Feb 8- Verizon Communications Inc has given Tim Armstrong, chief executive officer of its AOL unit, a leading role in exploring a possible bid for Yahoo Inc's assets, Bloomberg reported. Verizon, the largest U.S. wireless carrier, hasn't hired bankers to conduct an offer and there have been no formal talks, Bloomberg reported, citing a person with knowledge of the...» Read More
Over the decades, legions of microchip companies have found themselves reeling, even wiped out financially, from trying to produce some of the most complex objects made by humans for the lowest possible price. Now, the chip wars are about to become even more bloody.
The largest maker of cell phones for the U.S. market, on Sunday revealed the first phone running Samsung's own "smart" software system, bada.
Magazines are starting to think beyond the page and experiment with smartphone applications they say will provide their readers with additional content and bring a whole new level of engagement with the publication.
Plus, get calls on oil, telco, mining and more.
Google's own corporate blog is breaking some big-time broadband news today: Google plans to build out its own broadband testbed, bringing unbelievably fast bandwidth to homes and business in test markets across the United States, targeting from 50,000 to a half million potential users.
Google presents buzz as an addition to Gmail that enables private sharing with your friends (like Facebook) or public sharing with everyone (like Twitter).
Google is at it again. It's taken on Yahoo. It's taken on Microsoft. Apple. So why not Facebook, too?
The recent media interest in the use of mobile phones to make donations to the Haiti appeal has cast light on the potential of mobile technology to transform the way we send and receive money in the future.
Cramer looks for answers in one of the worst earnings report of the quarter.
When I sat down with Cisco CEO John Chambers at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last month, he had a powerful story to tell: A plan to transform Cisco in a vertical, enterprise and consumer powerhouse 7 years in the making, was ready to pay dividends in 2010.
Apple's App Store might be one of the greatest entrepreneurial tools the world has ever seen. Nothing virtual about this gold rush. Consider what Steve Jobs told us last week: 140,000 apps, and over 3 billion downloads. Think, i-KaChing.
The company reported 85 cents a share, way ahead of the 72 cents Wall Street was looking for, on $9.5 billion in revenue, or nearly a half-billion dollars better than estimates.
Look no further than the Windows 7 upgrade cycle, courtesy of retail sales, for the real strength behind this story.
Microsoft sits in the sweet spot of global economic recovery, but this company still has to outperform Street expectations in order for this stock to really work. At least that's the word from several analysts I'm talking to ahead of the company's second fiscal quarter earnings later today.
Could Apple’s new iPad end up being too much of a good thing? The New York Times wonders.
This is a live blog from Jim Goldman who is in San Francisco attending an event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts where it is expected Apple will unveil and share details of its newest product, The iPad.
Stocks erased their gains just in time for the closing bell Tuesday as news that the Senate has scheduled a hearing on President Obama's bank proposal for next week rattled the market.
Ahead of Steve Jobs big presentation tomorrow attention turns to Verizon — a company that many thought would be featured in the Apple event.
Stocks bounced back Tuesday after a report showed consumer confidence rose for a third straight month. Travelers led the Dow after beating earnings expectations.
Later tonight we'll get Yahoo's fourth quarter numbers, and if you're using Google's blockbuster report from last week as a kind of barometer to handicap Yahoo, that may not be such a good idea, and here's why.