Less than one week after E3, Microsoft has announced a major policy change on the most controversial policies of the Xbox One, bowing to growing negative consumer sentiment.» Read More
NPD reports that software sales have been dismal. The details behind the decline, with Brian Cooley, CNET.
Global oil demand will grow in 2012 despite a weak economic environment, the International Energy Agency said in a new report, but a “two-speed” outlook prevails, with robust oil demand in emerging economies and falling demand in developed economies.
Taiwan’s technology stocks are expected to recover lost ground this year as their main market the United States shows signs of a recovery, says Mark Matthews, Head of Research Asia, at Bank Julius Baer.
“Active users” add up in Facebook’s prospectus, but some of those clicks aren’t on the Web site. The New York Times reports.
Facebook is widely expected to file for an IPO as early as Wednesday, which could value the company between $75 and $100 billion. But the social networking site isn't available in China, the world's biggest internet market, because of strict censorship laws. Instead, one analyst says that investors are looking to buy Chinese internet stocks which offer similar social networking services to Facebook.
An "element of fear" over Iran is playing into the price of oil despite higher supply and decreasing demand, Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal al Saud told CNBC Monday.
A series of tit-for-tat statements between Iran and the European Union showed no signs of abating on Saturday, with the Iranian Oil Minister saying that oil exports “will certainly be cut to some European countries.”
For the approximately 2,000 employees who will report to work at Facebook each day, it’s sure to be a unique work experience. Have a look at Facebook’s new Menlo Park campus.
Debating which is a better tech city: New York or Boston, with CNBC's Mary Thompson and Brian Shactman.
At $75 billion, Facebook would be valued at around 20 times its 2011 revenue of $3.7 billion, which Landis told CNBC was justified based on its growth potential.
Facebook made its long-awaited filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering. It is expected to trade under the ticker symbol "FB."
The hype surrounding the Facebook IPO, including the "pretty rich" valuation for the social network, is similar to that seen at the height of the dotcom bubble of the late 1990s, an investor told CNBC Wednesday.
Just how historic is Facebook’s IPO compared to other internet-related deals? Find out.
Iran’s parliament is to debate a “double-urgency bill” which would halt all oil exports to the European Union in response to expanded sanctions by the bloc.
An inside look at how Apple conducts business and why "Apple does business better than anyone else," according to Adam Lashinsky, "Inside Apple: How America's Most Admired - and Secretive - Company Really Works" author/Fortune Magazine.
In the last decade, Apple has become one of the mightiest, richest and most successful companies in the world, in part by mastering global manufacturing. However, the workers assembling iPhones, iPads and other devices often labor in onerous work environments, with serious — sometimes deadly — safety problems. The NYT reports.
While the videogame industry courts its share of controversy, you might expect sports games to generally avoid ruffling feathers. Here are some polarizing and odd moments of the industry's most popular sport.
The 'Madden' franchise remains a sales juggernaut with little real competition in the console area. The mobile platform, however, still seems up for grabs.
The NFL has been a part of the landscape for about as long as videogames have been around – and anything with such longevity tends to ruffle some feathers among both players and publishers.
While the clearing of all Facebook private market trades has been halted for three days, the market continues to operate on an as-normal basis and has not seized up as earlier reports indicated, according to people familiar with the matter.
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