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Microsoft has been named the world's second most valuable brand at $63 billion, according to Forbes, due in part to its massive sales and promotional deals, but still falling behind Apple.
Netflix stock is down nearly 20 percent after hours, following lower-than-expected subscriber figures during Q3 2014 and rising threats from many of Netflix's competitors.
Following the sentencing of his partner, former senior Microsoft manager Brian Jorgenson has received two years in prison for his role in a $400,000 insider trading scheme.
Sean Stokke, a Seattle stock trader and associate of former Microsoft manager Brian Jorgenson, has been sentenced to 1.5 years in prison after insider trading which earned him over $400,000 in total.
Microsoft has updated all of its older Bing apps for Windows Phone, adding a number of new features, including the ability to sync data with their Windows 8 counterparts.
Twitter's stocks began trading on the NYSE this morning to much critical attention. The fluctuations that followed seem very promising for the service, which has yet to make a profit.
As Q2 results are at a dismal low, Blackberry have announced huge cuts to their workforce. 40% of employees will go, as quarterly loss reaches a staggering $1 billion.
Unlike its previous two game consoles, Microsoft doesn't plan to sell the Xbox One at a loss at launch. Instead, it will break even or achieve a small profit for each console sold "at worst."
Microsoft has announced that its Bing apps team have expanded their reach to Windows Phone 8 with new News, Weather, Sports and Finance apps available for download.
Microsoft has released new updates for its in-house Maps, Finance and Video apps for Windows 8, although at the moment only the Maps and Video apps have a change log of new features.
Microsoft have sold off almost $3 billion in debt today, in both U.S. and European markets. The deal comes as the first in the company's history to involve the European market.
Fidelity Investments have released their own app for Windows Phone 8, offering an easy way to check up on your investments and quotations. The app itself also acts as a great standalone finances tool.
A Morgan Stanley analyst claims Microsoft may be losing out on up to $2.5 billion in revenue a year by not bringing a version of Office to Apple's iPad tablets.
Dell is reportedly nearing a $23 billion deal to buy back shares from shareholders, making the company a private entity. Microsoft is said to be contributing a $2 billion investment to see it happen.
Microsoft has released new updates to its in-house developed News and Finance apps for Windows 8, but it is currently unclear exactly what has been changed and improved since the last updates.
Microsoft has released new updates to its in-house developed News and Finance apps for Windows 8, with both adding new sources for content, performance improvements and more.
A number of the in-house Bing apps for Windows 8 have received some major updates today via the Windows Store, including the News, Weather, Finance, Sports and Travel apps.
Nokia's financial problems continue, as the company will sell its main headquarters in Finland. According to Nokia, the sale is in line to shed non-core activities, but also yields 170 million euros.
Nokia's Q2 2012 Interim Report revealed the company is continuing to lose money at an alarming pace. Despite a quarterly increase in net sales, the company posted a roughly $1 billion operating loss.
GitHub has made the decision to switch to outside funding, gaining a cool hundred million dollars from investors to get it started on its new path.
In a stock exchange release, Nokia announced it will eliminate 10,000 positions and make several key changes to its overall strategy, including an emphasis on location-based services.
PC processor maker Intel reported solid earnings today in its latest financial results. For the quarter that ended on June 30, the company stated in a press release that it brought in $13.1 billion in...
Google has introduced a new stock market search webapp for iPhone users and Android users with Android 2.1 Eclair or higher. The search result page will show users the current price, as well as the day’s...
Microsoft's CEO, Steve Ballmer, did not receive his maximum bonus for the last fiscal year, despite a record year with the company's highest ever sales. 54 year old Ballmer took a bonus hit due to the...
Google announced its second quarter results on Thursday and failed to meet analysts expectations. Wall Street analysts forecast earnings per share of $6.52 but in reality the earnings were $6.45 per share. However, Google's second-quarter revenue...
It would seem that May 26, 2010 will be forever considered a day of joy for Apple fans. Many see this day as the time when Apple was able to overtake Microsoft, when the underdog...
Facebook’s revenues could be up to an estimated $1.1 billion in 2010, according to insidefacebook. Facebook is very tight-lipped about how much income the website generates, from advertising, gifts and other third-party deals, when...
EBay Inc, the world's largest online auctioneer and payments company, launched on Wednesday a Web site allowing ordinary investors to buy securities aimed at improving conditions in the world's poorest countries. MicroPlace, located at http://www.microplace.com,...
United Press International is reporting that Microsoft plans to finance a movie based on its popular video game "Halo" after Universal Pictures and 20th Century Fox backed out of the project. The two studios...
Googled has launched their long awaited financial news site. Google Finance will compete directly with Yahoo and MSN for the grip hold on the financial news market. ...