SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is looking at making its own smartphone to kickstart sales of its Windows mobile software, according to a Wall Street analyst who has followed the company for many years.
(Reuters) - Facebook Inc has agreed to allow users more control over how their personal information is used in its "Sponsored Stories" ad feature, part of a deal to resolve litigation against the social networking company.
LONDON (Reuters) - Acer, the world's fourth largest PC maker, has dismissed Microsoft's chances of becoming a rival to Apple by building its own devices and urged its software partner to focus on its new operating system instead.
(Reuters) - Oracle Corp disclosed that a senior executive has resigned following the release of documents in which he criticized his boss, company President Mark Hurd, and belittled hardware products acquired with the purchase of Sun Microsystems.
(Reuters) - The cost of insurance claims for lightning strikes nearly doubled between 2004 and 2011, even as the actual number of claims shrank dramatically, and an industry trade group says fancy new TVs and videogame consoles are to blame.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's No.6 handset maker, may produce computer tablets running Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system after choosing the same system for its handsets, a senior executive said on Thursday.