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*Windows, multiple versions of Android complicate decisions By Bill Rigby. SEATTLE, Oct 2- For Microsoft Corp, and Amazon.com, and the clutch of other companies that hope to carve out a big slice of a mobile computing business currently dominated by Apple Inc, the future depends on people like Scott Porad.
It’s an issue of math when deciding who gets to carry its video content, Lionsgate Films Vice Chairman Michael Burns said Monday on CNBC.
Could Netflix have the same kind of growth potential as Amazon? Michael Burns, Lionsgate vice chairman, discusses how major entertainment companies are positioning themselves for accelerated streaming content growth.
Kindle Paperwhite is a quarter of the price of an iPad, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.
HELSINKI, Oct 1- Nokia Oyj has agreed to give Oracle Corp's customers access to its mapping products, as the mobile phone company seeks to expand its location services business. Oracle has developed a link between its own software and the Nokia Location Platform software, Nokia said on Monday.
HELSINKI, Sept 30- Phone maker Nokia Oyj. will announce on Monday a deal that will give Oracle Corp's customers access to its mapping services, Nokia said on Monday. In stark contrast with Nokia's troubled phone business, sales at Nokia's location business grew last quarter, although it still generates only 4 percent of group revenue.
LONDON, Oct 1- British online fashion retailer ASOS said a former managing director of Amazon in the UK will be its new chairman as its seeks more growth overseas. ASOS said in May that Alli would step down after 12 years with the firm.
Investors spent most of the summer believing that central bankers would protect them from the looming European debt threat, only to find in recent days that they may be wrong.
Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system is being released before it is completely ready, Intel CEO Paul Otellini reportedly told employees in Taiwan at a company event, according to a report.
J.K. Rowling's first novel since the final Harry Potter book was published in 2007 includes teen sexuality, prostitution and drug use. In new interviews, the author talks about stepping out of her comfort zone.
In the wake of Facebook’s mishandled initial public offering, Nasdaq OMX must work hard “earn back” the credibility it lost in the debacle, a senior executive from the exchange said Tuesday.
The Facebook initial public offering was not the failure it’s been made out to be, Barry Diller, chairman of IAC/Interactive told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Tuesday. Diller said it made sense for Facebook to get as high a price for the stock as possible.
Andy Jassy, Amazon Web Services, and Eric Noll, Nasdaq OMX, discuss the launch of "FinQloud"; a cloud technology platform geared towards the financial industry.
Dell must find new ways to grow its high-margin segments, which include networking and storage, and figure out ways to better leverage these recent acquisitions to synergize with its existing businesses and address a new mobile strategy. TheStreet.com reports.
While Nintendo's new Wii U videogame console is still two months away from launch, gamers are already lining up to get their hands on one.
A contributor to TheStreet.com discusses a few stocks that are constantly on the forefront of the valuation discussion and tries to answer the prevailing question of whether or not stocks always reflect a company's underlying value.
At $700 a share, Apple is still undervalued and could hit the $1,000 mark, said James Altucher, founder of Stockpicker.com, on Tuesday. But with Amazon's new Kindle Fire HD on the way to market, the iPhone and iPad maker still faces headwinds, he cautioned.
Apple's iPhone 5 is on track to be the fastest selling smartphone ever — a record 2 million phones sold on the first day of pre-order last Friday — but for wireless carriers like AT&T and Verizon, the launch will serve as a key test. TheStreet.com reports.
Enticing consumers to buy the new Nintendo Wii U game console for their living rooms comes down to unique content and an innovated user experience, Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America President and COO, told CNBC’s "Closing Bell" on Friday.
California says it's losing $1.2 billion a year in online sales taxes, prompting a new law that will force large internet merchants with affiliates inside the cash-strapped state to collect those taxes.