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Adobe, which is best known for its Photoshop, Flash, and Acrobat software, is looking in an entirely new direction with its $1.8 billion acquisition of web analytics company Omniture.
Major indexes hit new highs for the year on Tuesday, but will the rally continue? Tony Dwyer, equity market strategist, FTN Equity Capital Markets and Jim Swanson, chief investment strategist, MFS Investment Management shared their investment strategies.
Initially rolled out by Microsoft in 2006, the Zune was positioned as a wannabe iPod killer – and was promptly squashed by Apple’s popular system. Now the Zune HD, a redesigned, flashier version of the system, is hitting retail shelves.
Google, long seen as an enemy by many in the news industry, is making a bold attempt to be seen as a friend with a new service it hopes will make it easier for readers to read newspaper and magazine articles.
Google Inc. has rolled out a new version of its Chrome Web browser and a version of the Mac browser for mainstream users will be available within months, as the company moves to double Chrome's market share.
Mint, a free Web-based personal-finance application, will continue to compete with Intuit, its former rival and new owner., reports The New York Times.
Last week, the stake in Alibaba was absolutely intrinsic to Yahoo. Yet today, just a few short days later, we get word that Yahoo unloads a $150 million stake in the company. Yahoo still keeps its stake in the parent company, but the timing of the dot com sale is intriguing.
One year ago on Sunday September 14, Lehman Brothers was scrambling before declaring bankruptcy later that night and Bank of America announced a deal to acquire Merrill Lynch. Here is a look at where major indices and stocks look one year later.
U.S. stocks broke their five-day winning streak on Friday, as a pullback in oil prices led investors to take profits ahead of the weeking; however, all indices posted gains of nearly two percent or more for the week.
Stocks struggled Friday as a sharp drop in oil prices offset an improvement in consumer confidence and FedEx's raised outlook. Plus, there was some profit taking after a five-day rally, the market's longest run since November. Meanwhile, gold hit a seven-month high above $1,011 an ounce as investors were looking for a hedge against the dollar's slide. Read and listen to what the experts had to say...
Look to investing in high quality stocks in this type of market environment, said Donald Yacktman, president and co-CIO of Yacktman Asset Management. He shared his market strategy and stock picks with investors.
August was supposed to be the month video game sales turned around. Instead, they extended their slide for the sixth consecutive month.
If today's gains hold, we're looking at a 5-day advance in stocks. How should you trade?
Now that the Yahoo's search deal with Microsoft has been finalized, the next step for the Internet giant is focus its attention on content, Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz told CNBC.
Once again giddy teens are glued to their TV sets swooning over The Beatles – but this Fab 4 phenomenon has a modern twist.
Today, Steve Jobs added a high degree of class not just to the Apple story, but his personal story too. When he came out to thunderous applause, a standing ovation, who knew what to expect? Certainly not the emotion and candor from a guy who's made living like a recluse an art form.
Thanks to modern technology, the Fab Four are taking the world by storm once again – and while money still can't buy you love, it can buy you a piece of the companies who are reviving BeatleMania.
Stocks have been climbing higher on Tuesday so which groups are driving the markets and can it continue? Alan Lancz, president of Alan B. Lancz & Associates and Bill Smead, CEO and CIO of Smead Capital Management shared their market insights and stock picks.
Alex Seropian, the founder of Bungie Software and co-creator of the "Halo" franchise has joined the company to oversee creative development across Disney’s in-house video game development teams.
All major U.S. indices closed to the upside on Friday, as less than expected job losses in August led investors to focus on the positive side of a mixed payroll report, which showed that the unemployment rate jumped to 9.7%, or its highest level since 1983.