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Palm lays off 10% of work force   —  Source says the struggling maker of the Treo is cutting more than 100 jobs in an effort to cut costs.  —  SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Palm Inc., the troubled maker of Treo smart phones, laid off about 10 percent of its work force this week to cut expenses …
Dec 14, 2007, 9:45 AMIn context
Richard Siklos / Business and financial news:
Murdoch ad squelched by FT, Chinese daily   —  The papers so far have refused to publish ads celebrating the media mogul's latest coup, The Wall Street Journal, and other career triumphs.  —  NEW YORK (Fortune) — As Rupert Murdoch claims his hard-won prize The Wall Street Journal …
Dec 13, 2007, 3:45 PMIn context
Ben Rooney /
Microsoft's ‘Halo’ effect   —  The software giant reports strong sales and profit increases thanks to healthy sales of new video game ‘Halo 3’ as well as Vista and Office; stock surges after-hours  —  NEW YORK ( — Microsoft Corp. reported quarterly earnings Thursday …
Oct 26, 2007, 4:50 PMIn context
Ben Rooney /
Amazon: Good but not good enough   —  Web retailer's earnings climb 313 percent from last year, citing low prices and free shipping; but stock falls after-hours.  —  NEW YORK ( — Inc. reported healthy increases in third-quarter sales and earnings …
Oct 23, 2007, 7:45 PMIn context
Parija B. Kavilanz /
Wal-Mart's Black Friday fight   —  Retailer is threatening legal action if Web sites leak its highly-popular Black Friday circular before Nov. 19.  —  NEW YORK ( — Wal-Mart, clearly annoyed that some Web sites are leaking its much-anticipated Black Friday circular weeks in advance …
Oct 19, 2007, 12:15 PMIn context
Chris Isidore /
BEA says no to Oracle's $6.7B bid   —  BEA Systems says Oracle's offer to buy company significantly undervalues its value; bidding war seen possible as BEA shares soar over offer price.  —  NEW YORK ( — BEA Systems has rejected a cash bid for the company from rival business …
Oct 12, 2007, 9:50 AMIn context
Erick Schonfeld / Business 2.0:
The startup king's new gig   —  Bill Gross has more than 50 disruptive Internet companies under his belt.  Now he's looking for moneymaking opportunities in the physical world.  —  (Business 2.0 Magazine) — Some people can't stop thinking about food.  Bill Gross can't stop thinking about new businesses.
Sep 27, 2007, 7:10 AMIn context
iTunes movie rentals?  Maybe soon   —  Apple is said to be talking with major Hollywood studios about adding 30-day rentals to its iTunes online media store.  —  NEW YORK ( — Apple is in talks with major Hollywood studios about launching a movie rental service from its popular iTunes store, according to a report Tuesday.
Sep 13, 2007, 12:30 PMIn context
Lindsay Blakely / Business 2.0:
Medicine goes 2.0   —  Consumers can now take cell phone pictures of their meals for nutritional consultations.  —  (Business 2.0 magazine) — Can camera-equipped mobile phones make families healthier?  One Canadian company says yes.  Quebec-based Myca already has a hit with a service called MyFoodPhone …
Sep 11, 2007, 11:15 AMIn context
Apple giving $100 credit to early iPhone buyers   —  After the price of an 8 GB iPhone was reduced to $399 from $599, CEO Jobs agrees to give store credit to those who paid the original price.  —  NEW YORK ( — After receiving hundreds of emailed complaints from existing Apple …
Sep 7, 2007, 3:18 AMIn context

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