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American consumers are on "tenterhooks," said William Lauder, executive chairman of cosmetics maker Estee Lauder.
Questions of online privacy and security are front and center again today as Twitter settled Federal Trade Commission charges over privacy breaches. The settlement resolves the FTC charges that lapses in the company's data security program allowed hackers to take control of Twitter, accessing tweets designated private, and sending phony tweets from the likes of Barack Obama and news outlets.
Recently, market research firm NPD found that during the first quarter of 2010, consumers purchased more Google Android-based devices than iPhones. It was an important win for Google and Android. But for investors, it was eye-opening.
Stocks shaved some of its losses in mid-afternoon trading Thursday, but worries about Greece and the financial reform continued to weigh on the market.
With shares down, how should you game RIMM ahead of earnings after the bell Thursday?
The fact that the euro rallied Thursday and the S&P didn’t is extraordinarily negative, says Guy Adami. It seems to me that we’re on the edge of something.
ETFs were among the investment types most affected by the "flash crash" in May, but Bill McNabb, CEO of The Vanguard Group and told investors that they are still a safe place to invest.
Stocks were lower Thursday after the Fed highlighted the weakness of the recovery in its latest statement. Rob Morgan, chief investment strategist at Fulcrum Securities, and David Hefty, CEO of Cornerstone Wealth Management, discussed their market outlooks.
Sales of Apple’s latest product, iPad have hit 3 million since its launch and that’s in just 80 days. This is destined to give Apple the shot it needs to continue its star performance the company has achieved in recent years. Amazon’s Kindle, some contend, seems to be limping along.
Stocks opened lower Thursday after the Fed highlighted the weakness of the recovery in its latest statement. But a pair of better-than-expected economic reports helped curb the losses.
As one success follows another, Apple finds itself in a bewildering position. As the tech industry’s perennial underdog, Apple was frequently scorned and dismissed by larger and more successful competitors like Microsoft or Dell. Now, with growing frequency, the company is seen by competitors and other industry players as a bully. The NYT reports.
Asian stock markets ended mostly lower Thursday after paring earlier gains on the back of leadership changes in Australia.
Earlier in the week we posed the question – can Apple continue to wow the crowds? Evidently they can!
Research in Motion dispatches its first-quarter earnings Thursday after the bell. Mike Abramsky, RBC Capital Markets analyst, shared his optimism about RIM's survival in the consumer market.
The Dow squeaked out a gain Wednesday after the Fed renewed its pledge to keep rates low and offered a statement with no surprises.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is in Silicon Valley this morning, meeting with the founders of Twitter before heading to Cisco Systems where he's scheduled to see CEO John Chambers, the company's president of emerging markets Peter Mountford, and others.
I caught up with Twitter co-founder Biz Stone at Microsoft's launch of its Bing Entertainment search service.
More than 160,000 Droid smartphones are shipped globally every day, an indication that Google, the Android operating system developer, is ready to take on its rival Apple as front-runner in the mobile world, Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google, told CNBC before Verizon's debut of thr latest Motorola Droid X.
Apple will sell one million iPhone 4 smartphones tomorrow, according to BGC Partners, hitting a sales milestone that took the first iPhone 74 days to reach and the iPhone 3G three months.
At current count, there are close to 100,000 apps available in the Android Marketplace. Best of all, you can download and install many of them for free. Read on for a dozen of the best, must-have downloadable — and free! — apps for your Android phone.