The Kindle Fire was launched this month by Amazon. But according to one tech site, Amazon is already prepping a pair of successors.
Stocks were sold in droves as the Congressional supercommittee failed to reach a deal to cut the deficit. The Dow turned negative, dropping 248 points to close at 11547. Stocks dropped even more sharply in Germany and France.
The Dow gained 25 points to close at 11796 as investors balanced positive signs for the US economy with a looming deadline for Congress' deficit super committee
Foxconn, a big contractor for Apple and others, breaks ground for robot facilities. It plans to replace 500,000 workers with 1 million robots.
The Dow gained 23 points to finish at 12231 on a quiet day on Wall Street
Back in August, HP announced it was looking to spin off its faltering PC hardware business. Now the company has made a commitment to keep that division after all. How will HP compete with other manufacturers?
Steve Jobs had vision and focus from an early age, and he took courses that piqued his interest – even if they seemed offbeat. Steve Jobs also had an innate sense of a new emerging generation.
Steve Jobs passed on Wednesday. Steve Jobs was more than Apple's CEO, he helped make computers a household necessity and ushered in the iPod, iPhone and other must-have gadgets. Considered one of the greatest American CEOs of his generation, Steve Jobs' career path was a long, winding road that included several major hurdles.
Stock market ends on down note over renewed worries about Europe. The S&P 500 stock market index has lost 14.3 percent in the third quarter.