SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple Inc.'s iPad has hatched a new breed of magazines, one filled with a constantly changing mix of articles, photos and videos picked out by your friends, family and other people within your online social circle. This new twist on digital publishing comes courtesy of Flipboard, a free iPad application that made its debut Wednesday.
HELSINKI (AP) — Nokia Corp. said Thursday that second-quarter net profit fell 40 percent to euro227 million ($290 million) as the world's largest mobile phone maker lost market share and sales remained flat. Analysts, however, noted its sales of smart phones were better than expected. The profit was down from a net profit of euro380 million in the same period last year, the company said.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group, which makes iPhones and other gadgets for global technology companies, plans to charge them more to partly cover wage increases at its mammoth manufacturing compound in southern China. The extent of price hikes will differ according to products, C.
If you saw a copy of Microsoft Office sitting unattended in a public area, what would you do? (Hint: Don't pick it up.) These poor, unfortunate souls encountered such a situation. They chose to pick up the Microsoft Office software and inadvertently became the stars of this hilarious video. If you're having trouble watching this video, try downloading the latest version of Flash Player or contacting your IT department.
Apple's iPad has quickly established itself as one of the must-have gadgets of 2010. However, there are a couple of data plans available to potential buyers. Here is a breakdown of those various data plans, so those interested in purchasing the Apple tablet can decide how much data space they really need.
Here is an RFID closed-loop embedded system with a unique identifier. It is designed to increase safety and security as well as allow for anti-counterfeiting and disposable manufacturing. If you're having trouble watching this video, try downloading the latest version of Flash Player or contacting your IT department.
Facebook recently broke the 500-million user mark. It seems that everyone who is anyone is now on the 'mother' of all social media sites. However, Facebook is both famous and infamous for a variety of different reasons. While it's evolved into a key business tool for companies in any and every sector, there are some notable downsides to using Facebook.
In addition to dealing with outsourcing, manufacturers are facing a disturbing lack of interest from younger generations. One high school, Benson Polytechnic, is trying to change that by showing youngsters an important lesson. It's that making things with your hands is both honorable and essential to the future success of our country and its economy.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Legislation to restore unemployment benefits to millions who have been out of work for more than six months broke free of Senate Republican delaying tactics on Tuesday. Senators voted 60-40 to move ahead on the bill, clearing the way for a final Senate vote later on Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. consumers and businesses may get more options in wireless service starting next year, with the launch of a new wireless broadband network that aims to provide competition to the incumbent phone companies. Private-equity firm Harbinger Capital Partners on Tuesday revealed details of the launch of its wireless network, LightSquared, which should cover 92 percent of the population by 2015.
SEATTLE (AP) — Apple Inc. blew past expectations with its latest quarterly report on Tuesday, selling almost as many of its new iPad tablets as it sold Mac computers. Apple also gave higher revenue guidance than Wall Street was expecting, something the company rarely does. Investors sent shares up in after-hours trading.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The unemployment rate fell in most states in June, mainly because more people gave up searching for work and were no longer counted. Fewer states saw job increases, the latest evidence that the economic recovery is slowing. The jobless rate declined in 39 states and Washington, D.
PARIS (AP) — China is now king of the world in energy consumption, surpassing the U.S. years ahead of forecasts in a milestone that left the Asian giant immediately rejecting its new crown. Sensitive to its status as the world's biggest polluter, China has long pointed fingers at developed nations in climate change talks and resists any label that could increase international pressure for it to take a larger role in curbing greenhouse gas emissions.
SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — Yahoo Inc.'s turnaround effort picked up a little more steam in the second quarter, but revenue grew at a slower rate than analysts hoped. The stock fell nearly 5 percent after the release of results. The results released Tuesday still marked Yahoo's best performance since it hired no-nonsense CEO Carol Bartz 18 months ago.
The infusion of software and embedded technology into manufacturing product systems and systems components has led to an increased demand for professionals in the field of systems engineering. To help satisfy that demand, IBM forged a partnership with the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Advanced Systems Engineering to help prepare students for jobs in the systems engineering profession.