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Apple's market cap surpasses Microsoft's

Market cap isn’t everything when determining the value of a company, but considering that just over 10 years ago Apple was free falling into irrelevance, the news today that Apple’s outstanding shares are …

Former RIM exec accused of insider trading

Remember all of the hoopla surrounding RIM’s hostile takeover of Certicom? Well the Ontario Securities Commission sure does, as it’s alleging that former RIM VP Paul Donald personally profited from the deal thanks …

Verizon posts its Q1 results

Yesterday, AT&T had its say by announcing its Q1 2010 results, so it is only fitting today is Verizon’s turn. Unfortunately for Big Red, it didn’t fare as well as Ma Bell. Over …

Apple rumored to be courting ARM Holdings

ARM Holdings, the Cambridge-based company which holds the licensing rights to the majority of processors found in modern mobile devices, is said to be in Apple’s shopping list. Apple, purported to be ARM’s …

Palm announces Q1 2010 results

Palm today announced its Q1 results for the fiscal year 2010. The struggling handset maker moved 823,000 devices in Q1, the bulk of which Palm claims to have been Pre handsets. Unbelievably, the …