By ROB GILLIESAssociated Press
TORONTO (AP) - The chief executive of struggling BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion apologized Friday after an outage in Europe and Africa interrupted service for customers on the very day Apple Inc. released its new iPhone 5.
RIM announced the issues in postings
BERLIN (AP) - Switzerland's national rail company accused Apple Inc. on Friday of stealing the iconic look of its station clocks for the iOS 6 operating system used by iPhone and iPad mobile devices.
Both designs have a round clock face with black indicators except for the second hand, which is
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - Google Inc. said Friday it will close a music download service in China, further reducing its presence in the world's most populous Internet market two years after the company closed its mainland search engine in a dispute over censorship and
By KELVIN CHANAP Business Writer
In a now familiar global ritual, Apple fans jammed shops across the globe to pick up the tech juggernaut's latest iPhone.
Eager buyers formed long lines Friday at Apple Inc. stores in Asia, Europe and North America to be the first to get their hands on the
REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. (AP) - Founded 35 years ago, Oracle Corp. remains one of the world's most successful software makers. But it is facing a new challenge as many of its corporate and government customers embrace "cloud computing" - the concept of storing software applications in remote data
By The Associated Press
GOOD NEWS, BAD NEWS: Oracle's fiscal first-quarter results included heartening and troubling signs. The business software maker's earnings climbed 11 percent from the same time last year to $2 billion to match analyst estimates. But revenue dipped by 2 percent, a
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) - Business software provider Tibco Software Inc. said Thursday its net income rose 11 percent in the fiscal third quarter as sales picked up.
However, the company's revenue fell short of Wall Street estimates, and Tibco shares slipped in aftermarket trading.
DALLAS (AP) - Chipmaker Texas Instruments Inc. says it will raise its quarterly cash dividend to 21 cents per share from 17 cents, a 24 percent increase.
TI has raised its dividend for nine straight years and has paid dividends since June 1962.
It said Thursday that the increase reflects its
By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - With a touch of geek whimsy, Google Maps warns anyone who seeks walking directions to Mordor -the land of evil in "The Lord of the Rings"- to use caution. "One does not simply walk into Mordor," it says. Apple is finding this week that
NEW YORK (AP) - Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes on Thursday shot down the idea of selling HBO online in the U.S. without the TV channel packages it is usually bundled with.
The company will start offering HBO online in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark next month. Bewkes said that is because HBO