The recent New York Times bestseller Start-Up Nation drew much attention to Israel as a global innovation center. Israel has more Nasdaq-listed companies than all Europe, but is this success sustainable? Venture capital funding fell sharply in 2009.
The cellphone market had a strong fourth quarter in 2009, industry analysts say. And smart phones such as the Apple iPhone, the BlackBerry, and Google Android devices deserve much of the credit.
While the iPhone dominates US mobile traffic, it has even bigger market share in Oceania.
Nokia says it will offer Ovi Maps for free on many of its handsets, a move intended to cut off Google's stranglehold on the market.
Back in 2000, The New York Times asked 10 stock experts for their buy-and-hold picks for 2010. Here's a look at how they fared.
Twitter was hacked by the 'Iranian Cyber Army,' an unknown group. Though its website indicated no links with Iran authorities, a Farsi poem on its page suggests that those who were behind the message could have been loyalists to Iran's Islamic system of rule.
Market research firm IDC says Nokia leads the pack in worldwide smartphone sales. But BlackBerry isn't far behind.