Saturday, June 25, 2011
Tibco Software’s Q2 profit and sales handily beat views, but Q3 profit outlook cause for a bit of concern. (June 23, 2011)
Tibco Software makes push for cyber security business. (June 23, 2011)
Robots from iRobot and QinetiQ prove their mettle at Japan’s crippled nuclear power plant in Fukushima. (June 23, 2011)
Mobile device accessories maker Zagg sees its shares jump on iFrogz acquisition. (June 22, 2011)
Photo: PackBot robots from iRobot inspect a damaged nuclear reactor at Fukushima in Japan.
Saturday, June 18, 2011
IBD ranks the Top 10 tech rivalries today. Find out where Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Apple and more rank. (June 17, 2011)
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales credits his “pathological optimism” for his success. (June 14, 2011)
Anthony Weiner has a lot of company in sexting. A new survey finds that 19% of U.S. online adults have sexted or sent naked pictures of themselves online. (June 14, 2011)
Best Buy’s Q1 results beat Wall Street’s forecast thanks to strong sales online and overseas, especially China. The retailer has big plans for tablets. (June 14, 2011)
Take-Two Interactive Software’s “L.A. Noire” and Microsoft’s Xbox 360 were big winners in video game sales in May. But overall sales slumped 14% from a year ago. (June 13, 2011)
Photo: Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt gestures toward Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Saturday, June 11, 2011
New generation of leaders emerging in the video game industry: FarmVille’s Zynga, Angry Birds’ Rovio Mobile, etc. (June 8, 2011)
Should the Wii U be renamed the P.U.? Investors dump Nintendo shares on doubts about prospects for the company’s new video game console. (June 8, 2011)
Research firm Gartner cuts its 2011 global PC shipment forecast, following IDC’s similar move. (June 8, 2011)
Apple CEO Steve Jobs won’t take his medical leave lying down.
Jobs makes his second big presentation in two days, this time touting Apple’s planned corporate campus (June 8, 2011)
Apple makes its long-awaited push into cloud computing with iCloud. (June 7, 2011)
Research firm IDC slashes 2011 PC shipment forecast on weak economy, competition from tablets. (June 6, 2011)
Photo: Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs introduces iCloud at the company's 2011 Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco.
Saturday, June 4, 2011
Microsoft, Nokia and Research In Motion face big hurdles in the smartphone market. (June 2, 2011)
Flip Video founder Jonathan Kaplan thinks Flip could have sold 40 million camcorders if Cisco hadn’t killed it.
Kaplan’s new business venture is a chain of restaurants selling gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches and soup. The first Melt restaurants will open in San Francisco in August. (June 1, 2011)
Freescale Semiconductor CEO says his company’s debt is “significant” but not posing any “strategic challenges.” Freescale's IPO is subdued. (May 26, 2011)
Semtech is still rolling with its 40-gig, 100-gig chips; Q1 results, Q2 outlook beat views. (May 25, 2011)
Netflix shares jump on news of partnership discussions with Facebook. (May 25, 2011)
Apple will face greater iPad shortages after China factory explosion. Shares down 1.6% on the news. (May 20, 2011)
Based on its Q1 EPS growth and upped outlook, Dell’s conversion from PC firm to enterprise services firm is on pace.
Dell impresses investors with Q1 profit growth. (May 17, 2011)