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The Walt Disney Co. is no stranger to the consumer electronics business, enjoying big success with its Hannah Montana MP3 players, digital cameras, flat-panel TVs and the like. But today's entry into the netbook arena is the company's most ambitious plan yet to seize on the success of electronics and a consumer's insatiable need for gadgets.
As we head toward the release date for Apple's next big iPhone, the 3GS, pundits and experts are stepping forward with some pretty robust sales estimates.
With tensions beginning to broil on the streets of Tehran, impeded journalists and citizens looking to get their messages out to the world are relying on the micro-blogging site Twitter, where even 140-character messages can carry some impact on the world's stage.
Since Sunday's blog reports of widespread iPhone pre-order sell-outs, and hand-wringing by Apple faithful that their pockets would remain empty of the new 3GS because of pre-order mania, several of you have written in to school me as to why. And it's a fascinating look at the relationship between Apple and its carrier and its other distribution partners.
As Iran's government cracks down on traditional media after the country's disputed presidential election, tech-savvy Iranians have turned to the microblogging site Twitter.
Quick, how many blogs have you read since yesterday suggesting that pre-orders for the new Apple iPhone 3GS have been so robust, that they're already sold out? Boy Genius Report had that news yesterday. InformationWeek is reporting that Apple and AT&T have both already sold out of their launch day pre-order units. Not quite.
Here we go again: another new round of competition in the white-hot smart phone sector, and once again, some of the experts are writing off Research in Motion spacer as it tries to fend off the oncoming Apple spacer iPhone steamroller. Or is it the other way around? Not so fast.
It's raining money at Palm, as the decision to move Ed Colligan out of the CEO's job apparently has unlocked even more shareholder value, to the tune of another 8 percent today, on top of a big percentage gain a day earlier.
Affiliated Computer Services is drawing upside options activity after announcing a spate of new business initiatives announced in recent weeks.
It was just a matter of time, and most of the folks I'm talking to have been surprised thus far that Palm CEO Ed Colligan lasted as long as he did after former Apple exec Jon Rubinstein stepped in as executive chairman.
Back when Apple was just launching the App Store I wrote that this was a paradigm shifting kind of advance, good for Apple, great for the iPhone and fantastic for its users.
There was a time when keynote addresses by Apple CEO Steve Jobs were the hottest tickets in town.
Chip maker Texas Instruments is raising expectations for its second-quarter profit and revenue.
This is a live blog from The Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2009 at the Moscone West in San Francisco.
We are outside Moscone West in San Francisco, awaiting the keynote address that begins at 1pEDT by Apple Sr. VP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller. I'll be live-blogging that speech, so check back here often for updates.
The question of the day isn't about new iPhones, or Snow Leopard, or the App Store update, or new developers' tools. It's about Steve Jobs.
Let the rumor mill kick it up a notch with only a few short days left until the Apple Inc. Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco Monday.
While Microsoft is still riding a wave of goodwill after its unveiling of “Project Natal” to consumers, the company says it does not plan to rush the technology — and is willing to wait as long as necessary before putting the new gaming control system on store shelves.
A lot of people were looking for some good pricing news to come out of this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. Not going to happen. And because of that, we’re unlikely to see any improvement in industry sales figures or publisher earnings in the immediate future.