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Did you hear? The recession is over! Well, that's what the economy wonks say. But with 15 million people still unemployed, the pile of you-know-what in this economy is still pretty big.
Intel may have finally found its groove, and its shares are finally beginning to reflect it. As the company prepares to release its third quarter earnings Tuesday afternoon, investors have to ask themselves whether now is the time to jump in, or whether this will be another winter of discontent.
Google says a board member who is also a director of computer maker Apple is stepping down, removing a potential conflict of interest as the two companies look to compete more directly.
It was just a matter of time. Not an "if," but a "when." The only question for former Genentech CEO Arthur Levinson was what board he'd choose to stay on: Apple's or Google's. We should all be troubled by such difficult decisions.
Unemployment is a nightmare for couples. The owners of one Vermont inn, who know all too well the hardships of job loss, are giving away free two-night stays to help couples who've lost the job ... save the marriage.
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Plus, get calls on smartphones, advertising, oil and more.
It’s as if we each have a channel-changing remote control embedded in our restless, fidgety brains. Is someone taking too long to get to the point? Zap. Are you boring me? Click.
While most retailers saw bleak sales this back-to-school season, consumer electronics chains saw renewed demand for notebook personal computers, according to a report from market research firm NPD Group.
IBM Corp. says it has won a $200 million contract to handle some technology chores for a company called Datacom Solutions as it rolls out telecommunications services in India.
Pictures have been circulating on the Internet of a sculpture of Bernie Madoff getting gored by a bull. What does it mean? We get to the bottom of the bull.
For nearly three decades, the Federal Trade Commission’s rules regarding the relationships between advertisers and product reviewers and endorsers were deemed adequate. Then came the age of blogging and social media.
Bank of America is trotting back out Merrill Lynch’s iconic bull image and launching a $20 million ad campaign to let you know they're one of the good guys. Will it work? One branding expert says no way—it's going to backfire on them.
This Web software pioneer is up big since Cramer's last call on the stock. Benioff tells us whether investors should expect more upside.
Needless to say, my Twitter post is generating lots of reaction, and thanks to all who have taken the time to send me notes that have been, happily, longer than 140 characters. I got an interesting email from Dom Sagolla Friday after my post appeared on this blog. Dom is one of the co-creators of Twitter.
I have written hundreds of posts on this blog over the past couple of years, but seldom have I received the amount of feedback generated from my post on Twitter last Friday; and seldom has the dialogue been this thoughtful, this effective, this informative and reasoned. Even those who disagreed with me offered up some really good counterpoints which I certainly take to heart.
IBM is trying to stymie Google's expansion into the business software market. The weapon: a bare-bones e-mail service IBM is selling to companies for $36/year per worker, undercutting a package of software applications that Google sells for $50 per user annually.
Zoos across the country have been mauled by the recession. One zoo got a few of the animals to pitch in to boost sales: The elephants started a car wash.
A month later, and after a couple of hundred Tweets, and nearly 700 followers (thank you, thank you, thank you!), I've come to the conclusion - like more than a third of other Tweeters out there after their first month, that the site is just not for me.
Cisco's play for Tandberg is a real sign of the times for cash rich tech companies. Here's a company trading at or near its 52-week high, and yet dips into its swollen coffers and pays for the $3 billion deal all in cash. And why not, with $35 billion in cash on the balance sheet, Cisco can certainly afford it.