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A group led by a Princeton University computer security researcher has developed a simple method to steal encrypted information stored on computer hard disks.
EU and U.S. senior officials said on Friday they would crack down on counterfeiting of computer components after they seized over 360,000 fake items in just two weeks in a joint operation at the end of last year.
Don't write off DVDs yet. As contributor David Pogue discovers, movie downloading services still leave a lot to be desired.
Hewlett-Packard outperformed analysts' expectations with its quarterly earnings, and the company's shares jumped after market hours.
I'm writing from the road this week, taking some time off to attend legendary coach Chris Carmichael's cycling training camp in Buellton, Calif. The camp takes place at the same time as the huge Amgen Tour of California pro cycling race, and both are boasting their fair share of some pretty spectacular technology. Carmichael made a name for himself training Lance Armstrong...
Here we are still in February, and there's already a healthy amount of speculation about Apple's earnings. And when they are released in April, they could hold some surprising news -- thanks in part to China's giant market.
Japan's Toshiba waved the white flag in the home movie war, giving up on its HD DVD format after losing the support of key studios and retailers to Blu-ray technology backed by Sony.
In an escalation of its fight for Yahoo, Microsoft will authorize a proxy fight at the Internet company this week, according to people briefed on the matter.
Shares of Toshiba jumped 5 percent on Monday as analysts applauded the company's expected move to abandon its HD DVD format, leaving Blu-ray technology backed by Sony to become the standard for the next-generation DVD.
Toshiba is planning to give up on its HD DVD format for high definition DVDs, conceding defeat to the competing Blu-Ray technology backed by Sony, a company source said on Saturday.
There's just too much uncertainty on the horizon for this government contractor.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
For Sony, it's about time. For Microsoft, "worry time" might be upon it. What's stunning, however, is how long it took for Sony to re-assert itself in the video game console market and shift the tide that swallowed up its industry lead.
It's official, or as official as this is going to get: HD DVD is dead; long live Blu-ray! All along, industry pundits have compared the next-generation DVD format war to the Beta vs. VHS conflict when VCRs first burst on the scene. I didn't realize just how true that comparison truly was.
Microsoft's hostile play for Yahoo certainly isn't lacking from strong opinions about the deal from experts on both sides of the argument. But the more interesting opinions are coming from the companies themselves.
Shares of Nvidia suffered their worst one-day loss in more than three years Thursday, a day after the graphics chipmaker reported the first weakening of gross margin in 13 quarters and concerns mounted over competitive risks from rivals ATI and Intel.
Is Microsoft a dinosaur? Maybe, but the company's new website builder for small businesses shows that the software giant is still capable of innovative products.
Network Appliance posted a higher quarterly profit but forecast lower-than-expected revenue in the current quarter, sending its shares lower.
Are they or aren't they? Only their investment bankers know for sure. Today began with blog rumors of a potential asset swap between Yahoo and Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.,or even an outright competing bid to Microsoft's $44.6 billion hostile offer.
What a week-and-a-half for Yahoo it has been: a $44.6 billion hostile bid for the company, a whopping 62 percent premium, then rumors of multiple suitors chomping at the bit to snap up this company, rumors of a remarkable plan to make this company into an independent money-machine--secret plans that'll turn Yahoo into the greatest name online.
Applied Materials posted a lower quarterly profit as revenue declined 8 percent amid a slump in the semiconductor equipment manufacturing industry, but the company's performance beat expectations.