Google unveils Chromebook Pixel Touch-Screen Laptop

Google Inc. GOOG on Thursday unveiled the first touch-screen laptops powered by its Chrome operating system—the latest foray into hardware development for the company best known for its Internet search and mobile software. The new high-end Chrome device, which is called the Chromebook Pixel and went on sale Thursday, was designed and built by Google […]

Advisers Still Bullish on Apple Despite Woes

Financial advisers have a message for their clients fretting the sharp drop in Apple Inc.’s AAPL (AAPL) stock price: stay calm. Advisers say they heard from some clients Thursday, a day after the technology giant reported disappointing earnings and the same day it suffered the biggest share-price decline in its history. After all, a bit […]

China Will Be Apple’s Biggest Market Someday: CEO

Apple expects China to overtake the United States as its biggest market, CEO Tim Cook told a Chinese government news agency. “China is currently our second largest market. I believe it will become our first. I believe strongly that it will,” the Xinhua News Agency quoted Cook as saying in an interview. The report gave […]

Apple’s victory vs Samsung could mean fewer phone options

Apple Inc.’s $1 billion + legal victory could mean fewer smartphone options for consumers to choose from, analysts said. A federal jury’s verdict Friday that Samsung Electronic Co. stole Apple’s technology to make and market smartphones using Google’s Android software sends a warning to other companies manufacturing similar devices, the biggest marketplace threat to Apple.