Yahoo Is Escalating The Hostilities And The Stakes In Its...
Yahoo offices in Santa Clara, Calif. (Paul Sakuma / Associated Press / April 27, 2012)Yahoo is escalating the hostilities and the stakes in its increasingly acrimonious patent battle with Facebook.In papers filed in San Francisco federal court Friday, the Internet search company expanded its
Financial Breakfast: Morning News Summary For April 30, 2012 |...
This is your Benzinga news summary and trader's outlook covering headlines from overnight and today's pre-market session.Overseas TradingEuropean markets are mixed in afternoon trading. Britain's FTSE 100 lost 0.34%, Germany's DAX gained 0.16% and France's CAC 40 fell 0.67% on the session. Asian
Why AT&T And Verizon Are Rooting For Windows Phone
In recent weeks, the two big American carriers, AT&T and Verizon, have been talking big about Microsoft's Windows Phone software. AT&T has been hurling loads of money at marketing Nokia's Lumia 900, a smartphone that runs on the Windows phone operating system. And now Verizon, too, has
Apple Vs. Google: Lessons From Bill Gates’ Playbook
“There are three sides to every story: Your side, my side, and the truth.” —Robert Evans, “The Kid Stays in the Picture”I’ve been ruminating on how Apple and Google could have come up with such divergent takeaways from studying the incredible, terrifyingly dominant run of Microsoft
Zabitsky's Bearish Apple Thesis Would See Apple Trading At...
Earlier on CNBC, equity analyst Ed Zabitsky of ACI Research appeared to give his investment thesis on Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL).Zabitsky's call is notable as he has one of the only bearish outlooks on the stock in the industry, and his price target ($270) is currently less than one half of Apple's
Apple And Valve: Could Frenemies Really Team Up?
A rumored paring up between Apple and Valve has gamers salivating, but there would be many hurdles to such a partnership.Apple's Tim Cook at a company event in 2010, standing in front of a shot of Valve's Half Life 2: Episode II.The tantalizing prospect of a future collaboration involving
Apple Rumored To Launch With 6M Of Sub-$300 'iPad Mini' This...
A new report out of China claims Apple is gearing up to build 6 million units of a new, smaller iPad to launch in the third quarter of 2012. The new device will be priced at either $249 or $299, according to Chinese net portal NetEase, as translated byKotaku. The device is said to be intended to
AOL Selling Patents To Microsoft In $1 Billion Deal
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- AOL said early Monday that it is selling hundreds of patents to Microsoft Corp. for more than $1 billion. The news sent shares of AOL surging.AOL (AOL) agreed to sell more than 800 patents to Microsoft (MSFT, Fortune 500) for $1.1 billion in cash. AOL also granted a
ComScore Reports February 2012 U.S. Mobile Subscriber Market...
RESTON, VA, April 3, 2012 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released data from the comScore MobiLens service, reporting key trends in the U.S. mobile phone industry during the three month average period ending February 2012. The study surveyed more
Arthur C. Clarke Predicts The Internet & PC Back In 1974
In1974 Arthur C. Clarke told the ABC that every household in 2001 will have a computer and be connected all over the world. Courtesy of Australian Broadcasting Corporation.Almost spot on - What most of the world knows is the Internet however in the 1980s there was an ancient version called
Game Over For Apple/Samsung Competitors | Benzinga
Piper Jaffray Managing Director and noted Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) bull Gene Munster believes the smartphone industry will be a two-horse race between Apple and Samsung in the coming years. Competitors such as Research in Motion (NASDAQ: RIMM), Nokia (NYSE: NOK) and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) will slowly
Apple Working On Physical Game Controller For IPads And Other...
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Google Releases Chrome 18, Fixes 9 Bugs
Google has released the newest version of its Chrome Web browser, and in the process fixed nine security glitches and folded in the updated Adobe Flash Player that allows users to set the software to update automatically.Of the nine bugs addressed in Chrome version 18, three were rated
The Next PlayStation Is Called Orbis, Sources Say. Here Are...
While the official reveal of Sony's next home console could still be months away, if not longer, Kotaku has today learned some important details concerning the PlayStation 3's successor.For one, the console's name—or at least its codename/working title—is apparently Orbis. And it's
Elephant Plays With A Galaxy Note!
Peter the elephant plays with a Samsung Galaxy Note. This is all real, no film trickery, post-production or hidden cuts -- he's just a very clever elephant. Check out the unedited footage clips if you don't believe it: http://youtu.be/TBfxwbVjCbU http://youtu.be/SKRI0of97Fc The applications
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