NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Nokia Corp., up 44 cents to $7.03. Wynn Resorts Ltd., up $8.09 to $104.12.» Read More
Here's an intriguing tidbit, courtesy of The Wall Street Journal: Google and Verizon are on the verge of a deal, whereby Google would be the default search engine for the carrier, and the two would split ad revenue. While the deal isn't done yet, it offers up interesting scenarios -- and would represent another loss for Microsoft.
Apple's "Mac vs. PC" ads are advertising legend now, and in 30 seconds can do more to spotlight the differences between Apple and Microsoft than just about anything else. So effective, they even annoyed Bill Gates. Microsoft's counter-attack? Jerry Seinfeld (!)
There has been so much written about Apple and the iPhone recently: the 3G issues, the MobileMe mess, the so-called Apps Kill Switch controversy, the iPod and its battery/BBQ issues, the company's $20 billion in cash, and a stock that continues to try to claw its way back from the doldrums. What investors ought to be focusing on, instead, is the back-to-school shopping season.
The Palm Treo Pro is one of the most anticipated product releases in the company's history. Riding the wave of the Centro smartphone, Palm was in a position to capitalize nicely on its marketplace momentum with Treo Pro's release Wednesday. But there's a hitch...
Investors could take advantage of the prolonged battering of the financial sector by considering three European banks, Victoria Hoskins, regional investment director at Gerrard Barclays Wealth, told "Power Lunch Europe" Wednesday.
How going back to basics can save you more money than you think.
This is an important week for Intel, a company at a kind of competitive and technological crossroads. The company is hosting its annual developers' forum in San Francisco, with chairman and former CEO Craig Barrett delivering today's keynote.
Over the past few weeks, several Wall Street kernels have popped when it comes to Apple. And this morning, Pacific Crest Securities' Andy Hargreaves focuses on Apple's iPhone and its momentum in the marketplace.
First there was the craziness with Yahoo and Microsoft. Will they? Won't they? Should we even care anymore? Now, to quote Yogi Berra, it's like deja vu all over again, with investors in Electronic Arts and Take-Two Interactive wondering whether this marriage will ever come off, or whether the wheels come off the deal instead.
This is another Apple Inc. story working its way through the blogosphere at break-neck speed, spreading like a fungus in a damp swamp of conjecture, fear and a noticeable lack of details.
Best Buy will start selling the iPhone on Sept. 7, becoming first U.S. chain to do so outside of Apple's and AT&T's own stores.
Telstra, Australia's biggest phone company, missed expectations with a 14 percent rise in second-half profit on Wednesday, and forecast growth in the year ahead that was also belowanalysts' expectations.
When Google's Gmail service went dark last night for about 90 minutes, cutting off millions of users from their email, it shone a bright light on the promise--and problems--of so-called Cloud Computing.
Singapore Telecommunications, Southeast Asia's largest phone company, posted disappointing flat quarterly underlying net profit on Tuesday, as strength in the Singapore dollar crimped contributions from its regional mobile businesses.
The moment I first saw Amazon's Kindle electronic book reader, I thought, "Oh wow, here's a product searching for a market, rather than an innovation addressing an unmet market need." Flash forward to today as Citigroup doubles its Kindle sales projections, from 190,000 to a whopping 380,000 units this year.
When Apple was preparing to launch its "app store" for iPhone, the online software marketplace of free and for-sale third party developer applications, I suggested then that this was potentially the great hidden gem in the iPhone story. That App Store might some day rival iTunes as a revenue stream.
Cisco Systems reported earnings and sales that edged analysts' expectations, and the company's shares moved higher in extended trading.
Sprint Nextel warned subscriber defections would swell in the current quarter and shocked investors with a $3 billion convertible offering that sent its shares down 11 percent.
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp (NTT), Japan's biggest phone company, posted a 24 percent rise in quarterly profit on gains at its mobile and system integrator units, and stood by its full-year outlook.
Just when you thought the Yahoo vs. Microsoft, Microsoft vs. Yahoo, shareholders vs. Yahoo saga had finally come to a whimpering close.