TORONTO— BlackBerry says it is laying off an unspecified number of employees globally as it makes changes to the operations responsible for making its smartphones. The Waterloo, Ontario- based company said in a statement Saturday that the job cuts will affect people who make the hardware, software and applications for its phones, including devices such as the...» Read More
Dell's stock tanked after the computer maker missed profit estimates and gave a cautious outlook.
It's official: after months of speculation and posturing, Google will indeed bid for the 700Mhz wireless spectrum coming to auction at the end of January. I have written about this before, suggesting such a bid was likely even though Google didn't get all it was looking for after lobbying the FCC for freer, more open networks.
The world's second-biggest personal computer maker reported earnings of $766 million, or 34 cents a share, on sales of $15.6 billion in the third quarter.
The market research firm said HP's 13.1 million PCs shipped in the quarter gave it a 19.1 percent share of the market, up from 16.5 percent a year ago, and marked its fifth straight quarter at the top of the global PC market.
Memory chip maker Micron Technology Incsaid Wednesday that it was entering the market for solid-state drives for use in computer, server and networking devices, sending its shares up more than 6 percent.
Dell said it will sell Google search devices to help companies find information on their networks.
Thought you might find this interesting. It's from the FCC and as it says, it's the official statement from Chairman Kevin J. Martin on Verizon's open network plans: CHAIRMAN MARTIN’S STATEMENT ON VERizon Wireless’S PLANS TO INTRODUCE AN “ANY APPS, ANY DEVICE” OPTION FOR CONSUMERS IN 2008.
Yahoo! better break out the hammers and nails. There's a lot of fence-mending the company needs to do. The day after the so-called Cyber Monday where online merchants usher in their own holiday shopping seasons, thousands of them are trying to get answers from Yahoo! about a payment system outage that left their online cash registers closed.
Verizon's news today that it will offer "open access" to its wireless network is a shot across AT&T's bow, and could be the first major step toward opening what has developed into a kind of "Kremlin" for connectivity. Verizon says by the end of next year, customers will be able to use any wireless device and software applications on its nationwide wireless network that are currently unavailable today.
European Union antitrust regulators suspended their in-depth investigation into IBM's bid to buy Swedish software provider Telelogic, the European Commission said Tuesday.
News doesn't get worse than this for a company like Yahoo. On a day that's arguably one of the most important for online shoppers during the holiday shopping season, the so-called "Cyber Monday," Yahoo's shopping and transaction algorithm appears to be down.
Google enjoyed one of its biggest monthly gains in U.S. Web search market share in October, building on consistent gains over the past two years, according to industry data out on Wednesday.
Qualcomm won a round in its patent battles with wireless phone maker Nokia Wednesday as a U.S. trade court tossed out a lawsuit asking for Qualcomm's chips to be barred from the United States.
As the economy slows, Jeff Krumpelman finds strong promise in the chips. The senior portfolio manager for Fifth Third Asset Management specifically likes Intel. It's a large-cap company with a policy of dividend growth.
MTV's "Rock Band" video game took the stage Tuesday, a new entrant in the fast-growing genre of musical games that could boost the fortunes of the flagging music industry.
Hewlett-Packard's better-than-expected quarterly results may raise the bar for competitor Dell, which is more vulnerable to U.S. economic woes and reports earnings next week.
Keith Wirtz, president and chief investment officer of Fifth Third Asset Management expects at least a couple of large-cap winners to stay in the winning column in 2008, including Apple.
SAP, Europe's leading software company, said it was mulling a sale of its TomorrowNow U.S. unit, which is at the centre of a legal battle with arch-rival Oracle.
Hewlett-Packard, the world's largest personal computer maker, reported a higher quarterly profit as notebook PC sales increased.
Xerox said on Monday that it would pay its first quarterly dividend since 2001 and gave a strong earnings outlook for the next two years, driven by demand for digital color printing and services.