Features by Jaclyn Giovis

Celebrity TV ads don't work to lure consumers

Celebrity sells. Or so we thought....
Posted In: advertising, celebrity

The rise and fall of Borders

Borders' history is the story of two little independent bookstore chains that grew-up fast -Waldenbooks and Borders - and eventually merged into a...
Posted In: Books, borders

Economy created fewer jobs than expected

The U.S. economy created far fewer jobs than expected in December, even though the unemployment rate dropped to 9.4 percent from 9.8 percent, the U.S. Labor Department said Friday.
Posted In: Economy

Economy created fewer jobs than expected

Just when the U.S. job outlook looked a little brighter, the Labor Department's unemployment report threw us yet another curve ball....
Posted In: Economy, jobless, Jobs, labor, private sector jobs, Unemployment

Apple launches Mac App store, but not without a glitch

Apple didn't have to attend the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to make headlines. The company simply took advantage of opportune ti...
Posted In: apple, apps, consumers, iPad, iPhone, mac

Kinect spells 'Red Ring of Death' for some older-model Xbox 360 users

Kinect, the new controller-free motion gaming system for Xbox 360, lures some of its owners into the Red Ring of Death. And as the name suggests,...
Posted In: kinect, Microsoft, video games

LinkedIn preparing to go public

LinkedIn Corp., a social networking company for professionals, plans to go public....
Posted In: Facebook, IPO, linkedin, SEC

CES 2011: Go big or go home at annual tech gathering

The biggest names in high-tech gear and gadgets converge this week in Las Vegas for the annual Consumer Electronics Show. This year it's all about next-generation TVs and tablet computers. And as usual there's one thing missing: Apple.

Google tops most active acquirer list in 2010

Even after making a $6 billion bid, Google Inc. couldn't hook daily discounter Groupon Inc. into joining its empire last year. But the Intern...
Posted In: acquisition, Facebook, Google, groupon, merger, venture capital

PHOTO: China's first stealth fighter jet

China's state media published pictures Wednesday that appear to show a prototype of the country's first stealth fighter jet....
Posted In: aviation, China, military, picture this, stealth fighter jet


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