The long-awaited Facebook f8 has officially begun. Mark Zuckerberg kicked things off by unveiling "Timeline."
The mystery isn’t why Hewlett-Packard is likely to part ways with its chief executive, Léo Apotheker, after just a year in the job. It’s why he was hired in the first place. The New York Times reports.
In just 24 hours, Facebook's f8 developer conference kicks off in San Francisco. This is the company's fourth developer conference and the potential announcements have Silicon Valley buzzing.
A conversation with the author of The Facebook Effect David Kirkpatrick
Is it just an impressive sharing platform? Or is it the next Silicon Valley mega-company?
People like to point out that Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz is, on paper, possibly the world's youngest billionaire.
Perhaps more than any other entertainment field, video games are seasonal. While an occasional blockbuster is released in the first or second quarter, the Sept.-Dec. timeframe is when publishers really make their bank.
Commerce is rapidly deepening its convergence with mobility; creating an exciting new terrain of m-commerce where the stakes are high, the impact limitless.
Google’s slogan may be don’t be evil, but a growing chorus of antitrust regulators in the United States and Europe want to know if the company has lived up to that creed. The New York Times reports.
Stock trading performed almost entirely by computers is on the rise, provoking some weighty questions when it comes to markets: Will investing in shares become like chess, where only the very best humans can beat machines? Or is a human touch always superior to cold calculation?
Though the U.S. had made much progress taking medical record keeping into the digital age, there's still some doubt that the government will reach its target by the prescribed deadline.
Yahoo has been one of the most-visited sites on the Internet since its glory days as a Web portal. Yet as the rest of the Internet moved on to social networks and mobile devices, Yahoo has failed to keep up. The New York Times reports.
In recent months, plenty of perfectly healthy businesses across the country have expired — sometimes for hours, other times for weeks — though only in the online realm cataloged and curated by Google. The reason is that it is surprisingly easy to report a business as closed in Google Places, the search giant’s version of the local Yellow Pages. The New York Times reports.
Michael Arrington, whose influential TechCrunch blog covers Silicon Valley, has started a venture capital fund to invest in start-ups, including some that he and his staff write about. The New York Times reports.
Facebook plans to launch a music platform at its f8 conference in San Francisco on 9/22, a source with knowledge of the plans tells CNBC.
When Steve Jobs resigned as the chief executive of Apple on Wednesday, his note to the public and the Apple board was short and classy. The gist was this: “I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s C.E.O., I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come.” The New York Times reports.
These days, big technology companies — particularly those in the hypercompetitive smartphone and tablet industries — are starting to resemble Hollywood film studios. Every release needs to be a blockbuster, and the only measure of success is the opening-weekend gross. The New York Times reports.
Executives from Hewlett Packard will meet UK Business Secretary Vince Cable next week to discuss the 7.1 billion pounds ($11.7 billion) takeover of Autonomy, one of the UK's biggest software companies.
AOL's chief executive, Tim Armstrong, is confident that his company can regain some of its former glory. the New York Times reports.
"These high frequency traders begin the day owning nothing and they end the day owning nothing in terms of common stocks. But during the day they're accounting for between 50 and 65 percent of the volume," said Schwartz.
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