General Motors Chairman and acting Chief Executive Ed Whitacre will take the CEO role on a permanent basis, CNBC has learned.
Apple’s move to open up the iPhone to outside programmers in 2008 started a software-writing frenzy. Giant companies and bedroom tinkerers alike rushed to get their applications into the App Store and onto the phone’s 3.5-inch touch screen.
So far, nearly 20% of the S&P 500 has reported and 78% of those companies have beaten estimates—but stocks ignored the positives this week.
Amid next week’s earnings deluge, which tech names will the Fast Money traders be watching closely?
Apple has captured a kind of perpetual motion in the market completely elusive to all others who have tried to match its performance. Monday's numbers should be a knock-out, but longer term, there simply is no better company in a better position than Apple.
The chief executive of cable operator Charter Communications is joining larger rival Comcast as president of its cable operations.
Stocks ended off earlier lows but still lost more than 1 percent Wednesday as China, earnings and the dollar's gains clipped the market's momentum after Tuesday's rally.
IBM reported fourth-quarter earnings that topped expectations on Tuesday, but shares fell more than 3 percent—the biggest drag on the Dow. What’s ahead for the firm? Peter Misek, global technology strategist at Canaccord Adams, shared his analysis.
Stocks were down more than 1 percent as China, earnings and the dollar's gains clipped the market's momentum after Tuesday's 1-percent rally.
As the iPhone has become a more powerful force in the video game industry, it's not just customers that Apple is stealing away. More and more developers are switching allegiances as well.
It just goes to show you, not even the president is immune to the real-estate slump: The value of the White House is down more than $15 million in the past year, despite improvements the Obamas made such as a vegetable garden and fancy swing set.
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Stocks opened lower on Wednesday on some disappointing earnings and the dollar's gains. Which direction are stocks headed now? Todd Salamone, senior vice-president of research at Schaeffer’s Investment Research, and Dan Genter, president, CEO and CIO of RNC Genter Capital Management, shared their outlooks.
Stocks retreated Wednesday, after soaring to fresh 15-month highs a day earlier, as some disappointing earnings and the dollar's gains clipped the market's momentum.
There are various reports this morning that Apple is ready to push Google aside as the default search engine on iPhone, in favor of Microsoft's (say it with me: Bing, Bing) Bing.
The implications of the shock win by Republican Scott Brown in the Massachusetts Senate election are sure to be far-reaching, and the result leaves President Obama with a long list of tough choices.
In a surprise move on Wednesday, Sony unveiled its Motion Controller technology, a direct competitive threat to Microsoft's Project Natal, and way, way ahead of schedule.
IBM's fourth quarter earnings are a testimony to the transformation this company has undergone over the past decade, and it seems like the strategy will continue to pay dividends.
IBM, eBay and Google are a few tech companies reporting earnings this week, so what’s the outlook for the sector this quarter? Craig Berger, senior semiconductor analyst at FBR Capital Markets and Mark Demos, portfolio manager at Fifth Third Asset Management shared their insights.
Among the large corporations reporting quarterly results this week, International Business Machines (IBM) is expected to provide investors with a pulse on IT spending during its fourth-quarter earnings report today after the bell. Here is a look at how IBM shares traded during the most recent earnings reports.