Dec 1- Buyout firms KKR& Co LP, Thoma Bravo LLC and Vista Equity Partners Management LLC are competing for $4 billion worth of Dell Inc's assets, people familiar with the matter said, as the computer maker steps up asset sales. Divesting these assets would help Dell bolster its balance sheet after it agreed in October to buy data storage company EMC Corp for $67...» Read More
Microsoft said on Wednesday it had purchased privately held digital television advertising technology company Navic Networks.
U.S. design software maker Adobe Systems issued a revenue outlook that disappointed some investors on Monday, sending its shares down more than 3 percent.
Video game publisher Electronic Arts Tuesday again extended its $2 billion takeover offer for smaller rival Take-Two Interactive Software, but Take-Two again rejected the bid as too low.
Cadence Design Systems Tuesday said it offered to buy rival software maker Mentor Graphics for $16 a share, in an unsolicited deal with an enterprise value of $1.6 billion.
The European Commission, a thorn in Microsoft's side for its antitrust campaigns against the software giant, is falling short in its own internal attempt to promote more competition in the technology sector.
Adobe Systems reported earnings that outpaced expectations, driven by growth in sales of programs for photo editing, Web creation and graphics design.
It started with a note from Mike Abramsky at RBC Capital, now calling for a "breakout" fiscal fourth quarter because of iPhone. He's estimating Apple will sell 14 million iPhones in 2008, thanks to last week's new 3G version.
When the News Corporation added MySpace to its portfolio nearly three years ago, it expected that if its base of 16 million users kept growing — and each user kept adding friends, sharing photos and swapping flirty messages — the advertising dollars would roll in, the New York Times reported.
U.S. sales of video game hardware and software were $1.12 billion in May, up 37 percent from a year earlier, with Take-Two Interactive's "Grand Theft Audio 4" the best-selling title for the month, market researcher NPD said in a report on Thursday.
I won't post all of the missives questioning the treatment of a "virus," as I had reported, with antibiotics since we all know that you treat a bacterial infection with those drugs, and not a virus.
When Jobs did arrive for my interview, I, like many of you, was immediately struck by his appearance. He was smiley, cordial, forthcoming, engaged with his usual piercing eye-contact. Let's face it, he's a terrific interview.
Yesterday, they were all over the map: plunging, recovering, plunging, settling the day with a mild loss even in the face of what could be one of the most exciting platforms—not products, but platforms—this company has ever unveiled.
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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.
Speculation is rampant on how Apple CEO Steve Jobs will top last year's hugely successful iPhone, The New York Times reports.
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.
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