Apple capped a strong fiscal fourth quarter and 2007 amid strong Mac shipments. The company reported Monday fourth quarter earnings of $904 million, or $1.
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Guest post: Chris Matyszczyk wonders whether Generation Y is Cartesian with a twist: I think, therefore I am great.I had dinner with someone significant in the tech world the other day.
Tapping into the green meme, Forrester analyst Christopher Mines has developed an action plan for CIOs for implementing green IT principles. According to Mines's report ($379 US) , green mandates are funded by multiple motives--saving money (reduce energy spend, improve IT equipment utilization, benefit from tax breaks), enhancing public perception and doing the right thing (corporate social responsibility).
The summer of Facebook is turning into the fall (as in the season, not the descent into an abyss) of social networking platforms. Facebook and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg are still the prince of social networks.
Dell has expanded its retail distribution via a deal with Staples to sell PCs, monitors, printers and ink and toner.The pact, which was announced Monday, will kick off Nov.
Google and Microsoft both have programs to scan books and place them online. But according to the NY Times several research libraries have turned down offers from these companies in favor of the non-profit Open Content Alliance.
Walt Mossberg nails the consensus sentiment about wireless connectivity--we all want our phones freed from their carriers.Mossberg writes:It’s intolerable that the same country that produced all this has trapped its citizens in a backward, stifling system when it comes to the next great technology platform, the cellphone.
Apple's Mac business is an unappreciated juggernaut--it's delivering big time, but the pyrotechnics from the iPhone and iPod overshadow old reliable.Apple's fourth quarter report on Monday will change that equation.
Notable headlines:Ryan Naraine: IE users beware: RealPlayer zero-day flaw under attack. Mozilla plugs 10 more Firefox holes.
This week on the Dan & David Show, Dan and I kick things off with a discussion of Google's worst kept secret: the gPhone. Dan briefs us on what it is and then I riff on why I love it and hate it at the same time.