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Is Tim Cook Wrong About the iPad?

Investors are questioning whether or not there’s any growth left for Apple’s (NASDAQ: AAPL  ) second-largest business segment: iPads. Apple’s iPad sales have been down, year over year, in four of the past five quarters. In fact, the tablet market, in general, appears to be facing enormous headwinds. Research company IDC projects tablet sales will only […]

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Microsoft Backs Qualcomm in Showdown over Connected Home

Getty Images SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft has joined Qualcomm and other technology companies in a bid to establish standard ways for household devices such as light bulbs and thermostats to talk to each other. The Qualcomm-backed AllSeen Alliance is among a growing number of efforts for companies working alone or in groups to promote protocols […]

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Is Google A Threat For Intel Investors?

After earnings that the street liked, combined with slowing PC market declines, Intel made a bullish move the past quarter. Articles on a new Google motherboard sporting a POWER 8 chip have people’s ears perked up regarding server competition. It’s going to take quite a bit of gusto to dethrone Intel here, but I’m not […]