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Cognizant Technology Solutions CFO Gordon Coburn on outsourcing outrage and why corporate spending behavior is a positive sign for the economy.
Steve Jobs has begun demolishing a mansion he owns in Woodside, Calif., near San Francisco, after a long legal battle with preservationists wishing to save the building, the New York Times reports.
Apple on Tuesday cleared the way for media companies to begin selling subscriptions to their magazine, newspaper, music and video content on the iPad and its other devices. The New York Times reports.
Epitaphs for the Mubarak government all note that the mobilizing power of the Internet was one of the Egyptian opposition’s most potent weapons. But quickly lost in the swirl of revolution was the government’s ferocious counterattack, a dark achievement that many had thought impossible in the age of global connectedness. The New York Times reports.
With Facebook playing a starring role in the revolts that toppled governments in Tunisia and Egypt, you might think the company’s top executives would use this historic moment to highlight its role as the platform for democratic change. Instead, they really do not want to talk about it. The New York Times reports.
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A commercial was castigated for spoofing pitches for charitable causes while it sought to raise money for such causes, the New York Times reports.
Confronted by declining revenue and a steady stream of prominent departures, Yahoo plans to announce that it is developing a publishing platform for applications that would let users get personalized content on their phones and other mobile devices, the New York Times reports.
The announcement over the plane’s speaker seems as much a part of the routine before takeoff as the demonstration of how to buckle a seat belt: Please turn off all electronic devices. But some passengers invariably ignore the request, perhaps thinking that their iPods or e-books do not count. And really, does it matter if the devices are left on? The New York Times explains.
Apple's Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook is widely credited with streamlining the supply chain, managing inventories extremely well and helping the company stockpile about $50 billion in cash and short-term investments.
The sudden decision by Steve Jobs to take a medical leave for the third time in less than a decade raises anxieties about the leadership of Apple. The New York Times reports.
The highly anticipated move marks the end of a five-year agreement of exclusivity between Apple and AT&T, the New York Times reports.
European shares were set to open flat to lower on Wednesday as caution over the euro zone debt crisis prevailed ahead of a closely-watched Portuguese bond auction.
Verizon is set to offer an iPhone, cranking up the fight over smartphones, which can mean millions of dollars in revenue for wireless companies, the New York Times reports.
As Goldman Sachs pours $450 million into Facebook, Japan, with a large and growing online advertising market, is a big hole in Facebook’s global fabric, the New York Times reports.
Concerned by the wave of requests for customer data from law enforcement agencies, Google last year set up an online tool showing the frequency of these requests in various countries. In the first half of 2010, it counted more than 4,200 in the United States. The New York Times reports.
European shares were set to pause after a brisk rally this week, with investors reluctant to take large positions ahead of a U.S. job report that will shed more light on the recovery.
European shares were set to edge higher on Thursday, after Wall Street reversed early losses following upbeat U.S. data on jobs creation and services sector growth.
In Silicon Valley, going public used to be the ultimate rite of passage for a start-up — a sign it had arrived. No more. The New York Times reports.
The popular social networking site has raised $500 million from the investment bank and a Russian investor in a deal that values the company at $50 billion, the New York Times reports.
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