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This was a live blog from Jim Goldman who attended a news conference at the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California where the company unveiled its smartphone, Nexus One.
Google is set for a 10aPST press conference to unveil its anticipated entry into the smart phone market by officially taking the wraps off its Nexus One device. It will be a direct competitor to Apple's iPhone from a one-time allie. On any given day, that'd be a huge news event.
We are almost halfway through the dollar rally, Robin Griffiths from Cazenove Capital said Monday. Griffiths sees stock markets "topping" in March next year.
The S&P closed lower on Tuesday as negative developments in global credit markets rekindled interest in the dollar, which in turn took down the commodities trade.
The company's third quarter report Thursday was a blockbuster, and its guidance — yes, I know there wasn't any, but if you listen to CEO Eric Schmidt's comments, it certainly seems like he's talking about the future — was pretty stellar.
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By any historical measure, Research in Motion has a pretty good, three-month stock run. From a low of around $66 on July 13, they're just shy of $84 today. Hardly a slouch. But...
This has been an interesting quarter for Palm, to say the least. On the one hand, the launch of the Palm Pre set tongues a waggin' even as momentum seemed to be tepid, or at least beginning to settle down after the whirlwind the company enjoyed the first few weeks the phone was available.
Both the Dow and S&P closed in positive territory with optimism about potential M&A deals trumping concerns about trade friction between the United States and China.
One of these days it’s plausible to believe that the ailing wireless giant Sprint will be put out of its misery with the receipt of a viable takeover offer. But don’t count on that being anytime soon.
Anyone know why futures are weaker...anyone? Futures are weaker as President Obama's imposition of a 35 percent tariff on auto and light truck tires from China has traders worried about a potential trade war. China has responded by probing the alleged dumping of American auto and chicken products.
Investors were in a reflective mood Monday as the anniversary of the collapse of Wall Street titan Lehman Brothers brought back memories of the financial crisis and raised fresh doubts over the recovery.
If there were any doubts about where Google goes from here, and what Apple is trying to become, look no further than Eric Schmidt's resignation from Apple's board.
Stock futures slid deeper into the red Thursday after a report showed more jobs were lost last month than expected.
Sure, the economy is in recession and people are losing their jobs, but companies and the government are still hiring—big time, in some cases.
Stocks rallied on Thursday on hopes that the government's plan to shore up the financial system could quickly spark lending.
Sure, they’re pretty, shiny and cool. But smart phones have extra costs that aren’t always so obvious.
For the week ending Friday, September 26, 2008, the major U.S. Indices tumbled for the week as uncertainty lingered over the Congressional $700B bailout package. We also witnessed a historic bank failure, unsatisfying housing data, a continued rise in jobless claims, and a record one-day gain in the price of crude. The S&P 500 and NASDAQ Composite shed more than 3% for the week. The NASDAQ had the worst weekly performance amongst the three major indices, losing 3.98%, followed by S&P 500 which lost 3.3%, marking their biggest weekly drops since the start of Sept. for the NASDAQ & since mid May for the S&P.
T-Mobile plans to show off the first wireless phone powered by Google Inc.'s much-anticipated Android software system at a Sept. 23 news conference.
U.S. mobile phone companies have begun to see substantial returns from delivering data and not just voice, fueled by greater openness on their networks, industry leaders said on Wednesday.