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  • Apple: The LIVE Blog From Today's iPhone Event Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | 1:01 PM ET
    Apple iPhone

    This is the post of the live blog I did today on the Apple iPhone event at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California. Please enjoy reading it the first time or again if you were with me earlier today. It reads from my last posting at the top to the very first at the bottom of the page.

  • A Big Digital Camera That Frees Your Face Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | 10:39 AM ET
    Sony Alpha A300

    Just by looking at it, you’d never guess that Sony’s new Alpha A300 digital camera represents a huge technical breakthrough. To discover what it is, you need a tour of its innards.

  • Yahoo's Microsoft Tactic: Delaying the Inevitable Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 3:12 PM ET
    Yahoo

    When in doubt, delay! That appears to be the strategy at Yahoo, where the company's board has authorized a deadline extension for outsiders to nominate their own slate of directors, which would have been next week. The new deadline will now be 10 days after the company announces the date of its annual shareholder meeting. This clock indeed is ticking...

  • Diebold Chairman Rebukes United Tech Offer Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 9:13 AM ET

    The chairman of Diebold told United Technologies in an open letter Wednesday that by making an unsolicited $2.64 billion offer, the diversified U.S. manufacturer "is opportunistically seeking value that belongs to Diebold shareholders."

  • Investors lined up 2 hours before the Apple shareholder meeting began here in Cupertino, California. It's a little unusual for them to be here so early, and I thought it might be related to the company's 40 percent plunge since the beginning of the year.

  • Apple's Jobs: No Dividend Or Stock Buyback Planned Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 2:23 PM ET
    Apple CEO Steve Jobs.

    Apple CEO Steve Jobs told shareholders that the company has no plans for either a stock buyback or dividend.

  • Intel's Bad News Ripples Through Tech Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 12:47 PM ET

    Today's disaster du jour comes from Intel, the world's largest chipmaker, reducing gross margin expectations for the first quarter by a couple of percentage points. The company now expects gross margins of about 54 percent, compared to its original forecast of 56 percent.

  • AMD Debuts New Integrated Graphics Chipsets Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 12:37 PM ET

    Advanced Micro Devices announced a new collection of chips that will add better graphics capabilities to the motherboards that connect the different parts of a personal computer.

  • Should Apple Buy Back Shares? Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 11:57 AM ET

    Apple shares are down close to 40% from its high last year.  As Jim Goldman discussed on The Call today, is now the time for a buyback?

  • Intel Cuts Margin Forecast, Citing Memory Chips Monday, 3 Mar 2008 | 6:41 PM ET
    Intel Core 2 Duo Processor

    Intel lowered its gross margin forecast for the current quarter on Monday, citing weaker pricing on certain types of memory chips and the company's shares fell 2 percent in extended trading.

  • Mr. Jobs--Buy Back Apple's Stock Monday, 3 Mar 2008 | 11:57 AM ET
    Apple Buyback Program

    When it comes to Apple and the company's sagging stock price--and increasingly frustrated shareholders--it seems to me a solution is getting clearer by the day. Stock buyback.

  • As you might expect, my earlier post calling on Steve Jobs to announce a shareholder buyback at tomorrow's Apple spacer annual shareholder meeting, generated quite a bit of reader reaction. As we prepare to cover the meeting, I'm curious how many of you plan to attend...

  • TomTom Deal to Hit A Speed Bump Saturday, 1 Mar 2008 | 2:24 PM ET

    The European Commission is sending a "statement of objections" to TomTom on its plans to purchase its main map supplier, Tele Atlas, a source with knowledge of the situation said on Saturday.

  • Google Worries Might Be Exaggerated Friday, 29 Feb 2008 | 12:44 PM ET

    Google's comScore headache continues to resonate through Wall Street but a growing chorus of analysts are beginning to wonder whether this is really much ado about nothing. And when I say "much ado," I mean it, considering how much this report throttled Google stock.

  • Dell Quarterly Profit Falls; Results Short of Forecasts Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | 5:25 PM ET
    Dell Laptops

    Dell posted a lower-than-expected quarterly profit and cautioned that customers may rein in spending, sending its shares lower in extended trading.

  • Talk about a confusing report: Dell reports 31 cents a share on $15.99 billion in revenue and at first blush the news seemed almost devastating. The conventional wisdom going into the report was that expectations had been lowered so significantly that Dell should have no trouble at all beating them.

  • Apple: The Sell-Off In Shares Still Makes No Sense Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | 11:03 AM ET

    Has the long, national nightmare for Apple investors finally come to an end? After reading comments from Apple chief operating officer Tim Cook addressing the crowd at the Goldman Sachs tech conference in Las Vegas yesterday, it appears so. And not a moment too soon for the Mac faithful.

  • Dell's "Hell" Ready To Become A Bit of Heaven? Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | 10:15 AM ET

    It's clear that Michael Dell's honeymoon period is over, and that investors are looking for tangible results from the turnaround strategy he has implemented since returning to his namesake company as CEO. The question though is whether this is merely a dead-cat bounce, or whether Dell is truly beginning to turn things around.

  • Google Moves into Web Site Building Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | 5:13 AM ET
    Google Headquarters

    Google, already the world's most popular spot for finding Web sites, is aiming to become the go-to place for creating Web sites too.

  • Apple's iPhone: Big Changes Ahead Next Week? Wednesday, 27 Feb 2008 | 3:49 PM ET

    I just got my invite to the next big Apple media event. This one is called iPhone Software Roadmap and it'll take place at the company's headquarters in Cupertino, California on March 6th.