The unexpected winner from Apple's App store success are mobile games — they comprise twenty percent of all app sales on the iPhone and top the best-seller lists. And the unlikely winner among the thousands of mobile games is "Angry Birds."
Netflix, now the envy of the media world, had a lucrative contract with Starz that gave it cheap content. That deal is expiring, and rivals are gloating. The New York Times reports.
I think I figured it out with these Chinese IPOs: We’ve got to stop calling the Amazons or YouTubes or the whatever's of China.
I don’t want to be a party pooper, but there aren’t a lot of reasons to think Microsoft stock should react to Kinect at this point. Look at the numbers: Microsoft does about $66 billion in annual revenue, $21 billion in net income.
The funny business of the voiceover industry combines with the funny business of British humor for this very funny video.
A new online jewelry store lets you treat yourself while also treating someone else. Altruette sells charm bracelets, where the charms represent charities. Half of net profits go to those non-profits.
"Technology-driven deflation" via the Internet has compressed margins for all kinds of middlemen, said James Chanos, president and founder of Kynikos Associates. And expect the trend to continue going forward, he warned.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
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Luxury yoga-wear manufacturer Lululemon, soaring on a blowout quarter, garnered a “neutral” rating from one analyst and an “outperform” from another on CNBC Thursday. Why?
Authorities are investigating a number of cyber attacks against companies seen as opponents of controversial website WikiLeaks. Despite the fiasco, which companies are most likely benefit from the attacks? Mark Mahaney, Internet research managing director at Citigroup shared his best plays.
It came in a simple 9-word tweet from Google’s Android chief, Andy Rubin: “There are now 300,000 Android phones activated each day.”
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The New York Times has ten iPad apps that work wonders by making life easier and more fun.
E-Commerce China Dangdang, the Amazon of China, priced on Tuesday night at 17 million shares at $16, well above the price talk of $13-$15, shares are up over 60 percent in its debut.
Great news for Apple: When the exclusive U.S. deal with AT&T ends, and the iPhone goes to Verizon, it looks like Apple will still be able to charge both AT&T and Verizon top-dollar for the phone.
Consumers are continuing to point, click and buy. The latest read on online holiday shopping from Comscore shows a 12 percent increase in spending in the first 35 days of the November through December shopping season compared with the same period a year ago.
WikiLeaks supporters struck back Wednesday at perceived enemies of founder Julian Assange, attacking the websites of Swedish prosecutors, the Swedish lawyer whose clients have accused Assange of sexual crimes, credit card companies and the Swiss authority that froze Assange's bank account.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.
IAC/InterActiveCorp, a leading internet company reaching more that 247 million people in over 30 countries—with websites, such as: Match.com, Urbanspoon, Citysearch—has reduced its capitalization by almost 50 percent since its last round of spin-off's in 2008.