*Intel to offer $54 per share- source. May 29- Intel Corp has resumed talks to buy programmable-chip maker Altera Corp and is close to a $16 billion deal, people familiar with the matter said on Friday, paving way for the third mega semiconductor-chip deal this year. The deal will allow Intel to bundle its own server chips with Altera's line of programmable chips,...» Read More
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.
Ever wonder why you feel so wretched in the morning? CNBC Contributor David Pogue looks at an alarm clock designed to measure how well you sleep.
It was a just a matter of time. When the Palm Pre was unveiled, and in subsequent announcements from Palm about its nifty new smart phone, one of the key selling points was its seamless integration and synchronization with Apple's iTunes, online music and video software.
It's been a contentious issue for Steve Jobs for a long, long time. But after a vote last night by the city council in tony Woodside, California, this ridiculous headache might finally be subsiding for Apple's CEO .