Amazon is planning to develop its own software for placing advertisements online, The Wall Street Journal reported.» Read More
I knew that headline would catch your attention, and it should when you're trying to figure out the vagaries of Yahoo and its dealings with Microsoft, Time-Warner, News Corp. and any of the other suitors, or vultures, out there trying to become part of the company's future.
It's so easy to paint investing with broad brushstrokes, and say "tech" is strong, or "tech" is bad, but with Intel, IBM, eBay and Google all reporting this week, we get to remind ourselves that the sector is made up of individual stocks and individual industries.
Google and Salesforce.com are expanding a 10-month-old collaboration to accelerate their sales of customer management and office software to businesses, and in the process taking aim at competitor Microsoft.
This is the second of my two part blogs on Bon Jovi. Make no mistake: Bon Jovi is big business, as we discovered during the band's recent stopover here in Silicon Valley in the middle of its 100 city, global "Lost Highway" tour. Just ask the band's manager, Paul Korzilius.
This is the first of two posts on my "exclusive" interview with Bon Jovi. Be sure and come back tomorrow for more. Bon Jovi's tour continues through the United States today, but it was at a visit to Silicon Valley earlier this week that I got a taste of the phenomenal technology the band is using during the show.
CNBC Contributor David Pogue looks at three new camcorders vying for the title of "world's smallest".
Yahoo is apparently the belle of the ball if you believe the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times, both with stories tonight that competing bids will surface Thursday from News Corp. and Time Warner -- Are you kidding me?
After recovering from the bursting of the dot-com bubble, America’s technological heartland is again facing some tough conditions.
Just how bad can it get for Advanced Micro Devices? Seems we've been down this road often, and recently. It was only January when Banc of America issued a blistering advisory to clients that despite a 62 percent pummeling in 2007, AMD spacer was still not a good deal; that difficult times still lay ahead.
Novellus Systems said Tuesday its first-quarter earnings would be lower than expected and its revenue would be at the low end of its forecast range, sending its shares down 5 percent.
Facebook is near to settling a lawsuit brought by three former Harvard students who contend that the original idea for the social networking site belonged to them.
Dell expects to expand its profitability this year as the company shifts its resources to faster-growing emerging market regions, Chief Executive Michael Dell said Tuesday.
Hynix Semiconductor, the world's second-biggest memory chip maker, said on Tuesday it had "marginally" raised the contract price for its computer memory chips for early April and expected further gains.
Talk about a tough position for Yahoo. The company is swiftly painting itself into a difficult financial corner and may find itself with no way out.
Advanced Micro Devices said it will cut 10 percent of its work force after first-quarter sales fell more than it had expected.
You ever watch popcorn pop? The oil gets hot, the kernels start moving around, and then one pops. And another. And then pretty soon, it gets so hot that everything pops all at once. Check out what's going on today on Wall Street with Apple and you gotta wonder whether these are merely the first kernels to pop before the company reports earnings.
Microsoft's deadline ditty late Friday that Yahoo has three weeks left to get a deal done before the deal gets hostile spurred a lengthy, and at some times personal, retort from Yahoo. And the rhetoric is getting interesting, but only to a point.
Chinese Internet firm Alibaba is set to speed up plans to buy back a near 40 percent stake owned by Yahoo, as Microsoft threatens to go hostile with a lower bid for Yahoo.
Yahoo is not opposed to Microsoft's bid for the Web media company, as long as it is at the right price, Yahoo's board said on Monday in a letter to Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer.
Intel, the world's largest chip maker, said it isn't seeing a significant drop in demand amid the U.S. slowdown because it exports most of its chips. In fact, the slowdown has even helped Intel as the weak dollar boosts exports.