Good news: Everyone -- seriously -- is invited to Google's next event. Bad news: It's not on the barge.
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The activist investor fired off his second scathing letter this week, slamming board members Marc Andreessen and Scott Cook for being "value-driven for themselves" and calling eBay's corporate governance "dysfunctional." Oh, and he still wants that PayPal spin-off to happen.
Target's data breach related expenses in the fourth quarter were $61 million, but $44 million was covered by insurance. The company said it doesn't have a read on costs going forward.
The company launches a developer challenge to prime the app ecosystem pump for its Watson cognitive computing platform.
Square's latest purchase -- as well as the quiet testing of another new app -- demonstrate that the mobile payments provider is thinking outside of the box.
Are Sony's cutbacks more evidence of the changing of the guard at the top of the tech world?
All regions saw vendor revenue decline in the fourth quarter except for Asia-Pacific which managed to eke out a tiny 0.6 percent improvement.
Developers can now get their hands on SDK kits for the Samsung Galaxy S5, Samsung Gear 2 and Gear Fit.
According to reports, the two firms will invest close to $1 billion in to a battery manufacturing plant in the United States.
Samsung has sold over 25 million devices running Knox since October 2013, with more than one million active users on the BYOD-minded platform.