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Eastman Kodak is introducing a line of desktop printers and low cost replacement inks on Tuesday, as the photography company takes on a market dominated by Hewlett-Packard.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed fractionally higher, helped by strength in Wal-Mart and Boeing, but the broader market failed to gain traction.
In a memo to Dell employees days after returning as chief executive officer, Michael Dell said the beleaguered computer maker is quashing bonuses for 2006 and reducing managers to help cut costs and steer the company back toward dominance.
Dell, who takes over as CEO for ousted Kevin Rollins, ends a four-year hiatus during which the company issued the largest consumer electronics recall ever, found itself the subject of a formal investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and lost its position as the world's largest PC maker to a rejuvenated Hewlett-Packard
Dell announced that Michael Dell will assume the duties of chief executive officer, replacing Kevin Rollins, who resigned. Dell will remain chairman of the troubled computer maker.
Microsoft’s Vista operating system has barely been on store shelves for a few hours and online gamers, a potentially big faction of Vista users, already have cause for concern. CNBC’s Jim Goldman had the story from Silicon Valley.
Stocks ended mixed on Monday as investors cast a wary eye on rising interest rates ahead of the Fed's two day meeting this week.
What many see as outrageous or obscene compensation for chief executive officers is back in the limelight after some high profile pay packages lately. The WEF meeting is tackling the issue by asking basic questions: What’s an appropriate level for top managers? Who defines “appropriate” and how? Should a CEO’s pay be linked to the company’s performance? The contrarian view is that there is little or no direct link between pay and performance and coupling the two might be detrimental because CEOs would cut corners to boost their pay, eroding the company’s long-term prospects. (More)
EMC, the world's largest maker of data storage gear, said on Tuesday its quarterly profit more than doubled, boosted by a tax gain and higher software and systems sales.
Sun Microsystems tapped semiconductor maker Intel to supply it with chips for servers and workstations, and the chief executive officers of both companies told CNBC they'll work together to develop future products and promote one another's technology.
Hewlett-Packard extended its lead over Dell in the worldwide personal-computer market in the fourth quarter, according to reports released Wednesday by two top technology research firms.
Microsoft shares have been on a run in the last six months – moving up almost 58 percent. That, of course, is due in part to the impending release of the company’s most important product in years – Vista.
Hewlett-Packard announced research that could help create chips up to eight times denser than integrated circuits currently being produced, while using less energy.
Lots of corporate headlines are already getting attention ahead of the open. Stocks in the U.S. are lining up to open higher at this point, and earnings will be the big focus. After making gains yesterday, European stocks are mixed with a flattish performance, and Japanese stocks were little changed to the downside.
The Dow scored its second record close in a row and the Nasdaq had its best week in four months as buyers snapped up oil, financial and technology stocks ahead of next week's earnings reports.
Federal prosecutors are poised to score their first victory in their investigation of Hewlett-Packard's ill-fated boardroom spying probe, after a private investigator agreed to plead guilty to identity theft and conspiracy charges.
Dell said Wednesday that the head of its commercial business group would retire in March and the No. 2 PC maker plans to split that unit into two as it streamlines its business.
Just a few days away now from what promises to be an absolutely blockbuster week in the world of electronics, beginning with the massive Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas ... CES will be attended by 145,000 registered guests, 2,600 exhibiting companies spread across 35 football fields. But this year's show gives us pause to look back since CES celebrates its 40th anniversary.Ironic since this past December 28, I celebrated my 40th birthday as well. Ironic still since my wife took me away to a decidedly low-tech, nature-infused Calistoga Ranch in California's Napa Valley. As I absorbed the phenomenal scenery, the extraordinary attention to every detail, the attentive service, the wine, the spa, the food, all the relaxation gave my mind a chance to wander: preparing for the electronics extravaganza ahead while letting my mind drift to my first CES in 1994 ...
The war over the next generation of DVDs might be reaching an impasse, without one clear winner. Julia Boorstin closed out “Power Lunch” with the details on the DVD format war.
As we end for today, we can safely report it's been a banner year for stocks--by just about everyone's measuring stick. Bonds didn't so bad either. Blue chips were certainly the big standouts of 2006. The Dow Jones industrial average--the index of 30 of the nation’s biggest companies, hit record levels dozens of times since closing at 12,011.73 on Oct. 19. It's since surged to an intra-day high of 12,529.87. All this despite....