Apple entry in the accelerating mobile tablet race squeezes about 35 percent more viewing space onto a lighter package than rival devices from Google or Amazon.com, but it sports inferior resolution and a lofty price tag, two influential reviewers wrote on Tuesday.
With the lights out smart phones are the only source of information for people left in the dark by Hurricane Sandy, which puts the spotlight on Twitter and Facebook.
The media has been abuzz with rumors that the Al Gore-backed Current TV is on the block. The company has had offers in the past — could it be taking them more seriously this time?
Pandora shares took another hit amid buzz that Apple is moving toward a streaming ad-supported music service. So, does that make Pandora a "buy" now?
On Monday, Facebook staffers have the opportunity to unwind their stake in the social media giant.
Pandora stock fell off a cliff Thursday on reports that Apple is on track to launch a free streaming service in the first quarter of 2013.
Yahoo's Marissa Mayer announced via Twitter Thursday that the company has acquired the start-up Stamped.
While Wall Street may question the real value of social media companies like Facebook, there is no denying that social sites are driving major growth in social commerce, said Kevin Hartz, the Eventbrite co-Founder and CEO.
Here's what makes Microsoft's Windows 8 so important: It might be the PC's best chance to maintain its dominance in computing.
Mark Pincus struck a chastened tone, kicking off the company’s earnings call with the acknowledgment that things haven’t been going as planned at Zynga.
Goldman Sachs' Lloyd Blankfein is focused on the next generation of entrepreneurs at its inaugural Builders and Innovators Summit in Newport Beach, Calif.
It’s official. Facebook is serious about making money, and its turning its mobile problem—mobile growth was eating into margins—into an opportunity.
Apple unveiled the iPad Mini, as expected, with a price tag starting at $329 for a 16 gigabyte tablet. The tech giant also introduced a fourth generation regular iPad starting at $499.
Apple’s new, smaller iPad, dubbed the iPad Mini, may cannibalize demand for its existing tablet computers, according to Tim Daniels, technology, media and telecommunications strategist at Olivetree Securities.
With Facebook’s stock off by more than half since its May IPO, CEO Mark Zuckerberg is under pressure to show that he’s getting the business back on track for accelerating growth.
Yahoo shares rose after hours on better-than-expected results—earnings of 35 cents per share on revenue of $1.09 billion. But far more interesting than those numbers were Marissa Mayer’s comments in her first earnings call since taking the helm of the company three months ago. She came out of the gate strong, saying “this job is tailor made for me. The core components of Yahoo’s business—search, mail, ads, mobile, news and the homepage—are also the core I built my career upon.” Mayer said her goal is to “help redefine one of the Internet’s most beloved companies,” and went into some detail about how she plans to do that.
Mobile — the innocuous catchphrase often used by the Internet industry to describe making money from smartphones — has become a problem for search giant Google in more ways than one.
NewsCorp.'s annual shareholder meeting delivered another win for the Murdoch family, despite growing investor opposition to the family's control over the company.
LinkedIn has unvieled a new look for profile pages, which the company hopes will make it easier for people to connect on the site, and therefore spend more time and return more frequently.
The wait is over. Today we know the starting price for Microsoft Surface: $499.
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