According to a Barrons report, Apple execs including Tim Cook sold off a total of $143 million of stock in the days leading up to the iPhone 6 announcement. The dump netted $35 million apiece for Cook, VP Marketing Phil Schiller, VP Operations Jeffrey Williams, and General Counsel Bruce Sewell, while Apple's poor CFO,… » 9/26/14 6:00am 9/26/14 6:00am

HTC One (M8) Google Play Edition Review: Great But For that Camera

Android purists have a common refrain they like to bust out every time a beautiful new piece of hardware comes out: "If only it ran pure Android!" in F-sharp. There's a pervasive belief that unpasteurized Android—and only unpasteurized Android—directly from the great teat in Mountain View is all that's needed to… » 5/09/14 12:00pm 5/09/14 12:00pm

Galaxy S4 and HTC One Google Edition Hands-On: The Best Got Better

For years, one of Android's biggest problems has been Android skins that weigh down the best hardware the platform has to offer. But now the two best Android phones in the world—the HTC One and the Samsung Galaxy S4—come in pure, stock Google Editions. And after spending some time with both, we can confirm that … » 6/26/13 1:00pm 6/26/13 1:00pm

Apple Has Reportedly Rejected Up to 8 Million iPhones Delivered By…

China Business is reporting that Apple has returned up to a mind-boggling 8 million iPhones to Foxconn because of quality issues. » 4/22/13 8:57am 4/22/13 8:57am

Can Apple's Stock Recover Without Steve Jobs?

Apple's stock is going down like a plane in flames sinking 12 percent on its biggest fall since the 2008 Wall Street crash. That's $60 dollars per share just after they announced one of its best quarters in history... but still under analysts' expectations, who think the company is slowing down because its markets are… » 1/24/13 3:40pm 1/24/13 3:40pm

Stupid California Cost Itself $600 Million Over Stupid Facebook IPO

It's generally a bad idea to base your budget on hypothetical money that may or may not end up in your pocket. It's a much worse idea if you're the state of California, and that money is wacky Facebook cash. » 1/17/13 5:44pm 1/17/13 5:44pm

Was the Bogus ICOA Press Release Actually a Clever Stock Scam?

Earlier today, a press release was floating around that claimed Google had bought Wi-Fi hotspot company ICOA for $400 million dollars. It was bogus but a lot of us bought it. So what gives? Why would someone do this? Probably to make a killing on stocks. » 11/26/12 2:02pm 11/26/12 2:02pm

Apple Already Sold Out of the White iPad Mini

Apple started pre-orders for the iPad Mini at 3AM ET. It's already outta initial stock of White iPad Minis, with shipping times having now slipped by 2 weeks from the original "Delivers 11/2" promise. The black Wi-Fi iPad mini remains available for delivery by November 2nd. For now. » 10/26/12 5:57am 10/26/12 5:57am

Refurbished Apple Store Is Back With a Lot of Good Deals

Rejoice, Apple junkies on a budget, for Apple's refurbished store is no longer completely empty. It's now loaded with a lot of deals with discounts up to 38 percent—all in stock. » 7/13/12 2:33pm 7/13/12 2:33pm

Kodak Is on the Verge of Being Worth Zero Dollars

Have you taken a look at Kodak's stock today? Get a good look while you can, because it's shitting the bed worse than a disemboweled E. coli patient-already down 60%, to less than a dollar. This is how it ends. » 9/30/11 2:51pm 9/30/11 2:51pm

Apple without Steve Jobs Scares the Shit out of Wall Street (Updated)

Just how deeply is Steve Jobs intertwined with the existence and vitality of Apple? Every time concerns over the company's former-CEO have risen, Apple's stock took an appreciable tumble. Today's resignation news appears to be no different. » 8/24/11 7:47pm 8/24/11 7:47pm

Here's All That Stands Between You and Stock Market Oblivion

The market's down 400 points today, continuing this terrorific scream-ride we've been on. EVERYBODY PANIC. Right? Actually, here's how—and when—the NYSE prevents one-stop-drop financial Armaggedon. » 8/18/11 1:21pm 8/18/11 1:21pm

NASDAQ Confirms Hack—Company Director Chat Service Compromised

Following initial revelations last week, NASDAQ has today confirmed reports that one of its systems has been accessed by outsiders. » 2/07/11 5:00am 2/07/11 5:00am

NASDAQ Stock Market Computers Compromised Repeatedly During Last Year

According to a report by the WSJ, the NASDAQ Stock Market's computer network was repeatedly compromised during the last year. So far it appears that no damage was done and that the hackers "have just been looking around." » 2/04/11 11:40pm 2/04/11 11:40pm

Typo Probably Caused "Most Dizzying Half-Hour In Stock Market History"

Sure, typos can be funny, but when a stock trader is able to cause a huge stock plunge by accidentally entering a "b" for billion instead of an "m" for million" it's just plain scary. [CNBC] » 5/06/10 6:21pm 5/06/10 6:21pm

What Should You Have Bought? AAPL Stock or Apple Products?

That Apple PowerBook G3 250 you bought back in 1997 may have some nostalgic value, sure, but if you had simply bought up some Apple stock instead you'd be sitting on real value, to the tune of about $330,563. » 4/25/10 6:00pm 4/25/10 6:00pm

Cash-and-Stock Bonus for Babysitting Apple While Steve Jobs Was Sick?…

First Apple COO Tim Cook received $12.3 million in stock for watching the company while Steve Jobs was on sick leave and now he's receiving an additional cash-and-stock bonus worth $22 million. » 3/12/10 6:26pm 3/12/10 6:26pm

Godfather of Spam Sentenced to Four Years in Jail

A Detroit judge sentenced Alan Ralsky, a spam mastermind who headed an elaborate international organization, to 51 months in prison. Ralsky was convicted of wire fraud, mail fraud and violation of the CAN-SPAM act for his schemes. » 11/24/09 2:46pm 11/24/09 2:46pm