More is less: Complex computer models can involve thousands of variables
(PhysOrg.com) -- The architect Mies van der Rohe is famous for promoting the slogan "less is more." But if Venkat Chandrasekaran, a graduate student in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer ...
Iron ore race to the bottom not in the interests of Australians
The world's biggest iron ore producer, Vale, has announced its intention to expand production despite a falling price. This follows similar announcements by Rio Tinto and BHP. ...
Research In Motion shares climb (Update)
Shares of Research in Motion Ltd. Jumped nearly 14 percent Friday as investors seemingly grew more optimistic about a February launch of the Canadian company's much-delayed BlackBerry 10 smartphones.
Apple's love affair with Wall Street grows rocky
After its long dark winter, Apple's tumbling share price is now in the midst of an equally dark spring.
Wind turbine maker's shares plunge 19%
Vestas, the world leader in the wind turbine industry, saw its share price plummet around 19 percent at the opening Wednesday, a day after issuing a profit warning.
BlackBerry maker RIM's stock rebounds after results
BlackBerry maker Research in Motion's stock rallied sharply Friday a day after reporting a narrower-than-expected loss, as analysts debated whether the smartphone maker is poised for a rebound.
Facebook hits new low as IPO lock-up ends (Update 3)
(AP) Facebook's stock plunged to a new low Thursday as some of the social networking leader's early backers got their first chance to sell their shares since the company's initial public offering went ...
Apple's next big thing may be lower-priced iPhone (Update)
Apple's much-anticipated update to its line-up of iPhones may leave the impression that the technology pioneer's focus has shifted to making more affordable products than engineering innovative breakthroughs.
Tablets gain more ground on PCs, survey finds
One-third of computers sold worldwide in the fourth quarter of 2012 were tablets, according to a survey released Wednesday.
Apple bond offering among biggest ever
A bond offering from Apple expected to be priced later today will be one of the largest ever for a US company, according to leading financial newspapers Tuesday.
Apple to pay dividend, start stock buybacks
Thirty-six years after its founding, Apple Inc. is finally loosening up its purse strings to reward shareholders directly, by instituting a dividend and share buyback program.
Google chairman to sell $2.5 bn of shares
Google's Chairman Eric Schmidt plans to sell 3.2 million "A" shares, currently worth $2.5 billion, over the next year, Google said Friday in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Microsoft-bound Nokia business sees sales slide (Update 3)
The Nokia handsets business that Microsoft is due to take over saw sales continue to slide in the fourth quarter as its Lumia smartphones failed to draw business away from larger competitors like Apple and ...
As Facebook stumbles, LinkedIn thrives
One of the most successful social networking companies in Silicon Valley saw tremendous growth last year, primarily because it's not a place for posting vacation photos, rating restaurants or playing online ...