NEW DELHI— India has ordered Internet service providers to block access to more than 850 adult websites in what the government has described as a way to protect social decency. N.N. Kaul, a spokesman for India's department of telecom, said Monday that the government was trying to control easy access to pornography following a directive from the country's top...» Read More
The nation's largest cable provider, Comcast, reported its quarterly earnings in line with expectations. Better than expected gains of subscribers to high-speed Internet and digital phone services reassured Wall Street that Comcast is holding it own in competition with the likes of DirecTV and AT&T.
European shares rose on Wednesday, boosted by better U.S. economic data and a raft of bullish company updates, to register their best monthly performance in 4-1/2 years ahead of a key U.S. rate decision.
Earnings out of Europe were mixed Wednesday as telecom giant Alcatel-Lucent cuts its telecom market forecast and reported a bigger-than-expected first-quarter net loss.
Chief executives from around Europe discussed their companies' earnings, opportunities and the challenges they face in 2008 with CNBC Europe Monday.
Verizon Communications reported Monday a higher quarterly profit on stronger-than-expected growth in wireless subscribers, showing resilience in the face of a U.S. economic slowdown.
European shares rallied on Friday to end the week in positive territory, led by technology stocks after Ericsson beat forecasts with its earnings, and as the banking sector stabilized.
Earnings news dominated Friday's European trade with Sweden's Ericsson's shares up more than 12 percent after the company reported better-than-expected results.
Chief executives from Europe discussed earnings, opportunities and challenges their companies face in 2008 with CNBC Europe Friday.
Don't be fooled by the Chinese government's attempt to stabilize the market. There are still a lot of pitfalls - but also some bright spots - in this volatile economy.
Some big companies report tomorrow that will give more clarity on the health of advertising and technology spending, and the health of the European jobs market
European shares rose on Thursday, led by Swiss bank Credit Suisse and drugmakers such as Novartis, and helped also as Wall Street turned positive just before European markets closed.
Motorola said on Thursday its quarterly loss widened on cell phone sales that were at the low end of expectations, signaling further market share losses to Nokia and other rivals.
Earnings from a smorgasbord of European companies revealed a mixed business environment Thursday, with the likes of Bayer and Swedbank beating expectations, while Peugeot Citroen and Stora Enso missed.
SK Telecom, South Korea's top mobile carrier, reported a slight fall in quarterly profit on Thursday, weathering the impact of a bitter marketing war as mobile operators seek to woosubscribers from rivals.
Apple posted a 36 percent rise in profit, helped by strong sales of its Macintosh computers, but its cautious outlook disappointed investors.
Are you happy because your Apple shares are up 35% since late February or sad because they're still down nearly 20% from the beginning of the year? Either way, you need to be ready for this afternoon's earnings report.
European shares ended a volatile session in positive territory on Wednesday as optimism over earnings outside the financial sector helped offset concern about more writedowns in the banking sector.
German companies dominated European earnings headlines Wednesday with tech heavyweight Infineon reporting a quarterly loss, but IKB, the first German subprime casualty indicating a smaller-than-expected loss.
Hours away from Apple's earnings, as you might expect, investors are a little nervous -- with a stock going from $119 to just short of $170, and then back to $160 in a matter of weeks. Some of you have written in with your thoughts ahead of earnings. Here's a sampling...
Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson posted sharply lower profits on Wednesday as a slowdown in consumer spending hit its business, but earnings were at the high end of the firm's range and exceeded market expectations.