Amazon, Google and Microsoft are ramping up production to challenge Apple, and shoppers will soon see a wide array of devices across a range of prices.
The 7-inch tablet poses little threat to Apple's (AAPL) dominant iPad, analysts say. Instead, it competes directly with Amazon's (AMZN) Kindle Fire and a host of other Android-based tablets. Google's got a pretty slick device in the Nexus 7, setting up the scene for a fierce battle in the $200-$250 range in the next few years.
After five years of the iPhone, naysayers just look silly.
By Brad Moon
Apple (AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs announced the AppleTV when took the stage at Macworld 2007. And nearly 45 minutes after that announcement and demo, he presented the iPhone -- Apple's first real foray into the smartphone market (the Motorola ROKR "iTunes" phone doesn't really count).
Mobile changed from that moment on, though many of the players didn't realize it at the time.
Some competitors were in denial from day one and continued to be even as Apple went from a non-presence in the mobile space to an increasingly dominant player.
Whether it means to or not, Sirius XM exudes terrestrial radio culture. That's why, as its CEO says, the stock "sucks."
By Rocco Pendola
As Jerry told George on a classic episode of Seinfeld:
You know you really need some help. A regular psychiatrist couldn't even help you. You need to go to like Vienna or something ... You need to get involved at the University level. Like where Freud studied and have all those people looking at you and checking up on you. That's the kind of help you need. Not the once a week for eighty bucks. No. You need a team. A team of psychiatrists working round the clock thinking about you, having conferences, observing you, like the way they did with the Elephant Man. That's what I'm talking about because that's the only way you're going to get better.
Sirius XM (SIRI) permabulls have become the George Costanzas of the stock market.
Concerns over slowing technology spending, uncertain growth in China and currency pressures could weigh down Apple shares.
Europe's debt crisis is already casting a shadow on second-quarter reporting season and even Apple (AAPL) may not be immune.
JPMorgan analyst Mark Moskowitz lowered price targets on 18 names in the information technology space on Thursday, citing concerns over slowing technology spending in the EMEA [Europe, Middle East and Asia] region as well as by the US government.
Research suggests using social media sites may activate pleasure centers in the brain.
How does it feel?
Not when you give or receive a poke. How does it feel when you see others "like" your status update or comment "LOL" to your funny picture? Does it make you want to do it again and receive even more "likes" and comments?
A team of researchers recently published their findings in a study asking the question of what it feels like when people share personal information on social media sites like Facebook (FB), LinkedIn (LNKD) and Twitter .
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