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Google became the world's most valuable brand this year, while Coca Cola dropped out of the top ten global brands for the first time, according to the 2011 Brand Finance ranking of the most valuable 500 brands across the globe.
There’s nothing like the smell of a big takeover to get investors’ juices flowing and take our minds, even briefly, away from the horrific disaster in Japan and the crisis in Libya.
Smartphones and tablets will be the headliners at the 2011 CTIA Wireless show in Orlando, where the wireless industry convenes to chart its future the week of March 21. Here are three things to watch for during the week:
The iPad 2 is entering a much different world than its predecessor. And while Apple still holds a commanding market share position, it may be in for a much tougher fight this time around.
Stocks ended off the highs of the day on Friday, and lower for the week, amid a still uncertain global environment rocked by uncertainty in the Middle East and Japan, although bank stocks got a lift as institutions began announcing dividend increases. JPMorgan and Caterpillar rose, while Travelers fell.
It’s certainly not new news that online adoption over the last decade has crushed newspaper circulation figures. What is news, however, is how fast it's happening.
The mobile phone as a tool for shopping actually has the potential to bridge traditional retail and digital retail in a way that couldn’t have been otherwise possible.
Cell phones are usually used to communicate with people far away. This year, they'll get the ability to do the opposite: communicate with things that are close enough to touch.
Smartphones soon will be as ubiquitous as the PCs we now take for granted. This means that the related companies, and their shareholders, should see gains for many years to come.
Several key trends will shape the growth and trajectory of the mobile market in 2011, making this an exciting year for brands and consumers alike.
Chances are, you or someone you know is planning to purchase a laptop, tablet, smartphone or similar wireless device this year. We want know what kind, so take our poll and tell us what's on your shopping list.
Despite the hype about mobile TV, until recently there hasn’t been the widespread adoption of handsets capable of receiving it. 2011 may finally be year mobile TV takes off.
Stocks opened higher this morning as the world community is finally moving on Libya. Oil dropped to $101 from $103 when the Libyan Foreign Minister said they were declaring a cease fire. France says strikes are imminent after the U.N. approved a no-fly zone. What's not clear is whether this is too little, too late.
Multinational companies in several sectors are warning of supply-chain disruptions, after the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis in Japan, the Financial Times reports.
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Stocks climbed back from the lows of the year as investors shrugged off continuing uncertainty in Japan to send stocks broadly higher. HP and Pfizer rose, while Kraft fell.
With consumer adoption of smartphones and tablets on the rise, demands on wireless data networks are escalating dramatically.
Stocks climbed to near the highs of the day ahead of the close as investors stepped back into the market to send it broadly higher after all the major indices fell to their lows for the year on Wednesday. HP and Chevron rose, while Kraft fell.
Stocks climbed back from the lows of the year on Thursday amid largely strong economic reports and after sharp drops in all the major indices on Wednesday. HP and Chevron led Dow gainers.