NEW YORK— Cookie and clothing makers, a fitness studio and an old-fashioned five-and-dime retailer have made the cut in a competition to win a Super Bowl ad. Ten small businesses are finalists in the contest sponsored by software maker Intuit Inc. that will give the winner a 30- second spot during Super Bowl 50 on Feb. 7. —AnaOno, Philadelphia, maker of lingerie for...» Read More
The posts from today's live blogging of the Apple World Wide Developers Conference and launch of the new generation iPhone from the Moscone West building in San Francisco, California.
I arrived here at Moscone West in San Francisco a little before 5 am PDT and the line of Apple faithful stretched around the block. Some of these folks got here before midnight!
We're learning from those court documents unsealed in Delaware that Yahoo was working on a way to thwart Microsoft's offers. Forget "poison pills." This was like a bullet to the head.
What a wild day for Intel: Investors awoke to read a Financial Times Germany article claiming that the European Commission was on the verge of finding Intel guilty of anti-competitive behavior and ready to levy a staggering $4.1 billion fine against the world's largest chipmaker.
Cisco Systems Chief Executive John Chambers said Wednesday the company is "extremely comfortable" with its long-term growth target and expects the economy to start recovering toward the end of the year.
Gates and Ballmer started with a trip down memory lane, talking about one of the tech industry's most enduring and successful relationships, stretching back 28 years. And it was an opportunity Ballmer almost missed out, thanks to the subtle recruitment strategy by Gates.
I'm with my colleague Melissa Francis at this week's All Things D conference in Carlsbad, Calif., and we'll be rounding up all our video reports here on this page. You can check out more from the conference on the 'All Things D' Web site link listed below.
Microsoft plans to give users of the next version of its Windows operating system touch screen controls as one option for controlling the software, its top executives said on Tuesday.
These titles are working their magic for new songs as well, and that could mean a critically important new distribution method for established bands, as well as new bands seeking a way to end run traditional music labels, trying to reach their fans directly.
It wasn't too long ago that Apple Inc. was out of favor on Wall Street, the stock languishing, the outlook nebulous, the bears drooling at the raise-'em-up-tear-'em-down prospects of one of the most compelling companies in all of technology.
It's a double-dose of odd news Thursday night from Yahoo: losing board member Ed Kozel, one of two true outside tech experts on the company's board of directors; and word that the company is delaying its annual shareholders meeting.
At a time when Microsoft and Yahoo publicly stumble about, trying to come up with some way to take on Google's search juggernaut, we now get more market research data showing Google continues to gobble up market share. And it's the kind of news that neither Microsoft nor Yahoo can afford to hear.
Microsoft is not looking to bid to buy all of Yahoo but is in talks about other types of deals with the U.S. No. 2 search engine, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said on Wednesday.
Talk about a busy couple of days for HP: yesterday, news begins trickling out that a $13 billion deal between HP and Electronic Data Systems. Shares are halted, speculation begins, a statement from HP confirms the talks, the deal is announced this morning, investors wonder whether IBM will face competition in its bread-and-butter business, and oh yeah, HP also pre-releases earnings.
There's been lots of speculation about why HP is willing to shell out nearly $14 billion for EDS when that company's shares have flat-lined recently. Why spend a 30 percent premium on an also-ran player in services and technology outsourcing?
It's here! Or almost here. It's the new Research in Motion BlackBerry 9000 Bold, and what a bold step this is. It's been a year since RIM released an update, and during that time, just about every spotlight has turned to the iPhone from Apple with so many experts ceding the market to the upstart touch-screen wonder.
A funny thing has been happening to Google lately. Have you noticed? It's going up! And I'm not talking about the one-day pop it got from those surprisingly good earnings. I'm talking about the day to day creep-up, the steady momentum. The parallels to Apple are pretty striking.
Microsoft has no plans to make another approach for Yahoo after it pulled its $47.5 billion bid earlier this month, Microsoft's Chief Research and Strategy Officer Craig Mundie said on Thursday.
But with the surprise box office success of “Iron Man,” many are now questioning whether the company should abandon its franchise model and bring development of video games based on its characters in house.
The video gaming industry is more complicated than it might appear from the outside. Know these things before jumping in.
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