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Seems hard-to-please eBay investors are pushing the "Sell It Now" button despite the company's top and bottomline beats for its fourth quarter.
The New York Times *finally* announced that it will start charging for "frequent" access to its articles starting in 2011. This is no surprise — with advertising and subscriptions on the decline, it's a long time in coming.
Somehow, somewhere during eBay's fourth quarter, the company turned a corner from merely talking about and trying to implement a sweeping recovery plan to seeing the fruits of its labor. The company saw a nice one-two punch of consumers swarming to online shopping, and having the strategic changes to its business plan in place to take advantage of it.
It just goes to show you, not even the president is immune to the real-estate slump: The value of the White House is down more than $15 million in the past year, despite improvements the Obamas made such as a vegetable garden and fancy swing set.
The sci-fi movie just picked up the top prize at the Golden Globes, and it's on track to surpass the top-selling film of all time—"Titanic"—directed by, uh, James Cameron. How does he do it?
Got an intriguing email from a knowledgeable source very familiar with search dynamics involving Apple, Microsoft and Yahoo for that matter..
Think business journalists are too timid? Look what happens when you go after a struggling firm.
If hackers could steal the source codes of technology companies like Google or Cisco, they could essentially give themselves secret access to everything the company and its customers did with the software. The NYT reports.
There are various reports this morning that Apple is ready to push Google aside as the default search engine on iPhone, in favor of Microsoft's (say it with me: Bing, Bing) Bing.
The implications of the shock win by Republican Scott Brown in the Massachusetts Senate election are sure to be far-reaching, and the result leaves President Obama with a long list of tough choices.
In a surprise move on Wednesday, Sony unveiled its Motion Controller technology, a direct competitive threat to Microsoft's Project Natal, and way, way ahead of schedule.
IBM's fourth quarter earnings are a testimony to the transformation this company has undergone over the past decade, and it seems like the strategy will continue to pay dividends.
Times Square was hit by a flash mob of "homeless" Uncle Sams today, who were there giving the Naked Cowboy a run for his money, asking passerbys if they could spare some change —$12 trillion, to be exact.
As you may know, I made several visits to Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California, in recent months for the CNBC original production I hosted called “Inside the Mind of Google.” I’ve covered a lot of companies in my 20 years in the financial news business, and Google is one of the most fascinating.
With Intel in the books, and all indications of a tech recovery afoot, IBM's report after the bell tonight should go a long way toward keeping the tech rally alive. As long as expectations aren't exceeding reality when it comes to the company's growth and outlook.
Executives at Microsoft are fond of saying that its subscription gaming service, Xbox Live, should be thought of as a cable channel.
The Chairman and CEO of Alkermes had the chutzpah to get on Twitter yesterday. And he apparently isn’t just there to be a voyeur and to keep an eye on what’s being said in the biopharma Twitterverse. Pops has already sent out at least a couple of tweets.
The Internet is loaded with turn-debt-into-wealth scams but here’s one that will actually make you money. Guaranteed.
Last month, when Google engineers at their sprawling campus in Silicon Valley began to suspect that Chinese intruders were breaking into private Gmail accounts, the company began a secret counteroffensive.
Optimism into Intel's fourth quarter earnings report tonight was already high. Just look at the 2 percent move ahead of the numbers, even as Intel sat at a 16-month high, as a key example. Volume was enormous today, around 130 million shares for a stock that normally trades at less than half that.