Prototypes of driverless cars are set to get the go-ahead on a stretch of Germany's busy A9 autobahn, NBC News reports.» Read More
In the endless quest for athletic advantage, professional baseball and football teams are looking to harness 3-D technology like that used in the movie "Avatar" to help players train — and recover from injuries — better.
Apple's approach to $300 brings it close to a $274 billion market cap, second only to Exxon Mobil's $315 billion value as the largest U.S. companies by stock value. Apple sits high atop the tech sector, with Microsoft now a distant second. But even as Apple continues to climb to all-time highs, some analysts see reason to point even higher. ...A report from TheStreet.
Microsoft is suing Motorola for infringing on its smart-phone patents.
Stocks started the new month and quarter higher after an economic report showed a boost in consumer spending. Carlo Panaccione, founder of Navigation Group, and John Lekas, CEO and portfolio manager of Leader Capital, shared their insights.
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Innovation in the U.S. has been stagnant for ten years and the government isn't doing enough to boost the sector, which is risking the economic recovery, Edmund S. Phelps, professor of political economy at Columbia University, told CNBC Friday.
Although it's had its share of critics, one analyst is defending the BlackBerry Playbook. But do the "Fast" traders agree that the new device will be good for RIM's stock?
Stocks declined after a volatile session, but ended the month with the best September results in 71 years. American Express and Caterpillar fell.
Stocks declined as the session end neared as quarter-end rebalancing, and profit-taking, caused the markets to waver despite positive economic news. American Express and Caterpillar fell.
At Advertising Week in New York, I heard a consistent rumble about the upheaval on Madison Avenue. From Chief Marketing Officers for major brands, to ad buyers, to ad agency execs themselves, everyone seemed to agree that the Advertising Agency business is being turned upside down.
Google. Apple. Intel. Adobe. Pixar. Intuit. All names that many in the technology field would give their right hand to work for. Each has garnered a reputation eliciting superlatives for innovation and leadership. But as last week's settlement of a U.S. Department of Justice investigation revealed, each has engaged in hiring practices that hindered advancement for both employees and the industry.
We’re on the road to recovery on the ad market front, but it will be "choppy" going into 2011, given the state of consumer spending, said Spencer Wang, entertainment and interactive TV analyst at Credit Suisse. He shared his insight on the sector.
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She says the social network's ad business is booming: saying it's been a "big year," and that they're working with all the biggest advertisers. She wouldn't comment directly on competing with Google for ad dollars, but she's clearly confident in their competitive position saying. Facebook is the number one site and advertisers want to be where their customers are.
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I caught up with the CEO of Twitter from the annual Advertising Week conference in Manhattan; he tells us demand for Twitter's ads is far outpacing the company's supply. Williams says that not only are more companies looking to advertise on Twitter, but each company also wants to spend more on ads.
We caught up with AOL CEO Tim Armstrong at Advertising Week where he's pitching his new "Devil Ads" platform. The new Devil ads are bigger and more interactive, with more video —Armstrong says he expects them to be far more effective.
Players from the world of business and finance—CEOs, investment managers, entrepreneuers—often move into the world of politics and government and the 2010 election is no exception.
The S&P and Dow are currently on track for their best September since 1939, when they rose 14.4% and 11.7%, respectively.
Following are moves you might have missed this week. Find out why shares of Nike and Alcoa popped while Adobe dropped.