.
Here are my video hits today from the Apple spacer WWDC and the iPhone re-launch. hr<!-- -->
The posts from today's live blogging of the Apple World Wide Developers Conference and launch of the new generation iPhone from the Moscone West building in San Francisco, California.
I arrived here at Moscone West in San Francisco a little before 5 am PDT and the line of Apple faithful stretched around the block. Some of these folks got here before midnight!
Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest nonprofit health maintenance organization, is endorsing the drive toward consumer-controlled personal health records in a partnership with Microsoft.
Analog chipmaker National Semiconductor on Thursday posted a lower fourth quarter net profit, but revenues and earnings topped expectations as it sold more profitable chips, and shares jumped.
Analog chipmaker National Semiconductor on Thursday posted a lower quarterly net profit but revenues topped its own forecast as it sold more profitable chips, and shares rose 3 percent.
It's a golden era for free cellphone services, says CNBC Contributor David Pogue.
The Semiconductor Industry Association said worldwide sales of semiconductors grew 5.9% in April 2007 on a year-over-year basis, but sales were flat compared with March.
The chip sector is getting attention from options traders lately, according to one industry expert, and it's most likely due to consolidation speculation.
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.