Deep Space Industries takes mining to infinity and beyond; The benefit of employee benefits at Google
Jan 23, 2013 Forget coal mining in Appalachia and mineral mining in Africa, a new outfit called Deep Space Industries aims to take drilling to the final frontier. The company is seeking investors for a project to mine asteroids. Also, Google shows just how much employers can benefit from employee benefits.
Jan 15, 2013 There are multiple news reports Dell, once the biggest PC-maker on the planet, could be taken private in a buyout that might allow it to retool and reemerge a leaner, stronger company.
Nov 20, 2012 Last week, Dell's profits proved to be disappointing. Hewlett-Packard is next up to announce their earnings, as big personal computer makers feel the heat from tablets and smartphones.
Oct 3, 2012 The world's No. 2 computer maker Lenovo will hire 115 people to build computer servers, laptops and tablets in Whitsett, N.C., near its North American headquarters.
Sep 19, 2012 September 19, 1982 marks the first day someone typed a colon, a dash and a right parentheses and said: "Hey, look at what this looks like sideways."
Aug 21, 2012 After the market closes, the computer company Dell reports its second-quarter numbers. Haven't thought about Dell in a while? Perhaps your boss has.
May 24, 2012 The latest numbers on sales of durable goods come out today. Analysts used to watch computer sales for what they might tell us about business growth, but those numbers alone aren't a good enough indicator anymore.
May 23, 2012 If you're looking for a safe place to park your money, think Ford. Moody's has boosted the automaker's debt to investment-grade, giving a thumbs up to a long financial turnaround for the company. Today, struggling tech giant Hewlett-Packard will announce whether the company will shed tens of thousands its workers. With Memorial Day approaching, parents begin to consider summer plans and the value of camp for their kids. This week Target launched a line of Gay Pride T-shirts on its website in time for Gay Pride month in June which may help mend fences between the retailer and the gay community.
Apr 12, 2012 Surprising news from the polling firm Gallup that young people in America are in fact concerned they are spending too much time in front of their phones and computers.
Feb 9, 2012 The company has just set a firm date for unveiling the next big iteration.