These once-ballyhooed tech stocks are still hurting even while the broad Nasdaq composite index is hitting a 14-year high, USA Today reports» Read More
China is accusing tech giant Cisco of cyberspying which Cisco has denies as tensions grow between Washington and Beijing.
*Threat of Russia invading Ukraine appears to recede. NEW YORK, Aug 13- U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday amid a perceived easing of tensions in both Ukraine and Iraq, which pushed investors to seek bargains.
July retail sales likely took a hit from falling gas prices, but the drop could mean more spending power during back-to-school shopping season.
U.S. stocks pared gains in light volume trading on Monday as investors looked for signs of easing in geopolitical tensions.
Despite overseas unrest, Cramer thinks the backdrop for stocks is relatively bullish. Here's what's on his calendar.
There's a slew of data coming in the week ahead, but it's geopolitical events that could keep markets volatile—particularly when it comes to Russia.
R&D tax credits were implemented in 1981 to reverse a dramatic decline in R&D and boost the economy. They don't work. It's time to end them.
Talking Squawk, the official "Squawk Box" blog, provides tidbits, insights, and some sarcastic reflections on the WEEK THAT WAS and the WEEK TO COME.
*Gemalto to buy SafeNet from PE firm Vector Capital. PARIS, Aug 8- Gemalto NV, the digital security company that makes smart chips for mobile phones, bank cards and biometric passports, is to buy U.S.-based data protection specialist SafeNet for $890 million, it said on Friday, in a move set to boost its earnings and reach.
Using the CNBC RQ 50 measure for R&D productivity, we've identified an elite group of companies that merit election to an R&D hall of fame.
Aug 4- U.S. security software maker Symantec Corp and Russia's Kaspersky Lab downplayed a move by Beijing to exclude them from a list of anti-virus vendors whose products are approved for sale to central government agencies in China.
Aug 4- U.S. security software maker Symantec Corp said its products are not banned by the Chinese government after Chinese media reported that the government's procurement agency has excluded the company from a list of approved anti-virus vendors.
BOSTON, Aug 3- China has excluded U.S.-based Symantec Corp and Russia's Kaspersky Lab from a list of approved anti-virus software vendors, according to a Chinese media report suggesting Beijing is expanding efforts to limit use of foreign technology.
NEW YORK, July 31- Microsoft Corp must turn over a customer's emails stored in a data center in Ireland to the U.S. government, a U.S. judge ruled on Thursday in a case that has drawn concern from privacy groups and major technology companies.
NEW YORK, July 31- Microsoft Corp must turn over a customer's emails and other account information stored in a data center in Ireland to the U.S. government, a judge ruled on Thursday, in a case that has drawn concern from privacy groups and major technology companies.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 30- HealthTap Chief Executive Officer Ron Gutman believes paying the doctor a visit is expensive and time-consuming. On Wednesday, the Palo Alto- based startup, which is backed by investor Vinod Khosla, introduced a virtual-consult service called HealthTap Prime.
The new generation of Internet stocks couldn't be more different those in 1999, veteran industry watchers say.
TAIPEI, July 29- A 22- year-old male employee of Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co was found dead outside the company's manufacturing campus in the Chinese city of Shenzhen, the company said on Tuesday. It makes parts for Apple Inc's iPhones, iPads and laptops, as well as computers and servers for Hewlett-Packard Co and Cisco Systems Inc..
Henry Blodget and Steve Milunovich say history is not repeating itself when it comes to tech stocks' valuations.
*Dollar Tree offers to buy Family Dollar for $9.2 bln. While acquisition activity limited the market's decline, keeping indexes near record levels, investors found few reasons to buy as the data followed some high-profile disappointments in corporate earnings, including from Amazon.com and Caterpillar last week. D.R. Horton Inc fell 1.7 percent to $21.24.