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  • Red Hat Profit, Revenue Outlook Top Forecasts Friday, 28 Mar 2008 | 11:29 AM ET

    Oracle reported a profit that rose 30 percent over last year and matched analysts' expectations, but the software company's shares fell as sales came in short of forecasts.

  • Li Ka-Shing Ups Facebook Stake to $120 Million Thursday, 27 Mar 2008 | 10:32 PM ET
    Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing fields journalists' questions at a press conference announcing his companies', Hutchison Whampoa and Cheung Kong Holdings, first half earnings in Hong Kong on Thursday, Aug. 23 2007. ( AP Photo/Lo Sai Hung )

    Social networking site Facebook has closed a second $60 million investment round with Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing through his foundation, a source familiar with the deal confirmed on Thursday.

  • File Backups and Synchronization Just Got Easier Thursday, 27 Mar 2008 | 10:00 AM ET

    SugarSync is a new automated Internet backup and synchronization service that makes computer files "live" on the Web.

  • Options: Bet on Rambus; See Micron 'Peril' Thursday, 27 Mar 2008 | 8:54 AM ET

    The options market is gearing up to take advantage of what may be a huge run in Rambus stock following the chip maker's court victory this week.

  • Options: Dim View of Motorola Handset Split Thursday, 27 Mar 2008 | 8:39 AM ET

    What does the option market think about Motorola's move to split off its handset business? Not much, according to one expert.

  • Oracle Tumbles After Sales Outlook Letdown Thursday, 27 Mar 2008 | 8:26 AM ET
    Oracle's headquarters in Redwood City, California.

    Oracle shares fell sharply a day after the company posted disappointing quarterly software sales and said its customers had become more cautious, quashing the idea that the software sector would be immune to the economic turmoil that has roiled the rest of the tech sector.

  • Netflix Expects to Lead with its Online Movie Service Thursday, 27 Mar 2008 | 5:29 AM ET

    Netflix expects to lead the market for movies delivered over the Web despite growing competition from Web giants like Apple and Amazon, Chief Financial Officer Barry McCarthy said on Wednesday.

  • Oracle Earnings Rise but Software Sales Disappoint Wednesday, 26 Mar 2008 | 4:11 PM ET
    Oracle's headquarters in Redwood City, California.

    Oracle reported a profit that rose 30 percent over last year and matched analysts' expectations, but the software company's shares fell as sales came in short of forecasts.

  • Take Two Urges Investors To Reject EA Bid Wednesday, 26 Mar 2008 | 12:02 PM ET

    Take-Two Interactive Software told shareholders to reject a $2 billion hostile bid from rival video game publisher Electronic Arts as too low, but said it had begun efforts to explore a sale or other options.

  • A New Tool From Google Alarms Sites Monday, 24 Mar 2008 | 7:44 AM ET

    Google’s new search-within-search feature has sparked fears from publishers and retailers that users will be siphoned away through ad sales to competitors, the New York Times reports.

  • Camcorder Brings Zen to the Shoot Thursday, 20 Mar 2008 | 11:17 AM ET

    A tiny, stripped-down video recorder the size of a digital camera has been the No. 1 selling camcorder on Amazon.com since its debut and has taken 13 percent of the market, according to its maker.

  • Adobe Shares Jump; Digital Content Boom Drives Profit Wednesday, 19 Mar 2008 | 11:19 AM ET
    Adobe's headquarters in San Jose, California.

    Demand for design tools like Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver and for its Acrobat publishing tool pushed Adobe Systems' profit up 52 percent in the first quarter, but the software maker still forecast just 13 percent revenue growth for the year.

  • Apple Talks to Labels About Unlimited Music: FT Wednesday, 19 Mar 2008 | 8:41 AM ET

    Apple is in talks with major music companies to offer customers free access to its entire iTunes music library in exchange for paying a premium for its iPods and iPhones, the Financial Times said.

  • Adobe Shares Jump on Higher Profit, Outlook Tuesday, 18 Mar 2008 | 4:49 PM ET
    Adobe's headquarters in San Jose, California.

    U.S. software maker Adobe Systems on Tuesday posted a higher quarterly profit and gave a forecast that topped Wall Street expectations, sending shares up more than 7 percent in after-hours trade.

  • Dell: Asia to Help Dell's Growth Top Industry's Average Tuesday, 18 Mar 2008 | 10:15 AM ET
    Dell

    Dell the world's second-biggest personal computer maker, expects its growth to outrun the overall industry's, with Asia leading the trend, founder and CEO Michael Dell said on Tuesday.

  • Asia to Help Dell Growth, Surpass Industry Tuesday, 18 Mar 2008 | 1:04 AM ET
    Michael Dell, Chairman & CEO, Dell

    Dell, the world's second-biggest personal computer maker, expects its growth to outrun the overall industry's, with Asia leading the trend, founder and CEO Michael Dell said on Tuesday.

  • Open-Source Troubles in Wiki World Monday, 17 Mar 2008 | 11:32 AM ET
    Jimmy Wales

    Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales is a hero to many Web denizens, but that hasn't keep the popular non-profit online encylopedia from experiencing unique growing pains.

  • Apple's iPhone Enjoys Own Halo Effect? Friday, 14 Mar 2008 | 3:37 PM ET

    When Apple opened its iPhone to software developers last week, as well as enterprise clients, I surmised then that the strategy could lead to the same kind of "halo effect" that iPod enjoyed.

  • Microsoft, Yahoo Met to Discuss Merger: Sources Friday, 14 Mar 2008 | 11:49 AM ET
    Exterior view of Yahoo! headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif.

    Senior executives from Microsoft and Yahoo met Monday to discuss Microsoft's takeover bid for the company, according to two people familiar with the matter.

  • US Video Game Sales Jump 34% in February Thursday, 13 Mar 2008 | 10:01 PM ET

    U.S. sales of video game hardware and software hit $1.33 billion in February, up 34 percent from a year earlier, with Sony's PlayStation 3 topping Microsoft's Xbox 360 for the second month in a row.