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Working for a company as rich as Google comes with an incredible number of fringe benefits: the free food, the free laundry, the doctor on duty at company headquarters and the impressive five months of maternity leave with full pay and benefits, to mention a few. The NYT reports on the latest.
The Obama administration is seeking to nearly double the wireless communications spectrum available for commercial use over the next 10 years, an effort that could greatly enhance the ability of consumers to send and receive video and data with smartphones and other hand-held devices. The NYT reports.
Apple’s touch-screen smartphone has been a sensation since Day 1 three years ago, and many who own the device believe it to be almost perfect — if only it worked better as a phone. The NYT reports.
As one success follows another, Apple finds itself in a bewildering position. As the tech industry’s perennial underdog, Apple was frequently scorned and dismissed by larger and more successful competitors like Microsoft or Dell. Now, with growing frequency, the company is seen by competitors and other industry players as a bully. The NYT reports.
The Obama Administration is waging a silent, unwise war on high-tech, hell-bent on taming a few targets to bolster a get-tough image. The feds’ enmity toward what we’re best at—technology and making money on it—threatens our long-term economic recovery.
Nokia shares tumbled after the company lowered their estimates for the second quarter and full year outlook, citing weaker performance at its Devices and Services unit.
Traffic to the I Can Has Cheezburger blog has ballooned over the last three years, encouraging its owner to host 53 sites propelled by reader submissions, reports the NYT.
Dell said on Thursday that it was in talks with the Securities and Exchange Commission to resolve allegations that it and its founder and chief executive, Michael S. Dell, engaged in financial irregularities related to the company’s dealings with Intel.
Many parents these days face the same struggle: at what age should you buy your child a cellphone?
Highre tax rates threaten to damage venture capital investment and to derail a key source of job growth. And no one in Congress, in either party, seems intent on doing much of anything to stop it.
For the last two years, unlimited data plans have given app-hungry smartphone users an all-you-can-eat buffet. But will customers react to AT&T’s new, limited menu by simply eating less? The NYT reports.
Juggling e-mail, phone calls and other incoming information is changing how people think and behave, say scientists. The barrage of information is undermining our ability to focus. The New York Times reports.
They spend hours watching video on their phones, downloading songs, browsing the Web, sending photos to friends and generally using mobile devices as full-fledged computers. They are the data hogs.
When it comes to earnings, Herb Greenberg says Hewlett Packard is playing an accounting game that investors need to know about.
Consumer demand has been the driver so far but analysts expect large businesses to join in as they ramp up their IT spending in the second half of the year.
Google has balked at requests from regulators to surrender Internet data and e-mails it collected from unsecured home wireless networks, saying it needed time to resolve legal issues. The NYT reports.
Microsoft is shaking up its entertainment and devices division, the group responsible for many of its most familiar consumer devices.
Microsoft announced changes in its Management team that oversees the division that develops mobile phones, videogames and other devices Tuesday.
The Times newspaper in London reports that Members of the European Parliament from across the continent find their brand new Hewlett-Packard laptops -- recently bought at vast expense to European taxpayers -- cumbersome.
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Apple's mobile payments service and the cryptocurrency are "not super comparable," says investor Cameron Winklevoss.
Rather than jump at the Alibaba IPO, RiverPark/Wedgewood fund's David Rolfe might "wait years to get it at our price."
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.