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What a wild day for Intel: Investors awoke to read a Financial Times Germany article claiming that the European Commission was on the verge of finding Intel guilty of anti-competitive behavior and ready to levy a staggering $4.1 billion fine against the world's largest chipmaker.
Speculation is rampant on how Apple CEO Steve Jobs will top last year's hugely successful iPhone, The New York Times reports.
Cisco Systems Chief Executive John Chambers said Wednesday the company is "extremely comfortable" with its long-term growth target and expects the economy to start recovering toward the end of the year.
Gates and Ballmer started with a trip down memory lane, talking about one of the tech industry's most enduring and successful relationships, stretching back 28 years. And it was an opportunity Ballmer almost missed out, thanks to the subtle recruitment strategy by Gates.
I'm with my colleague Melissa Francis at this week's All Things D conference in Carlsbad, Calif., and we'll be rounding up all our video reports here on this page. You can check out more from the conference on the 'All Things D' Web site link listed below.
Microsoft plans to give users of the next version of its Windows operating system touch screen controls as one option for controlling the software, its top executives said on Tuesday.
These titles are working their magic for new songs as well, and that could mean a critically important new distribution method for established bands, as well as new bands seeking a way to end run traditional music labels, trying to reach their fans directly.
The browser, that porthole onto the broad horizon of the Web, is about to get some fancy new window dressing.
It wasn't too long ago that Apple Inc. was out of favor on Wall Street, the stock languishing, the outlook nebulous, the bears drooling at the raise-'em-up-tear-'em-down prospects of one of the most compelling companies in all of technology.
Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer said on Friday the company had never seen buying Yahoo as strategic, and dropping the bid meant it now had $50 billion to spend on other acquisitions.
Yahoo on Thursday nominated nine of its 10 existing directors for reelection to the company's board, setting the stage for a showdown with dissident investors at its annual shareholder meeting.
It's a double-dose of odd news Thursday night from Yahoo: losing board member Ed Kozel, one of two true outside tech experts on the company's board of directors; and word that the company is delaying its annual shareholders meeting.
At a time when Microsoft and Yahoo publicly stumble about, trying to come up with some way to take on Google's search juggernaut, we now get more market research data showing Google continues to gobble up market share. And it's the kind of news that neither Microsoft nor Yahoo can afford to hear.
CNBC Contributor David Pogue on Netflix's Roku, a product that enables near-instantaneous movie downloads.
Hewlett-Packard posted a higher quarterly operating margin after cost cuts, and said strong growth abroad offset some weakness in the United States, but the shares were lower Wednesday as results couldn't shake off concerns about the company's integration with acquisition target Electronic Data Systems.
Today's Netflix announcement with Roku about a new way to get movies from the net directly to your TV screen and bypassing the computer screen in your home office, is cool for a number of reasons.
Hewlett-Packard reported a profit that exceeded analysts' expectations but matched the earnings guidance the company gave last week.
The broader economic slowdown is hampering the growth of online advertising.
Another weekend, another round of dueling press releases from Microsoft and Yahoo, and if there were ever a clearer example of the PR 8-ball behind which Yahoo finds itself, I don't recall one.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Microsoft Corp. is considering an agreement with Yahoo Inc. and opened up the possibility that it would consider buying the Internet company. In a statement, Microsoft that it is “is considering and has raised