IDC Shaves PC Forecast To Below 1% After HP, Dell Report Poor Results
August 28 2012 3:48 PM EDT
IDC revised its forecast for this year’s PC sales gains to only 0.9 percent, after the top U.S. giants, Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) and Dell (Nasdaq: DELL), reported lower PC sales for their latest financial quarters. By contrast, tablet sales, headed by the iPad from Apple (Nasdaq:M AAPL) should surge 54 percent.
ZeekRewards Facing Federal Class-Action Lawsuit
August 28 2012 3:15 PM EDT
ZeekRewards, Rex Venture Group and its founder, accused in an alleged Ponzi scheme, now face a federal lawsuit brought by former "affiliates."
iPhone 5 Features Rumors: 7 Ways Apple May Implement NFC
August 28 2012 12:44 PM EDT
Given the multitude of rumors from the past year and the numerous patents in relation to the technology, it looks like Apple has invested considerably in NFC, and looks to implement the communication chip in a future iPhone. Quite possibly, we may see NFC in the next-generation iPhone, allegedly set to debut next month on Sept. 12, unofficially but most commonly called iPhone 5.
Romney, Obama Slug It Out In New iPad Game 'Vote!!!'
August 28 2012 11:32 AM EDT
A new iPad game from the creators of "Infinity Blade" lets players duke it out as Mitt Romney and Barack Obama just in time for the debates.
OnLive CEO Steve Perlman Steps Down, Hands Company Over To Lauder Partners: The Impact On Cloud-Streaming Game Service
August 28 2012 9:59 AM EDT
According to Eurogamer, OnLive founder and CEO Steve Perlman has stepped down as head of the company, making way for new ownership in the form of Lauder Partners, an investment group specializing in technology.
Despite Apple U.S. Ban Call, Samsung Shares Advance At Home
August 28 2012 9:51 AM EDT
Shares of Samsung Electronics (Seoul: 005930) rose 15,000 Korean won (US $13.21) in Seoul trading on Tuesday, despite requests by Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), the world's most valuable technology company, to ban sales of as eight products in the U.S.
IBM Debuts Most Powerful Cloud Server For Enterprises
August 28 2012 9:16 AM EDT
International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM), the No. 2 computer maker, introduced its most powerful server for enterprises, the zEnterprise EC 12 mainframe, which it said cost as much as $1 billion to develop. The unit is intended for enterprises that can manage their own systems but also shift data processing to the cloud.
Apple Vs Samsung Lawsuit: Apple Seeks Quick Ban On Eight Samsung Phones In US; Files Injunction With District Court
August 28 2012 3:31 AM EDT
After its decisive win over Samsung in the patent trial Friday, Apple has formally filed a notice with the District Court in California, San Jose Division.
Hurricane Isaac 2012: Google Provides Tropical Storm Path Maps, Forecasted Track, Shelters, And Emergency Information
August 27 2012 2:51 PM EDT
Google Crisis Response, one of Google's thousands of active projects that merges various Google tools like Maps, Docs, Forms and Earth, posted a new webpage dedicated to Tropical Storm Isaac - soon to be Hurricane Isaac - in an effort to disseminate helpful information about the hurricane's path, its forecasted track, and how local residents can stay safe during this emergency situation.
ALEC Roster Shrinks As GE, Sprint, Western Union, Symantec, Reckitt Quit
August 27 2012 12:53 PM EDT
Five more major companies said they had quit the controversial conservative American Legislative Council, a Washington, D.C., based body that lobbies for right-wing legislation such as “stand your ground” laws in state legislatures.
AOL's $600M Stock Buyback, Special Dividend
August 27 2012 10:54 AM EDT
Internet company AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL) announced plans Monday to return $1.1 billion to shareholders through a special dividend of $5.15 per share and also to buy back $600 million of stock under an accelerated stock-repurchase agreement with Barclays Bank PLC.
IBM To Acquire Kenexa To Battle Oracle, Workday, Salesforce.com
August 27 2012 9:39 AM EDT
International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM), the No. 2 computer maker, said it will pay about $1.6 billion to acquire Kenexa Corp. (NYSE: KNXA), for its human-resources software cloud technologies.
Samsung Shares Plunge, Apple's Touch Record In Post-Verdict Glee
August 27 2012 9:01 AM EDT
Shares of Samsung Electronics (Seoul: 005930) plunged nearly 8 percent in Seoul Monday following the company’s $1.05 billion loss to Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), the world's most valuable technology company, in a patent case in U.S. District Court in San Jose, Calif., on Friday.
Apple-Samsung Component Supplier Partnership For iPhone, iPad Will Remain Intact: Experts
August 27 2012 8:34 AM EDT
While Samsung Electronics lost out to Apple in the high profile patent trial, wherein the U.S. court ordered the former to pay $1.05 billion for patent infringements, experts aver that the ongoing partnership among the two companies for supplying components will hold good.
Samsung's Market Cap A $12 Billion Casualty Of Patent-Infringement Case
August 26 2012 11:30 PM EDT
In the wake of the $1.05 billion verdict delivered Friday in the widely watched U.S. intellectual-property case won by Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) and lost by Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (Korea: 005930), Samsung was battered in Korea Exchange trading Monday.
Technology Focus: How To Label Tech In 2012? A-n-t-i-c-i-p-a-t-i-o-n
August 26 2012 9:56 AM EDT
Now that 2012 is two-thirds over, it’s already time to label it, like the Asians do. Unlike 4709, it’s not the Year of the Dragon. It’s the Year of Anticipation.
Apple Matches Microsoft Step-For-Step; Plans iPad Mini Release In October
August 26 2012 6:56 AM EDT
After scoring a decisive win over competitor Samsung in the high-profile patent trial Friday, August 24, Apple has now shifted focus toward Microsoft, and is planning to unveil a smaller iPad, popularly referred to as "iPad Mini" to take on the Redmond software giant's tablet, Surface.
Apple Vs. Samsung Lawsuit: How The Tech Giants Responded To The $1 Billion Verdict [Full List Of Infringed Products]
August 25 2012 1:30 AM EDT
Apple had the last laugh in its epic Apple v. Samsung patent-infringement lawsuit and was awarded $1.051 billion in damages by a California jury. Take a look at the list of the patents involved in the lawsuit and the devices that were found to infringe on those patents.
Apple Triumphs Over Samsung In Landmark Patent Case
August 24 2012 10:14 PM EDT
Apple Inc scored a sweeping legal victory over Samsung on Friday as a U.S. jury found the Korean company had copied critical features of the hugely popular iPhone and iPad and awarded the U.S. company $1.05 billion in damages.
Apple Awarded $1.05 Billion From Samsung By Jury In Patent-Infringement Lawsuit
August 24 2012 8:15 PM EDT
In an epic $1.05 billion verdict Friday in the widely watched intellectual-property case between Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (Korea: 005930), a jury in California decided for Apple and against Samsung on six of seven patent-infringement claims centered on mobile devices.