San Jose-based Adobe Systems said its second-quarter sales and profit declined compared with the same period a year ago, but its earnings were in line with Wall Street’s forecast.
The software company said it made a $76.5 million profit on sales of about $1.1 billion for the three month period that ended on May 31. That worked o ...
Hewlett-Packard has made a huge move: Todd Bradley, head of the Palo Alto tech giant’s Printing and Personal Systems group, is being reassigned to a strategic role that includes “enhancing” HP’s business in China and keeping an eye out for potential acquisitions, according to HP’s press release.
Never one to jump too early out of the starting gate, the esteemed and scholarly Oxford English Dictionary (known to the cognoscenti as good-ol’ OED) has decided to throw fate to the winds and include the word “tweet” in its stable of certifable words.
Or, in the case of tweet, both a certifable noun and a certifiab ...
Another day, another U.S. government surveillance roundup:
• Yahoo became the latest tech company to disclose the number of law-enforcement requests it has received in the past several months. Its magic numbers: 12,000 to 13,000 between December and May. With its move Monday night, the Sunnyvale company joins Apple, Facebook and Micro ...
Talk about timing!
“Pandora’s Promise,” a pro-nuclear documentary by director Robert Stone, opened in select theaters June 14. The film, which basically advocates for nuclear energy as a low-carbon solution to the globe’s growing energy needs, has been largely panned by film critics and energy geeks alike for n ...
The Bloomberg Next Big Thing Summit, a two-day conference to showcase the latest and greatest in entrepreneurial ventures and technological innovation, kicked off Monday in Half Moon Bay. The conference, which goes through Tuesday, is one of those rare events that bring the big Silicon Valley players, including executives from Faceboo ...
Today we're serving up quick links to developments in the U.S. government surveillance saga:
• Apple, Facebook and Microsoft — which were reported to be part of the National Security Agency's Prism surveillance program — have released the number of government Read More →
DreamWorks will produce original TV shows for Netflix, pushing shares of the Los Gatos company considerably higher this morning.
Netflix says the multiyear partnership, which will include shows based on popular movies such as "Shrek" and "The Croods" as Read More →
"More and more, what you're going to see is criminals and other people whose images were taken over the years are digitized, [and] put into these databases, and incidents like Boston will be easier to solve."
— James Albers, Read More →
It's cloak-and-dagger time over at the fancy-schmancy Stanford Shopping Center where Apple, allegedly, is building a big new, allegedly, and state-of-the-art, allegedly, Apple Store, ostensibly to replace the center's existing Apple Store, an almost pathetic little hole-in-the-wall that doesn't seem Read More →
You've got to hand it to the marketing folks at Facebook - they know how to pique the tech press's interest in upcoming product announcements.
The latest such launch is coming June 20, according to an invitation sent by old-fashioned U.S. Read More →
This NSA spying story, it has legs:
• Data swapping between the United States and businesses involves a cast of thousands — of technology, finance and manufacturing companies that provide the government with "sensitive" information — beyond the scope of the Read More →
"A little drama is perfectly fine as long as it works out. It took me like half the rest of the show to stop shaking. I mentally snapped back into it sometime during the iOS stuff."
— Boris Sofman, CEO Read More →
Welcome back to Elevator Pitch, the Q&A that grills top tech investors on what kinds of deals they're looking for -- and which common mistakes trip up entrepreneurs.
Since Father's Day is just around the corner, we’re chatting this week with Read More →