Sales increased 1.3 percent since September and 8.87 percent above the level seen in October of 2010. The inventory of new homes still remains critically low, however.
11/29/2011 02:00 pm
New home sales climbed 5.7 percent since August, but declined 0.9 percent below levels seen last year
10/26/2011 03:00 pm
When the Apple iPhone 4S and Amazon Kindle Fire tablet debuted this fall, the tech press blogged breathlessly about how these new devices harness 'the cloud.' Menacing as this hazy tech term may sound, the cloud is actually a regular part of daily digital life. In fact, gadget analysts expect this metaphorical cloud to envelop more of the world in coming years.
10/21/2011 03:57 pm
Service outages affecting Blackberry users have reached the US and Canada on Wednesday. Blackberry users in Europe, Latin America, and other parts of the world are experiencing a third day of problems.
10/12/2011 05:06 pm
Sales of single-family homes fell 2.3 percent in August, but numbers are still up 6.1 percent from August 2010
09/27/2011 09:00 pm
Companies are beginning to harness social media's new ROI – return on influence – by making it personal on their Facebook, Twitter sites.
09/14/2011 12:06 pm
Pop divas Eguchi Aimi and Hatsune Miku have throngs of fans across Japan, an impressive feat considering both singers are computer generated. They lead a growing trend in Japan of artificial stars seizing the spotlight. Here are videos of some of the most popular. Look for "Uncanny Valley: Will we ever learn to live with artificial humans?" – the Monitor's full story on what these fabricated 'humans' tell us about real ones.
08/30/2011 01:52 pm
Patrick Crane was impressed by his solar roof. Now the former LinkedIn executive expects solar power to become a 'social phenomenon.'
08/26/2011 02:15 pm
New home sales declined 0.7 percent in July. But inventory of new homes is now the lowest in at least 47 years.
08/23/2011 03:08 pm
Burger King ads will no longer feature the chain's longtime spooky mascot, the King. The company will refocus Burger King ads on its burgers.
08/19/2011 04:13 pm