By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Microsoft is absorbing a $6.2 billion charge to reflect that one of the biggest deals in its 37-year history turned out to be a dud.
The non-cash charge announced Monday could saddle Microsoft Corp.
By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - In the 1982 sci-fi movie "Blade Runner," there are hints that the hero, played by Harrison Ford, is an artificial human - an "android" or "replicant." His job is to go out and kill other, rogue androids.
By TOBY STERLINGAP Business Writer
Google chairman Eric Schmidt has submitted a proposal to European regulators in Brussels aimed at avoiding a showdown on the some of the Internet search leader's business practices.
The European Competition Commissioner
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A major labor union and an outside group committed to electing Democrats to the House have reserved nearly $20 million in television ad time for the fall in districts from Illinois to Florida as the party tries to reclaim the
NEW YORK (AP) - AOL is promoting its head financial officer to chief operating officer. The company has tasked him with organizing the online media conglomerate into three divisions.
AOL Inc. announced the promotion of Artie Minson Jr. on Friday morning. Minson
By LEANNE ITALIEAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Amy Schultz Pearson is 31, married and has two young daughters. She just began training in anesthesiology and will be working 50 to 80 hours a week.
Pearson has a message for Anne-Marie Slaughter, the former
NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook's stock has fallen for the second consecutive day.
It lost 87 cents, or 2.7 percent, to close at $31.36 on Thursday. That's down 17 percent from its initial public offering price of $38.
The stock had lost 2.6
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google's Chrome browser can now be used to surf the Web on the iPhone and iPad.
The Chrome application released Thursday is the latest volley in the escalating rivalry between Google Inc. and Apple Inc., which makes those two popular
By The Associated Press
In mid-July, several companies that sell advertising will begin releasing their earnings reports for the latest quarter. It will generally cover the April-June period, though some companies have fiscal quarters that depart from that.
By The Associated Press
PARTNERSHIP: Yahoo is teaming up with radio station giant Clear Channel.
DETAILS: Yahoo will provide exclusive live video of this year's iHeart Radio Music Festival, which is sponsored by Clear Channel's fledgling online music