NetApp, which is scheduled to report earnings Tuesday after the markets close, is reportedly laying off 235 employees at its Sunnyvale headquarters. The move follows reports of cuts in India as well as an analyst note that the maker of network storage gear is cutting as many as 1,200 jobs, or about 10 percent of its workforce, worldwi ...
“I think it’s important to make clear the admiration we have for Apple, the incredible changes Apple has caused in our lives. However… Apple is one of the biggest tax avoiders in America.”
— Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., during a Senate subcommittee hearing Tuesday morning about shifting profit offshore, where App ...
No one can say Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer doesn’t have a sense of humor.
She and her top aides have acknowledged that the giant Internet portal has lost a lot of cred with younger Internet users in recent years. So when Mayer announced Monday that Yahoo was buying the hipster blogging service Tumblr for $1.1 billion, she went out ...
Twitter lit up Sunday night as musicians and fans flooded the social media site to pontificate and crack jokes about the Billboard Music Awards. From Madonna slurring her words, fueling rumors that the pop diva was drunk, to an unexpected round of booing for teen phenom Justin Bieber, there was ample material for a night of tweets.
A report published by the Sunday Times sheds light on the tone of British lawmakers’ grilling of Google over taxes last week: A former Google executive has turned whistleblower, showing the newspaper evidence he says proves that “what Google is doing is immoral.”
Lawmakers last week accused the Silicon Valley company of d ...
Apple CEO Tim Cook is scheduled to testify Tuesday morning at a Senate hearing about offshore taxes. He will propose a “dramatic simplification” of tax laws to help bring more corporate profit back to the United States, according to the Washington Post. Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer and Phillip Bullock, head of the company ...
Those 191 pages the FBI released about Steve Jobs today were a fairly quick read. That's because there was no new dirt that hasn't already been previously disclosed, discussed and analyzed about the late Apple co-founder Read More →
This morning we're keeping an eye on the stock tickers in the wake of acquisition news and more.
• Oracle is buying Bay Area-based Taleo, a maker of cloud-based human-resources software, for $1.9 billion. The Redwood City tech giant Read More →
"I had concerns about the software patent system in the U.S., and this particular patent is key in raising those concerns."
— Tim Berners-Lee, widely credited as one of the fathers of the Web, testifies on the stand in Read More →
• Cisco Systems is scheduled to report earnings after the stock markets close today, and the key question for the San Jose company is whether its comeback is on track. Last year, the networking-equipment maker made big moves Read More →
Today's news grab bag features trouble — in the form of competition and issues such as security and privacy — for some tech companies.
• Stepping up its competition with Netflix, Amazon.com today announced a deal with Viacom that Read More →
Yes, we're on the censor ship for the second day in a row.
It was only a matter of time before Twitter's recently announced policy on censoring tweets in certain places would be put to the test. (See Read More →
If this were your Facebook news feed, this would go under the section titled "Reuters and others recently posted about discontent before the IPO."
• One of the biggest stories from last week's filing was the extraordinary control CEO Read More →