Articles by David Zielenziger
Schmidt's Stock Sales Don't Signal Big Shift, Google Says
February 11 2013 1:36 PM
Although Eric Schmidt, chairman of Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG), filed intentions to sell a major share block, the company said it was “routine."
They Know What You've Been Sharing
February 11 2013 11:35 AM
Raytheon has devised powerful software that tracks individuals via social media posts and GPS to use analytics to aid security agencies.
Tim Cook's Latest Mistake Was Letting Apple's Cash Pile Swell To Record
February 10 2013 9:59 AM
Apple is facing shareholder opposition because its CEO has done little to allocate the big money it has been accruing in recent years.
Google Adapts AdWords For Mobile; Partners With Yahoo
February 08 2013 3:35 PM
Google will adapt its AdWords strategy to work better and more cheaply for mobile ads. It's also working with Yahoo.
Microsoft Finishing Major Security Patch Releases Vs. Malware, Break-ins
February 08 2013 11:25 AM
Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) is completing one of its biggest-ever security updates to respond to major threats to its browser and users of Office products.
BlackBerry Elects Ex-Verizon, Ericsson Execs To Board Of Directors
February 08 2013 10:20 AM
BlackBerry Inc. elected two mobile industry executives as directors as it continues its year-long shake-up to regain market share and profit.
Apple 'Welcomes' Einhorn's Idea On Cash Piles But Firm On Bylaw Change
February 07 2013 4:37 PM
Apple responded to a challenge by Greenlight Capital, saying it would consider plans to “enhance shareholder value,” which could include issuing preferred shares.
SoftBank Starts $250M Venture Fund For 'Growth' Cos
February 07 2013 4:04 PM
Japan’s SoftBank Corp. (TYO:9984) said it had raised $250 million for a venture capital fund to invest in companies that have already gotten off the ground.
Apple's Cash Pile: Sitting Duck For Activist Investors Like Einhorn
February 07 2013 3:16 PM
The challenge faced by Apple from David Einhorn differs from earlier battles over Yahoo and AOL.
Einhorn Mounts Apple Proxy Fight Over Big Cash Pile
February 07 2013 12:28 PM
Activist David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital will challenge Apple over its $137.1 million cash pile by voting against a shareholder proposal.
Sprint's Loss Pared As iPhone Users Boost Revenue
February 07 2013 10:41 AM
Sprint-Nextel Corp. (NYSE:S) reported fourth-quarter results better than forecast due to strong iPhone, smartphone sales.
GE's Proficy Vision Software To Handle 'Big Data' Vs. Oracle, IBM, In Automation
February 07 2013 5:56 AM
General Electric Co. (NYSE:GE) rolled out the Proficy Vision software platform, which manages so-called “big data” with structured data.