| Oct 16, 2012
In a soda market completely dominated by Coke and Pepsi, it wouldn't make much business sense to purchase Royal Crown Cola unless you also had plans to get your hands on Mountain Dew or Dr Pepper.
I'm guessing Japan's SoftBank has just such an idea in...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 10:07 AM
If you're longing impatiently for the much-hyped features of Apple's rumored new TV, you don't have to wait. They're already here.
Microsoft's Xbox Live service already does what Apple is reportedly negotiating with the cable companies to pull off. The...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 10:37 PM
Publishing insiders worry that a decisive court ruling benefiting retailer Amazon.com Inc. will undermine an industry already struggling with the transition to e-books.
A federal court Thursday approved a settlement between the Justice Department and...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 5:51 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Microsoft unveiled a new tablet computer, Surface, that attempts to take advantage of one of the few criticisms of Apple’s iPad — that it is better for consuming content than creating it.
The software maker said...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Google has made its latest move, launching Drive, as it angles to be the one-stop hub for search, Web browsing, social networking, and now storage and content creation. And it has the attention of the competition.
Just Monday, Forrester Research released...
| Jul 23, 2012
It was the latter half of the 1990s, more than a generation after the women's movement had begun and long after business casual dress was common in many workplaces. But some taboos die hard.
"We all still wore suits, with pantyhose and skirts that hit...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 8:03 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — It's easy to forget now, but Michael Dell was the Mark Zuckerberg of his day.
Hailed as a young genius, he created the inexpensive, made-to-order personal computer in his University of Texas dorm room and sold it straight to the...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 10:06 AM
Is your Kindle e-reader "irrelevant"? Yes, says a significant share of publishing executives.
That's one of the most interesting pieces of news to come out of Digital Book World, publishing's annual e-reading conference, which got underway Wednesday...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 1:05 AM
NEW YORK - The nation's shoppers on Thursday put down the turkey to take advantage of Thanksgiving deals.
Stores typically open in the wee hours of the morning on the day after Thanksgiving that's named Black Friday because that's when stores...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 2:45 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — This holiday season, Burger King won't be the only place where you can have it your way.
It used to be enough for stores to promise discounts of up to 70 percent off to lure shoppers during the busy holiday shopping season. But...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 9:33 PM
Five major ticketing services, including Ticketmaster, ScoreBig, StubHub, TicketFly and Eventbrite, are launching Facebook applications to be sell tickets to the social network's 800 million users....
| Sep 29, 2011
| 4:35 PM
More and more companies want to use social media, and that's led to an increase in hiring in the field....