Google’s celebrated algorithms may power the Web’s most popular search engine, but they have not yet been programmed to answer a call when a customer has a problem. The NYT reports.
Google may rule the Internet, but they may want to rethink their reach into retail. In its first week of sales the search giant only sold about 20,000 Nexus One units, according to mobile analytics firm Flurry.
Investors should continue to invest in defensive stocks in strong dividend sectors like telecommunications, technology and pharmaceuticals, said Willem Nabarro, head of European equities for Asia at Exane-BNP Paribas on Tuesday.
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This was a live blog from Jim Goldman who attended a news conference at the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California where the company unveiled its smartphone, Nexus One.
Google’s expected unveiling on Tuesday of a rival to the iPhone is part of its careful plan to try to do what few other technology companies have done before: retain its leadership as computing shifts from one generation to the next. The New York Times reports.
AT&T says it will no longer sponsor Tiger Woods, joining Accenture and Gillette in dropping support for the golfer after numerous allegations of infidelities.
There are some images you just don't want. And picturing co-workers who are dialing in for conference calls seems to be one of them, according to a recent study in the UK by the leading fixed-line carrier.
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We are almost halfway through the dollar rally, Robin Griffiths from Cazenove Capital said Monday. Griffiths sees stock markets "topping" in March next year.
Expectations for this company may be too low, Cramer says.
Big swings can often lead to strikeouts. But it can also mean home runs, and that's exactly what "Options Action" contributor and Phoenix Partner's Chief Derivatives Strategist Dan Nathan hit last week by purchasing the RIMM December 60/65 strangle ahead of earnings.
There’s only a few days left to find that perfect gift this holiday season, but with the help of an iPhone, all you may need is a few minutes.
So much concern, so much talk about dealing with disappointment, and a perceived slowdown in Blackberry momentum amid so much media clamor about anything and everything Droid from Google and what does Research in Motion do? Blows everyone away, that's what.
If you think about the Oracle earnings release, it might be even more impressive than it seems. Consider that it has been more than a year since its last acquisition of any real significance, and yet the company was able easily to beat top line forecasts.
This company is in a pitched battle with Apple and a dozen other smart phone makers, and while it is an exceptional swordsman, it faces a daunting task: Not merely adding subscribers, but keeping the ones it already has.
This should be an intriguing report from Oracle tonight after the bell, and potentially the best argument yet that this sleeper and not-so-gentle-giant is poised for a break-out.
The number of households with cell phones but no landlines continues to grow, but the recession doesn't seem to be forcing poor cellular users to abandon their traditional wired phones any faster than higher-income people are.
Forget $700, he says. This stock is going higher.
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