Investor response to the Libor interest rate fixing scandal must have perplexed Wall Street. There was no great outpouring of outrage, or mobs of investors grabbing torches to burn down the exchanges. In fact, both investors and the general public really didn’t seem to care about it one way or the other.
Bank regulators and politicians naturally took center stage, expressing the required outrage and shock while demanding answers more »
Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) is one of those companies whose managers and software engineers aren’t afraid to try anything. Sometimes it pays off big as in the case of YouTube, which has morphed from a nice place to post your cute sleeping cat video into a full-fledged worldwide news agency. And then there are products like Google Coupon, Dodgeball and Jaiku that leave you wondering what Google was thinking. But more »
Sometimes the best apps in life are free. Designers turn out new apps for Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) smartphone users to keep them happy and attract new customers. Here are five downloads proving that sometimes you don’t have to pay at all to get a great app.
Kindle for iPhone. Yes, Apple has their iBooks and Barnes & Noble has Nook and both are great apps. But more »
Still reeling from their IPO fiasco, Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) is already lurching headlong into the next disaster. The social media company wants to make smartphones. Yes, that’s right. Facebook is going into the smartphone business. The first question that came to my mind was: why?
CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his merry board of directors need to stop and conduct some serious research before giving this project the go ahead more »