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Identity fraud has been on the rise, as criminal cunning may be mixing with desperation during the downturn. But a new breed of products is tackling the trickier matter of preventing identity theft, says the New York TImes.
Time Warner says it will spin off its Internet business, AOL, as a separate company on December 9th. Time Warner Inc. said Thursday it has declared a dividend on the AOL shares it owns that will result in a complete separation of the two companies.
Intel has agreed to pay Advanced Micro Devices $1.25 billion to settle a longstanding dispute between the two companies.
Intel, the world’s largest chip maker, has for years used large rebates and co-marketing arrangements to talk Dell and other manufacturers into sticking with its products rather than increasing their business with A.M.D., according to a lawsuit filed by the New York attorney general's office. The New York Times reports.
The European Commission is close to issuing a formal objection to Oracle’s acquisition of Sun Microsystems, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.
Even amid the contraction of the venture capital industry, which fertilizes the seeds of new technology start-ups, some firms are expanding.
Cisco Systems Inc.'s quarterly results this week are expected to reflect some recovery in tech spending, but it may be hard to get investors to commit more money to a stock that is already up 40 percent this year.
Motorola Corp. shares gained Monday and BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. declined after Citi Investments Research predicted that Motorola and others could break the BlackBerry's grip on the corporate cell phone market.
Verizon Wireless will start selling its answer to the iPhone — the Droid — for $200 next week as the company taps into the growing appetite for smartphones that go far beyond just making calls.
GameStop Inc. plans to hire about 15,000 seasonal, part-time workers to help with the holiday rush, the video game retailer said Tuesday. The company said the number of the new part-time workers this year is similar to seasonal hiring in 2008 and 2007."
The tech sector has been among the market’s top performers this year, and analysts believe the hot streak may continue. But the usual suspects may not be leading the way.
The technology sector will start to rebound in the fourth quarter, said Peter Sondergaard, head of research at Gartner.
Dell Inc. Chief Executive Michael Dell said the business climate was improving and repeated his expectation for a "powerful" hardware refresh cycle beginning next year.
While most retailers saw bleak sales this back-to-school season, consumer electronics chains saw renewed demand for notebook personal computers, according to a report from market research firm NPD Group.
IBM Corp. says it has won a $200 million contract to handle some technology chores for a company called Datacom Solutions as it rolls out telecommunications services in India.
While overall stock valuations aren’t much more attractive than bonds, some areas like technology are appealing, Rob Morgan, president of Dearden, Maguire, Weaver and Barrett, said on CNBC Tuesday.
IBM is trying to stymie Google's expansion into the business software market. The weapon: a bare-bones e-mail service IBM is selling to companies for $36/year per worker, undercutting a package of software applications that Google sells for $50 per user annually.
Cisco has agreed to buy Norwegian videoconferencing company Tandberg for $3 billion in cash, its latest bet that video will drive demand for its data transmission gear. The acquisition fills the gap between Cisco's high-end video meeting service and its WebEx tool.
Shares of satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp. gained Tuesday after Wells Fargo Securities upgraded the stock, predicting a bounce-back for the company as it gains market share and the economy improves.
Motorola Inc. continues to get good reviews from analysts for its efforts to turn around its cell phone business. A Macquarie Securities analyst upgraded the stock to "Outperform" from "Neutral" on Wednesday.
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To enter NYC, Lyft cut a deal with the taxi commission that eliminated the one thing that distinguished it from its rivals.
The deal shouldn't concern Realtors, but it could impact the National Association of Realtors, Collingwood Group's Tim Rood said.
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