Software holdups might keep the chip-maker from releasing a full slate of Windows 8 tablets in time for the holidays.
Google may announce new versions of its Nexus 7 tablet this year. Throw Amazon into the mix and consumers will have some good choices this holiday.
The new, lower-cost tablets take on rivals from Apple, Amazon and Google.
'Fifty Shades of Grey': The floundering book retailer exceeds financial expectations in part because of a pleasant sales bump from a series of erotic page-turners.
The No. 2 US PC maker's earnings stank. Expect the same from the No. 1 today.
Stocks on Wall Street are mixed in another tame session.
Stocks slide after disappointing economic news from Japan and rumors of a new legal challenge in Germany over the ESM.
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Plus, after much ado, Softbank is oh-so-close to acquiring Sprint.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
Those shackled with student loan debt are increasingly being targeted by scams and shady companies promising relief.
The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.