Cisco 3Q net income rises 14 percent (Update)
Cisco's net income jumped 14 percent in the latest quarter as revenue at all four of its divisions rose for the first time in a year and a half.
Tablet sales forecast leaps again
Global tablet computer sales are expected to hit 145 million this year, a research firm said Wednesday in the latest upgrade of the sizzling segment.
IBM stock falls on signs of slowdown in demand
(AP)—IBM's stock fell more than 5 percent Wednesday, after the company reported disappointing third-quarter revenue and suggested that demand in key markets may be slowing. ...
Study finds peer group evaluations linked to executive pay to be flawed
An over-reliance on peer group compensation benchmarking is central to the persistent issue of rising executive pay in the United States, new research in a study co-authored by a University of Delaware professor and a corporate ...
TV maker Vizio turns to computers, takes on Apple, Dell and HP
Vizio is no stranger to defying the odds. The once little-known company came from practically nowhere to become one of the USA's biggest TV makers, wresting the title from the top electronics companies, including Sony. Its ...
NEC develops high speed semantic search engine for text classification
NEC Corporation announced today the development of a "semantic search engine" that rapidly analyzes and classifies the meaning of text, enabling users to quickly and easily process information. Recent deployment of this search ...
Motorola Solutions buying $1.17B shares from Icahn
(AP) -- Motorola Solutions Inc. is buying about $1.17 billion of its stock back from billionaire investor Carl Icahn.
BlackBerry maker's CEO: No drastic change needed
The new chief executive of Research in Motion said Monday that drastic change is not needed, even as the once iconic maker of the BlackBerry smartphone confronts the most difficult period in its history.
BlackBerry maker tries to soothe angry customers
(AP) -- The maker of the struggling BlackBerry tried to soothe tens of millions of frustrated customers Monday, offering more than $100 worth of free software to each one and giving some a month of technical ...
Introducing a new cloud communicator, the 'LifeTouch' tablet terminal
NEC Corporation announced today the launch of a new cloud communicator, "LifeTouch," in support of corporate client services through cloud computing. The new product starts shipping at the end of this month.
Microsoft, PC makers to offer Azure cloud services
(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. is teaming up with computer makers to try to make its Windows Azure cloud computing system attractive to government and big corporate customers.
McAfee antivirus program goes berserk, freezes PCs
(AP) -- Computers in companies, hospitals and schools around the world got stuck repeatedly rebooting themselves Wednesday after an antivirus program identified a normal Windows file as a virus.
RIM 3Q profit up 59 pct on record BlackBerry sales
(AP) -- BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. surprised Wall Street on Thursday as it reported a 59 percent increase in third-quarter income, boosted by new subscribers and record sales of its smart phones.
Google launches rare ad campaign to sell more apps
(AP) -- Google Inc. is so well known that it has become a synonym for search, making advertising unnecessary. Getting businesses to buy Google's online suite of office applications requires a little more ...