With the release of Apple's iPhone 4 to a hyped up community and the rapid increase in the popularity of smartphones, we are seeing a monumental game-changing shift in the technology space. This is not a replay in the Dot Com bubble; this tectonic shift is one that will actually result in corporate profits.
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Apple’s touch-screen smartphone has been a sensation since Day 1 three years ago, and many who own the device believe it to be almost perfect — if only it worked better as a phone. The NYT reports.
With shares down, how should you game RIMM ahead of earnings after the bell Thursday?
As one success follows another, Apple finds itself in a bewildering position. As the tech industry’s perennial underdog, Apple was frequently scorned and dismissed by larger and more successful competitors like Microsoft or Dell. Now, with growing frequency, the company is seen by competitors and other industry players as a bully. The NYT reports.
Apple will sell one million iPhone 4 smartphones tomorrow, according to BGC Partners, hitting a sales milestone that took the first iPhone 74 days to reach and the iPhone 3G three months.
Jeff Bezos should give away the Kindle free of charge, to spur more sales of higher-profit online books.
Hardware announcements tend to get the lion's share of the spotlight at E3, but in the long run, all of those devices are just tools. The real stars of the show are the titles that publishers have on display.
The Obama Administration is waging a silent, unwise war on high-tech, hell-bent on taming a few targets to bolster a get-tough image. The feds’ enmity toward what we’re best at—technology and making money on it—threatens our long-term economic recovery.
While the video game industry has its share of problems, complacency is not one of them.
As Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo promote their upcoming hardware innovations, a burgeoning company called OnLive sits on the show floor of the video game industry’s trade show, sending out the message that dedicated game machines could be a thing of the past.
As the video game industry gathers at E3 to look forward to the holiday season and what it hopes are more prosperous times, storm clouds are gathering on the horizon that have the potential to radically change gaming in the months and years to come.
Los Angeles is under siege, with as many as 45,000 video game industry insiders and onlookers descending upon the Los Angeles Convention Center for E3—one of the loudest, glitziest—and sometimes gaudiest—trade shows of any industry.
Dell said on Thursday that it was in talks with the Securities and Exchange Commission to resolve allegations that it and its founder and chief executive, Michael S. Dell, engaged in financial irregularities related to the company’s dealings with Intel.
Sales of software titles are down 8 percent year to date—a shortfall of more than $200 million, according to the most recent numbers from the NPD Group, which tracks video game purchases.
Many parents these days face the same struggle: at what age should you buy your child a cellphone?
Cash is only good when it's being used to create wealth. Microsoft's management appears more interested in being bond traders than in running a tech company.
Now that Apple has taken the wraps off the 4G iPhone, the next key battleground in the smartphone wars has emerged: Video chat on your cell.
For the last two years, unlimited data plans have given app-hungry smartphone users an all-you-can-eat buffet. But will customers react to AT&T’s new, limited menu by simply eating less? The NYT reports.
If the video game world were following its normal cycle, console makers would be revealing details of their next generation systems in less than two weeks. This cycle is anything but normal, though – and so at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), game makers will instead chart a new path.
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