The co-CEO of business software maker SAP AG says the company's strong growth in cloud computing remains on track — despite headwinds from a stronger euro. Bill McDermott told the Associated Press on Monday that SAP "is the fastest growing cloud story in the enterprise software world."
Shortly after the markets opened Friday, Google Inc. shares jumped more than 12 percent to $1,002. The stock had never before surpassed $928 in regular market trading since Google went public at $85 per share nine years ago.
LG says it will start selling a tablet with a high-definition screen starting Nov. 3 in the U.S. for $350, putting the price in line with Apple and Samsung tablets of similar size. The G Pad 8.3 was selling for more than $500 in South Korea.
Trident Case today announced plans to move 50 to 75 percent of its manufacturing operations from China to southern California in 2014. To that end, the company had previously acquired a 42,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Rancho Cucamonga to facilitate the expansion.
The Commission's top regulator Joaquin Almunia said Thursday enforcing patents is a legitimate business practice. But once a technology becomes an industry standard, its owner must offer others a chance to license it on reasonable terms — something Samsung failed to do.
The former chief financial officer of an Orange County technology company was sentenced Wednesday to more than four years in prison for stealing roughly $15 million from the company. Jean Joseph Ibrahim was given a 50-month sentence and ordered to pay $15 million in restitution, City News Service reported.
A Washington lawyer and former inspector general for the Justice Department has been appointed as external compliance monitor to review Apple Inc.'s antitrust and training policies. Michael R. Bromwich, managing principal of The Bromwich Group — a crisis management and strategic advisory services firm — was named Wednesday by Judge Denise Cote.
Ex-Nokia CEO Jorma Ollila says the former No. 1 mobile phone company made several mistakes at its peak, including failure to predict changing customers' needs.In his autobiography, which translates from the Finnish as 'An Impossible Success', Ollila concedes that after 2001 the Finnish company was unable to sustain its role as the main innovator in the wireless industry.
Ever suspect you do more housework than your spouse? Or that certain tasks at work raise your blood pressure? Maybe you wonder why you're sneezing more lately, or if carbs are really what is making you tired after lunch?Turns out, there's an app or gadget to test all of that.
Increasing pressure on timescales and the relentless pace of new technology introductions can pressurise companies to reduce design testing to a minimum. Conversely, production testing can be over-engineered to no great effect, resulting in increased production costs and a false sense of security.
Short term improvements in jobs or sales are like a sick person getting some medicine from the doctor and feeling better the next day. A very thorough examination of all of the vital signs might show that the patient actually has a debilitating disease that will eventually render the patient bedridden over time.
Whether launching a new product, improving a product, entering a new market, meeting customer demands, or responding to market or technology changes, manufacturers need the ability to swiftly adapt their products to satisfy new requirements or conditions.
Sony's SmartWatch 2 hasn't gotten as much attention as Samsung Electronics Co.'s Galaxy Gear, but it's cheaper and compatible with a broader range of phones. The Gear costs $300 and currently works only with the company's Galaxy Note 3 phone.
The letter was released Monday on Twitter and will be published in 30 publications in nine countries Tuesday. It acknowledges "these are no doubt challenging times for us and we don't underestimate the situation" but says "you can continue to count on BlackBerry."
A new Driving Mode will automatically silence incoming calls and texts so that you can focus on the road. You also can configure the feature to automatically send out a reply to say that you're driving.It can be activated automatically when the phone is linked wirelessly with a Bluetooth device in the car, such as a headset.
Lazaridis said Thursday in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that he and Fregin are looking to potentially acquire the 92 percent of the shares they don't currently own, either by themselves or with other interested parties. They have hired Goldman Sachs and Centerview Partners to help them explore options.
Ford's board of directors has ended a two-day quarterly meeting without issuing a public statement on the future of CEO Alan Mulally. Microsoft Corp. is reportedly considering Mulally as a replacement for CEO Steve Ballmer, who is due to step down next year.
Six high-tech companies will invest $1.5 billion in the Mohawk Valley to create more than 1,000 high-tech jobs and help grow a second nanotechnology hub upstate, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday.The companies will conduct research and development on computer chip packaging, lithography development and commercialization at the SUNY Institute of Technolog.
Abe is banking on policies dubbed Abenomics that center on structural reforms, easy monetary policy, relaxed labor regulations and free trade to return to growth. Still, he has not outlined a concrete plan that would overcome the challenges presented by Japan's aging population and shrinking workforce.
Traditionally, thread lockers are used only on threaded fasteners; however, the unique capabilities of Fibra-Stop from Tectorius/STS expand its use beyond traditional applications. In two case studies, Tectorius/STS showcase these uses by providing solutions for companies experiencing malfunctions with their products.
Worldwide shipments of personal computers fell in the third quarter of the year, the sixth straight quarter of decline as cheaper tablet computers and smartphones cut into demand, according to market research firms IDC and Gartner Inc.
A movie funded by donations and crowding-funding investments from nearly 7,000 people has highlighted the battle of a Samsung factory worker's family to win compensation for her death from leukemia in the face of media indifference and corporate obstruction.
Computer maker Hewlett-Packard Co. on Wednesday projected earnings for the fiscal year starting in November that exceeded analysts' forecasts. In a meeting with analysts, CEO Meg Whitman says the computer maker will also see "stabilizing revenue declines" next year.
It seems contrary to modern business practice not to have a sophisticated dashboard of business metrics to communicate and visualize the health of our organization. We especially like to observe that our process improvement programs and methods are paying off.
Mulally says he's made no changes to his plan to stay at Ford through the end of 2014. But he hasn't denied rumors that Microsoft Corp. is courting him. Ford's board of directors will gather in Dearborn, Mich., starting Wednesday. One of the items on the agenda will be a discussion of Mulally's future at the company.