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Jay Elliot, CEO of Nuvel and former Apple senior VP, offers lessons for Hewlett-Packard as it competes with Apple. Carly Fiorina, former Hewlett-Packard CEO, weighs in.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 8- Zynga Inc's inexorable decline over the past six months, capped by a sharp reduction in its 2012 outlook on Thursday, has sharpened interest in what Chief Executive Mark Pincus will do next. Zynga did launch several such games this year, including "The Ville" and "ChefVille," and is working on several more.
*Janney raises Amazon.Com Inc fair value to $300 from $250; rating. Reuters Station users, click. 1568. Reuters Station users, click. 4899.
With a four-year debt crisis and recession affecting many of its member countries, the European Union is turning to cloud computing to create 2.5 million new jobs and boost the region’s economy.
In an acknowledgment that regulators have fallen behind the traders they oversee, the agency is turning to one high-frequency trading firm for help. The New York Times reports.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 6- Zynga Inc's inexorable decline over the past six months, capped by a sharp reduction in its 2012 outlook on Thursday, has sharpened interest in what Chief Executive Mark Pincus will do next. Zynga did launch several such games this year, including "The Ville" and "ChefVille," and is working on several more.
Oct 5- Amazon.com Inc said on Friday it will spend over $1 billion to buy its Seattle corporate headquarters in what will be the United States' biggest commercial real estate deal so far this year for a single location.
Oct 5- Amazon.com Inc said on Friday that it will spend more than $1 billion to buy its corporate headquarters in Seattle from Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen's investment firm. Amazon said it expects to close the deal in the fourth quarter.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 5- Amazon.com Inc said on Friday that it will spend more than $1 billion for office space in Seattle. The world's largest Internet retailer plans to buy 11 buildings, comprising 1.8 million square feet of corporate office space, in the city, the home of its headquarters. It currently leases the space, it noted in a regulatory filing.
*Amazon.com says entered into purchase and sale agreements to acquire 11. *Amazon.com says deal for approximately $1.16 billion. *Amazon expects to close the purchase in Q4 2012, and has made a.
Oct 5- 3 M Co:. *The 3 M streaming projector is now available for pre-order at Amazon.com for. *Says orders will begin shipping October 22nd.
A line of girls' denim shorts with studs that can become a choking hazard to young children are among this week's recalled consumer products. DETAILS: Pink Angel embroidered girls' denim shorts sold at Buy Buy Baby from January 2012 through July 2012.
Without visionary leader Steve Jobs to guide Apple, how long can the magic ride last? A year after Jobs' death, that question is on many minds.
SYDNEY, Oct 5- Pakistan's regulator has issued new draft rules for the issuance of sukuk or Islamic bonds, as part of a range of initiatives to boost the Islamic banking sector in the country.
Herman Leung, Susquehanna Financial Group, and Kneko Burney, Compass Intelligence, discuss whether Amazon is making the right moves.
*Publisher can choose not to participate in Google's Library Project. Google and the Association of American Publishers said on Thursday that U.S. publishers can choose to make available or choose to remove their books and journals digitized by Google for its Library Project.
NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 4- Amazon.com Inc. Take Apple Inc, for example. Now Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, Amazon, Microsoft Corp and other tablet and smartphone makers are stepping up with big spending on TV spots, print ads, guerilla marketing stunts and over-the-top launch events.
Facebook, the social networking site, announced on Thursday that it now has one billion monthly active users and the company’s CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg called it “an amazing honor.”
Every Wednesday, a bar in central Tokyo hosts an unusual speed-dating event. There are drinks and plenty of coy looks. But the young people at the bar aren’t here for romance. The NYT reports.
Our biggest challenge is converting the 25 to 35 year old to becoming participants in our industry, "said Brian Gamache, chief executive of slot machine maker WMS Industries Inc at the annual Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas.