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Stocks are searching for a starting point this morning with futures mixed on the first trading day of the second quarter. Merger headlines and weaker oil could be positives. A big focus for the markets today will be ISM manufacturing data, due at 10 a.m. EDT.
McClatchy, the third largest U.S. newspaper publisher, will begin providing international news coverage and commentary to online powerhouse Yahoo in a partnership that further underscores the media industry's shifting balance of power.
LG Electronics said Wednesday it has reached an agreement with Google to offer the leading online search engine's products on its mobile phones.
Aruba Networks rose as much as 29% in its market debut Tuesday, boosted by the computer network gear maker's growing customer base and strong growth prospects despite a lack of profits.
Microsoft said Monday it elected Reed Hastings, the chairman and chief executive of Netflix, to its board of directors.
Google has formed a political sales team that has held discussions with with political and advocacy group consultants to discuss ways Google can help these groups with their campaigns, according to a report in the Los Angeles Times.
An unexpected deal between industry titans, News Corp (NWS) and NBC Universal (GE), sent the media world tumbling, today. The long-time adversaries agreed to set aside differences and jointly launch a new website which will compete directly with Youtube, owned by Google (GOOG). The move comes a week after Viacom’s (VIA) $1 billion copyright infringement lawsuit. Can Google play the David to these corporate Goliaths and come out a winner?
Palm topped Wall Street's third-quarter revenue expectations, and boasted 738,000 unit shipments, well above analysts' predictions of 700,000. But on Thursday, the maker of the Treo smart phone said earnings fell to $11.8 million, down from $29.9 million in the year-ago period -- and cut its outlook for the fourth quarter. David Garrity, director of research at Dinosaur Securities, joined "Closing Bell" to discuss what's wrong and right about the firm.
That seems to be the marching orders behind the unusual partnership of NBC Universal (the parent of this network!) and News Corp., along with Yahoo, Time Warner's AOL, Microsoft's MSN and News Corp. social networking icon MySpace.com.
General Electric's NBC Universal And News Corp are creating an online video site to compete with Google's YouTube.
Was YouTube a bad acquisition for Google? Wendy's or Mickey D's? How about another pharma stock? Cramer drops the knowledge.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Despite what you’re hearing these days, tech isn’t going to bottom any time soon. Don’t get bamboozled by hopeful analysts – hope is not a part of the equation.
Will they or won't they? The net is rife with speculation now that Google plans to enter the wireless business with a free, advertising-supported cell phone that the company would sell, using wi-fi AND cell technology. Not just with new apps, but with the actual hardware.
Last night I debated John Challenger of Challenger, Gray and Christmas, the firm that each year comes out with that March Madness lost wages study.
Google is adopting new privacy measures to make it more difficult to connect online search requests with the people making them -- a thorny issue that provoked a showdown with the U.S. government last year.
Sumner Redstone, the octogenarian of media, threw a vicious body blow to Google (GOOG) today when his company sued the internet search king for copyright infringement. Viacom (VIA) claims YouTube (which Google purchased last year) illegally posts clips of Viacom properties such as “The Daily Show.” Is the move the start of a massive legal drag for Google's stock, or is Redstone out of touch with today’s media landscape which celebrates the YouTube founders -- 50 years his junior?
Call it a billion-dollar battle of the behemoths, and we the consumers will be caught in the middle. Viacom, owner of MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, Paramount and Dreamworks, lets the litigation fly, filing a $1 Billion lawsuit against Google's YouTube alleging the company "harnessed technology to willfully infringe copyrights on a huge scale," with "brazen disregard" of intellectual property laws.
Media conglomerate Viacom sued Google and its Internet video-sharing site YouTube for more than $1 billion on Tuesday in the biggest challenge yet to the Web search leader's strategy to dominate the online video market.
Shares of Yahoo tumbled Friday amid reports that the Web portal's deal with AT&T to sell high-speed Internet access may be on shaky ground.
"The idea that Google has some edge because they've got super-duper rocket scientists may be a little antiquated now," said Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.