Sprint Nextel Corp (S.N) started offering a 50 percent discount on Palm Inc's (PALM.O) Pixi phone on the same day the handset maker cut its revenue target, raising profitability concerns. Palm shares fell 4 percent on Friday, following a 19 percent drop on Thursday when the company issued its warning for current-quarter and full-year revenue [ID:nN25246210].
The Pentagon announced on Friday it has authorized the use Twitter, Facebook and other so-called "Web 2.0" sites across the U.S. military, saying the benefits of social media outweighed security concerns. The decision, which comes at a time of growing concern over cyber-security, applies only to the military's non-classified network.
California utility Edison International said on Monday that its fourth-quarter profit fell, but the results were still ahead of what it and analysts had expected.The company earned $212 million, or 65 cents per share, during the quarter that ended Dec. 31, down from $217 million, or 66 cents...
Amicas Inc., which provides health care information technology services, said Monday it will reconsider a $248 million buyout offer from Merge Healthcare Inc.The move is a reversal from last week. On Wednesday, the company rejected Merge's offer of $6.05 per share and urged shareholders to...
On November 25, 2009, NI CompactRIO and DIAdem software made cameo appearances on one of the most popular scientific television shows of all time, MythBusters. When the Sweet Apps crew found out about the product sighting, we had to check it out for ourselves. In episode 133, Adam and...
Now that Google has thrown down the gauntlet, American companies may find arguments about the need to obey local laws do not offer blanket protection from questions about conduct.
One reader tells the Haggler he loves Samsung’s customer service, but two others disagree.
A long-running scandal over the former Gome chairman’s alleged activities has already tarnished the careers of a series of Chinese officials.
An advertising campaign featuring Alice Cooper that both satirizes and promotes modern technology has helped rescue sales at Saturn, a chain of electronics outlets that belongs to Metro Group.
Global semiconductor sales rose 0.3% in January from the previous month, but sales surged 47% from a year ago.
Investigators looking into Web attacks on Google traced the intrusions to Jiaotong University and Lanxiang Vocational School, elite Chinese schools with strong American ties.
Personal income increased $11.4 billion, or 0.1 percent, and disposable personal income (DPI) decreased $47.6 billion, or 0.4 percent, in January, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The decrease in DPI reflected an increase in federal nonwithheld income taxes. Personal...
Leader in Environmental technology systems announces new sales and marketing offices in Calgary, Canada.
The NPD Group today announced that it has acquired Solarbuzz LLC, an international solar energy market research and consulting company. [...]
Investigations into whatever is lurking behind Toyota's crisis of quality have put a spotlight on all that can go wrong with auto electronics -- the growing number of wires, sensors and computer chips that have profoundly changed the automobile in the last decade.