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Cisco named 10-year company vet Gary Moore its first COO. Moore, who's been running the $8 billion-a-year Services business division as executive vice president, will help CEO John Chambers transition the company into new markets, including data center products like servers and consumer products such MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Feb 23, 2011 7:32 AM ET
Jack Dorsey has a bold idea: make accepting a credit card as easy as sending a tweet.
Until recently Jack Dorsey was best known in the business world as the creator and chairman of Twitter, which has transformed the way millions of people communicate and get information. These days, though, Dorsey, 34, has been garnering bigtime buzz for his latest venture, Square, a service that aims to upend the banking industry MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Jan 31, 2011 5:00 AM ET
A curated selection of the day's most newsworthy tech stories from all over the Web.
As reported a week ago, MySpace intends to lay off 50%, or between 550 and 600, of its staff today under the guise of restructuring and shedding legacy business divisions. Afterwards, it's expected the struggling social network-turned-entertainment hub will look at sale options. Some possibilities: being picked up by a private equity buyer or even being MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Jan 11, 2011 6:00 AM ET
Intuit's GoPayment is going freemium to battle Jack Dorsey's Square, but is the mobile payment pie worth fighting over?
Intuit, best known for its Quicken, QuickBooks and TurboTax accounting software, is making a big push into the burgeoning mobile payments business with the launch today of a free version of its nearly two-year-old GoPayment service.
GoPayment, designed for small businesses that don't yet accept credit cards — think babysitters, plumbers, dogwalkers and MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Jan 9, 2011 10:00 PM ET
A curated selection of the holiday weekend's most newsworthy tech stories from all over the Web.
Cheap flat-panel maker Vizio intends to make a splash today by unveiling two notable products that marks a company first: the Via Phone with a 4-inch screen, front-facing camera for video calls, and a 5 megapixel rear cam, as well as the Via Tablet, sporting a 8-inch high-res screen, WiFi (of course), three speakers, and a MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Jan 3, 2011 6:00 AM ET
The new smartphone OS from Microsoft is receiving praise for usability on par with iPhone and Android's experiences. But to reel consumers in, Microsoft will have to court app developers first.
In an exploding market where an estimated $6.2 billion will be spent on 4.5 billion mobile apps this year alone, consumers find themselves essentially deluged with a large selection of smartphones powered by an increasing number of mobile operating systems MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Oct 21, 2010 11:39 AM ET
A round-up of the companies, deals, and trends that made headlines.
Every day, the Fortune staff spends hours poring over tech stories, posts, and reviews from all over the Web to keep tabs on the companies that matter. We've assembled the day's most newsworthy bits below.In Bloomberg Businessweek's profile of Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, the publication declares, "Thank heavens." Despite smack-talking HP's board for letting Mark Hurd go and questioning the choice MORE JP Mangalindan, Writer - Oct 8, 2010 7:45 AM ET
With Square, the entrepreneur wants to bypass middlemen and empower small merchants. But can he revolutionize an industry wedded to decades of status quo?
When Jack Dorsey's friend, a glassmaker based in San Francisco, failed to sell one of his pieces on the street simply because he couldn't accept credit cards, he saw an opportunity. They invented Square, Dorsey's new company that transforms mobile device into a credit card readers, letting MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Oct 4, 2010 2:52 PM ET
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