NEW YORK - You'd think the leaders of the world's biggest and coolest tech companies would be total gadget freaks, 'tricorder'-carrying whiz kids sporting the latest doodads months before the masses.
NEW YORK - Facebook and Twitter have helped make social networking a household word. Now they need to make money.
NEW YORK - With all the smartphones, laptops, netbooks and mobile Internet devices on offer these days, how many gadgets do you really want to cram in your bag?
NEW YORK - If we gave you a million dollars today, where would you invest it?
NEW YORK - Cheap valuations and glimmers of economic recovery are tempting cash-rich technology companies to seek acquisitions, and the second half of 2009 could see some steady dealmaking.
HELSINKI - Mobile firms could struggle to match the success of Apple's App Store when creating their own online software supermarket, hampered by technical issues, a lack of applications and increased competition.
NEW YORK - The next wave of technology spending is expected to flow toward gadgets and software that help people access the Internet from any location, and interact online in more innovative ways.
NEW YORK - There are 26 letters in the English alphabet, but that doesn't seem to be enough when it comes to describing the shape of the global economic recovery.
SEOUL/TAIPEI - Leading flat-screen TV makers, whose sales are holding up even in the global downturn, are placing bets on TVs using light-emitting diode (LED), hoping the slimmer, more power-efficient sets help them fight falling prices and expand their market shares.
TOKYO - Taiwan's Acer said its second quarter earnings will likely be better than its original estimates, helped by strong sales of its netbook PCs and a smooth launch of the latest notebook model with longer battery life.
TAIPEI/PARIS - Shares of technology companies are surging on hopes of a recovery, but their executives remain only cautiously optimistic until they see signs of a pick-up in consumer demand that will likely be led by Asia when it comes.
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