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Microsoft suffered a stunning defeat on Monday when a European Union court backed a European Commission ruling that the U.S. software giant illegally abused its market power to crush competitors.
Microsoft may find it hard to appeal a landmark decision from the European Union Court of First Instance to uphold a European Commission anti-trust fine, because it sets important precedents for EU competition issues, officials said Monday.
Credit worries once more haunt world markets, but frankly, the only headlines that matter are the ones that will be released by the Fed tomorrow afternoon. The big story of today though is what former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan is saying.
When Europe's second-highest court rules Monday on Microsoft's appeal of its landmark antitrust conviction, more will be at stake for regulators than just the behavior of the world's largest software company.
Never confuse a rally in an industry for a rally in a sector. Cramer learned this lesson the hard way so you don’t have to.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Shares of Texas Instruments slipped Wednesday after the chip maker did not raise its sales forecast as some investors expected.
A major overhaul at Yahoo appears unlikely as a result of a strategic review being undertaken by the company, the Wall Street Journal reported in its online edition, citing people familiar with the matter.
German engineering company Siemens said Friday it will work with Microsoft to develop communication, information, entertainment and navigation products for vehicles.
Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs said Thursday the company will offer a $100 store credit to people who bought the iPhone before an announced $200 price cut, even as investor concerns about Apple's profit margins pushed the company's shares lower for a second consecutive day.
Microsoft slashed $50 from the price of its Zune digital media player Wednesday, just before Apple announced an iPhone price cut and additions to its market-leading iPod line.
Apple announced a major overhaul of its iPod line and cut the price of the iPhone. Shares fell on news that the lower-end iPhone would be slashed 33%, to $399.
Yahoo is buying online advertising network BlueLithium for $300 million in cash, building upon an expansion aimed at ending a financial malaise that has ravaged the Internet pioneer's stock price.
Apple, which is widely expected to announce a new line of iPods on Wednesday, has managed to stay one step ahead of the competition--so far.
Microsoft said Tuesday that it is "not unreasonable" for the company to introduce a mobile phone combined with features of its Zune digital music player to compete with Apple's iPhone.
What events will move the markets this autumn? What should you be looking at going into a new cycle? The guys give you next season’s trades now.
Despite the recent market woes, there has been one pocket of relative strength in a turbulent tape: technology. Call it the Teflon rally - as names such as EMC Corp (EMC), Amazon (AMZN), and Cisco (CSCO) trounced the overall markets in the past three months. But will it continue to be the trade come fall?
Stocks closed mostly lower after a day of choppy trading as investors worried whether Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke would signal a possible interest rate cut during a speech Friday morning. Volume was very light but without extreme volatility," said Scott Fullman, director of investment strategy, for IA Englander.
Consumer electronics maker Sony introduced a new U.S. version of its Sony Walkman that includes the ability to play digital video, the latest potential rival to Apple Inc.'s dominant iPod media player.
It's been a rough year for Dell, characterized by a particularly rough quarter that saw the company try to put deep financial shenanigans behind it: the pay-out of a $40-million-plus severance package for fired CEO Kevin Rollins, trying to deal with a restructuring that cost the company 8,000 jobs, continued loss of market share to rival Hewlett-Packard and shipment problems that hurt its most recent product introductions.