If past examples are anything to go by, the beleaguered Hong Kong chief executive, CY Leung, will be left to solve the problem Beijing may not even be answering his calls. The FT reports.» Read More
Many traders a bit baffled as to why the SEC excluded exchange-traded funds from the new circuit breaker rules. Especially hard to understand, since two-thirds of the securities that had busted trades were ETFs. Regardless, this may create some real volatility in ETFs.
If there's a single knock for just about anything mobile nowadays, it's battery life. Laptops, netbooks, smart phones, you name it. And the more these companies try to cram into these devices, the bigger the drain on the juice.
With the global markets in turmoil, Glenn Dubin, founder of Highbridge Capital Management, told CNBC his hedge fund is acting defensively by dramatically cutting risk, reducing its balance sheet and crossing strategies in different regions of the world.
The funny business of managing public perception. Today I'm checking in with friends on Facebook and Googling for news...all on my iPhone. Three big products and services from three big companies. I'm not sure I trust any of them. Just because, you know, they're big. Everywhere. Watching me. Using me.
Eric Schmidt, chief executive of Google, said the internet company had had talks with Rupert Murdoch and other newspaper proprietors about helping run subscription services for their online sites. The FT reports.
Corporate earnings in the U.S. have largely been overshadowed by ongoing concerns over public debt in the European continent. But if one takes the time to look past events overseas and focus on earnings numbers from U.S. firms, most have surprised on the upside.
The Dow tumbled over 100 points, or 1.1 percent, led by financials, as the dollar gained against the euro. Walmart was the lone gainer on the Dow. Oil ended below $70 for the first time this year.
Stocks continued to slide in choppy trading Tuesday as the dollar gained against the euro. Financials were the biggest drag after Germany issued a proposal to ban naked short-selling.
Now, the company has moved ahead of the pack as the world’s 20th largest public traded company by market cap. Maria Bartiromo recently sat down with Nikesh Arora, President of Google’s Global Sales Operations and Business Development.
Authorities on both sides of the Atlantic on Monday moved towards investigating Google following the internet group’s disclosure that it had recorded communications sent over unsecured wireless networks in people’s homes.
Google bought the website for $1.65 billion at the end of 2006 and now its growth seems unstoppable: it doubled its number of daily views from 1 billion in October.
In a Quixotic kind of way, SAP's acquisition plans announced last week for Sybase got me thinking about another deal that's made the rounds over the past couple of years: Apple and the potential take-out of Electronic Arts.
Now, however, the cougar concept may have "jumped the shark". The first sign was the creation of a prime time television series based on cougars. If cougars have gone mainstream, that could mean they're only a couple steps away from being sent to pop culture's elephant graveyard.
US major indexes reversed last Thursday's steep drops on Monday on a near $1 trillion European Union relief package and on news that US regulators are looking at circuit breakers to prevent a re-run of last week's "flash" market meltdown.
Apple the company, and not an individual employee, initiated the investigation into a missing iPhone prototype that found its way onto the Internet, according to the search warrant unsealed in this case earlier this morning.
Can Google, the master online search advertising, harness another form of advertising—display ads—and pull in millions?
Google has a lot of complicated issues on its plate these days. From the spat in China to a stock price $200 below the all-time high. But we already know all of that, so this morning's poll gets at something a bit simpler: Have you ever Googled yourself? Share your answer in our poll.
How this Internet giant is laying the groundwork in the People’s Republic.
Facebook's millions of users are a lucrative target for Internet criminals looking to steal passwords and more.
Financials sold-off on Thursday after reports suggested more criminal probes were ahead for Wall Street firms. Should you hold your breath and buy the weakness?