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The trailer for the upcoming movie "The Social Network," about Facebook and its founder Mark Zuckerberg, is ripe for Internet riffing.
Hulu, the rapidly growing hub for online television and movies, aims to go public through an offering that could value the company at more than $2 billion, the New York Times reports.
Dell has been accused of withholding evidence, including e-mails among its top executives, in a lawsuit over faulty computers it sold to businesses, according to a filing made Thursday. The NYT reports.
India's demands to gain access to BlackBerry's encrypted content is a "real problem" for smartphone maker Research In Motion (RIM), said Rob Enderle, principal analyst at Enderle Group.
In an emerging battle over regulating Internet access, companies are taking sides.
Mark V. Hurd’s ouster after a relationship with Jodie Fisher has put an unsavory end to one of the most notable executive turns in American business history. The NYT reports.
Hewlett-Packard Co said it has received an "extremely supportive" response from investors and customers following the surprising ouster of Chief Executive Mark Hurd for expense account irregularities.
The Kindle from Amazon.com is designed to let us do one thing very well: read. To survive, it must excel at this, not only by jostling to stay a nose ahead of other e-readers, but also by maintaining an enormous lead over the Apple iPad and its coming competitors.
Mark Papermaster, the Apple spacer executive in charge of hardware for the company’s flagship iPhone, has left the company in the wake of widely reported problems with the antenna of the recently introduced iPhone 4. It is not clear if Mr. Papermaster was ousted or left on his own accord.
Two reports published Friday offer novel approaches to the age-old dream of regenerating the body from its own cells.
Google and Verizon, two leading players in Internet service and content, are nearing an agreement that could allow Verizon to speed some online content to Internet users more quickly if the content’s creators are willing to pay for the privilege.
it is more important than ever for people in business (or those working in other institutions) to broaden their peripheral vision and be more aware of technological advances in adjoining disciplines and industries.
The threat by the United Arab Emirates to shut down mobile services on BlackBerrys like e-mail and text messaging underscores a growing tension between communications companies and governments over how to balance privacy with national security. The NYT reports.
While Hollywood rushes dozens of 3-D movies to the screen — nearly 60 are planned in the next two years — a rebellion among some filmmakers and viewers has been complicating the industry’s jump into the third dimension, reports The New York Times.
At Rhode Island College, a freshman copied and pasted from a Web site’s frequently asked questions page about homelessness — and did not think he needed to credit a source in his assignment because the page did not include author information.
Tumblr is a hybrid of the two social media giants, allowingusers to upload images, videos, audio clips and quotes to their pages, in addition to bursts of text., reports The New York Times.
Bing still handles a small slice of Web searches in the United States, 12.7 percent in June, compared with Google’s 62.6 percent, as measured by comScore, the Web analytics firm. But Bing’s share has been growing, as has Yahoo’s, while Google’s has been shrinking, the New York Times explains.
Nuance, the company that makes Dragon NaturallySpeaking for Windows, is in a pretty sweet position: It’s essentially a monopoly.
The new multimedia books use video that is integrated with text, and they are best read — and watched — on an iPad, the tablet device that has created vast possibilities for book publishers.
The world of hackers can be roughly divided into three groups. “Black hats” break into corporate computer systems for fun and profit, while the “white hats” help companies stop their disruptive counterparts. But it is the third group, the “gray hats,” that are the most vexing for companies. The NYT explains.
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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.