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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.
Some people go to court hoping to win millions of dollars. Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss have already won tens of millions. But six years into a legal feud with Facebook, they want to give it back — for a chance to get more. The New York Times reports.
Many apps are available to entertain every moment, wherever you are. You don’t have to be sitting on the dock of the bay, the New York Times reports.
Signs you’re an old fogey: You still watch movies on a VCR, listen to vinyl records and shoot photos on film. And you enjoy using e-mail. The New York Times reports.
Google TV has just enacted its first programming cancellation. The New York Times reports.
A hacker attack on a company’s Web site can be costly, but exactly how much money it takes to repel and recover from a malicious strike is rarely disclosed by besieged companies. The New York Times reports.
Yahoo plans to lay off more than 600 employees as soon as Tuesday, CNBC learnt late Monday.
The hit game is one of the unlikeliest pop-culture crazes of the year — and perhaps the first to make the leap from cellphone screens to the mainstream, the New York Times reports.
The Federal Trade Commission’s proposed privacy mechanism could cause a major shift in the online advertising industry, as companies that have relied on consumers’ browsing history try to make up for what could be billions in lost revenue. The New York Times reports.
These days in Silicon Valley, a billion dollars seems downright quaint. The enthusiasm for social networking and mobile apps has venture capitalists clamoring to give money to young companies. The New York Times reports.
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Though Alibaba is seeking a valuation of as much as $162.7 billion, one stock market pro thinks it could fetch up to $240 billion.
It's clear major retailers doubt Apple's entry into mobile payments, too, says PayPal exec Bill Ready.
Money manager Jeffery Gundlach thinks Apple has lost its luster, but investor Roger McNamee thinks it has more room to run.