| Sep 21, 2010
| 9:34 PM
Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday boosted the dividend payment on its stock 23%, the first increase in two years, hoping to show its âcommitmentâ to sharing its huge cash flow with stockholders. The software giant said its board raised the quarterly......
| Sep 14, 2010
| 4:34 PM
U.S. technology giants seem to be heeding Wall Street pressure to funnel some of their cash hoards to shareholders. Computer networking titan Cisco Systems said Tuesday it expects to start paying a dividend for the first time. Investors liked the......
| Aug 11, 2010
| 4:34 PM
For the last few quarters, John Chambers has been a font of optimism about the economyâs prospects. But on Wednesday the chief executive of Silicon Valley computer networking giant Cisco Systems sharply dialed down his tone. Although Cisco reported a......
| May 9, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Ready to cut the cord? The next generation of Wi-Fi technology could make most wires obsolete. The Wi-Fi Alliance, an organization that certifies wireless industry standards, announced the specification for a new format for transmitting data over the...
| Apr 26, 2010
You've just started treatment with a new psychiatrist, whom you like very much. Should you "friend" her on Facebook?
If she says yes, what if she finds those pictures of you dancing drunkenly with the lampshade on your head — after you told her you...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 1:54 PM
BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Cisco Systems Inc will dump its Flip video camera division, retiring the popular brand in a first step toward reviving a company its CEO John Chambers admitted has lost its way.
The move to kill a gadget that won rave...
| Aug 5, 2010
Technology has made many things easy. We record TV shows and fast-forward through commercials. We listen to far-flung radio broadcasts live on our telephones. And we meet face to face with clients and staff members from thousands of miles away.
| Feb 15, 2011
| 3:26 PM
Not long ago, I interviewed the chief operating officer of electrical giant Exelon in my jammies.
He didn't seem to notice.
I was telecommuting from my dining room, doing my part for the planet.
Increasingly, other Americans are, too.
| Mar 15, 2012
| 6:52 AM
Stocks opened little changed Thursday, as investors looked for further evidence that the U.S. economy is on the road to recovery.
The Dow Jones industrial average shed 7 points, the S&P 500 gained 1 point, or 0.1%, and the Nasdaq added 5 points, or 0.2%....
| Oct 28, 2011
| 12:52 PM
Now that West Virginia University has joined the Big 12, factFinder 12 looks at the school, its athletics and its history.
Location: Morgantown, West Virginia
Enrollment: 29,617 (22,711 Undergraduates)
Colors: Old Gold and Blue...
| Feb 20, 2012
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Like many employees these days, Kim Gibbons uses her own smartphone and tablet for her job at Cisco Systems. That way, no matter where she is -- including weekend soccer matches with her children -- "I'm still very much connected...
| Nov 26, 2009
Retired Rear Adm. David M. Stone, who once headed the Transportation Security Administration and was the first federal security director at Los Angeles International Airport in the critical months after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, has died. He was 57....