Simon Cowell wants to find the next Mark Zuckerberg; why Apple "Mapgate" is over.
Shocker! Oracle takes on Amazon with all-Oracle-all-the-time cloud [GIGAOM]
Oracle cloud will use "our OS, our VM, our compute services and storage services on the fastest most reliable systems in the world — our engineered systems, Exadata, Exalogic, Exalytics, all linked with Infiniband," Ellison told thousands of Oracle customers, partners and others at San Francisco's Moscone Center Sunday night. MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Oct 1, 2012 1:08 PM ET
Facebook's IPO woes have taken the spotlight off its rivalry with search giant Google. That's changing. Here's why.
By Kevin Kelleher, contributor
FORTUNE -- 2011 was a good year for Facebook. The social network was adding 100 million users every few months. It was on track for an IPO valued as high as $100 billion -- despite a dispirited stock market. And, perhaps most impressively, it had its archrival Google on the run.
Facebook MOREKevin Kelleher - Sep 24, 2012 7:02 AM ET
What Mark Zuckerberg didn't say (but should have); 500 million Android devices activated to date.
The undercover report on how the new iPhone 5 is made inside Foxconn factory [M.I.C. GADGET]
The Chinese journalist precisely recorded his 10 days of working experience in the factory and published a dairy to disclose the inside story of manufacturing the iPhone 5. The Tai Yuan Foxconn factory is recently well-known for it's large-scale workers strike which took place MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Sep 12, 2012 11:20 AM ET
In his first public appearance since Facebook's disastrous IPO, Mark Zuckerberg didn't exactly offer any insight into what happened.
FORTUNE -- It's incredible what can transpire in six short months. For Facebook, it's been a roller coaster ride, with a highly-anticipated IPO derailed by a precipitous stock dive few saw coming. Now, shares of the social network are worth almost half of what they were last May.
So when Mark Zuckerberg took MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Sep 12, 2012 8:48 AM ET
Samsung plans to fight court injunction of its products; the Winklevoss twins splurge on $18 million L.A. mansion.
IBM envisions Watson as supercharged Siri for businesses [BLOOMBERG]
Bernie Meyerson, IBM's vice president of innovation, envisions a voice-activated Watson that answers questions, like a supercharged version of Apple Inc. Siri personal assistant. A farmer could stand in a field and ask his phone, "When should I plant my corn?" He would get a reply in seconds, MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Aug 28, 2012 12:22 PM ET
Why Amazon's purported smartphone is launching a tech war; is the death of cash imminent?
Amazon's next Kindle Fire will ship in Q3 with improved display [ALLTHINGSD]
The next iteration of the Fire will be thinner and lighter than the original. It will also have a built-in camera and a much-improved display. And, more importantly, developers familiar with the device have been instructed to build their apps for a display with a 1280 x MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Jul 9, 2012 2:00 PM ET
Tim Cook remembers Steve Jobs and looks to the future; have Mark Zuckerberg's worst fears become reality?
Apple CEO Tim Cook in the hot seat at D [ALL THINGS D]
Cook said that Jobs told him not to ask what Steve would have done. "He looked at me with those intense eyes that only he had and said, 'Just do what's right.' I'm doing that. Does that mean some things would be different? Of MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - May 30, 2012 11:52 AM ET
The last time someone tried to copy Apple by hiring its engineers didn't go so well
FORTUNE -- Remember Jon Rubinstein?
He headed up engineering for Steve Jobs, first at NeXT, then at Apple (AAPL), where he built the iMac, the PowerBook, the Power Macintosh and the iPod, before "retiring" a few weeks after publicly dissing the idea of merging a phone with a media player. ("Is there a toaster that also knows MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 28, 2012 8:11 AM ET
How does the social media giant really work? Read this story before you buy the stock.
By Miguel Helft & Jessi Hempel
Editor's note: This article originally appeared in the March 19, 2012 issue of Fortune magazine. A shorter version appeared on Fortune.com on March 1, 2012.
FORTUNE -- On a Friday morning not long ago, Mark Zuckerberg gathered his troops for a much-anticipated all-hands meeting at Facebook's brand-new headquarters. It was billed as MOREMay 16, 2012 10:04 AM ET
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* Apple (AAPL) bested many analyst predictions with quarterly profits of $11.6 billion on sales of $39.2 billion. That represents a 95% spike in profits compared with the same time a year before. Much of the increase had to do with stronger-than-expected iPhone sales of 35.1 million units.(CNNMoney)
* Google (GOOG) finally MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Apr 25, 2012 3:30 AM ET
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