Apple is a notoriously secretive company. Its few public statements are dissected by its knowledgeable fans with the vigor of forensic experts. But Mr. Jobs sometimes takes a more intimate approach to information-sharing — and when his e-mail messages pop up on the computer screens of random fans and critics, they can inspire ecstasy and awe. The NYT explains.
For small start-ups and big Internet and media companies alike, the Apple iPad, and tablet computers in general, beckon as the next wide open technology frontier.
Creating and executing on a strategy that maximizes the chances for a successful project is hard work and takes a different approach. In our book, we look at how the Windows 7 development team came together to develop the product—aligning the strategy, goals, and execution of a very significant effort, write the authors of "One Strategy."
To ensure long-term success, a video game company has to continually introduce new intellectual properties. Creating those is expensive, though – and if they don’t click with gamers, it’s essential to have strong existing franchises to cushion the blow.
The next generation of faster mobile networks is poised to lower costs for operators and potentially unleash a new price war in the industry in Europe.
While Nintendo is undergoing another fairly well documented hardware shortage after an unexpectedly strong December, the company’s executive vice president of sales & marketing is blaming software shortages on its disappointing February sales numbers.
Cisco will likely debut tools that will enable its network service providers to build their own high-speed networks at its Tuesday Web cast, as opposed to showing a new, high-speed broadband network of its own, CNBC has learned.
When two top Activison executives responsible for "Modern Warfare 2"—which, with more than $1 billion in revenue, became the biggest entertainment launch of any kind in history—were abruptly fired by the company last Monday, everyone knew a lawsuit would follow.
The video game world was reeling Tuesday after two top executives and the developer responsible for last year’s biggest game were suddenly and unexpectedly dismissed.
Facebook, the world’s biggest social network, is selling more ad spots to big companies like Wal-Mart Stores, Procter & Gamble and PepsiCo. But the site’s pages are also home to countless ads from smaller companies that can be funny, weird or just plain creepy
The emergence of the new 'Social Media Maven' among Baby Boomers, coupled with the dramatic rise in their time spent on the Internet, indicates that social media has significantly carved out time generally reserved for traditional media.
Three weeks after confirming that its Chinese manufacturing partners had suspended production of the Pre and Pre-Plus, it appears Palm is back on track.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was on hand earlier this morning at the Search Marketing Expo in Santa Clara, and sat for a wide-ranging interview on stage in front of about 1,000 visitors, and while much of his comments were about Bing, Yahoo, Google, Microsoft more broadly, and lots of other topics, what he had to say about Twitter was intriguing.
Sony Playstation 3 consoles began to reactivate late Monday, after an error with the console’s online network rendered some machines incapable of playing many recent games, leaving thousands of gamers stranded.
On the Internet, things get old fast. One prime candidate for the digital dustbin, it seems, is the current approach to protecting privacy on the Internet, The New York Times reports.
After squeezing the shorts and defying gravity, Palm finally came back to Earth with a major thud today. And while the fall was painful for equity investors, do options traders sense a takeout on the horizon?
The news today from Palm is just plain ugly, and you gotta hand it to RBC Capital and Bank of America, who both came out Monday with negative calls on this stock.
Apple has started banning many applications for its iPhone that feature sexually suggestive material, including photos of women in bikinis and lingerie, a move that came as an abrupt surprise to developers who had been profiting from such programs.
RBC's Mike Abramsky has an interesting research report out this morning about Apple and Palm. And it's compelling stuff because of Abramsky's past calls on both these companies.
Microsoft said on Monday it signed a patent agreement with Amazon.com that allows the two companies to share technology in several areas including Amazon's Kindle electronic book reader and Amazon's use of Linux-based servers.
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