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Apple has hired an outside specialist firm to help audit the environmental practices of its suppliers in China following a series of critical reports by activists. The FT reports.
As expected, Google unveiled its Music store and the expansion of its cloud service—it's pulling out all the stops to compete with the leader, Apple's iTunes. Google has three of the four music labels on board—Sony, Universal, and EMI—all but Warner Music. Now consumers will be able to purchase millions of songs via music.google.com and through the Android market, with 90 second free previews.
If Apple has a soft spot, Larry Page seems determined to find it.
The popularity of smartphones and its partnership with Microsoft have been very good for Qualcomm's chip business, CEO Paul Jacobs said Wednesday.
Positive data sugests the United States is in much better shape than most people think, Cramer said.
Again traders were wondering how to play Apple with the stock encountering yet another potentially powerful catalyst.
"Buy HOG November calls ahead of analyst day and facility visit" is the title of a very short term "Trade Idea" put out by Goldman Sachs Monday.
A new company, ReDigi, has opened a secondhand marketplace for digital music. But the site has attracted critics, the New York Times reports.
Europe could keep markets on a short leash Tuesday.
Could we make it four for four? So far, so good. Last week, we scored a rather profitable exacta, suggesting bullish options trades to profit from Cisco and Priceline earnings. And this week, we appear to be setting up pretty nicely for another batch of winners.
On Wednesday afternoon Google will finally launch its long-awaited music store at an event in Los Angeles.
Google will be unveiling its long awaited plan to try and take on Apple in the music business this week, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
New management team could improve results for apparel retailer in 2012, expert says.
In the 1970’s, Steve Wozniak recognized the potential of computing with his now historic Apple I computer. And he's convinced he has found the next top tech trend.
Experts bullish on strength of iPhone, iPad growth.
Many members of our team went to Chicago’s “Invest For Kids” conference this week (see http://investforkidschicago.org/). The presenting speakers were phenomenal (e.g. Cooperman, Milken, Perry, Zell, etc.) and provided some of their best investment ideas, and we are confident the conference will continue to expand to support its educational causes.
Higher labor costs in China, while necessary to boost consumption, can also create an opportunity for countries like Indonesia, which can offer cheap and efficient labor for mass manufacturing.
Find out what earnings reports and other events are in the “Mad Money” host’s “Game Plan.”
Heavy flooding in Thailand is forcing many factories to close production of hard drives. So is it time to get out of hard-drive makers? Jayson Noland, Robert W. Baird, and Grady Burkett, Morningstar, discuss.
The scene could have been mistaken for the company's flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York City as fans lined up in droves at Apple’s retail store in Hong Kong, gobbling up the store’s supply of the new iPhone 4S in three hours, according to a Chinese tech site and confirmed by an analyst.