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Epitaphs for the Mubarak government all note that the mobilizing power of the Internet was one of the Egyptian opposition’s most potent weapons. But quickly lost in the swirl of revolution was the government’s ferocious counterattack, a dark achievement that many had thought impossible in the age of global connectedness. The New York Times reports.
Wael Ghonim has officially “taken a leave” from his position at Google according to Google spokesperson, Jennifer Bloch.
As the Nasdaq gets off to a roaring 6% start to the year, these five are the players with the largest market caps in the tech sector headed in the other direction. A report from TheStreet.
With Facebook playing a starring role in the revolts that toppled governments in Tunisia and Egypt, you might think the company’s top executives would use this historic moment to highlight its role as the platform for democratic change. Instead, they really do not want to talk about it. The New York Times reports.
With the Mobile World Congress underway in Barcelona, investors are sifting through a sea of information, trying to determine the latest smartphone trends.
Stocks ended narrowly mixed, which is how the market traded much of the session, amid light volume and little economic news. Wal-Mart fell, while Exxon Mobil rose.
Stocks turned positive in the final minutes of trading after moving in a narrow range amid very light volume for most of a session lacking in much economic news.
The company has unveiled the Xperia Play at the ongoing Mobile World Congress. Due in March, the device will be available exclusively through Verizon in the U.S. and will lead the charge of cell phones capable of playing PlayStation titles.
A two-year collaboration of dissidents gave birth to a new force — a pan-Arab youth movement dedicated to spreading democracy in a region without it, the New York Times reports.
Stocks ended higher Friday after Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resigned in response to demonstrations against his rule, helping lift investor sentiment and uncertainties surrounding the country.
Stocks were poised to close the session higher Friday after Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resigned in response to demonstrations against his rule, helping lift investor sentiment and uncertainties surrounding the country.
Stocks gained Friday, paring earlier losses, after news that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak waived his rights to presidency in response to demonstrations against his rule.
U.S. markets are clinging to their gains this week, as money continues to flow into U.S. stocks. The Dow is up 1 percent this week while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq rise 0.8 percent. The Dow is poised for its 10th weekly gain over the past 11 weeks.
Stock index futures pointed to a lower open Friday after the U.S. trade gap widened in December and jitters over Egypt continued.
It may pave the route toward profitable journalism in a postprint world, some analysts say — or, others worry, drive online media to publish low-quality articles that are written to appeal to search engines instead of people. The New York Times reports.
I may be CBNC’s resident skeptic, but…. I was on a panel the other night at the New York Stock Exchange sponsored by StockTwits, a community for investors and traders launched on the Twitter platform.
Here's an Apple rumor that bears comment: Bloomberg reports that Apple is working on a version of the iPhone that it would consider selling for $200 without a contract.
Stocks ended mixed with the Dow snapping an eight-day winning streak as weak tech earnings weighed on the market. But hopes for a possible resolution to the political unrest in Egypt lifted equities off their intraday lows.
Stocks remained moderately lower Thursday, but hopes for a possible resolution in Egypt to the political unrest helped equities pare earlier losses.
Stocks shaved earlier losses to trade mixed Thursday after news that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will step down and as investors saw the weakness as a buying opportunity.