Spotify fights critics with royalty revelations
Spotify, the world's most popular music streaming website, revealed on Tuesday how much an artist makes from each song listened in an effort to fight criticism it shortchanges musicians.
Ericsson closes down cable production, cuts jobs
Wireless equipment maker Ericsson AB says it will close down its telecom cable manufacturing operation and cut around 350 jobs in Sweden.
United Technologies sells Goodrich pump business
(AP)—United Technologies Corp. says it has completed the sale of a pump and engine control systems business owned previously by airline parts maker Goodrich Corp.
Belkin to buy Linksys router maker from Cisco
Belkin, a maker of smartphone cases and computing accessories, said Thursday that it is buying the home networking business unit of Cisco, including the Linksys router brand.
Social media pays off for businesses, study shows
(Phys.org)—Customers who connect with a business through social media will go to the business more frequently and contribute more to its bottom line, according to a new study from the University at Buffalo School of Management.
New line of SDIP6 photocouplers: ICs contribute to smaller footprints, reduced costs
Toshiba America Electronic Components has announced the addition of the TLP700A and TLP705A to its family of photocouplers. The new photocouplers from Toshiba are housed in small packages (SDIP6) – half the size of conventional ...
The installed price of solar photovoltaic systems in the US continues to decline at a rapid pace
The installed price of solar photovoltaic (PV) power systems in the United States fell substantially in 2011 and through the first half of 2012, according to the latest edition of Tracking the Sun, an annual PV cost-tracking ...
HP unveils innovative multitouch hybrid PC and ultrabooks
HP today announced three consumer notebooks featuring multitouch displays, including a uniquely designed hybrid PC that gives people more choice in how they access information.
Man sent to prison for Internet-based Ponzi scheme
(AP)—A man who ran a Ponzi scheme disguised as an online advertising company has been sentenced to 78 months in prison.
China's Alibaba splits online shopping unit Taobao
China's largest e-commerce company Alibaba Group announced Thursday it has split its consumer online shopping platform Taobao into three firms to adapt to an increasingly competitive landscape.
iPad challenge looms large at Asia IT show
Tablets that match the iPad but at a cheaper price. Slimmer, more powerful notebooks. At Computex, Asia's top IT fair, manufacturers are showing how they plan to face the challenge from Apple's iconic product.
Hu urges US to ease high-tech export restrictions
President Hu Jintao has urged the United States to ease restrictions on high-tech exports to China after Beijing and Washington signed $45 billion in trade deals during his US visit.
No Facebook at work in most US companies
More than half of US companies do not allow employees to visit social networks such as Facebook, MySpace or Twitter while at work, according to a new survey.
Ciena bids $521M for Nortel business units
(AP) -- Ciena Corp. is offering cash and stock worth $521 million to acquire some of Nortel's most-prized remaining business units as the fallen telecommunications company continues to liquidate.