Saturday, May 25, 2013

Week in review: Apple CEO Cook grilled about taxes

The following is a roundup of my stories from Investor’s Business Daily at

Apple’s tax practices are no laughing matter; Yes, they are. (May 24, 2013)

Apple unlikely to settle e-book price-fixing case. (May 24, 2013)

Xbox One might not be the game changer Microsoft claims. (May 23, 2013)

Samsung Galaxy S4 sells 10 million units in less than one month. (May 23, 2013)

Microsoft looks to simplify living room with Xbox One. (May 21, 2013)

Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘We pay all the taxes we owe’; urges tax reform. (May 21, 2013)

Photo: Apple CEO Tim Cook testifies before a Senate subcommittee on tax policy. 

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Week in review: Google’s Page succeeds Jobs, Gates as tech’s leading visionary

The following is a roundup of my stories from Investor’s Business Daily at

Apple CEO Tim Cook to propose major corporate tax reform. (May 17, 2013)

Superheroes can’t rescue declining video game business. (May 17, 2013)

Dell dives back into low-margin PCs to keep corporate customers. (May 17, 2013)

Google’s Larry Page emerges as tech’s leading visionary. (May 16, 2013)

Dell earnings take hit from aggressive PC pricing. (May 16, 2013)

PC sales estimates about to go from bad to worse. (May 15, 2013)

Is Groupon’s new POS a real POS? (May 15, 2013)

BlackBerry, Nokia look to emerging markets for growth. (May 14, 2013)

Facebook Home fading fast; HTC discontinues phone. (May 13, 2013)

New York attorney general queries Apple and Google on device thefts. (May 13, 2013)

Netflix “could be this decade’s Amazon,” investor Whitney Tilson says. (May 13, 2013)

Photo: Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page speaks at the company’s 2013 Google I/O developer conference. 

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Week in review: Google Glass parodies, Windows 8 stats, EA earnings in news

The following is a roundup of my stories from Investor’s Business Daily at

Google Glass, Martha Stewart’s profile in the spotlight. (May 10, 2013)

Low-cost iPhone appears on tap; Margin impact debated. (May 10, 2013)

Carl Icahn calls Dell go-private deal “Great Giveaway,” makes new offer. (May 9, 2013)

Microsoft eyes Barnes & Noble’s Nook Media e-book division. (May 9, 2013)

Many airline passengers keep cellphones on in flight. (May 9, 2013)

BlackBerry aims to shore up core enterprise market with the Q10. (May 8, 2013)

EA stock up on full-year outlook, “Star Wars” games. (May 8, 2013)

Zillow makes history with social media, but no fireworks. (May 7, 2013)

Microsoft tries to make Windows 8 look successful. (May 7, 2013)

Aruba Networks, Ruckus Wireless tank on outlook. (May 7, 2013)

Amazon, eBay shares little changed by sales tax bill. (May 7, 2013)

iRobot’s hospital robots begin their residency. (May 6, 2013)

Adobe Systems shifts creative business fully to the cloud. (May 6, 2013)

Samsung expected to pass Apple in smartphone profits. (May 6, 2013)

Photos: “Saturday Night Live” cast member Fred Armisen portrays a fictional tech correspondent reviewing Google Glass (top); iRobot’s RP-Vita health-care robot in operation. 

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Week in review: 3D printers at Staples, ‘Iron Man 3’, Intel’s new CEO

The following is a roundup of my stories from Investor’s Business Daily at

Apple’s Siri and Google Now caught in comic catfight. (May 3, 2013)

Iron Man swoops in to help Verizon, Audi, Subway and TCL. (May 3, 2013)

3D printers being sold at Staples will gauge consumer market. (May 3, 2013)

Intel breaks glass ceiling, selects woman as president. (May 2, 2013)

Intel picks new CEO from its ranks, taps COO Brian Krzanich. (May 2, 2013)

Apple losing steam in tablet market, but retains lead. (May 1, 2013)

Mobile chip designer ARM Holdings climbs to a 13-year high on bullish report. (May 1, 2013)

Slow Windows 8 adoption continues to haunt Microsoft. (May 1, 2013)

Mom wants an iPad or Kindle Fire for Mother’s Day. (April 30, 2013)

Apple selling $17 billion in bonds in historic offering. (April 30, 2013)

France blocking Yahoo deal latest insult to U.S. tech sector. (April 30, 2013)

Facebook hitting the accelerator on mobile ads. (April 29, 2013)

Apple developer conference holds promise of software surprises. (April 29, 2013)

Photos: The Cube 3D printer (top) and Iron Man on the New York Stock Exchange floor.