Category: Technology

Google unveils new Nexus tablets and phone

Google unveils new Nexus tablets and phone

It’s gadget season, and Google wants in on all the fun that Microsoft and Apple have been having. Google (GOOG, Fortune 500) unveiled a new “Nexus” phone, tablet and Android operating system on Monday. Its goal is...

Twitter accounts for storm, relief updates

Twitter accounts for storm, relief updates

As Hurricane Sandy converges with other storms and threatens to wreak havoc on the mid-Atlantic coast, power outages could make it difficult for residents to get up-to-date information. But mobile phones can provide crucial...

Apple Profit Surges 24% Ahead of Holiday Blowout; CEO Tim Cook Disses Microsoft

Apple Profit Surges 24% Ahead of Holiday Blowout; CEO Tim Cook Disses Microsoft

Tech titan Apple reported a 24% increase in quarterly profit Thursday, but that figure failed to meet the sky-high expectations of Wall Street analysts. Sales of the company’s iPad tablet device fell short of...

Best Buy Offers Exclusive Windows 8 Deals and Demos

Best Buy Offers Exclusive Windows 8 Deals and Demos

Confused by Windows 8? Best Buy hopes it can help. The consumer-electronics retailer is hoping to capitalize on the launch of Windows 8. It’s trying to lure customers with exclusive computers and staffers trained...

Barnes & Noble customer data stolen

Barnes & Noble customer data stolen

Barnes & Noble said Wednesday that a data breach at 63 of its stores may have compromised the credit card information of its customers. The bookseller said in a statement that one PIN pad...

The next generation of pre-IPO financing?

The next generation of pre-IPO financing?

Buyout firms have a new strategy for reducing portfolio company debt. FORTUNE — I recently wrote about private equity’s golden hangover, or the glut of large-cap companies that remain in PE portfolios after being acquired...

The New TIME.com: A Responsive Global News Site

The New TIME.com: A Responsive Global News Site

Welcome to the new TIME.com. If you’re a regular, or even occasional, visitor to the site, you probably noticed that something looks different today. In fact, a lot has changed — for the better....

Isis mobile wallet will finally launch next week

Isis mobile wallet will finally launch next week

The Isis mobile wallet will let users store payment cards, discount programs and merchant offers. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — In the crowded mobile payments space, a major player is about to make a long-awaited...

Why Windows 8 sales will be slow

Why Windows 8 sales will be slow

Microsoft’s Windows 8 is a radical design break from Windows’ past. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — For all of its radically redesigned features — and in part because of them — Microsoft’s Windows 8 won’t...

Apple’s newest iPad: What to expect on Oct. 23

Apple’s newest iPad: What to expect on Oct. 23

A round-up of what the analysts are saying FORTUNE –It’s the worst-kept secret in Silicon Valley. Even before Apple (AAPL) issued press invitations for Tuesday’s special event in San Jose, anybody who was paying...